Friday, November 6, 2015 - 06:27
A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft operating out of Incirlik airbase in Turkey provided "devastating" close air support for U.S.-backed Syrian-Arab fighters in taking a town in northwestern Syria from the Islamic State, a U.S. military spokesman said Wednesday.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 07:03
The "world's most expensive gas station" might still be operating -- or maybe not. The Department of Defense says it has no current information about the taxpayer-funded project, or any of the others that were part of its $766 million program to stimulate economic development in Afghanistan.
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 06:17
U.S. advisers have begun training the Iraqi Security Forces in the use of line charges to clear obstacles in the long-stalled effort to retake Ramadi in Anbar province from the Islamic State, the military said Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 07:09
Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, said he was "not happy, but I'm largely satisfied" with the budget deal. "I think it's the best deal we can probably get," he said. "It's bipartisan, and it prevents a government shutdown."
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 06:09
President Barack Obama is comparing tensions between the U.S. and Israel over the Iranian nuclear deal to a family feud and says he expects quick improvements in ties between the longtime allies once the accord is implemented.
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 05:45
A U.S. Marine Corps unit equipped with tanks, light armored vehicles and artillery will be sent to Bulgaria this fall as part of American plans to help reassure NATO allies worried by Russia's involvement in Ukraine.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 07:15
U.S. military officials are pushing back against charges that the air war against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria has been ineffective and amounts more to a "drizzle."
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 07:17
The U.S. Army's top officer said he's adamant that American combat troops shouldn't be sent back to Iraq.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 07:11
A U.S. official said Wednesday that more than 10,000 Islamic State fighters have been killed by American-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria in nine months, offering a first body count for a campaign that has yet to blunt their advance.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 06:39
One of the last American combat units stationed in Europe is asking the government for bigger guns amid rising tensions over Russia's involvement in the Ukraine conflict.