As Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the war, a group of journalists and former Marines revisit the country to remember one of the most significant chapters of their lives.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
ABINGTON, Pa. -- Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards -- particularly for high-tech or cyber security jobs.
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 Daniel Costa-Roberts
An online group that calls itself the Islamic State's "Hacking Division" has published profiles of 100 U.S. service members, including their names, photos and purported home addresses, encouraging its "brothers residing in America" to kill those named on the list.
By Nedra Pickler, Associated Press
Ash Carter, sworn in Tuesday as President Barack Obama's fourth secretary of defense amid multiple global threats, pledged to offer his most candid strategic advice and carefully consider decisions about sending troops into harm's way.
By PBS NewsHour
"American Sniper" has been nominated for six Academy Awards and is on track to be the biggest box-office war film ever. But the drama based on the life of a late Navy Seal, said to be the most lethal sharpshooter…
In light of soaring health and benefit costs for members of the armed forces, a committee created to offer reforms is calling for big changes. Hari Sreenivasan examines the recommendations with Alphonso Maldon, chair of the Military Compensation and Retirement…
The new Congress has the fewest military veterans since World War II, but recent veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are on the rise. What priorities do they bring to Capitol Hill? Judy Woodruff talks to Rep. Martha McSally,…
By David Dishneau, Associated Press
Some female soldiers at the Guantanamo Bay prison have filed equal opportunity complaints challenging court orders barring them from jobs that would require touching detainees while escorting them to hearings and attorney-client meetings, a military judge said Monday.
By PBS NewsHour
Some 2,500 dogs have accompanied American warriors on patrol and in close combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. Tasks like bomb detection and protection demand dedication to their human handlers, with whom they often form a special bond in the face…
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