U.S. military

Spacex halts launch of U.S. military satellite due to winds

Sat, 22 Dec 2018 - 03:10 GMT

Elon Musk's SpaceX scrapped Saturday's launch of a long-delayed navigation satellite for the U.S. military due to strong upper level winds.

Nine dead in crash of U.S. military plane on retirement flight

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 09:10 GMT

A Puerto Rico Air National Guard cargo plane, on what was to be its last flight before retirement, crashed near Savannah.

U.S. carries out air strikes against Islamic State in Libya

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 03:50 GMT

The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had conducted two air strikes against Islamic States militants in Libya in the past few days.

U.S. air strike kills more 100 militants in Somalia

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 - 05:25 GMT

The U.S. military said on Tuesday that an air strike targeting an al Shabaab camp had killed more 100 militants.

U.S. forces to stay in Syria for decades, say militia allies

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 03:21 GMT

Washington's main Syrian ally in the fight against Islamic State says the U.S. military will remain in northern Syria long after the jihadists are defeated.

Trump says close to decision on Afghanistan

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 11:50 GMT

Donald Trump said on Thursday he was very close to making a decision on the U.S. military effort in Afghanistan.

Transgender military personnel sue Trump over service ban

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 - 05:37 GMT

Five transgender members of the U.S. military including Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans sued President Donald Trump on Wednesday.

Trump's 'fire and fury' warning hits stocks, lifts yen and gold

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 - 08:47 GMT

Trump's warning North Korea faced "fire and fury" and Pyongyang's response it was considering an attack on Guam drove investors out of stocks on Wednesday.

NATO soldier killed in Afghanistan convoy attack - coalition

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 03:40 GMT

A NATO soldier was killed and six other personnel were wounded on Thursday after a suicide bomber attacked their convoy in Afghanistan's Kabul province.

Trump to ban transgender U.S. military personnel, reversing Obama

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 - 10:40 GMT

Trump said on Wednesday he would ban transgender people from the U.S. military sowing confusion about the fate of thousands of transgender service members.

Four U.S. soldiers killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan - official

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 - 01:56 GMT

At least four American soldiers were shot and killed in an apparent insider attack by an Afghan soldier.