The Defense Department identified two "heroic" U.S. Army soldiers killed after their helicopter crashed while supporting ground operations in eastern Afghanistan.
Two U.S. service members were killed in a helicopter crash on Wednesday in Afghanistan, however, preliminary reports do not indicate it was caused by enemy fire.
"[They're] asked to bear the responsibility of a hundred percent of [the country's] safety," said actor and former U.S. Marine Adam Driver. "What better community to arm with the new means of self-expression than the men and women of our armed forces and the family that supports them?"
Amid a barrage of criticisms from U.S. Marines over an article which revealed the identity of a Marine reservist being harassed over nude pictures of herself, the service's top brass backed the embattled Marine and asked for a full retraction of the story.
President Donald Trump has consistently argued in favor of ending Middle East wars, while holding on to foreign oil assets— feeding into longstanding criticism about the intention of U.S. intervention.
Leaked data from a now defunct neo-Nazi website revealed extremist beliefs among active duty service members.
Current and former U.S. Marines rebuked Corps leaders. "The vitriol towards female Marines is at an all-time high right now and this video just shows it," said former Marine Sergeant Erin Kirk-Cuomo.
On Monday, President Donald Trump tweeted out a picture of the military dog wounded during a special operations raid against al-Baghdadi, the ISISI leader. Multiple Defense Department sources told Newsweek the dog's name—and gender.
Pentagon leaders continue to grapple with suicide and alcohol-related deaths in the U.S. military. The news comes roughly a month after a string of suicides aboard the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush.
Newsweek has learned that the U.S. has killed ISIS spokesperson Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir in Aleppo, Syria.
"Something very big has just happened," tweeted Trump. The Defense Department reported "high confidence" that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead.
Newsweek has learned of a tentative U.S. plan to send about 30 tanks along with personnel to guard oil fields in eastern Syria as troops pulled out from other parts of the country.
"The trend for decades with respect to law enforcement agencies is a ban against officers shooting at a moving vehicle because it is likely to be ineffective and carries a high risk of lethal harm, including to bystanders," Hina Shamsi, the director of the National Security Project at the ACLU said.
Dozens of nations see the deaths of a million and a half Armenians and hundreds of thousands of Greeks and Assyrians under the Ottomans as a genocide, the U.S. might have too, an NSC official told Newsweek.
Newsweek has learned that President Trump was given alternative Syria withdrawal plans involving UN peacemakers and diplomatic pressure, but opted instead for a speedy exit.
The U.S. "has been assisting the Russian forces to navigate through previously unsafe areas quickly," a senior Pentagon official told Newsweek.
President Trump's announced pullout of U.S. troops from Syria prompted an attack by Turkey on Syrian Kurds. U.S. special forces were shelled so heavily, they considered firing back.
As Turkey launches offensive operations into northeastern Syria against once American-backed Syrian militias, the danger facing U.S. forces in the region have heightened amid reports that U.S. operations against the Islamic State militant group in Syria have halted.
An intelligence official told Newsweek about Trump's phone call with the Turkish leader, saying the U.S. president was "out-negotiated."
Kelvin Ty Whelly, the former U.S. Marine infantryman who was part of a smear campaign against Senator Warren, falsely claimed to be a combat veteran of the Afghanistan War.
As local and federal authorities launch investigations into the deaths of three sailors from the Navy aircraft carrier U.S.S. George H.W. Bush, a Pentagon report discloses a disconnect between the lower enlisted and senior ranks on board.
General Mark A. Milley of the U.S. Army was sworn in on Monday as the highest-ranking military officer in the country. Milley takes over as the Pentagon continues engagements in seven countries and amid a tumultuous presidency.
A total of 541 active duty, reserve, and National Guard troops died by suicide in 2018. Rates among the active-duty component increased over the last five years while statistics among National Guard forces and reserves remain consistent.
The peace talks are collapsing and the violence still claims U.S. service members' lives, but it's been over a year since the Pentagon held a press briefing on America's longest war.
Bad optics? U.S. Marine Commandant General David H. Berger of the Marine Corps is upset that one of his units in South Florida planned to hold its annual military ball at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach.
Two U.S. Army soldiers turned amateur "merchants of death" were indicted for attempting to sell military weapons and explosives to a smuggler bound for Mexico.
The Taliban said more Americans would die after Trump said he was canceling a secret Camp David meeting aimed at ending America's longest war.
"I said my goodbyes and told my son he needed to look after his mom and sister-to-be...if I didn't make it back home," said retired NYPD Detective Rob O'Donnell. Ten-minutes later, Seven World Trade Center, a 47-story building in Lower Manhattan, collapsed around him.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo uses an Obama-era line to describe al-Qaeda and the current situation in Afghanistan. Organizations and officials claim Pompeo is underestimating their capabilities and influence.
While three schools are located in the United States or a U.S. territory, the others are on military bases overseas.