Maj. David Palka had seen combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, but roughly 90% of the Marines under his command, tasked with setting up a remote fire base in northern Iraq in 2016, had only heard the stories.
The ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine with Russian-backed separatists has re-escalated in recent days with increased shelling, intense fighting and a potential humanitarian crisis forcing some to evacuate.
The Army is currently using main battle tanks, tracked infantry fighting vehicles, tracked self-propelled artillery, and multiple launch rocket systems developed during the Soviet era. Billion-dollar to
The Russian military's three Tu-95 Bear strategic bombers approached Japan's mainland from the north and flew over the Sea of Japan during the afternoon, it said. Two of them then went southward toward
OSLO (Reuters) - Some 300 U.S. Marines landed in Norway on Monday for a six-month deployment, the first time since World War Two that foreign troops have been allowed to be stationed there, in a deployment
The Pentagon operation sparked immediate anger from Russia, with the Kremlin describing it as a "threat" on its "doorstep." The Atlantic Resolve mission will see an armored brigade with more than 3,000
Hundreds of military vehicles and more than 3000 US troops have begun arriving in Poland. The deployment by President Barack Obama is aimed at reassuring NATO allies in eastern Europe concerned about agression.
The Army is expanding its training and "live-fire" weapons focus to include a renewed ability to fight a massive, enemy force in an effort to transition from its decade-and-a-half of tested combat experience
(CNN) — Four thousand US soldiers have arrived in Germany as part of permanent troop rotations to Europe that the Pentagon said are meant to send a clear message to one country in particular: Russia. as
Soldiers with the 3rd Armored Brigade made their way to Poland on Monday, where they are taking delivery of more than 2,700 pieces of vehicles and equipment, to include M1A2 Abrams tanks. According to
At Maine's Bath Iron Works, workers worried about the future want to build more ships but wonder where the billions of dollars will come from. With President-elect Donald Trump demanding more ships, the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The risk of conflicts between and within nations will increase over the next five years to levels not seen since the Cold War as global growth slows, the post-World War Two order
South Korea is bringing forward a plan to create a specialist unit tasked with eliminating key members of the North Korean leadership in the event of war breaking out on the peninsula. The new brigade
Volunteer forces grow amid Russia’s aggressive posture, worries about U.S. commitment TALLINN, Estonia—Marion Ots, an advertising agent and mother of two, was at a birthday party last month when she realized
Kim wants the ability to make U.S. cities his nuclear hostages. Kim Jong Un announced Sunday that North Korea is about to test an intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach the U.S. mainland. If