Military Times

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 06:19
The Pentagon will consider opening more small military outposts that would provide artillery support and other aid to Iraqi forces as they prepare to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants, a senior military officer on the Joint Staff said Wednesday.
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 06:26
The Pentagon is finalizing plans to deploy more American ground forces to support the Iraqi army’s offensive to seal off and retake the Islamic State stronghold in Mosul, top defense officials said.
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 06:16
The United States on Thursday delivered three military helicopters to Lebanon to help the country's armed forces in their battle against extremists near the border with Syria.
Monday, March 28, 2016 - 06:48
The Pentagon will likely send more troops into Iraq in the coming weeks to support operations against Islamic State militants in Mosul, the military's top officer said Friday.
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 06:46
While the U.S. Navy is better known for its role in protecting Americans from enemies abroad, its scientists also work in labs throughout the world, combatting an unseen enemy: infectious disease.
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 06:14
The American combat role in Iraq appeared to expand on Thursday as U.S. Marines operating from a small outpost provided targeting assistance and artillery fire to support Iraqi troops inching forward to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants.
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 06:11
Russia's special forces have helped direct air raids in Syria and Russian military advisers have played a key role in the Syrian army's offensive, a top Russian military officer said.
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 06:07
The U.S. is sending a detachment of Marines to Iraq following a deadly attack on a coalition base in northern Iraq that left one Marine dead and eight more injured.
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 06:37
The challenge of traveling across Europe, including in convoys of heavy armored vehicles, is an issue senior Army leaders in Europe have grappled with at least since the launch of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which sends soldiers across Eastern Europe to train with and reassure US allies in the face of Russian aggression.
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 06:26
Faced with growing threats, the Army on Wednesday stood up a military intelligence brigade to support operations in Africa. The brigade was created to counter increased security threats on the continent and provide Army Africa and U.S. Africa Command with a theater MI brigade that’s focused solely on African problem sets, according to information from the Army.