Military Times

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 06:38
U.S.-led coalition aircraft unleashed a wave of airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in eastern Syria in what the coalition said Sunday was one of its most sustained aerial operations carried out in Syria to date.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 06:24
The U.S. has formally announced its intentions to open an embassy in Havana, bringing the Marine Corps a significant step closer to deploying uniformed embassy security guards to the tropical Caribbean island.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 06:55
Syria's main Kurdish party warned Turkey on Wednesday that any military intervention would threaten international peace and said the country's main Kurdish militia is ready to face any "aggression."
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 06:31
Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a Pentagon news conference Wednesday that while the U.S. needs to develop a credible, moderate fighting partner on the ground to battle the Islamic State in Syria, the vetting must be done carefully to weed out extremists.
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 06:19
Former dictator Manuel Noriega broke a long silence and asked his compatriots on Wednesday to forgive actions by his military regime that culminated in the 1989 U.S. invasion.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 06:34
The 450 U.S. troops who are settling into their new outpost at Iraq's Taqaddum Air Base are sharing the facility with some Shiite militiamen — but only a few.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 06:29
The Pentagon has begun paying modest stipends to the Syrian moderates it hopes to field in the fight against Islamic State militants, the military confirmed Monday.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 06:33
House lawmakers Wednesday strongly rejected a proposal to rapidly withdraw all U.S. troops from Iraq, a move supporters say was designed to force public debate on America's 10 months of unauthorized military operations against Islamic militants in the region.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 07:12
The 10-month-old fight against the Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria has cost the Pentagon at least $2.74 billion, according to newly released Defense Department data.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 06:14
The combat mission in Afghanistan may technically be over, but the Air Force still flies missions every day in support of the roughly 9,800 U.S. troops who remain in the country.