By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Security at military recruiting and reserve centers will be reviewed in the aftermath of the deadly shooting in Tennessee, but it's too early to say whether the facilities should have security guards or other increased protection, the Army's…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
In the midst of a war against the Islamic State that the Obama administration says will last many years, the Army is moving ahead with big troop cuts. And they could grow even larger unless Congress and the White House…
By Megan Crigger, Laura Santhanam
Nearly 500,000 military personnel died during the U.S. Civil War. That’s almost half of all Americans who have ever died during wartime, and more than a hundred times more than died during the American Revolution, according to the latest…
WASHINGTON — For the second time in two years, the U.S. Army is shutting down a number of the specialized medical units that were set up at military bases around the country to help care for severely wounded warriors returning…
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
An Associated Press investigation reveals that government bureaucrats have blocked several requests by Army special operations troops for software they say they need.
By Margaret Myers
On June 30, 2009, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was captured by the Taliban. The NewsHour has obtained a document in which for the first time since his release, he describes the excruciating circumstances of…
By PBS NewsHour
Lucy Coffey, the oldest living female veteran, died earlier this week at the age of 108. In 1943, the Indiana native enlisted in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps, and later, she served in the Pacific Theater, earning two bronze stars…
Journalist James Fallows says it's time to examine why the best funded, best trained and most professional military in the world hasn't achieved lasting victory in the post-9/11 era. He joins chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner to discuss his provocative…
A critique of the U.S. military establishment written by journalist James Fallows has made waves in defense circles and beyond. Who is responsible for how America applies its military might? Judy Woodruff gets reaction from former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq…
By News Desk
The soldier was medically retired from the rank of specialist in 2007.
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