| 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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Former Congressman Allen West wants his former colleagues in the U.S. House to file articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama.
Citing the swap of five Taliban prisoners of war held by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for Sgt. Bowe...
| 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 16, 2014
| 11:02 PM
The FBI committed no wrongdoing when it carried out a secret inquiry into the defense teams for the five accused Sept. 11 terrorist conspirators, a government lawyer told a military judge at Guantanamo Bay on Monday.
Fernando Campoamor-Sanchez, a senior...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:35 PM
The United States told the U.N. Security Council that the suspected ringleader of a deadly 2012 attack on its diplomatic compound in Benghazi planned to target more Americans and that justified his capture.
In a letter obtained by Reuters on Wednesday,...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:35 PM
Libya on Wednesday condemned U.S. special forces' arrest of a man on its soil suspected of masterminding a deadly Islamist militant attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, describing the detention as a violation of Libyan sovereignty.
In the first...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:41 PM
After seven years in custody at Guantanamo Bay, a former top Al Qaeda commander and confidant of Osama bin Laden was arraigned Wednesday by U.S. military authorities there, pushing his case into the troubled military tribunal system.
Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi...