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Service leaders want a delay in transgender enlistment

Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their servic…

Turkish military buildup in northern Syria threatens Raqqa operation

Kurdish activists claim Turkey is building up its military forces in northern Syria for an assault o…

Trump signs VA accountability measure into law

The bill will speed up firing rules for everyone in the 350,000-employee department.

US releases photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept

The U.S. European Command has released dramatic photos of a Russian jet coming within a few feet of…

Senator calls strikes on Syrian forces 'unlawful'

“The 2001 authorization said we can take action against the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks. Nobody…

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Service leaders want a delay in transgender enlistment

Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their servic…

Turkish military buildup in northern Syria threatens Raqqa operation

Kurdish activists claim Turkey is building up its military forces in northern Syria for an assault o…

Trump signs VA accountability measure into law

The bill will speed up firing rules for everyone in the 350,000-employee department.

US releases photos of 'unsafe' Russian jet intercept

The U.S. European Command has released dramatic photos of a Russian jet coming within a few feet of…

Senator calls strikes on Syrian forces 'unlawful'

“The 2001 authorization said we can take action against the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks. Nobody…

Scientist gets time served for theft of military documents

A scientist who pleaded guilty to taking sensitive documents from a Connecticut military contractor…

US airstrike kills al-Qaida commander, 2 others, in Yemen

The U.S. military says an American airstrike in Yemen has killed a top commander for the al-Qaida af…

House poised to add billions to Trump's military budget

Lawmakers see his promises of big boosts in defense spending still well short of national needs.

Marines will meet a 'swift response' if they dare intervene, says Venezuelan official

One Venezuelan government official recently dared the U.S. to send in the Marines.

No tapes: Trump says he didn't record meetings with Comey

President Donald Trump said Thursday he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his privat…

Commentary: Air battle over Syria danger-close to triggering Russia and U.S. engagement

U.S.-led forces are facing tough calls in an increasingly complex region, while relations with Russi…

German Parliament backs plan to pull recon jets from Turkey

Germany's Parliament has voted by a wide majority to move reconnaissance jets flying anti-Islamic St…

EU moves to boost military cooperation

Weeks after being berated by U.S. President Donald Trump for failing to spend enough on defense, Eur…

US reassures Turkey over arms provided to Syrian Kurds

Turkish officials said Thursday that U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has written to his Turkish co…

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies tha…

Trump nominates VA insider as next department deputy secretary

Marine Corps veteran Thomas Bowman has served as VA chief of staff and on Capitol Hill.

House Budget Republicans agree to boost military funding

Republicans on a key House panel Wednesday agreed on a budget outline that would give the military m…

House Dems pressure White House on Kushner, Flynn security clearances

Democrats on a House committee are pressuring the White House to release a wide array of documents a…

US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

U.S. officials sought Wednesday to underscore for lawmakers the threat Russia posed to the 2016 vote…

Republican lawmakers set to introduce legislation calling for a 355-ship Navy

Two key Republican lawmakers are set to unveil legislation Thursday that will make it national polic…

House lawmakers concerned over clarity of Army combat vehicle modernization plans

Lawmakers in the House Armed Services Committee’s Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee are conc…

Islamic State militants destroy 12th century mosque in Iraq's Mosul

Iraq's Ministry of Defense says the Islamic State group destroyed the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul and th…

Australia to resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets soon

Australian warplanes will soon resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria after operat…

American and Australian captives are seen in newly released Taliban video

The Taliban released a new video on Wednesday showing an American and an Australian captive they abd…

Activists say Turkey bolsters its troops in northern Syria

Turkey bolstered its ground forces in northern Syria in a possible lead-up to renewed battles betwee…

These Afghan army uniforms cost American taxpayers $28 million 'in the name of fashion'

Slick new woodland utilities are suitable only for about 2 percent of Afghanistan's countryside, a n…

US: China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on North Korea

The United States said Wednesday that China has a responsibility to exert much greater pressure on N…

Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation

President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart Tuesday amid intensifying questions over w…

Hidden trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

In a hidden room in a house near Argentina's capital, police believe they have found the biggest col…

UN chief: US will be replaced if it disengages from world

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the Trump administration on Tuesday that if the United Sta…

Pentagon: Afghanistan developing new plan vs. Taliban

After nearly 16 years of war against the Taliban, the Afghan government is starting to develop a "ro…

VA plans to close 430 buildings, freeze VBA office space

The moves are part of plan to deal with 1,100-plus unused or underused department facilities nationw…

Lawmakers want more troops, new criminal penalties in defense budget proposal

The early defense authorization bill draft calls for big boosts in Army, Navy and Air Force personne…

US confirms killing of top Islamic State group cleric

The U.S. military has confirmed it killed a top Islamic State group cleric in an airstrike.