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File photo of a missile base sign. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Army’s Blimp-Like Airships Get East Coast Test

The Army showed off a blimp-like airship Wednesday that is designed to help the military detect and destroy cruise missiles speeding toward the nation’s capital or other major East Coast cities.

12/17/2014

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Army-Navy: All About Respect, Bigger Than a Game

Not many players have to wake up before dawn, fulfill military obligations, attend classes and then grind through football practice.

12/10/2014

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Navy Football Team to Wear Custom Uniforms for Army Match-up

The Navy football team will wear custom Under Armour “Don’t Tread On Me” uniforms for the 115th Army-Navy Game on Saturday.

12/08/2014

Members of the Iraqi Navy take part in tactical training on Oct. 21, 2014,  in the mainly Shiite southern city of Basra. (credit: HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Senior US Military Officials: Iraqi Army Unlikely To Be Ready To Launch Major ISIS Counteroffensive For Many Months

Iraq’s fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say.

10/24/2014

Retired U.S. Army Staff Sargent Brian Keaton throws out the first pitch prior to Game Two of the National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Army Vet Throws 1st Pitch Like Grenade Before NLDS Game 2

An Army veteran wounded in Iraq made a unique ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the NL Division Series, crawling toward the mound and then lobbing the baseball as if it were a grenade.

10/04/2014

File photo of the White House. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Accused White House Intruder To Appear In Court

The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance Monday in federal court.

09/22/2014

Fort Lee Military Base in Virginia (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Army IDs Soldier Who Shot Herself at Fort Lee in Virginia

A soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head earlier this week was a 33-year-old human resources specialist from New York

08/27/2014

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Army Demotes 2-Star General to 1-Star Rank for Failing to Investigate Sex Assault

A two-star Army general faulted for failing to properly investigate sexual assault and other accusations against a colonel on his staff will be retired at one-star rank.

08/27/2014

Fort Lee Military Base in Virginia (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Soldier Dies After Shooting Herself at Fort Lee

An enraged soldier barricaded herself inside a major command’s headquarters and shot herself in the head Monday after throwing objects around the office as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her, the Army said. She died later in the day.

08/25/2014

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Hagel: ‘Racially Biased’ Military Hair Regulations Have Been Amended

After controversy erupted over new U.S. military grooming standards in April, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says amendments have been made to the Army, Air Force and Navy regulations.

08/14/2014

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