Allied and Afghan forces are putting a greater focus on going after the Haqqani militant network, which has threatened to disrupt the Afghan presidential elections in April, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Thursday.
The U.S. doesn't have the ships and surveillance capabilities to go after the illegal drugs flowing into the U.S. from Latin America, the top military commander for the region told senators Thursday, adding that the lack of resources means he has to
Ukraine's prime minister told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that Russia had carried out a 'military aggression' in Crimea, and dramatically switched from English to Russian to ask Russia whether it wants war.
Prosecutors have charged a Maryland woman with misdemeanor assault on a child for allegedly hitting toddlers under her care at a military daycare center.
Despite early reports declaring 'Enlisted' dead on arrival, the new FOX comedy series is fighting on with a surge of support from military and DVR watchers.
A naval exercise in the Barents Sea involving Norway, the U.S. and Russia is expected to be canceled because of action that Washington is taking against Russia regarding Ukraine.
Creating budgets for the Defense Department is always challenging. But determining where to cut and where to spend requires an intense analysis of high-cost line items.
Men hawk Russian tricolor flags to drivers at traffic lights on the streets of the Crimean capital. Mini-vans emblazoned with election slogans belt out patriotic songs.
A guided-missile cruiser is preparing to deploy from Norfolk.
The guided missile destroyer Pinckney will soon end its participation in search efforts for a Malaysian passenger jet that has been missing for nearly a week.
Malaysian authorities expanded their search for the missing jetliner into the Andaman Sea and beyond on Thursday after saying it could have flown for several hours after its last contact with the ground.
A dispute between the CIA and the Senate that flared into public view this week has no obvious path toward criminal prosecution and may be better resolved through political compromise than in a court system leery of stepping into government quarrels, lega
A gay rights advocacy group says it is ending its efforts to get organizers of Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade to allow gay military veterans to march.
An independent commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general has concluded there 'is no compelling medical reason' for the U.S.
Counting down to a high-stakes Crimean referendum, President Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. would 'completely reject' a vote opening the door for the strategic Ukrainian peninsula to join Russia if the election goes ahead on Sunday.
The head of 5th Fleet has been nominated by President Obama for reappointment to vice admiral and to a new post as deputy chief of naval operations for operations, plans and strategy, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday.
The number of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan plunged last year amid growing care to avoid civilian deaths, but the death toll in neighboring Afghanistan continues to rise, the United Nations' special investigator on counterterrorism said Wednesday.
A scientific panel convened to define Gulf War illness for researchers and doctors who treat veterans of the 1990-91 Persian Gulf War failed to find a singular definition, saying a lack of evidence hampered that effort.
Funding for traumatic brain injury care would drop under the White House's proposed fiscal 2015 budget, but Veterans Affairs Department officials say that's actually good news.