Military

  • MilitaryMore>>

  • Drone strike kills 9 Al-Qaeda militants

    Drone strike kills 9 Al-Qaeda militants

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:39 PM EDT2014-04-19 20:39:15 GMT
    An American drone strike has killed nine suspected Al Qaeda militants and inadvertently killed and wounded some civilians. The raid targeted a car carrying the militants in the Sawmaa area in the al-Bayda province.
    An American drone strike has killed nine suspected Al Qaeda militants and inadvertently killed and wounded some civilians. The raid targeted a car carrying the militants in the Sawmaa area in the al-Bayda province.
  • Fort Drum soldier fatally wounded in Afghanistan

    Fort Drum soldier fatally wounded in Afghanistan

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:12:36 GMT
    U.S. Army photoU.S. Army photo
    A soldier from Fort Drum in northern New York has died from wounds suffered in combat in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced. Spc. Kerry M. G. Danyluk, 27, of Cuero, Texas, was wounded during a firefight with insurgents in Pul-e-Alam, Logar province on April 12, 2014, the Pentagon said. The military flew him to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, where he died three days later.
    A soldier from Fort Drum in northern New York has died from wounds suffered in combat in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced. Spc. Kerry M. G. Danyluk, 27, of Cuero, Texas, was wounded during a firefight with insurgents in Pul-e-Alam, Logar province on April 12, 2014, the Pentagon said. The military flew him to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, where he died three days later.
  • First women move into Army platoon artillery jobs

    First women move into Army platoon artillery jobs

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:42:56 GMT
    Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead. At the edge of the circle, the platoon leader watches as the field artillerymen go through their training exercise.No one seems to notice the small knot of hair at the base of the lieutenant's helmet.
    Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead. At the edge of the circle, the platoon leader watches as the field artillerymen go through their training exercise.No one seems to notice the small knot of hair at the base of the lieutenant's helmet.
  • Schumer calls for parade to honor troops

    Schumer calls for parade to honor troops

    Sunday, April 13 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-04-14 01:26:20 GMT
    Military NewsMilitary News
    Senator Charles Schumer is calling for New York City to host a homecoming parade for troops returning from the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Parades down Broadway in lower Manhattan used to be a semi-regular event in the city from the 1920s until the 1960s. 
    Senator Charles Schumer is calling for New York City to host a homecoming parade for troops returning from the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Parades down Broadway in lower Manhattan used to be a semi-regular event in the city from the 1920s until the 1960s. 
  • NSA 'cyber-attacks' military service academies

    NSA 'cyber-attacks' military service academies

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:19:43 GMT
    If Douglas MacArthur or Ulysses S. Grant went to the U.S. Military Academy today, they might be testing their defensive skills hunched in front of a computer screen. A team of caffeine-fueled cadets is spending long days this week in a computer lab trying to fend off threats cooked up by experts at the National Security Agency.
    If Douglas MacArthur or Ulysses S. Grant went to the U.S. Military Academy today, they might be testing their defensive skills hunched in front of a computer screen. A team of caffeine-fueled cadets is spending long days this week in a computer lab trying to fend off threats cooked up by experts at the National Security Agency.
  • Vets' brain damage from blasts not always apparent

    Vets' brain damage from blasts not always apparent

    Even if they have no symptoms, military veterans exposed to blasts from bombs, grenades and other devices may still have brain damage, a new study finds.
    Even if they have no symptoms, military veterans exposed to blasts from bombs, grenades and other devices may still have brain damage, a new study finds.
  • Poor sleep in Gulf War vets may be tied to brain changes

    Poor sleep in Gulf War vets may be tied to brain changes

    There may be a link between poor sleep quality and reduced gray matter in the brains of Gulf War veterans, a new study suggests.
    There may be a link between poor sleep quality and reduced gray matter in the brains of Gulf War veterans, a new study suggests.
  • Military contractors suffer high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder

    Military contractors suffer high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder

    Private contractors who worked in Afghanistan, Iraq and other conflict zones over the past two years have high rates of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study finds.
    Private contractors who worked in Afghanistan, Iraq and other conflict zones over the past two years have high rates of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study finds.
  • Vets with Gulf War Syndrome show brain changes

    Vets with Gulf War Syndrome show brain changes

    A new study shows changes in the brains of Gulf War soldiers who are believed to have been sickened by exposure to chemical weapons and may provide insight into why they often report memory problems.
    A new study shows changes in the brains of Gulf War soldiers who are believed to have been sickened by exposure to chemical weapons and may provide insight into why they often report memory problems.
  • Capt. William Swenson awarded Medal of Honor for Afghanistan battle

    Capt. William Swenson awarded Medal of Honor for Afghanistan battle

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 3:20 PM EDT2013-10-15 19:20:29 GMT
    White House imageWhite House image
    A former Army captain whose heroic actions in a deadly Afghan battle were captured on video received the nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor, from President Barack Obama at the White House Tuesday. Obama placed the award around the neck of William D. Swenson for his actions in a lengthy battle against the Taliban.
    A former Army captain whose heroic actions in a deadly Afghan battle were captured on video received the nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor, from President Barack Obama at the White House Tuesday. Obama placed the award around the neck of William D. Swenson for his actions in a lengthy battle against the Taliban.
  • Defense, Navy secretaries' statements on Navy Yard shooting

    Defense, Navy secretaries' statements on Navy Yard shooting

    Monday, September 16 2013 4:17 PM EDT2013-09-16 20:17:47 GMT
    The Pentagon issued a statement from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel about the deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday.
    The Pentagon issued a statement from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel about the deadly shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday.
  • Fort Drum soldier dies in Afghanistan

    Fort Drum soldier dies in Afghanistan

    Monday, June 3 2013 5:33 PM EDT2013-06-03 21:33:59 GMT
    A soldier stationed at Fort Drum, in northern New York, died in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced.
    A soldier stationed at Fort Drum, in northern New York, died in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced.
  • Navy SEAL from Long Island dies in training accident

    Navy SEAL from Long Island dies in training accident

    Friday, May 17 2013 4:17 PM EDT2013-05-17 20:17:46 GMT
    A Humvee carrying six Navy SEALs and two other sailors overturned during a training exercise at Fort Knox in Kentucky, killing one of the SEALs and injuring the others, military officials said Friday.
    A Humvee carrying six Navy SEALs and two other sailors overturned during a training exercise at Fort Knox in Kentucky, killing one of the SEALs and injuring the others, military officials said Friday.
  • Yankees to play exhibition game at West Point

    Yankees to play exhibition game at West Point

    Wednesday, January 16 2013 3:33 PM EST2013-01-16 20:33:01 GMT
    The New York Yankees will take on cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in an exhibition game this spring, MLB.com reported.
    The New York Yankees will take on cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in an exhibition game this spring, MLB.com reported.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices