With a growing sexual assault epidemic staining the military, President Barack Obama urged U.S. Naval Academy graduates Friday to remember their honor depends on what they do when nobody is looking and said the crime has “no place in the greatest military on earth.”
New government figures underscore the staggering long-term consequences of military sexual assaults: More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness linked to the abuse, and 4,000 sought disability benefits.
President Barack Obama pledged Thursday to “leave no stone unturned” in the effort to put an end to sexual assault in the military, which he said undermined the armed services. He said the nation’s military leaders are “ashamed” about their failure to stop it.
Memorial Day celebrations throughout Washington DC recognize the diversity of the men and women who have given their lives for American freedom.
Dozens of air shows that draw tens of thousands of people and generate millions of dollars for local economies have been cancelled this year after the military grounded its jet and demonstration teams because of automatic federal budget cuts.
An Alaska-based military policeman will serve 16 years in prison and will be dishonorably discharged for selling secrets to an FBI undercover agent who he believed was a Russian spy, a panel of eight military members decided Monday.
C.J. Urquico has lived on Guam for 19 years so he’s used to a military backdrop to everyday life. Navy ships visit, Air Force jets fly overhead and war games are played off the Pacific island’s shores.
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, a ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said foreign leaders from Japan, China and South Korea are concerned about U.S. fiscal health as tensions remain high over North Korea.
A new Gallup Politics poll indicates that approximately 65 percent of Americans are in favor of government use of drones in attacks on suspected terrorists in other countries.
North Korea’s military warned Tuesday that its artillery and rocket forces are at their highest-level combat posture in the latest in a string of bellicose threats aimed at South Korea and the United States.
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