Command Sergeant Major Timothy A. Bolyard was the highest-ranking enlisted soldier of a unit that forms the U.S. Army's newest adviser brigade deployed to Afghanistan as a part of the Trump administration's strategy.
Analysts disagree: "Threatening military action risks derailing diplomatic progress and spreads false hope among the extremist voices in the Venezuelan opposition that they don't have to do the hard work of building a coalition and leadership structure."
Russia's top diplomat warned the U.S. "not to play with fire" as Moscow rallied forces in support of the Syrian regime.
Three years after the U.S. Army opened its legendary Ranger school to women, the first enlisted female soldier is scheduled to graduate on Friday.
After the U.S. defense secretary said Iran was "on notice," the Islamic Republic's top general warned any attacking forces would "pay a heavy price."
The Russian navy fired off grenades and machine guns in the Mediterranean Sea, where it says the U.S. is preparing to attack Syria under a false pretext.
The active exoskeleton will be part of the third-generation soldier armor, slated to be completed in 2025.
The Russian military is reportedly sending 10 ships and two submarines—with more on the way—near Syria in response to a suspected U.S. military buildup.
The Air Force is pre-positioning the deployable air base system throughout Europe, so they can be pushed out rapidly in the face of any threat.
Russia and China used the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to rally some of Asia's biggest military powers in a show of force that may challenge the West's hold on the region.
The U.S. has twice attacked Syrian in response to reports of chemical weapons attacks, but Russia says the events were staged.
The U.S. says Chinese influence is bad for Africa, but South Africa and other countries are questioning what President Donald Trump has to offer.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said U.S.-led NATO was refusing to discuss easing increasing tensions. NATO disputed this.
"China is not an enemy, but it is certainly an adversary of the United States," the Pentagon said in a report released this week.
South Korea appears to be outpacing its U.S. ally in trying to make peace with their longtime foe North Korea.
He was there on a counterterrorism operation against the Islamic State.
The U.S. secretly backed both Iran and Iraq in their 1980s war. Their current alliance now spells trouble for American policy in the Middle East.
Ten U.S. military personnel were aboard the aircraft flown by pilots from the elite 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment.
It is "highly likely" that the U.S. will send forces on a permanent basis, the Polish defense minister said.
A new report says Chinese nuclear-capable bombers are "likely training for strikes against U.S. and allied targets."
Russia and China have sought to expand their ties in the wake of what they consider an aggressive U.S. foreign policy.
Far from making a comeback, Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate awaits a devastating government offensive on the country's last rebel-held region.
The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act gives the U.S. military 180 days to evaluate whether its forces know the languages of top rival nations.
Do U.S. military bases make the Asia-Pacific a safer place, or are they raising the prospects of war?