About 3,700 fewer active-duty petty officers will advance this cycle, with advancement opportunity falling across all three paygrades.
The driver of a parade float struck last year by a train, killing four military veterans and injuring others, has told federal investigators that the oncoming train appeared stationary to him.
Vice President Joe Biden told cadets at the Coast Guard Academy that they face a world in which their job is getting more complicated.
A U.S. official says the Pentagon has decided to buy a new computerized health records system that will allow the department to better share and merge its data with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Hundreds of civilians who provide sexual assault prevention and counseling services will be exempted from the 11-day furloughs that most Defense Department employees will face later this year, a Pentagon official said.
Julian Assange's reign as the star of the WikiLeaks story could be coming to an end.
A federal judge is allowing a former manager at a Navy bombing range in North Carolina to take a Bahamas cruise, overruling prosecutors who warned he may never return to face charges of stealing more than $6 million worth of scrap metal.
The next commander of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is about to take charge.
The Navy's Strike Fighter Wing Atlantic is undergoing a change of command.
With reports of sexual harassment and assault on the rise in the military, Master Chief Petty Officer of the (AW/NAC) Navy Mike Stevens is calling on all chief's to take action.
The Pentagon is asking Congress for more than $450 million for maintaining and upgrading the Guantanamo Bay prison that President Obama wants to close.
A Coast Guard rescue swimmer whose disappearance led to a massive search in Hawaii pleaded guilty to desertion Tuesday, saying he left work one day, decided never to return and spent the next three months camping in the mountains of Oahu.
A House panel is poised by pass sweeping changes in sexual assault prevention programs on Wednesday, with less command flexibility in reducing or dismissing rape and assault charges and wider support for victims.
The House has passed a bill that would require the Transportation Security Administration to expedite security screenings for severely injured or disabled veterans and any family members or caregivers traveling with them.
The U.S. has identified five men who might be responsible for the attack on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year, and has enough evidence to justify seizing them by militaryforce as suspected terrorists, officials say.
Lawmakers are seeking to prohibit the U.S. from removing missile defense equipment from East Asia, even if the threat posed by a nuclear-armed North Korea is eliminated.
Republicans are trying to block Obama administration overtures to Russia on missile defense, creating a potential obstacle to arms control talks.
Annual cost-of-living adjustments in veterans' disability and survivor benefits would become automatic - just like Social Security - beginning in 2014 under a bill passed by the House on Tuesday.
A key House panel is rejecting the idea that budget cuts must mean pain for service members, retirees and their families.
The Veterans Affairs Department is 240 people shy of meeting a goal to hire 1,600 new mental health professionals by June 30, VA officials said Tuesday.