Defense Secretary Ash Carter floated the possibility of more joint patrols with other militaries in the Asia-Pacific, at a time when regional tensions are running high as a result of China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) on Wednesday introduced legislation aimed to prevent the overmedication of the nation’s veterans in an effort to curtail suicide deaths of former service members.
Patients at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in New Mexico who were eventually diagnosed with cancer experienced delays in care that put their health at risk, according to the agency’s inspector general.
Russia on Tuesday test-fired two submarine-launched ballistic missiles, one of which self-destructed during flight, Moscow’s defense ministry said.
An investigation led by the Netherlands concluded that the surface-to-air missile system that downed a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine two years ago came from Russia and was brought into Ukraine at a request from Moscow-backed separatists.
Members of the coalition fighting the Islamic State suggested to a leading U.S. lawmaker that they don’t believe the United States has demonstrated enough leadership in combating the terror group.
The White House has reportedly barred the Defense Department from discussing military “competition” with China, telling leaders to scrap the wording in favor of something less provocative.
Over one-third of calls to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ crisis line in May rolled over to back-up call centers, according to emails from the hotline’s former director.
Brian Mast, an Army combat veteran and Republican congressional hopeful, criticized his Democratic opponent for questioning how his military service qualifies him to represent Florida in Washington, calling his behavior “arrogant.”
Taiwan was denied access to a United Nations meeting on civil aviation beginning this week, the latest evidence of Beijing’s efforts to put pressure on Taipei’s new government.