U.S. intelligence officials have determined a Russian effort is underway to create a pretext for its troops to further invade Ukraine, and Moscow has already prepositioned operatives to conduct "a false-flag operation" in eastern Ukraine, according to the White House.
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Maj. Gen. Kevin Vereen, head of Army Recruiting Command, told AP that shuttered schools and the competitive job market over the past year have posed significant challenges for recruiters. So heading into the most difficult months of the year for recruiting, the Army is hoping that some extra cash and a few other changes will entice qualified young people to sign up.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday ruled out any halt to the continued expansion of the military organization to address Russian security concerns, rejecting a key part of President Vladimir Putin's demands for easing tensions with Ukraine.
Brooks, born on Sept. 12, 1909, was known for his good-natured sense of humor, positivity and kindness. When asked for his secret to a long life, he often said, "serving God and being nice to people."
A federal judge in Texas has granted a preliminary injunction stopping the Navy from acting against 35 sailors for refusing on religious grounds to comply with an order to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin spoke Thursday amid growing alarm over Russia's troop buildup near Ukraine, a simmering crisis that has become further complicated in recent days as the Kremlin has stepped up its calls for security guarantees and test fired hypersonic missiles to underscore its demands.
It was not clear when the launch happened or what devices the carrier brought with it. Iran aired footage of the blastoff against the backdrop of negotiations in Vienna to restore Tehran's tattered nuclear deal with world powers. An eight round had been underway this week and is to resume after New Year's holidays.
President Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will speak Thursday as the Russian leader has stepped up his demands for security guarantees in Eastern Europe while maintaining an unsettling buildup of troops near Russia's border with Ukraine.
U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan accepted the company's plea and ordered Balfour Beatty Communities LLC to pay over $33.6 million in criminal fines and over $31.8 million in restitution to the U.S. military
Senior cadet Conor William Deans, a cadet studying computer science and cyber security, accepted his commission in November and was informed he will be stationed at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California for training.
Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Celiz was leading an operation to clear an area of enemy forces in Afghanistan in 2018 when his team came under attack. He used his body to shield his unit from enemy fire as a casualty was loaded on to a medical evacuation helicopter. Celiz stayed behind to cover the aircraft.
Katie Celiz recalled memories at a roundtable in Washington, D.C., as her late husband, Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Celiz, was about to be awarded the Medal of Honor by President Joe Biden for an act of valor in Afghanistan that saved his men but ended his life.
The review, done by Air Force Lt. Gen. Sami Said and endorsed by Austin in November, found there were breakdowns in communication and in the process of identifying and confirming the target of the bombing, which killed 10 civilians, including seven children. But he concluded that the strike was a tragic mistake and not caused by misconduct or negligence.
Clifford Wooldridge moved to Mount Pleasant last year, and an effort is already underway by South Carolina veterans to get the former "Marine of the Year" an upgrade Navy Cross to the Medal of Honor. That's one of many efforts ongoing throughout the state to have Medals of Honor awarded.
Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Celiz, 32, was believed to be a part of the effort to capture or kill militant targets at a time when the broader U.S. military mission was geared toward training and supporting the Afghan defense forces.
Thomas James Stephan, 30, was charged by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement with writing texts threatening to kill, do bodily injury, conduct a mass shooting or an act of terrorism.
An estimated 25 South Carolina residents died in the Dec. 7, 1941, attack, and eight of those deaths were on the battleship Arizona.
Alison Mrgan described her husband as gregarious, ostentatious and easy to talk to — the daredevil was always doing some sort of crazy stunt, whether diving, rock climbing or jumping from an airplane.
In Charleston, where Joint Base Charleston is located, housing prices have exploded and have put a burden on young service members and their families.
S.W.O.R.D International is investing $9.5 million into Greenville County and creating 55 new jobs as it relocates its small arms and defense equipment production.
This year, David Edwards is preparing to place around 5,000 wreaths, which is a new personal record. But it's still shy of the 26,000 headstones he's trying to reach.
Five Fort Jackson drill sergeants were up in the pre-dawn hours for some friendly competition and a chance to claim bragging rights as most elite among their peers as part of a new competition at the Army base.
For Veterans Day, a group of Democratic lawmakers is reviving an effort to pay the families of Black service members who fought on behalf of the nation during World War II for benefits they were denied or prevented from taking full advantage of when they returned home from war.
