The Associated Press has learned that seven Army soldiers and two Marines are receiving administrative punishments, but are not facing criminal charges, for their part in the Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia this year.
As the Army focuses more on developing the critical thinking skills of its soldiers and less on rote memorization and one-size-fits-all training, some of their top drill sergeants say bellowing is a last resort.
A study conducted by Monmouth University in New Jersey finds that Americans support some drone use.
Emails an American soldier reportedly sent to his parents before he was captured by the Taliban three years ago suggest he was disillusioned and considering deserting.
Army leaders said Wednesday they are launching a sweeping, independent review of how the service evaluates soldiers with possible post-traumatic stress disorder following recent complaints that some PTSD diagnoses were improperly overturned.
The U.S. Army is launching a sweeping, independent review of how it evaluates and diagnoses soldiers with possible post-traumatic stress disorder following recent complaints that some PTSD diagnoses were improperly overturned.
Only the best of the best from all branches of the military will be on display as Andrews Air Force Base celebrates 100 years of Marine Corps aviation. Military air demonstration team highlights include the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, the Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey and the AV-8B Harrier Jump Jet. Other scheduled events include on-the-ground aircraft displays, family friendly entertainment in airplane hangars, and the Marine Corps Aviation Association Annual Reunion and Symposium.
Charges filed Friday against Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales reflect the horror of the crime: 17 counts of premeditated murder, more than half of them children, during a shooting rampage in southern Afghanistan.
It is still not known if the soldier accused of killing 17 Afghans was ever diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder — but even if he had been, that alone would not have prevented him from being sent back to war.
A senior U.S. official says the soldier accused in the killing of 16 Afghan civilians is Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales.