Gay General Says Gay Rights Makes Military 'Ready To Fight Tonight'

World | Jonah Bennett
Participants carry a large rainbow flag towards the U.S. Capitol during a gay rights demonstration in Washington

‘To be ready to fight tonight, you know, we’ve got to be able to access the potential of our entire force’

Army Holds Mandatory Transgender Sensitivity Training Sessions

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘This training is mandatory for all uniformed members’

Manning Describes Bouts Of 'Bizarre' Behavior Before And During Prison

US | Jonah Bennett
Chelsea Manning poses in a photo of herself for the first time since she was released from prison

‘Yelling uncontrollably, screaming, shaking, babbling’

Army, Marine Corps Ask Pentagon Officials For Long Delay In Accepting Transgenders

US | Jonah Bennett
Defense Secretary James Mattis gestures

The Army is wondering how transition treatments could work in war zones.

Report: Blacks Twice As Likely To Face Punishment In The Military

US | Jonah Bennett
Military members take pictures in the audience as President Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former active duty Army Staff Segeant Romesha during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington

‘Race appears like it plays a big role, which is disheartening’

Army To Offer Up To $90K Bonuses To Encourage Troops To Re-Enlist

US | Jonah Bennett
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan

‘It’s been difficult because a lot of these kids had plans and their families had plans’

Report: Effort To Allow Transgenders In The Military Faces 'Indefinite Delay'

US | Saagar Enjeti
Referred to as “Day Zero” this marks the beginning of the recruit's journey through Basic Combat Training, where she will transition from a civilian to a Soldier.

‘Administrative matters to be addressed’

Trump's Defense Budget Pay Raise For Troops Is Exactly The Same Pay Raise Obama Gave Troops

Politics | Jonah Bennett
US Marines returned to Afghanistan's volatile Helmand April 29, where American troops faced heated fighting until NATO's combat mission ended in 2014, as embattled Afghan security forces struggle to beat back the resurgent Taliban. The deployment of some 300 Marines to the poppy-growing southern province came one day after the militants announced the launch of their "spring offensive", and as the Trump administration seeks to craft a new strategy in Afghanistan. Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images.

A far cry from a ‘historic’ rebuilding of the military

18 Women Have Just Graduated From Gender-Integrated Infantry Basic Training

US | Jonah Bennett
Fort Benning

Army insists all standards were the same.

US Army Pulls Recruiting Ad After Realizing One Of The Soldiers Is A Convicted Rapist

US | Jonah Bennett
Operation Moshtarak

‘We have put in place measures to ensure secondary vetting’

Mattis Has Deadline Of July 1 To Decide Whether To Allow Transgenders To Join The Military

US | Jonah Bennett
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Israel’s Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman host a joint press conference at the Israeli Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 21, 2017. Mattis is the first cabinet member from the new administration to visit Israel. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley)

‘We do not undercut battlefield effectiveness’

US, South Korean Troop Practice Raiding Kim Jong Un's Nukes

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un observes a target-striking contest by the Korean People's Army

‘Simulate a Counter-WMD operation’

Trump's Second Nominee For Army Secretary Has Officially Withdrawn

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. soldiers stand in line as they celebrate Thanksgiving Day inside the U.S. army base in Qayyara, south of Mosul, Iraq November 24, 2016. (PHOTO:REUTERS/Thair Al-Sudani)

‘Tragically, my life of public service and my Christian beliefs have been mischaracterized and attacked’

Army Chief Warns There Won't Be Burger King In Future Wars

World | Saagar Enjeti
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jamill Ford/FOUO)

‘If you’re stationary, you’ll die’

Republicans Counter Dem Attempt To Derail Confirmation Of Mark Green For Army Secretary

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Fort Carson Holds Deployment Ceremony For Soldiers Heading To Afghanistan

‘Mark Green is a nominee who should have tremendous support—hands down’

Mattis Blocks Military Academy Athletes From Signing Pro Contracts

US | Jonah Bennett
Army v Navy

‘Professional football…has its place, but not for academy graduates who haven’t fulfilled their obligations to their fellow citizens’