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