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.
The U.S. Army is reportedly investigating allegations that a platoon was allowed to use racial slurs against each other.
An Army civilian contracting official has pleaded guilty to demanding $500,000 in bribes from a private company seeking to renew a $100 million contract.
The Army said Tuesday it has denied more than 100 claims seeking millions of dollars in compensation for cancer deaths and other illnesses allegedly caused by chemicals buried or tested decades ago at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland.
The Army will allow as many as 60 women to participate in the next Ranger course, allowing women for the first time to compete in the grueling two-month combat school. It is considered one of the first steps into the military special operations field.
A couple getting married near President Barack Obama’s vacation spot in Hawaii learned the hard way that the big day rarely goes exactly as planned.
The fate of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl now rests with a top U.S. general in North Carolina who will decide if the soldier should be charged with desertion after he left his Afghanistan post in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban.
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.
Not many players have to wake up before dawn, fulfill military obligations, attend classes and then grind through football practice.
The Navy football team will wear custom Under Armour “Don’t Tread On Me” uniforms for the 115th Army-Navy Game on Saturday.