As Islamist insurgents overrun Iraqi cities, a US aircraft carrier and two more US warships are headed to the waters off Iraq. US interests there include the largest American embassy and three consulates.
Five Special Operations Forces soldiers returning from a joint US-Afghan operation called in air support when they encountered insurgents. A B1 responding to the request reportedly hit the wrong target.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had deep reservations about how the US mission in Afghanistan was being carried out. When a soldier's sense of right and wrong is shaken, the effect can be devastating, military ethicists say.
The release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in return for five Taliban helps fulfill two of President Obama’s goals: Bringing US combat activity in Afghanistan to an end and reducing the number of detainees at Guantánamo.
US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, captured in Afghanistan by the Taliban and held prisoner for nearly five years, was released to US Special Forces there Saturday in return for the transfer of five detainees from the US facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to Qatar.
Eric Shinseki resigned Friday as Veterans Affairs chief after a report found systemic abuses in VA facilities across the US, including 'secret' lists that delayed patient care and hid the scope of the problem. What to do to make the VA better?
A year after the Pentagon lifted the ban on women in combat, US women are still fighting to prove they can serve alongside their male counterparts. How much do you know about women’s contributions to US war efforts? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
In his Memorial Day weekend address, President Obama alluded to troubles at Veterans Affairs when he said the nation must do more to support military vets. So far he's not replacing VA chief Eric Shinseki.