U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Dustin B. Ard, 31, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, died Thursday from wounds he sustained during combat operations in Zabul, a southern Afghan province bordering Kandahar.
An American Speical Forces soldier was killed in Afghanistan Thursday as violence continues throughout the region amid ongoing peace negotiations between U.S. and Taliban officials.
The shortage of personnel and military hardware was created in February when Democratic governors pulled their National Guard troops from the border as a rebuke to President Trump.
A U.S. Army recruiting commander in Houston, Texas, has been suspended pending an investigation into a memo sent out to Army recruiters that used a Nazi motto.
Even as there was fresh hope for a deal with the Taliban that could end the U.S.' longest war, Americans lost their lives in Afghanistan.
Newsweek has learned from senior defense officials that U.S. forces have been ordered to stop targeting the Taliban and advising Afghan allies as thousands of troops were set to withdraw from the country.
As the Pentagon confirms the deployment of 1000 U.S. troops and six helicopters to the southwest border next week on August 15, documents obtained by Newsweek show drones and reconnaissance planes could be going with them.
After the mass shooting on Sunday in Dayton, Ohio claimed the lives of nine people and injured 27 others, conspiracy theories online targeted a deceased man bearing the same name as the suspected shooter.
Defense Department officials identified two U.S. Army paratroopers killed in Afghanistan an apparent insider attack on Monday bringing the Pentagon's death toll in America's longest war to a total of fifteen this year.
The first-term lawmaker told Newsweek that after weeks of studying the evidence, she's determined the accusations levied against the four-star general are false.
Senators heard from both General John E. Hyten and his sexual assault accuser Colonel Kathryn Spletstoser privately last week. But coupled with his public testimony on Tuesday, the Trump nominee has, so far, failed to quell some of the concerns.
Two American service members in Afghanistan were killed Monday afternoon in what a Defense Department source described as an apparent insider attack by a member of Afghanistan's national army.
Sixteen U.S. Marines during a battalion formation on Thursday morning for their alleged role in various illegal activities ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses, Marine Corps officials said.
In a rare move by U.S. military officials, a Naval Special Warfare platoon has been expelled from Iraq and directed to return to San Diego, California after commanders learned of allegations of unauthorized drinking and sexual assault.
The Pentagon's watchdog on Thursday said Dana W. White, a political appointee from the Trump administration and the Defense Department's former chief spokeswoman, violated ethical regulations by directing and allowing subordinates to run personal errands for her.
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.