Two lawmakers introduced legislation that could in a matter of months require women to register for the draft.
Top leaders in the U.S. Army and Marine Corps said Tuesday that the draft should be opened up to women following the Defense Department’s decision to allow female service members into all combat jobs.
Army Human Resources Command has recommended that the Green Beret who confronted an Afghan police commander for raping a young boy be kicked out of the service.
The acting Army secretary is stepping down from his post until he is able to win confirmation from the Senate, the Pentagon said on Monday.
Senior military leaders are pushing for the U.S. to send more troops to Europe on a rotating basis in an effort to counter Russian aggression, they said at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California over the weekend.
The Pentagon identified the first U.S. servicemember killed in the fight against the Islamic State as Master Sgt. Joshua Wheeler in a statement Friday morning.
Budget cuts have forced U.S. military forces in Europe to borrow British helicopters and use equipment from other North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) members during training exercises.
A Waffle House in Nicholasville, Kentucky, refused to serve an Army National Guard soldier when he entered the restaurant wearing his military uniform and carrying his gun in its holster.