U.S. Armed Forces

U.S. general: no new orders on Russian military in Syria since summit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. General Joseph Votel, who oversees military operations in Syria, said on Thursday he had received no new directions about relations with the Russian military since the summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.<p>Votel, the head …

Russian Military

Boeing Pitches 'F-15X' Fighter Concept to US Air Force: Report

FARNBOROUGH, England -- There may be a new-old fighter jet on the horizon for the U.S. Air Force.<p>DefenseOne reports that Boeing Co. is pitching a new …

Aviation

10 Things Suicide Attempt Survivors Want You to Know

Learning from the people who have contemplated suicide can help prevent future deaths.<p>Part of what’s so isolating and stigmatizing about having …

Mental Health

Explosion at Pennsylvania army facility injures at least four

(Reuters) - At least four people were injured early on Thursday in an explosion at a U.S. Army facility in rural Franklin County, Pennsylvania, local emergency officials said.

U.S. Army

The Marine Corps' Squad Leader Shortage

A disappointingly low completion rate for the ­infantry squad leader course is prompting the ­Marine Corps to throw big cash bonuses at today's …

Military

The 5 Most Underrated Netflix Original Shows Of 2018 So Far

The great shows you may have missed.<p>Netflix debuts new content at a relentless pace. Sure, the company has algorithms and business models that claim this strategy makes sense, but I don’t believe it.<p>Industry critics often prognosticate that Netflix has aims to replace all of television by scaling …

Entertainment

The Truth Is Somewhere in the History Channel's UFO Conspiracy Drama Project Blue Book

In <i>Project Blue Book, Game of Thrones</i>’ Aiden Gillen plays a skeptical investigator of all things alien. But as this first trailer for the Hstory …

Geek

22 soldiers injured in California military base tent collapse

FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. – A helicopter blew down at a Central California military base Wednesday night, injuring 22 soldiers – but the injuries were mostly minor, a spokeswoman said.<p>A U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter was landing about 9:30 p.m. when the wind from its rotor caused the tent …

Military

Workers injured in blast at Army depot in Pennsylvania

<b>LETTERKENNY, Pa. --</b> Authorities say an explosion at an Army depot in Pennsylvania has left some workers injured. Letterkenny Army Depot officials say …

U.S. Army

Cal Thomas: The bold move Trump can make to get to bottom of Russian 'meddling' in 2016 election

Did President Trump bungle the moment in Helsinki by casting doubt on American intelligence findings that Russian agents “meddled” in the 2016 election? His critics, including some Republicans, say so — and on Tuesday, Trump said he had misspoken when he expressed doubt about Russian culpability — …

Opinion

These Are All the Fighter Jets in the US Air Force - Warrior Maven

<b>By Christopher Woody,</b> <b>Business Insider</b><p>The Air Force has a different kind of plane for every task, but its fighter jets are often its most visible …

Military

Here's why the ejection seat failed during a fiery B-1B bomber emergency landing in May

A "crimped" part prevented an ejection seat from a stricken B-1B Lancer bomber from firing in May during an in-flight emergency, forcing the aircrew to land the bomber rather than abandon a stranded crew member, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein told reporters on Tuesday.<p>It's worth …

Military

Project Blue Book trailer stars Aiden Gillen in UFO drama

History Channel has released the first trailer for their new UFO investigation drama <i>Project Blue Book</i>.<p><i>Project Blue Book</i> is based on the real-life …

Trailers

The First Jet Pilots

Pilots who fought in the last years of World War II were flying airplanes refined by years of combat experience and engineering, the most advanced …

Military

Pentagon makes massive new AI push for tanks, ships, weapons, drones and networks

The Pentagon is making a massive push to accelerate the application of artificial intelligence to ships, tanks, aircraft, drones, weapons and large networks as part of a sweeping strategy to more quickly harness and integrate the latest innovations.<p>Many forms of AI are already well-underway with …

Artificial Intelligence

Army General Schools CNN’s Cuomo on Trump’s NATO, Russia Policies

Between President Trump’s trip to the NATO summit last week and his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, the liberal media had …

Conservative View

BRIEF-Trigyn Technologies Says Unit With Partner Envision Innovative Solutions Gets Contract In U.S

<i>0</i><p>Recent Alerts<p>Sign up to create alerts for Instruments, Economic Events and content by followed authors<p>Free Sign Up<p>Already have an account? Sign …

U.S. Army

U.S Air Force Reps Meet to Discuss Britain’s Future Fighter With UK

One day following the announcement of Britain’s future combat air system (FCAS) effort, known as Tempest, U.S. Air Force officials plan to discuss …

Aviation

There's No Such Thing as "Brainwashing"

Nearly 40 years ago, my two sisters, Carolyn Layton and Annie Moore, were among those who planned the mass deaths in Jonestown on Nov. 18, 1978.<p>Part …

U.S. Army

Searching for a new identity, Philadelphia's most gentrified neighborhood looks to its African American past

How does "Marian Anderson Village" sound?

African-American News

Injuries Reported in Blast at Pennsylvania Army Depot

LETTERKENNY, Pa. — Authorities say an explosion at an Army depot in Pennsylvania has left some workers injured.<p>Letterkenny Army Depot officials say …

Military

U.S. Air Force will 3D print coffee cup handles to save $1,210 per mug

Meet the Air Force's $1200 cup of coffee — or more precisely the $1220 coffee cup which keeps breaking, after which the military simply buys more and …

Military

Canada PM shuffles Cabinet, seeks to reduce reliance on U.S.

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his Cabinet on Wednesday ahead of a challenging 2019 election, stressing the need to diversify trade away from the United States while leaving key ministers in place.<p>Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news …

Canada

Is China Equipping Its Marine Corps With a New Lightweight Battle Tank?

The PLA Marine Corps (PLAMC), part of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), may have inducted into service a new lightweight battle tank, …

Military

Orion parachutes chalk up another test success in Arizona

The parachute system for Orion, America's spacecraft that will carry humans to deep space, deployed as planned after being dropped from an altitude …

Space Exploration

Be More. PBS.

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

Watchlist

Trump-Putin ‘verbal agreements’ send U.S. officials scrambling

<i>With Eleanor Mueller and Connor O’Brien</i><p><b>TODAY:</b> Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) participate in a discussion at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on last week’s NATO Summit.<p><b>TOP NEWS:</b> U.S. officials scramble for clarity on Trump-Putin ‘verbal agreements’ — The …

Donald Trump

‘Don’t come back’: North Carolina lawmaker, an Army vet, slams Trump after Putin summit

RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina state lawmaker and veteran has told President Donald Trump that he’s “not worthy to stand on American soil” in the …

Donald Trump

'I can only come to one conclusion: Change'

Our Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, was asked by a journalist, “What is the U.S. goal with respect to Iran?” And here’s what he said: “Our goal is …

Middle East

Military Photo of the Day: Coast Guard to the Rescue

U.S. Coast Guard crews disentangled a humpback whale last week off the coast of Sandy Hook, New Jersey.We’re happy this whale is safe and sound! Help …

Photos