Afghan Allies Are Scared For Their Life- US Veteran
U.S. Army Maj. Kristen Rouse deployed three times to Afghanistan and worked extensively with Afghan partners while she was there. Now, following the Taliban's seizure of Kabul, Rouse is hearing from those same Afghan partners with whom she served shoulder to shoulder — and they're terrified.
Veteran Asks Fellow Vets to Find the Positive in Afghanistan Withdrawal
Veterans who served in Afghanistan during the last 20 years have been “hurting” this week amid the Taliban’s rapid takeover, a Bay State vet told the Herald, adding that the U.S. “failure has been a slap in the face.”
The Army Gives Colonel Facing Kidnapping and Assault Charges After Police Standoff at an Honorable Discharge
A Green Beret who is facing charges of kidnapping and assault following an armed standoff with police will be honorably discharged next month, according to Army documents obtained by Military.com. While he faces civilian charges, there is no indication the service plans to pursue a court-martial.
President Biden Sends an Extra 1,000 Troops to Afghanistan as Taliban Forces Close in on Capital
More troops are deploying to Afghanistan to evacuate U.S. personnel and Afghan allies as the Taliban's swift warpath leaves the Afghan government on the brink of collapse.
Second Chance to be Given at Medals Of Honor for Black and Native American Vets as per New Review
The military will review some service crosses awarded to Black and Native American veterans to determine whether they should be upgraded to the Medal of Honor.
Pentagon Requires the COVID-19 Vaccine for US Troops
The Defense Department will require U.S. troops to get COVID-19 vaccines starting mid-September or as soon as the Food and Drug Administration approves it -- "whichever comes first," according to a memo released Monday by the Pentagon.
COVID Vaccine Mandatory for all Military Members
The Pentagon will mandate the Covid-19 vaccine for members of the military by no later than mid-September, according to a new memo from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
The Pentagon is Grappling with New Vaccine Orders with the Timing being Uncertain
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 DoD Put Troops and Families at Risk with their Slow Response to 'Forever Chemicals’
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.
The Congress has Rebuffed the Air Force's Plan to Retire Older Aircrafts, Making A-10 Move on Hold
With congressional members rejecting the U.S. Air Force’s plans to make substantial cuts to some of its oldest aircraft fleets, the service will put its plan to shift some close air support aircraft to Arizona on hold as it figures out other options.
A Top US Diplomat is Visiting Kuwait to Boost Ties with Key Allies
The top diplomat of the United States on Thursday began a visit to Kuwait, where he held talks with high-ranking officials in the Gulf Arab sheikhdom that has long been a staunch U.S. ally in a turbulent region.
In order to save Pilots from Ejection Seat Problems, Lawmakers intervene
After an ejection seat malfunction led to a fighter pilot’s death last year, lawmakers plan to require the Air Force and the Navy to notify them when the live-saving seats are in need of repair.