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.
Sen. Thom Tillis (R., N.C.) has successfully inserted an amendment in next year’s defense policy bill that could help prevent the closing of what military leaders say is a vital airlift wing for national security.
The U.S. Army is pushing to use robots to remove wounded troops from the battlefield and drones to deliver medical supplies to soldiers fighting near enemy lines.
If it weren’t for the large sample size, you would think that the results of the Military Times survey of troop morale couldn’t possibly have been accurate. Released last December, the numbers were brutal. In response to the statement, “The senior military leadership has my best interests at heart,” only 27% agreed, down from 53% in a previous survey conducted in 2009. As for, “Overall officers in the military are good or excellent,” only 49% agreed, down from 78% in the 2009 survey. Agreement with, “Overall my quality of life is good or excellent,” dropped from 91% agreement in 2009 to 56% in 2014, and President Obama’s personal approval rating was an eye-catching 15%.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who faces charges for desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, will face a hearing Thursday on whether or not he should face trial.
A soldier who served more than three decades in the U.S. Army and suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was denied service at a restaurant for having a service dog.
Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Brad Carson said that the Army will be “near breaking point” if sequestration holds in October.
A study conducted by the Marine Corps to evaluate how female service members perform in combat operations concluded that women are more vulnerable to injury, less accurate with weapons, and slower than men when completing tactical movements.
Army officials are searching for a 5-foot-long, 100-pound dummy missile that fell off an Apache helicopter last Friday over upstate New York.