CLARK, Philippines (Reuters) - The timing of U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' trip to the Philippines this week couldn't have been better, coming just as it celebrated a victory against Islamist militants in Marawi City - with a critical dose of help fr
President Donald Trump is the most famous bone spur victim in the world. I should know -- I saw his foot when I questioned him about the real reason for his deferment from the military during the Vietnam War. And that's why I have little doubt about whom
Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, provides the most detailed public accounting to date of what happened in the Oct. 4 ambush which marked the single deadliest toll resulting from military combat so far during the T
A fallen soldier's angry widow joined the stormy dispute with President Donald Trump on Monday over his response to her husband's death, declaring that his failure to remember the soldier's name in last week's condolence call "made me cry."
The threat of nuclear war posed by North Korea has grown to an “unprecedented” level amid growing tensions with the rogue regime and now requires the U.S., Japan and South Korea to demonstrate “different responses” to the threat, a
Last week, the American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces announced that it had taken Raqqa, the Syrian city, which had served as ISIS' capital. The taking of the city is the latest in a series of substantial military blows to ISIS' fortunes. However, Ameri
As the fate of Bowe Bergdahl rests in the hands of a judge this week, a military court is expected to hear dramatic testimony Monday from the soldiers and a Navy SEAL who were badly hurt in the search for the Army sergeant after he deserted his post.
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was not so subtle while attacking President Donald Trump on Sunday night in regards to his lack of military service. Trump who questioned McCain’s status as a war hero during the 2016 presidential elections, got a taste o
The U.S. Air Force is preparing to place its fleet of nuclear-armed B-52 bombers on 24-hour alert for the first time since 1991 amid escalating tensions with North Korea, the military branch's chief of staff said in a report Sunday.