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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

photo credit: U.S. Army

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

The highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be killed in combat since Vietnam has been buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery. (credit: Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

2-Star General Killed in Afghanistan Buried with Honors in Arlington

The highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be killed in America’s post-9/11 wars will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

08/14/2014

Maryland gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lt. Gov. Brown Details Proposals to Help Veterans

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says he would exempt military retirement income from state income taxes for the majority of veterans.

07/17/2014

Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl  (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Bergdahl Hires Military Justice Expert for Army Investigation

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has hired a well-known lawyer and military justice expert to represent him as the Army investigates how and why the soldier left his post in Afghanistan five years ago, before being captured by the Taliban.

07/16/2014

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