Military Times

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 06:46
U.S. special operations troops have reportedly taken over an airfield in northeastern Syria, potentially clearing the way to flow more American military support to friendly militias fighting the Islamic State group.
Friday, January 22, 2016 - 06:45
U.S. and coalition forces are battling Islamic State militants in the skies and on the ground across Iraq and Syria, but the allies are increasingly also targeting the airwaves, where they now are losing the propaganda war.
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 06:43
The Air Force delivered four A-29 planes to Afghanistan Friday, just one month after the first Afghan pilots and maintainers for the close-air support aircraft completed their training in the U.S.
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 06:39
The new plan calls for fighting the terror group like a conventional enemy, relying on traditional military tactics such as maneuver-style warfare and attrition.
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 06:54
Defense Secretary Ash Carter laid out broad plans Wednesday to defeat Islamic State militants and retake the group's key power centers in Iraq and Syria. And he announced that a special commando force has now arrived in Iraq.
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 06:23
Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled Wednesday that the U.S. military will expand efforts to target Islamic State militants beyond the group's territory in Iraq and Syria, potentially involving airstrikes and raids in other Islamic countries.
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 07:06
Afghan forces are struggling to man the front lines against a resurgent Taliban, in part because of untold numbers of "ghost" troops who are paid salaries but only exist on paper.
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 07:02
U.S. aircraft continue to drop bombs on Ramadi as the Iraqi army moves through the city to clear out "little nests of fighters," a defense official said.
Monday, January 4, 2016 - 08:04
The U.S. government has shut down its drone operation base in southern Ethiopia, an embassy official announced.
Monday, December 21, 2015 - 07:45
Senate Democratic leaders said that if not for their decision to stonewall the defense appropriations process for months, Congress never would have reached a full federal budget deal.