"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.
Sources told Newsweek that the U.S. Army attempted to keep the incident quiet since the soldiers' arrest last November.
The general in charge of U.S. military operations in North America dodged questions Tuesday on what specific threat at the southern border justifies President Trump declaring a national emergency.
A U.S. State Department report has accused officials at U.S. Army Europe of trying to cover up the "gross mismanagement" of more than $1.4 million in American taxpayer dollars.
As the 2020 political campaigns begin to heat up the D.C. beltway, a retired U.S. Marine colonel considers a run for Alabama's U.S. Senate seat.
A U.S. District Court sentenced an ex-U.S. Marine reserve officer to almost three years in prison on felony cyberstalking charges last week.
The bombing came just weeks after President Donald Trump declared victory over ISIS and ordered a withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria.
The deployment of active-duty U.S. troops and National Guard forces to the U.S.-Mexico has been extended to September 30.
The president wants to end America's endless wars. Members of the military don't disagree. They just wonder how best to withdraw—and what they fought for.