Military Times

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 06:13
The head of NATO on Wednesday predicted a difficult fight ahead for Afghanistan as the government continues to battle the Taliban and other militant factions trying to assert their presence in the war-ravaged country.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 06:41
Congress and the U.S. president listened and acted on advice from the commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan over the last 18 months, said Gen. John F. Campbell.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 06:18
A high-ranking U.S. military official says options for sending American special operations forces into Libya are being prepared for senior Defense Department leaders.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 06:13
U.S. forces are likely to play a bigger role in the push to recapture Mosul from Islamic State militants than they did in supporting Iraq's retaking of Ramadi in December, senior defense officials said Monday.
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 06:14
Islamic State resistance "melted" away in the strategically important Syrian city of Shaddadi, giving a rag-tag force of Syrian rebels — backed by U.S. air power and special operations troops on the ground — a key victory after only a few days of combat.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 06:08
U.S. commanders in Iraq have identified up to a dozen Iraqi army brigades that could mount an attack on Mosul and potentially need U.S. combat advisers at brigade-level headquarters, a top American general in Iraq said Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 06:17
The recent training witnessed by an Associated Press reporter for 50 Senegalese police, gendarmes, customs and judicial officials is part of the annual U.S.-led Flintlock exercises, a more than decade-old effort to help Africans counter threats from extremist militants.
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 06:40
On the cusp of another fighting season in Afghanistan, a fractured Taliban is fighting itself while also battling the emergence of the Islamic State group in the east. But don’t count out the Taliban for the 2016 fighting season, says Gen. John Campbell.
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 06:09
U.S. troops in Iraq are setting up a train-advise-and-assist team at a forward operating base near the Islamic State group's front lines outside of Mosul, not far from the site of recent chemical weapons attacks.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 06:32
Defense Department officials are hopeful that by the end of this year they’ll be paying for salaries of only Afghan soldiers who actually exist.