Two men, Kyle Carpenter and Thomas Patrick Payne, are living Medal of Honor recipients from Batesburg-Leesville. Here's how their time in rural South Carolina influenced their lives.
Elbit Systems of America, an Israeli-owned federal contractor based near Dallas, is expanding to Palmetto Commerce Parkway.
Dubbed the “pink and greens” by service members in the 1940s (one pair of pants had a pink hue, according to military clothiers), the new uniform includes one green jacket, khaki pants, a khaki dress shirt and brown oxford shoes.
Most of the new orders are expected to fall under a $62 billion indefinite quantity contract awarded in 2020, but at least one new customer is likely to fall outside that contract.
Turbeville's remains were among those returned to the U.S. in 2018 following the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un.
The annual Charleston Veterans Day Parade is set to celebrate military retirees Nov. 6, marching for the first time since 2019 after being canceled last year due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The company is working with state and local governments and local higher education institutions, such as Greenville Technical College, to fill the positions, according to an Oct. 25 news release.
It was the largest battle in the Army's history, with more than 600,000 soldiers taking to the frigid forests to fight. More than 80,000 Americans died, equating to 10 percent of all U.S. casualties in World War II.
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Oct. 18 that Army Staff Sgt. William R. Linder, 30, of Piedmont, was accounted for long after he'd been marked unknown in a military cemetery in Belgium.
Russia on Monday suspended its mission at NATO and ordered the closure of the alliance's office in Moscow in retaliation for NATO's expulsion of Russian diplomats.
Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday.
Lt. Col. Joel Kornegay, senior chaplain at Joint Base Charleston, has told the congregants the number of military retirees attending has dwindled significantly over the years, and that there are too few active-duty airmen in attendance each week to fully warrant the Sunday Protestant service.
Late last week, the Charleston-based Christian nonprofit known simply as Remember confirmed its lone Afghanistan employee, identified as "Farid" out of concerns for his safety, arrived in the United Arab Emirates along with his wife and three children.
Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and wounding 70, a Taliban official said. It was the deadliest day since the U.S. military withdrawal.
"Despite repeated requests to DoD, NSA and DCSA for any information pertaining to NSA’s actions and the reasoning for the clearance access suspension, no substantive information has been provided," Arrington's lawsuit said.
A new bill titled the "1st Lt. Hugh Conor McDowell Safety in Armed Forces Equipment Act of 2021" introduced in Congress aims to improve the safety and effectiveness of military tactical vehicles in Conor's honor.
While the discussion mainly focused on the overwhelming economic impact the military has in the Palmetto State, recurring concerns that base commanders stressed were the lack of affordable housing in many cities and school rankings that aren't as strong as in other states that attract veterans and active-duty service members.
An Islamic State suicide bomber struck at a mosque packed with Shiite Muslim worshippers in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 46 people and wounding dozens in the latest security challenge to the Taliban as they transition from insurgency to governance.
The Oct. 2 game marked another historic occasion, it was the first time that both Corps of Cadets from the two historic military colleges were commanded by women.
The number of U.S. military suicides jumped by 15 percent last year, fueled by significant increases in the Army and Marine Corps that senior leaders called troubling. They urged more effort to reverse the trend.
Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, refused to say what advice he gave President Joe Biden last spring when Biden was considering whether to keep any troops in Afghanistan. But he told the Senate Armed Services Committee it was his personal opinion that at least 2,500 were needed to guard against a collapse of the Kabul government and a return to Taliban rule.
As of Thursday, about 4,000 migrants remained under the bridge between Del Rio and Mexico, Department of Homeland Security officials said. The number peaked sharply on Saturday, as migrants driven by confusion over the Biden administration's policies and misinformation on social media converged at the crossing. Food, shelter and medical care were being provided to those who need it officials said.
China has bristled at the moves, and the growing tensions between Beijing and Washington prompted U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the weekend to implore U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping to repair their "completely dysfunctional" relationship, warning they risk dividing the world.
The message finally came early Sunday: A charter flight would carry the girls and their families from Afghanistan — to where they didn't know. The buses that would take them to the airport were already on their way.
"The strike was a tragic mistake," Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, told a Pentagon news conference.
Chicago-based aerospace giant Boeing Co. will invest $200 million to begin manufacturing the U.S. Navy's latest unmanned aircraft at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in a project that could add more than 150 jobs on the company's southwest Illinois campus, according to an announcement scheduled for Friday.