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By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
A new collaboration between the U.S. Army and the Smithsonian Institution is expanding the numbers and capabilities of monuments officers in times of war. Their mission is to advise military commanders on how to minimize damage to art and key…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
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 Army is significantly cutting the total number of soldiers it expects to have in the force over the next two years, as the U.S. military faces what a top general calls "unprecedented challenges" in bringing in new recruits.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Biden met with leaders of Japan, India and Australia and warned of a "dark hour" in history in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the WHO voiced confidence that a monkeypox outbreak is…
By Kristin M. Hall, Justin Pritchard, Associated Press
The Department of Defense is overhauling how it keeps track of its guns and explosives, and Congress is requiring more accountability from the Pentagon.
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
Approximately 20,000 U.S. military members are sexually assaulted annually. But only 7,816 reported those cases, and only in 350 cases were perpetrators charged with a crime. President Joe Biden and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin created an independent commission to examine…
The punishments are the latest Army moves in response to Guillen's disappearance and death, which brought to light widespread leadership failures at a base that had high rates of sexual assault, harassment, drug use and other problems.
By Amna Nawaz
President Biden plans to announce Wednesday that all 2,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan will leave the country by Sept. 11. The troop withdrawal would be four months later than the previous deadline, and top Republicans immediately criticized the move. Amna…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn, Layla Quran
The Pentagon on Wednesday announced a commission that will investigate sexual assault and harassment in the military. Nick Schifrin reports on how sexual assault and harassment infects the military’s most prominent units and how members of one corps are trying…
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