U.S. and Russian military jets reportedly had a close encounter in Syrian airspace several days ago.
American air strikes in Afghanistan this year have already significantly surpassed the total number conducted in 2015, a stark indicator of the United States’ struggle to extricate itself from the conflict and stick to its declared “non-combat” mission.
The Obama administration is forging a pathway for Iran to purchase American-made airliners that are likely to be converted for use in the Islamic Republic’s military, drawing concerns on Capitol Hill amid a flurry of recent attacks by Iranian-backed forces on U.S. military assets in the Middle East, according to conversations with lawmakers and fleet information obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
The leaders of the four U.S. military services said Thursday that their forces will not be able to defend America if sequestration continues.
President Obama on Friday nominated Air Force Gen. John Hyten to be commander of U.S. Strategic Command. Hyten currently commands the Air Force Space Command.
American fighter jets scrambled to protect U.S. advisers working alongside Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Thursday after they were nearly bombed by Syrian military aircraft, a Pentagon official said Friday.
The United States launched several airstrikes against the Islamic State terror group inside Libya in response to requests from the United Nations-backed Libyan government for military support.
The Department of Defense issued new policy guidelines that will allow service academy athletes to pursue professional sports careers immediately after graduation instead of first requiring two years of service.
Domestic aviation readiness across all four military services is at a detriment because of wavering budgets and a greater focus on overseas operations, military leaders testified Wednesday to Congress.