Military

Trees for Troops kicks off in Thorntown, Ind.

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Trees for Troops kicks off Tuesday in Thorntown, where volunteers will prepare 200 live Christmas trees for military members stationed overseas.Read more

US considers sending several thousand more troops to Middle East

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The Pentagon is considering sending several thousand additional troops to the Middle East to help deter Iranian aggression, amid reports of escalating violence in Iran...Read more

Military family incorporates husband serving overseas into Christmas cards

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She's hoping it will offer encouragement to other strong military families out there.Read more


Pence on surprise Iraq trip to reassure Kurds, greet troops

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Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Saturday.Read more

No coalition troops hurt in rocket attack at Iraq base

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A barrage of Katyusha rockets targeted an Iraqi air base that houses American troops south of the city of Mosul on Friday, officials said. No members of the U.S.-led...Read more

US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims

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While President Trump insists he's bringing home Americans from "endless wars" in the Mideast, his Pentagon chief says all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western...Read more

US pulls troops in north Syria, threatens Turkey sanctions

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The U.S. appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and threats Monday by President Trump to hit Turkey...Read more

Military sees frustrating trend as suicides spike

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Military suicides surged this year to a record high among active duty troops, continuing a deadly trend that Pentagon officials say is frustrating and they are...Read more

US service member killed in action in Afghanistan

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A U.S. service member was killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, NATO said, without providing further details.Read more


Four military working dogs receive country's highest K-9 honor

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Four retired military dogs were honored on Capitol Hill Tuesday.Read more

2 sisters reach rank of general in US Army first

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For the first time in its 244 history, two sisters are generals of the U.S. Army.Read more