Imagine you are a young midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy processing the news that Jim Webb—Annapolis class of ’68, recipient of the Navy Cross, former senator and secretary of the Navy, former member of the Annapolis faculty, bestselling novelist and journalist—has been forced by political pressure to decline an award for distinguished alumni at your school this week.
The Secret Service has gotten ready for an imminent appointment of a new director with a senior military rank.
Russia is waging a malign information warfare campaign to undermine the United States and its allies, the general in charge of the European Command told Congress on Thursday.
Russia and China are experiencing the highest level of military cooperation since the two countries normalized relations nearly three decades ago, posing an escalated threat to the United States and its allies in the region, according to a government report released Monday.
A Massachusetts-based veterans advocacy group castigated Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) in a letter on Friday, accusing her of putting illegal immigrants ahead of military veterans and calling her “Aleppo Liz.”
The U.S. military is considering a deployment of up to 1,000 additional troops into northern Syria to assist in the looming offensive to retake the Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa, defense officials told the Washington Post on Wednesday.
Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who castigated Donald Trump’s proposed Muslim ban during a heartfelt speech at the Democratic National Convention in July, claimed on Monday that he canceled a scheduled speech in Toronto because his “travel privileges are being reviewed” by the federal government. But Khan’s claim has raised doubts as he has refused to elaborate on what happened.
U.S. airstrikes on Thursday in Yemen killed a former detainee at the Guantanamo Bay military prison, Yasir al-Silmi, who was released from the detention center in 2009 by the Obama administration.
President Donald Trump will outline plans for stepped up operations against Islamic terrorism in his speech to Congress tonight, and is expected to disclose newly obtained intelligence gathered during a recent commando raid in Yemen.
Four Russian military aircraft conducted low passes against a U.S. destroyer in the Black Sea last week, the first such military provocation since the new Trump administration took office.