The Biden administration is looking for places to safely send cleared Guantánamo detainees who cannot go home. Could a program in Saudi Arabia provide a solution?
Veterans and their advocates describe continuously burning fires on overseas bases that consumed the military’s trash and produced toxic smoke.
President Biden, who has long advocated the expanded benefits, has speculated that his son Beau developed brain cancer because of exposure to burn pits when he served in Iraq.
By renaming military bases, the Defense Department dismantles an enduring legacy of the Lost Cause.
Gen. Michael E. Langley is the first Black person to attain the highest rank in the corps, whose most senior leadership had until now consisted entirely of white men.
Republicans who had blocked the bill, which would extend benefits to an estimated 3.5 million veterans, allowed it to pass after trying unsuccessfully to limit funding for the treatments.
A little-known group at U.S. European Command in Germany fills Ukraine’s battlefield requests with donations from more than 40 countries.
A civilian leader’s misuse of the military could imperil one of the foundations of American democracy.
The House moved to increase President Biden’s requested Pentagon budget by $37 billion, reflecting a growing bipartisan appetite in Congress to raise military spending.
Fighting headwinds from the pandemic, the tight labor market and demographic shifts, the armed forces may fall further short of enlistment quotas this year than they have in decades.
The attack was the latest in a series of American operations against ISIS and Al Qaeda in Syria.
Former students say military veterans who led J.R.O.T.C. classes in U.S. high schools fashioned themselves as mentors, then used their power to manipulate and abuse.
The names “embody the best of the United States Army and America,” a commission established by Congress wrote in announcing its choices.
An entire financial ecosystem surrounds the nation’s military installations. It’s a perilous landscape for young soldiers with little financial experience.
Make the affirmative case for NATO enlargement.
A secretive operation involving U.S. Special Operations forces hints at the scale of the effort to assist Ukraine’s still outgunned military.
Four Veterans Affairs clinicians, frustrated with existing treatments for addiction and PTSD, have turned to drugs the government still deems illegal.
He served nearly three years in the U.S. Navy and documented almost all of it, leaving an invaluable record of Black life during the war.
America can no longer deter China without help from its allies.
Crowds of people had surged onto the runway at the airport in Kabul during the final days of the U.S. evacuation of Afghanistan.
Information blind spots could have serious implications for U.S. military aid.
With modern tools, the U.S. military is learning that some unidentified remains from 20th century battles are those of service members it thought were found and sent home long ago.
A Saudi-led coalition has killed civilians with U.S. weapons, but the State Department and the Pentagon have fallen short on tracking the deaths, U.S. investigators found.
In 1985, the service had no gender-based prohibitions on where women could go. That cleared the way for Admiral Linda L. Fagan to rise to the top.
MDMA-assisted treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder “represents real hope for long-term healing,” health experts say.
Shore leave for 3,000 sailors in New York City no longer means a night out for the boys.
What does it mean to be a citizen of a state that kills for you but doesn’t tell you about it? Are you still responsible?
Biden pledges to defend Taiwan against China but U.S. is outgunned
The Biden administration is taking lessons from the war in Ukraine to turn Taiwan into a “porcupine” bristling with weapons that would inflict severe pain if attacked.
In 1944, a U.S. military plane crashed in a spot the locals named “Deadman’s Torso Flat.” A team has found remains that it hopes are those of the airman.
Traumatized by war and sexual assaults, some U.S. veterans and veterans’ spouses are seeking help in a Mexican clinic that treats depression and addiction with potent hallucinogens like toad poison.
The military’s inquiry followed a New York Times investigation describing allegations that officials sought to conceal dozens of civilian casualties.
An intelligence subcommittee will hear testimony from two Pentagon officials on observations by military pilots and others.
A subcommittee of the House Intelligence Committee will hear testimony next week from two Pentagon officials.
Killing targets in remote attacks has had a deep and troubling effect on those who fly the missions.
The help that sank the Moskva, the most significant loss by any navy in 40 years, is part of an administration effort providing real-time battlefield intelligence to Ukraine.
Germany said it would send Ukraine dozens of armored antiaircraft vehicles, a major shift for a country that has been reluctant to escalate the conflict with Russia.
Western countries are flooding Ukraine with weapons. Can they help end the assault, or will they just make it bloodier?
Airlines are struggling to find enough pilots and to diversify a profession that has been very resistant to change.
The 1807 law allows a president to deploy American troops inside the country to put down a rebellion. Lawmakers fear it could be abused by a future president trying to stoke one.
Capt. Kevin Larson was one of the best drone pilots in the U.S. Air Force. Yet as the job weighed on him and untold others, the military failed to recognize its full impact. He fled into the California wilderness.
The U.S. Space Command seemed to confirm a claim that a meteor from outside the solar system had entered Earth’s atmosphere, but other scientists and NASA are still not convinced.
The Marine Corps says it needs uniformity, especially during boot camp, and that beards pose risks. Sikhs say the rules are arbitrary and needlessly burden religious liberty.
My father fled Vietnam only to spend the rest of his life in American factories helping shore up the same military that had set our family adrift.
The ship, a replenishment oiler, is designed to carry fuel to the Navy’s operating carrier strike groups.
The justices seemed split on whether Congress can allow suits against states that discriminate against injured service members returning from conflicts.
President Biden says that Ukraine has the full support of the U.S. Volodymyr Zelensky disagrees.
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