KABUL, Afghanistan — A powerful explosion rocked an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital Tuesday in an attack that apparently targeted the country's acting defense minister. At least 10 people were wounded, a health official said.
A year before Tanner Johnson was due to graduate from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado, he was lying in a hospital bed and doctors were telling his family he had two hours to live.
According to the chief of naval personnel, removing photos from promotion boards has hurt the Navy's diversity goal.
After a gunman and police officer exchanged gunfire, Pentagon officials won't say whether any law enforcement officials were killed or if any suspects are dead or in custody.
Eight years after deploying to Afghanistan, a group of Army veterans found themselves back together.
Zia Ghafoori, his pregnant wife and their three small children landed in the United States from their home in Kabul in September 2014.
South Korea said Monday it’ll keep pushing to improve ties and resume talks with rival North Korea, despite the North's threat to rekindle animosities if Seoul holds its summertime military drills with the United States.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts of some of the most prominent federal prosecutors’ offices around the country last year, the Justice Department said Friday.
The biggest reason why most new food businesses fail has nothing to do with their food. Nancy Preston knows this because she’s spent much of her life in kitchens -- she also did the research to prove it.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is vowing he “won't let grass grow under our feet” as the department begins to implement the new vaccine and testing directives. But Pentagon officials on Friday were scrambling to figure out how to enact and enforce the changes across the vast military population and determine which National Guard and Reserve troops would be affected by the orders.
The awards that 60 special operators received for the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993 soon will receive an upgrade, the Army announced Thursday.
The year 2020 was hard on all of us, but it was harder on some than others. The United States lost an estimated 10 million jobs during the global COVID-19 pandemic. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the December 2019 veteran unemployment rate was at an all-time low of 2.9%. At the height of the pandemic, it was a staggering 11.3%, and by December 2020, it dropped to 6.3%. The number hasn’
Getting a job is central for any military member leaving the service behind and joining the civilian world. But the difficulties of transitioning out of the military don’t end with onboarding in a new company.
Whether we call it “reskilling” or “upskilling,” the outcome is the same. The process simply takes an existing employee from a declining industry or career field and teaches them the skills required to work in an up-and-coming one. This means the worker is able to improve their career trajectory without the need for lengthy and often expensive education courses at college or universities.
The Defense Department waited five years to take action after being warned of the dangers of chemicals used in firefighting foams and elsewhere on military installations, possibly exposing "people and the environment" to preventable risks, a Pentagon audit has found.
James Hatch is a veteran who fought in Iraq. While in combat, his life was saved by a dog named Spike. Spike meant the world to him, but he tragically died, and Hatch returned to the United States with severe PTSD.
World War II veteran’s widow will have a more secure future after a U.S. Senator stepped in to ensure she received the benefits her husband earned.
Sean-Michael Green knows the feeling of loss that can come with leaving the military and returning to civilian life.
This summer, Vermont's veterans are taking the stage and sharing their stories across the state at town hall events that offer an opportunity for meaningful dialogue about the experience of those who served.
On Sunday, Aug. 1, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the American Heritage Museum, 568 Main St., Hudson, over 60 World War II Veterans will join Andy Biggio, author of "The Rifle," for a book signing and meet-and-greet.