Here’s what you need to know about the biggest update to UCMJ in decades
The services unveiled big changes to the Uniform Code of Military Justice with the new year.
Airstrikes against ISIS in Syria up in recent weeks
The greatest increase in airstrikes came after the Trump administration ordered a surprise withdrawal from Syria Dec. 19, which caught the Pentagon and allies off-guard and led to the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.
Vet groups plead: ‘If you say you support veterans, then you need to support ending the shutdown’
Tens of thousands of veterans are among the government workers not receiving paychecks while the three-week-old shutdown continues.
New defense intelligence assessment warns China nears critical military milestone
The new assessment from the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency warns that China may soon be comfortable making a move on Taiwan.
Marine vet who asked for donations to send Marine families to Disney resorts pocketed money, feds say
According to feds, Simpson raised about $481,000 but pocketed nearly $391,000.
Chinese companies have their eyes on what used to be the US Navy’s biggest base in the Pacific
Two Chinese firms are interested in the Philippines' largest shipyard, once the US's largest naval base in the Pacific, raising new alarm about Chinese expansion.
US considers new ways to detect and track enemy missiles
The Trump administration is considering ways to expand U.S. homeland and overseas defenses against a potential missile attack, possibly adding a layer of satellites in space to detect and track hostile targets.
Report: Pregnant spouses of deployed service members at higher risk of depression
U.S. studies on military spouses across all branches of the military show greater incidence of depression and other problems.
Marine Corps veteran readies for 7,000-mile hike
He plans to spread the word of veterans' groups across the country and raise awareness about mental health, veteran suicide prevention and PTSD.
Taliban threaten to end talks with US on ending Afghan war
The Taliban issued a statement Tuesday threatening to end contact with the U.S. even as Washington’s peace envoy makes another round of the region in pursuit of a negotiated end to Afghanistan’s protracted conflict before a frustrated President Donald Trump makes good on his 2016 campaign promise to end America’s involvement.
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