In the latest incident to mark the ongoing territorial dispute smothering the South China Sea, two Chinese fighter jets are said to have come within 50 feet of a US reconnaissance plane.
Eric Fanning's confirmation sailed through the Senate after Sen. Pat Roberts (R) of Kansas withdrew objections that had stalled the process for months.
Gen. Lori Robinson's appointment as the the US Air Force's first female Commander is historic, but to those who know her, it isn't the least bit surprising.
Following an online petition and lobbying campaign, the House and Senate approved a bill Wednesday to restore eligibility for former Women Airforce Service Pilots to have their ashes placed at Arlington National Cemetery.
The war on terror has swung between full-scale war and avoiding quagmires. In the fight against ISIS, Obama and the Pentagon are seeking a new model.
A federal court is reexamining whether a civilian contractor can be sued for incidents of torture or whether the US military was ultimately responsible.
A photo of 16 black female cadets at the US Military Academy raising their fists has sparked a debate over whether the gesture is a symbol of unity or a political act.
AP photographer Joe Rosenthal didn't get the name of the flag raisers, leaving the task to the Marines, who, after some confusion, may have misidentified one of the men.
Capt. Kristen Griest is becoming the Army's first female infantry officer, a significant first as the armed forces move toward filling combat roles with servicewomen.
The House Armed Services Committee voted in favor of amending the draft to include women, despite Rep. Duncan Hunter (R) of California's objections.