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By Tara Copp, Associated Press
An "unidentified object” was shot down with a missile by U.S. fighter jets Sunday over Lake Huron, and it was believed to be the same one tracked over Montana and monitored by the government beginning the night before, U.S. officials…
By Colleen Long, Lolita C. Baldor, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The U.S. Military is intensifying its efforts to meet young people where they spend their time: online and on their devices. But, as John Yang reports, there are critics who say these new recruiting methods also raise new concerns.
By John Yang, Henry Brannan, Maea Lenei Buhre, Dan Sagalyn
The Air Force’s top officer is Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., the first and so far only Black service chief in U.S. military history. Nick Schifrin sits down with General Brown to look at his history and his priorities for…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
The Air Force inspector general will conduct a second investigation into racial and ethnic disparities across the force. Service leaders say the review will include gender and additional racial categories such as Asian and American Indian.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Black service members in the Air Force are far more likely to be investigated, arrested, face disciplinary actions and be discharged for misconduct, according to a new report that looked at racial disparities across the service.
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
The Russian military on Friday accused the U.S. and its allies of provoking tensions in the Black Sea region with a sharp increase in the number of bomber patrols and intelligence flights.
By Courtney Vinopal
The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel will hold a hearing June 16 addressing racial disparities in the U.S. military justice system.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the United Nations General Assembly announced it will not convene in person this September due to the pandemic. It’s the first time that's happened in the world body’s 75-year history. Also, in Hong Kong, hundreds…
By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
In a symbolic nod to normalcy, Vice President Mike Pence delivered a commencement address to the U.S. Air Force Academy’s graduating class on Saturday, telling the cadets that by setting off on their mission to defend the nation they “inspire…
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