The White House says President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to a former Army sergeant for courageous actions in Afghanistan.
President Obama calls elections an “important milestone.”
An Afghan police commander opened fire on their vehicle, killing Anja Niedringhaus and wounding Kathy Gannon.
NATO’s chief is calling Russia’s advances in Ukraine the greatest threat to European security and stability since the end of the Cold War.
General Atomics Avenger has a longer range and bigger payload to operate in remote regions.
Former VP Cheney says proposed Pentagon cuts would leave American military might dangerously compromised.
Afghanistan’s Taliban says it has suspended “mediation” with the United States to exchange captive U.S. soldier Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five senior Taliban prisoners held in U.S. custody in Guantanamo Bay, halting — at least temporarily — what was considered the best chance yet of securing the 27-year-old’s freedom since his capture in 2009.
The findings of a recent Gallup poll suggest that, for the first time in the entirety of the United States’ involvement in conflict in Afghanistan, a small majority of Americans feel the nation’s decision to go to war there was a mistake.
The family of the lone known U.S. prisoner of war says it’s “cautiously optimistic” about reported renewed efforts by President Barack Obama’s administration to win his freedom.
The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character.