| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Japan on Tuesday announced a reinterpretation of its pacifist post-World War II Constitution that allows the country's military to help defend the United States and other allies.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the decision by the Cabinet to adjust the...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Under pressure from defense budget cuts, the Army's high-tech training contracts agency in Orlando is undergoing a major restructuring that has cast some uncertainty on the future of the region's training and simulation industry.
The agency has lost...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Israeli security forces were conducting a large-scale search Friday for three teenagers who disapeared in the West Bank and were feared to have been abducted by Palestinian militants.
Families of the Israeli teenagers – one of whom is believed...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 1:49 PM
The fate of three Israeli teens missing in the West Bank since Thursday remained unknown as Israeli forces Saturday expanded a massive manhunt to locate the youths who authorities assume were abducted by Palestinian militants.
Contact was lost with Eyal...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Pro-Russia separatists vowing to disrupt Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine launched a fresh attack Thursday against the Kiev government's beleaguered forces, killing at least 13 soldiers but failing to take control of more territory in the eastern...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Military veterans have a knack for building successful businesses, professionals say, but they have more trouble than non-veterans attracting investors.
That's a challenge now being tackled by a crop of Maryland-based initiatives aimed at helping...
| May 26, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Nigeria's military has located more than 270 girls kidnapped by the militant group Boko Haram, the country's chief of defense staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, said Monday.
"The good news for the parents of the girls is that we know where they are, but...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The Army has removed the commander of the main military hospital at Ft. Bragg, N.C., and suspended three top hospital officials, saying the Army’s medical leaders had lost "trust and confidence" in his leadership.
The action came as Defense...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:04 AM
WASHINGTON — Edward Snowden, who has admitted disclosing secret U.S. surveillance operations at home and abroad, says he was “trained as a spy” and given false names and undercover assignments abroad that made him more than a low-level...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Calls for the resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki over ridiculously excessive wait times for VA medical appointments and, moreover, for the falsification of data that would have illuminated these and related problems,...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:28 AM
Russia has withdrawn most of its troops from the Ukrainian border, but seven battalions, amounting to thousands of men, remain, a U.S. defense official said on Friday.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, in Singapore to attend a weekend security...