Senior Military Leaders Split With Trump On Transgender Troops In The Military

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media after the Congressional Republican Leadership retreat at Camp David, Maryland, U.S., January 6, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘Not aware of any issues’

US Air Force Is Facing A Serious Fighter Pilot Shortage ... Here's How Bad It Is

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
A U.S. Marines pilot approaches his F-18 fighter in preparation for takeoff at U.S. Marine Corps Air Station in Iwakuni, western Japan in this March 4, 2006 file photo. Japan and the United States have reached an agreement on the touchy issue of funding the relocation of U.S. Marines to Guam, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Shinzo Abe said on April 24. The deal paves the way for wrapping up a plan to reorganise the approximately 50,000 U.S. military personnel in Japan, part of Washington's global strategy to make its forces more flexible to meet modern threats. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/Files

One in four active-duty positions are unfilled

Aviation Mishaps Are Skyrocketing For Nearly Every Branch Of The US Armed Forces

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
Firefighters battle flames next to the remains of a military jet that crashed into homes in the University City neighborhood of San Diego, California December 8, 2008. The military F-18 jet crashed on Monday into the California neighborhood near San Diego after the pilot ejected, igniting at least one home, officials said. REUTERS/Fred Greaves

Lives and aircraft are being lost at an alarming rate

What Happens When Reporters Try To Do What Marines Do

Military | Ford Springer

Who ya got?!?!??!?!?!

Four Marines Presumed Dead After Helicopter Crash In California

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion sits idle after it had a "hard landing" northwest of the city of Kandahar, Afghanistan. [Marines are beginning the recovery process and hope to fly the damaged helicopter out of the rugged terrain and back to the Marine's base of operations at Kandahar International Airport. Picture taken December 30, 2001. REUTERS/Stringer

Accident occurred during a routine training exercise

This Is The Story Of One Of The Most Badass Marines To Ever Fight

Military | Ford Springer

The thought of God and his mother carried him through

1,500 Soldiers Are Returning From Training In Alaska -- Here's Why

Defense | Audrey Conklin
Arctic Edge 18 (Photo: Screenshot/Qronos14/YouTube)

‘A reality check’

Teachers Who Insult The Military Are The Lowest Of The Low

op-ed | James Zumwalt
United States Marine Corps Shutterstock/Ujj Tibor

Did the latest teacher who went on an anti-military tirade manage to insult Asians? YES!

Watch As The First Female Marine To Retire From The Corps Is Laid To Rest

Military | Ford Springer

She was a marine all the way until the end

Marine Saves American College Students From Drowning In Japan

World | Jonah Bennett
A crane barge works in the Henoko coastal area in Nago, Okinawa prefecture on February 6, 2017. The Japanese government on February 6 resumed work on building a controversial US airbase on Okinawa island, sparking angry protests and scuffles with police. Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images.

‘I knew something needed to happen’

'Star Wars' Actor Offers $10,000 To The Veteran Who Writes The Best Play

US | Thomas Phippen
Adam Driver Visits "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"(Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NBC)

‘There’s not a lot of opportunities’

US Military Apologizes After Dropping Helicopter Parts On Elementary School In Japan

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. Marines jump from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter into the Gulf of Aden near the USS Iwo Jima during a training exercise in this undated Department of Defense photo released June 10, 2015. REUTERS/U.S. Dept of Defense/Handout

‘This is a regrettable incident’

Report: US Troop Deaths From Plane Crashes Up By 130 Percent

Defense | Jonah Bennett
In this U.S. Navy handout, a C-2A Greyhound logistics aircraft assigned to the "Rawhides" of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) on March 7, 2017 in the Mediterranean Sea. The ship and its carrier strike group is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/U.S. Navy via Getty Images.

‘Military readiness crisis’

Trump Thanks Troops On Thanksgiving, Says 'We're Letting You Win'

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. President Donald Trump looks on following a swearing-in ceremony for Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos BarriaU.S. President Donald Trump looks on following a swearing-in ceremony for Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘They weren’t letting you win before’

Marine Drill Instructor Who Ordered Recruit Into Industrial Dryer Heads To Jail For 10 Years

Defense | Jonah Bennett
Marine Recruits Endure Basic Training On Parris Island

‘There’s no training value in that — that’s a hate crime’

Court Reverses Conviction Of Marine Sniper Who Urinated On Dead Taliban

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Marines prepare themselves before going training with Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in Helmand province

‘Highly corrosive to public trust in this proceeding’