President Obama said Thursday that watching the arrival of 18 flag-draped cases containing bodies of Americans killed in Afghanistan was a "sobering reminder" of U.S. sacrifice as he prepares to decide on sending more troops there.
A soldier has been charged by the military with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 16-year-old girl who was found unconscious last month at an Army barracks at Fort Lewis, Washington, authorities said Tuesday.
Fourteen U.S. soldiers killed when their helicopter crashed in northern Iraq were returning from a combat rescue mission, the U.S. military said Thursday as friends and loved ones of one of the victims spoke about their loss.
Pentagon officials say a Defense Department investigation will recommend that nine officers be held accountable for the aftermath of the friendly-fire death of Army Ranger Pat Tillman, according to The Associated Press.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) - For most of us retirement comes at the end of our career. But for Jeff Martin, 34, retirement from the Army is just over the horizon. Martin is five years away from being able to leave the Army with a pension of half his current monthly income, which today is $4,256.
The U.S. Army will launch a criminal investigation to determine whether former NFL player Cpl. Pat Tillman's 2004 death from friendly fire in Afghanistan was negligent homicide, CNN learned on Saturday.
Retired Gen. John Shalikashvili, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and now an adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry, has been hospitalized in Washington state after a severe stroke, Pentagon officials said Monday.
"America will not be intimidated by thugs and assassins," President Bush told a crowd of supporters in Reno, Nevada, Friday, just hours after news that American engineer Paul Johnson Jr. had been beheaded by his captors in Saudi Arabia.
U.S. Army Cpl. Pat Tillman, the former professional football player killed last month in Afghanistan, was probably killed by gunfire from his own unit during an intense firefight, the U.S. Army said Saturday.
A National Guard soldier stationed in Fort Lewis, Washington, was formally charged Wednesday with attempting to aid al Qaeda after he was caught in a sting operation involving the military, FBI and Justice Department.
A National Guard soldier at Fort Lewis, Washington, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of trying to pass information about military capabilities to the al Qaeda terrorist organization, military officials said.