Author: Thomas Gibbons

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President Donald Trump, who once called Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "one of the most effective generals that we've had in many, many decades," has now... [Read More]
The decision to halt F-35 flights stems from what the military suspects is a faulty fuel tube installed in some of the fleet's estimated 220... [Read More]
Tags: F-35 - Fleet - Pentagon
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The Trump administration insists on Geneva-based peace talks as Russia and Turkey promote a truce in Syria. And it wants to keep U.S. troops in... [Read More]
On Thursday morning, in response to questions from the New York Times, the practice abruptly stopped. [Read More]
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The American military in Kabul was publicizing the number of killed enemy fighters. The propaganda tactic with echoes of the Vietnam War was stopped on... [Read More]
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The legal charges against Cpl. Remedios Cruz are not uncommon. But they highlight the Marine Corps' struggle to integrate women into combat infantry roles. [Read More]
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The legal charges against Cpl. Remedios Cruz are not uncommon. But they highlight the Marine Corps' struggle to integrate women into combat infantry roles. [Read More]
Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy A. Bolyard did not wear all his body armor Monday for a routine meeting with Afghan troops at a base outside... [Read More]
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An insider attack at a base outside Kabul took the life of a decorated 24-year Army sergeant major with combat experience all through the wars... [Read More]
The statement by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was yet another sign that the diplomatic thaw between Washington and Pyongyang is coming to an end. [Read More]
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The statement by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was yet another sign that the diplomatic thaw between Washington and Pyongyang is coming to an end. [Read More]
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The appeal to recognize Capt. Michael Perozeni's acts of valor in the Oct. 4 firefight contrasts with earlier findings that he filed misleading plans for... [Read More]
Several other troops were injured in the crash that followed a joint counterterrorism operation in Iraq. [Read More]
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The inquiry centers on Dana White's decision to transfer aides after they filed complaints about her. She also used her staff to fetch dry cleaning... [Read More]
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A Special Forces soldier from Hawaii died Sunday after being injured last week by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Monday in... [Read More]
Washington A Special Forces soldier died Sunday after being injured last week by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Monday, bringing the... [Read More]
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The explosion wounded several Afghans and at least one other American, according to two military officials. [Read More]
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When The Times's Thomas Gibbons-Neff was a Marine, the absence of women in the field was an unquestioned part of infantry life. [Read More]
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It's a historic moment for Corps, which had opposed having women in combat. [Read More]
Tags: Marines - Corps - women
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"I wanted to lead a platoon," said First Lt. Marina A. Hierl, the first woman in the Marine Corps infantry to do so. It is... [Read More]
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