| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Midshipmen at the Naval Academy have filmed a video pledging to fight sexual assault at the academy and in the Navy and Marine Corps.
"It's on us — USNA," a 90-second video, was posted Monday on YouTube. It features a succession of midshipmen, male...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:50 PM
A Marine who disappeared from a military camp in Iraq a decade ago and eventually turned up with family in Lebanon was charged Friday with desertion and other charges, a U.S. Marines official said.
Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, an Arabic interpreter from...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Rory Kennedy thought she already knew something of the Vietnam War, of its tragedy and lingering scars on America and the Vietnamese. When she was approached about making a documentary on the final hours of U.S. involvement there, the director wondered...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:33 AM
There are no atheists in a foxhole, goes the old military saw, but there is a place for them in the Air Force, which has decided to make the words “So help me God,” optional in oaths.
The action allows enlisted members and officers to delete...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, freed after years of captivity in Afghanistan and returned to active duty this week, has retained an attorney — a military law expert from Yale.
Eugene Fidell, who teaches military justice at Yale Law School, told the Los...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion. But nothing in the Constitution forbids a president from consulting with clerics, and meetings between presidents and religious figures...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:00 PM
If Sam Spade was a tough guy, Jim Rockford was … well, he could throw a punch, but he didn't like to because it hurt his hand.
Rockford's idea of a good time was eating Oreos and fishing with his dad, not spending a lost weekend with some smoky...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:27 PM
The Navy is investigating allegations that a Washington-based sailor threatened to rape a California naval recruit in a comment posted on social media, military officials told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday.
Cmdr. Jeannie Groeneveld, public affairs...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, who has been declared a deserter on two separate occasions a decade ago, has turned himself in to U.S. custody and will face charges, the Marines confirmed.
The 34-year-old arrived in Norfolk, Va., on Sunday and is...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 1:40 PM
The Army has demoted Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair two levels in rank for sexual misconduct following his guilty pleas at a court-martial earlier this year, the Army secretary announced Friday.
Secretary of the Army John McHugh said Sinclair, once a...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:17 PM
Prosecutors in the military case against five accused Sept. 11 plotters urged a judge Monday to reverse his decision to allow a separate trial for one of the defendants, who has shown signs of severe mental problems after years of incarceration at CIA...