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.
In his Fourth of July speech, President Donald Trump called on America's young people to "make a truly great statement" and sign up to the armed forces.
Christian McCoy, a retired Green Beret working for CACI International, was killed Monday.
"The numbers he pulled out of the air are completely false," one law professor said.
"They want us to kill guys compassionately and only under the rules of engagement that they say to," Representative Duncan Hunter complained.
"Power over foreign policy has shifted to the executive branch over the last 30 years. Many of us in the Senate want to start taking it back," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.
"It was entirely inappropriate to use that as a point of a political rally," said retired Army General Barry McCaffrey.
Activists claim the move is a political stunt to impress the Trump administration.
General Terrence O'Shaughnessy said the U.S. now faces "adversaries that are actually able to reach out and touch us."
The Air Force brigadier general newly in charge of one of the nation's most celebrated and elite Air Force wings has been running an online evangelical Christian ministry—in possible violation of rules against proselytizing.
"Strengthening Russia as an independent international player does not give rest to our NATO colleagues," Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that "major powers have spoiled Iran" as he joined President Donald Trump in isolating the Islamic Republic.
Only 37 percent of Germans believe the continent needs U.S. protection.
America has signed off on $46.9 billion worth of arms sales so far this year.
The CEO of Russia's Rostec state corporation said that the company developed "a coating that, like a chameleon, mimics the color of the environment."
A married couple of ex-Marines is held accountable for cyberstalking, a year after a news investigation broke the story.
The U.S.-led coalition said its warplanes or "partnered forces" may have been behind strikes that killed up to 28 civilians in eastern Syria.
Trump has said the U.S. should spend less but he spent more on Europe's defense, all for a Russian threat he disputes is there.
"The Republic of Korea investment was over 90 percent of the cost," U.S. Commander Vincent Brooks said.