| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The Pentagon is considering sending U.S. troops to fight beside Iraqi soldiers as they take on more complex missions in the battle against Islamic State militants, according to Gen. Martin Dempsey, the nation's top military officer.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Military veterans and politicians packed into the city's annual Veterans Day ceremony at Soldier Field, calling on Chicagoans to work to make sure people who have served in the armed forces have jobs and places to live.
The event served as a chance...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Russian and Ukrainian officials traded accusations Thursday about gearing up for a resumption of full-fledged war in eastern Ukraine as European monitors reported a steady rise in what appeared to be uniformed fighters crossing in from Russia.
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Ukraine is ready to defend itself against attack amid reports that Russia had again sent columns of troops and military hardware across their shared border, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Friday.
“There are no grounds for panic,”...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:58 PM
HAMPTON — Ninety service members have arrived at Langley Air Force Base from deployments to Ebola-riddled West Africa to undergo a mandatory 21-day isolation before returning to their families.
The troops arrived just after 1 p.m. Thursday,...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
President Obama, who swept to power in 2008 in part on his promise to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq, is clearly a reluctant warrior. His concern about getting involved in "mission creep" in the deserts of Iraq, where nearly 4,500 troops have died, recently...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:31 PM
WASHINGTON/BEIRUT - Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria posted a video on Friday that appeared to show the beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning, triggering condemnation by the British and U.S. governments.
The footage on YouTube,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:36 PM
The first U.S. Special Forces arrived in Afghanistan in October 2001 to fight alongside anti-Taliban rebels, spot targets for war planes and search the cave-dotted hills of Tora Bora for Osama bin Laden.
This was how "Operation Enduring Freedom" was...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Here is what President Barack Obama should have said when he addressed the American people after his party's massive losses in Tuesday's election:
"The American people have spoken. I made this election a referendum on my policies, and now both houses of...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after killing a soldier in the second domestic attack in a week on the country's military.
| Nov 10, 2014
World War I exhibit. Nov. 9, 1 p.m., the Virginia War Museum, 9285 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, opens a new exhibit, "Artillery on the Western Front: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive 1918," which marks the 100th anniversary of World War I with...