Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:35:00 -0400 3rd ID commander readies his troops for Afghanistan The war in Afghanistan may be coming to a close, but the commanding general of the 3rd Infantry Division is calling on his soldiers to stay focused as they prepare to deploy.
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:20:00 -0400 Iraqi officials say Islamic State leader wounded in airstrike Iraqi officials said Sunday that an airstrike wounded the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Pentagon officials said they had no immediate information on such a strike or al-Baghdadi being wounded.
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:15:00 -0400 Navy Blue Angels celebrate homecoming show Despite a chilly 47 degrees and heavy cloud cover this morning, cars were lined up outside Pensacola Naval Air Station for the 2014 Blue Angels Homecoming Show.
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:39:00 -0400 Eielson chips away at the mystery of a submerged WB-29 bomber The mystery of the Lady of the Lake, an abandoned B-29 bomber sitting at the bottom of a pond not far from the flight line here, has been partially solved, but officials are looking for more information on how the bomber mysteriously came to be in the wat
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:26:00 -0400 Kabul police chief survives assassination attempt Afghan authorities are investigating how a man wearing an explosives-packed vest was able to infiltrate the heavily guarded police headquarters in central Kabul on Sunday and attempt to assassinate the city's chief of police.
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:05:00 -0400 Air Force Academy cadets win DARPA contest A new fuel-efficient aircraft engine designed in part by Air Force Academy cadets has won an innovation contest sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 09:53:00 -0400 Hunter: JSOC led botched ransom attempt for Bergdahl U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, in a Nov. 5 letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has accused Joint Special Operations Command of leading a botched effort to pay a ransom to bring Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home.
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:55:00 -0400 Unemployment rate for post-9/11 vets at 7.2 percent The unemployment rate for the newest generation of veterans jumped by 1 full percentage point in October, according to new federal data, but the figure of 7.2 percent is about average for 2014 and actually a marked improvement from last year's overall unemployment rate of 9 percent for that group.
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:00:00 -0400 CENTCOM chief: More troops not the answer in Iraq The four-star commander of war operations in Iraq and Syria said politics is the key to defeating the Islamic militants there - and more U.S. troops will not necessarily help resolve the complex sectarian conflict roiling the two nations.