Army Secretary John McHugh is suspending operations at four Defense Department laboratories that handle biological toxins, as the military scrambles to correct problems that led to the accidental shipment of live anthrax to dozens of labs.
The Army is asking the public for help finding a dummy missile lost Friday morning during an Apache helicopter flight from Fort Drum in northern New York to this weekend’s air show at Stewart International Airport in the lower Hudson Valley.
The Army says it will close a large portion of a popular Silver Spring running trail near an old military landfill.
Maryland and Virginia Army bases have largely been spared under a plan that will cut 40,000 soldiers from the military’s ranks.
The Army plans to eliminate more than 400 soldiers from three bases in Virginia.
In the midst of a war against the Islamic State that the Obama administration says will last many years, the Army is moving ahead with big troop cuts.
A former Army civilian contracting official has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for demanding $500,000 in bribes from a private company seeking to renew a $100 million contract.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (boh BURG’-dahl), the soldier who left his post in Afghanistan and was held by the Taliban for five years, is asking a military appellate court to disqualify the general with broad discretion in his case.
The Army says it has pushed back the date for a preliminary hearing for Bowe Bergdahl, the sergeant who left his post in Afghanistan and was held by the Taliban for five years.
Survey: Male Special Operations Soldiers Fear Pentagon Will Lower Standards To Integrate Women Into Units
Surveys find that men in U.S. special operations forces do not believe women can meet the physical and mental demands of their commando jobs, and they fear the Pentagon will lower standards to integrate women into their elite units, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Associated Press.