A Marine's Testimony Casts Doubt on the Pentagon's Account of the Kabul Airport Attack
US military survivors' testimony from the August 26 Kabul airport attack has cast doubt on the findings of the Pentagon's investigation, which concluded that nobody was hit by gunfire in its aftermath.
Congress Inquires How Air Forces Will Get Better F-35A Engine
The 2022 National Defense Authorization legislation, passed by the House Armed Services Committee early Thursday morning, would push the Pentagon to explain how it plans to put a better, more powerful engine in the Air Force's F-35A Lightning II fighter jet.
Families of 34 Victims in Conception Dive Boat Fire Sue US Coast Guard
The families of the 34 people who died in the Conception dive boat fire off the California coast in 2019 are suing the U.S. Coast Guard for allowing the tour boat to operate despite having faulty electrical and safety systems, the complaint alleges.
Major Outcry By Female Vets in Congress Stirs Pentagon To Revive Committee On Women In Service
One of the Pentagon's oldest advisory committees has been spared from elimination after female veterans in Congress got wind of the move and protested.
Lawmakers Attempt to Ban Dishonorable Discharges against Troops Who Refused Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines
House lawmakers have backed legislation prohibiting dishonorable discharges for troops who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine, as the Navy gave its sailors 90 days to get the shot this week and the Army and Air Force were poised Thursday to enforce their own timetables.
Bravery & Turmoil of Soldiers - Looking Back at America's Longest War
America’s longest war ended as the last soldier left Afghanistan on Monday. But how do those who served in Afghanistan remember the last 20 years of blood, sweat, and tears?
The US Has Aimed to Begin Bali Bombing War Crimes Case at Guantanamo
Three prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention center are expected to get their first day in court after being held for 18 years in connection with the deadly 2002 Bali nightclub bombings and other plots in Southeast Asia.
The Truth Behind ISIS-K: Two Experts On The Group Behind Kabul Airport Attack And Rivalry With Taliban
Amira Jadoon is an assistant professor at the Combating Terrorism Center at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Andrew Mines is a research fellow at the Program on Extremism at George Washington University. They have been tracking ISIS-K for years and answered our questions about who the terrorist group is and the threat it poses in a destabilised Afghanistan.
The Wait in America: The End of a Soldier's Odyssey in Helping Evacuate Afghan Ally
The past week has been filled with stories and images of Afghan allies -- interpreters and support staff who helped American forces during two decades of war -- desperately seeking a way out, climbing through waste-water canals while trying to make it to Hamid Karzai International Airport, and hiding from checkpoints as the Taliban reclaimed Afghanistan.
National Guard Forces & Coast Guards Begin Rescues and Aid in Response to Hurricane Ida
With much of New Orleans dark and entire swaths of coastal Louisiana without phone service or power as of midday Monday, U.S. Coast Guard members and National Guard units from Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas are busy conducting search-and-rescue operations and assessing damage left by Hurricane Ida.
Soldiers Join Rescue Operations Against Dixie Fire in California
Roughly 200 soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, will deploy Tuesday to northern California to help fight wildfires burning in the state, including the Dixie Fire, which has burned more than 1,200 structures but is less than half contained.
Final US Troops Withdrawn from Afghanistan, Ending Evacuation and War
The U.S. military's evacuation from the main airport in Kabul has ended -- along with the nearly 20-year war in Afghanistan.