The soldiers often call Dr. Adam Tattelbaum, a plastic surgeon, in a panic. They need liposuction, and fast. A number of military personnel are turning to the surgical procedure to remove excess fat from around the waist so they can pass the Pentagon’s body fat test, which can determine their future prospects in the military.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel apologized Wednesday to Medal of Honor recipient William Swenson for having to wait so long for the Army to recognize his heroism.
The former Army captain who received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday has asked to return to active duty in the Army, a rare move by an officer who has lived to wear the military’s highest award.
A senior defense official says U.S. military academy football teams will be on the field this weekend, despite the ongoing government shutdown.
Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, who was previously known as Bradley Manning, wants estrogen treatments that would promote breast development and other female characteristics, which she’d be willing to pay for, while she’s incarcerated at the all-men military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., her lawyer said.
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking an unprecedented volume of classified information to a once-obscure, anti-secrecy website.
A military judge has reduced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning’s maximum possible sentence in the WikiLeaks case to 90 years in prison.
Nearly a dozen safety standards were violated at an Army weapons-testing pond near Baltimore where three people have died this year, the Labor Department said Thursday.
A four-star general took command of the Army in Asia and the Pacific for the first time in nearly four decades on Friday as the military’s national security focus shifts to the region.
The family of an American prisoner of war captured four years ago in Afghanistan says it has received a letter it believes was written by him.