Military Times

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 07:09
American warplanes and combat advisers are once again backing Turkish military units battling Islamic State fighters in northern Syria, the most tangible indication yet that months of tension between the NATO allies may be easing.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 06:43
Last year, the UN deployed more than 100,000 uniformed peacekeepers to African countries, twice as many as the decade before. The U.S. pays for more than a quarter of this mission's $7.87 billion budget, and recently the commanding general of U.S. Army Africa said he would continue growing partnerships and exercises across the vast continent.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 07:28
Turkey's defense minister said Tuesday his country is making preparations for "all kinds of possibilities" after the military began deploying tanks and other vehicles to the border with Iraq.
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 07:27
U.S. commanders in the Middle East are trying to determine whether 300 U.S. troops on the ground inside Syria will be enough to oust the Islamic State group from its self-proclaimed capital in Raqqa.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 07:19
Norway has approved a U.S. request for the small rotational force of 330 Marines, which will be located at Vaernes, about 1,000 miles from the Scandinavian country’s border with Russia, according to a Norwegian government news release.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 07:07
One week into the battle for Mosul, U.S. troops are embedded with Iraqi battalion- and brigade-level units, pushing forward with mobile headquarters elements as the fight moves toward the dense city center, according to U.S. officials familiar with the operation.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:22
American helicopters provided air support to Afghan troops on the ground in the wake of the multipronged attack on Kunduz launched by the Taliban this week.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:31
Philippine military officials on Thursday announced the first large-scale combat exercises between U.S. and Filipino forces under President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been critical of American security policies.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 07:52
The Pentagon is optimistic that the U.S. alliance with the Philippines remains intact despite the new president’s abrupt call for ending major American military operations there.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:11
A U.S. report released Wednesday said that widespread corruption in Afghanistan has undermined efforts to rebuild the country and urged the U.S. mission to make anti-corruption efforts a top priority.