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A US Navy warship conducted a freedom-of-navigation operation on Sunday near the Scarborough Shoal. The shoal is a territorial holding in the South China Sea... [Read More]
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The prosecution in the high-profile war crimes case of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher allegedly sent emails containing hidden tracking software to defense attorneys and a... [Read More]
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A firefight broke out in Afghanistan's Helmand province after local police attempted to tear down a Taliban flag. Officials from the NATO-led mission Resolute Support... [Read More]
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Two US guided-missile destroyers sailed through the Strait of Hormuz and into the Persian Gulf on Thursday, according to USNI News. The US warships entered... [Read More]
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US Army soldiers are, for the first time, getting personal reconnaissance drones small enough to fit on a soldier's utility belt. A soldier could send... [Read More]
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The USS Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group has moved into position near Iran as tensions between Washington and Tehran rise. The strike group's arrival in... [Read More]
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The Department of Defense asked Congress for approval to use taxpayer dollars to reimburse the Taliban for travel expenses incurred attending peace talks with the... [Read More]
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The Marine Corps is still grappling with issues of abuse among its drill instructors, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Documents detailing investigations into various incidents... [Read More]
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Breaching a heavily-defended enemy position is a complex and risky operation, one that requires suppressing fire, battlefield obscurants, electronic warfare capabilities, and a physical breach... [Read More]
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The US Department of State has ordered all non-emergency US government employees out of Iraq, a security notice announced Wednesday. Evacuating personnel were told to... [Read More]
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The US Air Force has brought a B-52 bomber back from the dead, pulling "Wise Guy" out of the "boneyard" for continued service. The aircraft... [Read More]
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The US has spent the past week and a half warning that it has credible intelligence that Iran was plotting attacks against US interests in... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump denied reports Tuesday that his administration is exploring the possibility of sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East to take on Iran.... [Read More]
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A Marine Corps F-35B suffered serious damages after a bird strike in Japan, according to Marine Corps Times. The initial assessment indicated that this was... [Read More]
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Spain has decided that it doesn't want its frigate sailing with the USS Abraham Lincoln into the Persian Gulf to challenge Iran. The Spanish defense... [Read More]
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Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher is accused of stabbing an unarmed ISIS militant to death in Iraq, as well as shooting two civilians. His defense... [Read More]
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B-52 bombers flew alongside F-15s and F-35s in a visible show of force designed to deter Iran from attacking US interests in the region. [Read More]
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The US has sent a lot of firepower — a carrier strike group, B-52 bombers, air-and-missile defense systems, and more — to the Middle East... [Read More]
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