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No hard feelings: Mattis meets with House lawmakers

The new defense secretary spent 90 minutes with House Armed Services Committee members this week.

U.S. general: Russia inadvertently struck U.S.-backed Syrians

A U.S. general says a Russian airstrike in Syria hit U.S.-backed Syrian Arab forces who are part of…

Taliban suicide attacks, shootout kill 16 in Afghan capital

Near-simultaneous Taliban suicide bombings and an hours-long shootout with Afghan security forces le…

Iraqi forces are within firing range of ISIS-held government buildings in Mosul

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces are closing in on government buildings long held by the Islamic State group…

Officials: New Trump travel ban removes Iraq from list

President Donald Trump's new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose cit…

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Trump salutes widow of fallen Navy SEAL in emotional moment

The widow of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed in Yemen stood in the balcony of the House chamber, tears strea…

No hard feelings: Mattis meets with House lawmakers

The new defense secretary spent 90 minutes with House Armed Services Committee members this week.

U.S. general: Russia inadvertently struck U.S.-backed Syrians

A U.S. general says a Russian airstrike in Syria hit U.S.-backed Syrian Arab forces who are part of…

Taliban suicide attacks, shootout kill 16 in Afghan capital

Near-simultaneous Taliban suicide bombings and an hours-long shootout with Afghan security forces le…

Iraqi forces are within firing range of ISIS-held government buildings in Mosul

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces are closing in on government buildings long held by the Islamic State group…

Officials: New Trump travel ban removes Iraq from list

President Donald Trump's new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose cit…

Report: National Security Adviser McMaster urged President Trump to soften his language on terrorism

Army Lt. General H.R. McMaster — President Trump’s new national security adviser — suggested during…

12 Afghan police officers killed in possible insider attack in Lashkar Gah

12 Afghan police officers killed in possible insider attack in Lashkar Gah

Here's a transcript of President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress

The text is below is a transcript of President Trump's full address to Congress on Feb. 28, 2017, a…

Congress reacts to foreign policy and defense isssues in Trump's speech

Republicans hailed his bold agenda, while Democrats called it unrealistic and off-base.

As Trump's national security adviser, McMaster still wears his Army uniform. Why that matters

It's an atypical move for active-duty military officers serving as political appointees in Washingto…

In first address to Congress, Trump promises a mightier military, more money for vets

The wide-ranging address also included a reprimand for NATO countries to pay their fair share of def…

North Korea official in Beijing after China's ban on coal imports

A senior North Korean diplomat arrived in Beijing on Tuesday for talks following China's ban on coal…

Trump blames generals for Navy SEAL's death in Yemen raid

In a TV interview, he says "they" lost the servicemember during a mission in January.

Lawmakers invite Iraqi translators as protest to Trump address

The move is designed to highlight their complaints about the president's travel ban proposals.

President Trump suggests some vacant political positions may be cut, rather than filled

President Donald Trump indicated that some vacant political positions may be cut outright instead of…

Navy Special Warfare forces punished for flying Trump flag

Navy Special Warfare forces punished for flying Trump flag

President Trump to visit Newport News Shipbuilding on Thursday

President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit the Newport News Shipbuilding yard in Newport News, Vir…

Photos showing patients being ignored at North Carolina VA cause uproar

A former Marine and his wife say the scene inside a Veterans Administration hospital in Durham, Nort…

Marine Corps reveals new details about future force structure

The Marine Corps has an ambitious plan to grow the force and fight future wars, but new signs of gri…

Activists: Syrian pro-government forces near ISIS-held Palmyra

Syrian government forces and their allies from the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah reached the out…

Trump's speech to Congress will include military, veterans

But just how specific the president will get on defense policy issues remains unclear.

Putin says Russia could close military base in Kyrgyzstan

The U.S. operated an air base there chiefly for its military operations in Afghanistan until it was…

What's in the VA secretary's 10-point plan to reform his department?

Shulkin's proposals include several items that will require congressional approval and funding.

Trump says Yemen raid gained 'tremendous' info

President Trump says that a Navy SEAL who died in a raid in Yemen last month helped to collect "trem…

Jesse Ventura, Chris Kyle estate fight over legal bills in defamation case

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle are fighti…

Rising tensions loom as U.S., Asian powers discuss North Korea

President Donald Trump met China's top foreign policy adviser Monday, and U.S. officials huddled wit…

Interpreter escapes fighting in Afghanistan, only to face violence in America

Faisal Razmal was shot in the face with a flare gun in Sacramento.

Naval officer who helped save John F. Kennedy during WWII dies at age 97

William “Bud” Liebenow served in the South Pacific during World War II.

Iraqi forces battling Islamic State reach Mosul bridge

Iraqi forces reached one of Mosul's five destroyed bridges on Monday as they pushed deeper into the…

Top U.S. general in Mideast discusses military aid on Lebanon visit

The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East has met with top officials in Lebanon to discuss Ame…

Seoul says North Korea executed 5 senior security officials

North Korea executed five senior security officials with anti-aircraft guns because they made false…

Pentagon presenting counter-ISIS plan to White House

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is presenting the White House with a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islam…

Trump's Pentagon plans in flux after Navy secretary nominee withdraws

The net effect, said one observer, is that budget and planning proposals “will be more a reflection…