"The worst thing president Trump is doing is he's calling into question the chain of command's commitment to the rule of law. He's got to knock that off," retired General Barry McCaffrey said on MSNBC.
The Chinese owned application, which is viewed with suspicion by some U.S. politicians, has been deemed unsafe by top officials at the Navy - but it remains unclear just what the dangers may be.
The 120th instalment of the rivalry between Army and Navy takes place in Philadelphia on Saturday, with the Midshipmen looking to snap a three-game losing streak against their rivals.
In an interview for ABC News, former military officers weighed in on Trump firing Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.
Spencer's forced resignation comes after he reportedly threatened to quit when Trump declared that he would stop the Navy from stripping Gallagher of the Trident pin.
Police found Ronald Wayne White, 51, had died in 2016 in his apartment in DeSoto, Dallas.
Fred C. Arena was arrested Friday after officials claim he lied about his membership in white supremacist hate group Vanguard America in order to obtain a security clearance for his job at the Philadelpha Navy Yard.
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"The sailors did not serve in the same departments, and there does not appear to be a connection between their deaths," a Navy spokesperson said.
Retired Admiral William McRaven said the president's team must draw on their expertise to provide Trump with a range of options to respond to the attacks on Saudi Arabia.
"There's got to be ways to combat this instead of just pointing at the thing and saying, 'Well, now it's getting worse!'" the man said.
Reports suggested the new submarine may have been designed to carry and launch ballistic missiles, which could in future be tipped with nuclear warheads.
White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said it was not "unreasonable" for someone in the Trump administration to have the U.S.S. John McCain moved in Japan last week.
McCain also pointed out that the warship was actually named for her grandfather and great grandfather "who were the very first four-star admirals in the Navy."
"Navy leadership is currently reviewing this instance to ensure that the wearing of the patch does not violate DoD policy or regulations," a Navy spokesperson said.
The first message sent by Morse code's dots and dashes across a long distance traveled from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore on Friday, May 24.
The U.S. Armed Forces is made up of seven uniformed branches.
Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz doubled down on his calls for a U.S. Space Force to take on extraterrestrial pirates and existential threats.
"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.
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.
Tensions in the Pacific run high between the U.S. and China over the independence of Taiwan and territorial claims in the South China Sea.
A Global Times op-ed said the U.S. is "far more sensitive than its allies."
In the 1960s and 70s, the U.S. and U.K. forcibly expelled the population of Diego Garcia, an island now used as a military base thousands of miles off the coasts of Africa and Asia.
State media dismissed criticism after two Chinese fighter jets crossed the "middle line" between the mainland and Taiwan on Sunday.
Russia and China will host their annual Joint Sea exercises next month, as the U.S. intensifies its attempts to push back the countries' growing naval power.
The U.S. chief of naval operations said his forces had a "number of options" in dealing with an increasingly powerful Russian navy.
"The Taiwan issue is a matter of China's internal affairs," General Li Zuocheng said.
A man of incredible resolve, in the brig my brother actually uttered the words: "It may have been better if they killed me over there. At least I knew who the enemy was."