Stories tagged: army
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 6 a.m.
HONOLULU – Army officials have spent days sifting through chunks of Black Hawk helicopter debris in turbulent Pacific waters off Hawaii but have yet to see any signs of life …
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
An Army medic who “ran into danger” to save wounded soldiers during a Vietnam War battle despite his own serious wounds on Monday became the first Medal of Honor recipient …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
As a finalist for the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Award, there isn’t much that fazes Sgt.1st Class Kara Wait. A former combat medic who served in Iraq, Wait is ready …
Thu., June 15, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Arlington National Cemetery is moving ahead with plans to expand by roughly 50,000 spaces, extending the cemetery’s life beyond 2050.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Struggling to expand its ranks, the Army will triple the amount of bonuses it’s paying this year to more than $380 million, including new incentives to woo reluctant soldiers to …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
The National Park Service says a member of Canada’s national police force was rescued by an Army helicopter near the summit of Mount Rainier.
Mon., May 29, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
A well-known militant who fought with Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine and participated in far-right European politics before joining the U.S. Army has been discharged from the military, a spokeswoman for …
Fri., May 5, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is scheduled for trial in October on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, according to a new timetable set Friday …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
An Army helicopter with three crew members on board went down on a Maryland golf course Monday, authorities and witnesses said. One person said he saw the chopper “spinning” before …
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
A federal lawsuit alleges the U.S. Army has issued less-than-honorable discharges for potentially thousands of service members without adequately considering the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health …
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
The U.S. Army has submitted a draft agreement to transfer ownership of the former Umatilla Chemical Depot into local control.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
An explosion Tuesday at a sprawling ammunition plant near Kansas City, Missouri, killed one worker and injured four others, the U.S. Army said.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 2:40 p.m.
President Donald Trump is planning to nominate a Tennessee legislator to be Army secretary.
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
The aging veterans sit in camp chairs inside a pop-up awning with makeshift blue-tarp walls. A propane heater makes it liveable as the Army, Navy and Air Force veterans began …
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years ago while fighting in Belgium during World War II.
Sun., March 19, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Three American service members were wounded Sunday when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them at a base in the country’s southern Helmand province, U.S. officials said.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
The U.S. Army missed its March 1 deadline to advise Congress on how it acquired 34 miles of Columbia River shoreline behind the McNary Dam.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 7:28 a.m.
Police in southeast Georgia are investigating after two soldiers were found dead in an apartment outside Fort Stewart.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 10 a.m.
After a ceremony this summer, Lt. Col. Khallid Shabazz will become the first Muslim division-level chaplain in the history of the U.S. military – a Muslim spiritual leader for more …
Thu., March 2, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: As war with Germany inches closer, Spokane’s college alumni volunteer for Army Reserve
At least 29 members of the University Club of Spokane expressed their intention of seeking commissions as Army Reserve officers. This was another indication that residents were beginning to believe …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
Major U.S. Army bases at Fort Knox, Ky., and Wiesbaden, Germany, are shutting down child care and education services for military families due to President Donald Trump’s hiring freeze on …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
A Kazakhstan emergency official says seven army soldiers have died in an avalanche in the ex-Soviet republic’s southern mountains.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
With the green light from the federal government, the company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline said Wednesday it plans to resume work immediately to finish the long-stalled project. Opponents …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s campaign-trail condemnation of Bowe Bergdahl – the Army sergeant charged with desertion while serving in Afghanistan – won’t prevent the soldier from getting a fair trial, according …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7:21 a.m.
President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday morning that Chelsea Manning, the Army intelligence analyst who had been convicted for turning over classified diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks, “should never have been released …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
A colonel who once headed the U.S. Army’s strategic war gaming division sobbed and apologized Wednesday before being sentenced to 12 years for receipt and distribution of child pornography.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Jordan Asberry ran for a 3-yard touchdown on fourth down in overtime, sending Army past North Texas 38-31 on Tuesday in a rematch at the Heart of Dallas Bowl.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump has picked Vincent Viola, a New York businessman, West Point graduate and owner of the Florida Panthers hockey team, as his secretary of the Army.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
An Army sergeant who worked as a military recruiter has admitted he funneled dozens of assault weapons to a Mexican cartel last year with the help of other soldiers.
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 6:14 p.m.
The Army football team and its fans around the world can finally rejoice.