Medal of Honor was presented to Sergeant 1st Class Leroy Petry by President Obama Tuesday, which also was the Medal of Honor's 149th birthday.
The use of informants and sting operations has become a major tool in the fight against domestic terrorism, illustrated in the arrest of two men charged with plotting an attack on a military facility.
Army beret: Those who tend to confuse US Army soldiers with beatniks will soon have one less excuse. The Army is ditching the black beret in favor of a more practical patrol cap.
A flag is tethered to the WWII infantryman sculpture following the announcement of the death of Osama bin Laden at the Veterans Memorial on May 2, on the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage, Alaska.
US Army Spc. Jeremy Morlock pleaded guilty to killing three Afghan civilians as part of a renegade 'kill team' made up of soldiers from the 5th Stryker Brigade.
Job listings will abound as contractors gear up for $2 billion in federal projects over the next two years.
Charges against the 12 soldiers also include drug use and conspiring to cover up the alleged Afghanistan war crimes.