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The Navy's top official, Richard Spencer, was fired Sunday, ending a clash between President Trump and military leaders over a SEAL accused of war crimes.
Moral injury, sometimes described as a “wound to the soul,” remains a little-recognized phenomenon a quarter-century after it was first diagnosed.
Less than 1% of Americans serve in the military. One result: War is often misunderstood. We focus on one overlooked element of the veteran experience: growth.
The VA move is a cultural shift that targets a link between the military and tobacco. Some vets say it is overreach, while others welcome the change.
In California, soldiers aid efforts to thwart wildfires – efforts that have seen environmental groups and timber interests find common cause.
Veteran's view: Cameron Albin did three tours in Iraq. He’s struggled with the memory of fallen comrades. For Memorial Day, he honors them.
In several mass murders, news coverage emphasized the veteran involved had struggled with PTSD, furthering the stereotype of the ‘troubled vet.’
As the Army tries to rebound from a recruiting deficit of 6,500 soldiers, it has turned to social media to court digital natives who make up Gen Z.
Following an Amnesty International report, U.S. Africa Command now says at least two civilians died during a targeted strike against Al Shabab militants. This contradicts previous messaging from the military.
Last week’s unrelenting storms spawned floods that caused widespread damage across the Midwest, including a military base. The destruction has exposed a divide between the Trump administration and the armed forces over how serious a threat climate change poses.
The U.S. has upped its military presence in Europe alongside NATO allies since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Some 34,000 American military personnel are currently stationed in Germany.
Amid rumors that President Trump might withdraw troops from Afghanistan, a new report suggests that Afghan forces have ceased to gain ground on the Taliban, despite a surge in air support from the United States.
The Trump administration envisions a space-based defense system to thwart missile threats – a departure from current US weapons based on land and ships. While the White House is gunning for interceptors in space, Congress has ordered a feasibility review first.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, perhaps the most respected foreign policy official in Trump's administration and seen as a moderating force, will leave his post by the end of February. Withdrawal of US troops from Syria was reportedly the last straw for Secretary Mattis.
The Trump administration has ordered the military to start withdrawing more than 5,000 of its 14,000 troops from Afghanistan, according to a US official. The reports came as a surprise to Afghan officials and Western diplomats, who were not expecting the exit so soon.
Marching and entertainment are the uses we often think of for music in the armed forces. But composing and writing their own works is proving to be therapeutic for those who are no longer on the battlefield.
Child-on-child sexual assault reports have long been buried. Under a sweeping new law President Trump signed Monday, schools on military bases must overhaul their system for tracking and addressing assault allegations, among other reforms.
Vice President Mike Pence announced official plans to form a new branch of the military by 2020, framing the change as a response to potential aggression from Russia and China.
Charles and Larry McDaniel barely remember their father. Almost 70 years after his death, they've been reunited with his dog tags, the only personal effect returned by North Korea last month as part of an agreement with the United States to repatriate remains.
An estimated 10,000 immigrants are currently serving in the US Army as part of a program offering a path to citizenship. Coming a month after reports that dozens of enlistees were being discharged, the leaked memo ordering the reversal was the first official acknowledgment of the policy.
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