Local fears grow as Okinawa marks the 77th anniversary of the battle that ended World War II, and the governor calls for further reduction of U.S. military presence.
A change to Army regulations now grants the Purple Heart to active-duty personnel and veterans who sustained a perforated eardrum while serving in combat. The military's oldest honor, given to people who sustain a combat-related injury while serving their country, previously did not recognize a perforated eardrum as a qualifying disability.
After lawmakers endorsed a move to convert to job-specific requirements, the Army may be about to make yet another adjustment to its new fitness test.
According to a security video released by the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday, a person who was allegedly an employee of the agency assaulted a 73-year-old Vietnam War veteran at the Fort McPherson, Georgia, clinic by choking him, throwing him to the ground, stomping on him, and kicking him in the head.
After Georgia's congressional delegation made a significant lobbying effort, a U.S. House Appropriations subcommittee announced it would not proceed with eliminating a military facility in Savannah.
Due to an Army commander's disregard for safety protocols at a Fort Campbell, Kentucky, firing range that resulted in the death of a junior soldier, the officer was judged liable and given a four-month prison sentence.
The Air Force said Tuesday that a U.S. airman has been detained and could be charged concerning an attack on a base in Syria in April that resulted in the injuries of four American service personnel.
According to a House plan unveiled on Tuesday, service members and Defense Department employees earning under $45,000 yearly would receive a monthly "inflation bonus" in 2023.
No treatments have been conducted, and none are likely to be planned for months to come, despite officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs announcing they would make efforts to give gender confirmation surgery to transgender veterans.
Alex Drueke and Andy Huynh are Alabama military veterans, so it was only natural that they would bond once they met in Ukraine, where they had each come individually to defend democracy against Russian invaders.
It started mildly congested, with the occasional sneeze.
Changes to the military justice system that were deleted from last year's defense policy bill have been reintroduced in the current Senate version of the measure.