The child sex abuse conviction of a high-ranking U.S. Marine officer was overturned by an appeals court, sparking outrage from advocacy groups calling for Congressional reform of the military justice system.
Christian McCoy, a retired Green Beret working for CACI International, was killed Monday.
The soldiers died after facing a savage fusillade of gunfire from Taliban militants positioned 10-yards away.
For former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant David G. Bellavia, the memories of Falluja can seem as if they occurred fifty years ago or just yesterday.
President Donald Trump had ordered a series of strikes against Iran in response to the downing of a state-of-the-art drone, but the military operation was called off while in its early stages on Thursday.
President Trump's new acting defense secretary garners bi-partisan support as Patrick Shanahan departs the Pentagon amid allegations of domestic violence.
Documents obtained by Newsweek show the number of single, adult migrants in U.S. custody has grown every week by 1,000 along the U.S.-Mexico border.
In a previously undisclosed incident at the U.S.-Mexico border last month, an armed gunman aiming a firearm at Marines was apprehended, according to documents obtained by Newsweek.
Documents obtained by Newsweek show a shortfall of U.S. military personnel and aircraft at the border as a potential trade war between the U.S. and Mexico looms.
Defense Department documents obtained by Newsweek show U.S. Northern Command sent an urgent request for additional U.S. forces.
"Congress must summon the courage to correct this antiquated law called the Feres doctrine that has harmed our troops," attorney Natalie Khawam, who represents a dying U.S. Army Special Forces soldier, told Newsweek.
"Be on the lookout for Iraq 2.0 justifications. I'm not even kidding," one U.S. military official told Newsweek.
The plans are separated into two categories and involve airstrikes, targeted incursions and setting U.S. forces up for a ground invasion.
While not uncommon, the request comes at a moment of high tension in Washington as Democrats grow increasingly frustrated by what they view as the Trump administration's obstruction of their oversight responsibilities.
"It's a complete disregard for the judgment of those leaders who were put there to hear all the evidence and decided whether somebody was a murderer or not," said a lawyer who specializes in U.S. military cases.
A new bill in Congress could finally allow U.S. service members to sue the military in cases of medical malpractice.
The numbers from 2018 paint a bleak picture of a U.S. military culture that has left senior Defense Department officials grappling to find effective methods to stem the surge of assaults.
The report does suggest that violence from Mexican cartels against Defense Department personnel working on the southwest border could increase.
Confusion over where the U.S.-Mexico border begins and ends led to Mexican soldiers temporarily detaining U.S. soldiers who believed they were in Mexican territory when they were in U.S. territory.
Defense Department documents obtained by Newsweek show a troop surge at the southwest border, a request made by the White House amid President Donald Trump's renewed push to stem the flow of undocumented immigrants.
The Pentagon identified three U.S. Marines killed in Afghanistan on Monday after their convoy was attacked by a Taliban militant driving a car rigged with explosives.
One general in attendance said, "This is something that you go to the mat over. Your Marines and their families."
"I want him to be remembered as the best father that anyone could ask for, and also at the same time being the best soldier that anyone could ask for," said the son of a soldier set to receive the Medal of Honor. "He was my icon."
"I'm sad that I'm losing track of all the people I know who have been killed in action. I'm sad and angry," said a former U.S. Army EOD soldier. "I'm sad that he's gone and angry that I can't switch places with him."
President Donald Trump said U.S. forces had killed the militants responsible for the January suicide bombing in Syria that claimed the lives of 19 people, among them four Americans, a day after they were reported captured.