Families Frantic Over Missing Sailors As Many Blast Trump On Twitter

US | Mary Lou Lang
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald, damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, is towed by a tugboat upon its arrival at the U.S. naval base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, Japan June 17, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

‘…By the way, it’s not your job to pray, it’s your job to act when service members are in danger’

USS Fitzgerald Collides With Vessel Near Japan, Takes On Water

World | Jonah Bennett
U.S. sailors salute in front of missile launchers onboard the USS Fitzgerald destroyer in Manila

The USS Fitzgerald recently received $21 million in upgrades.

Navy Commissions Ship Named After Democrat Who Sparked Gun Control Debates

US | Jonah Bennett
Adm. William Moran, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, turns over command of USS Gabrielle Giffords to Cmdr. Keith Woodley during a commissioning ceremony held at the Port of Galveston in this handout photo

‘Naming warships has become more politicized’

China Is On Edge After US Bombers Tear Across South China Sea

World | Ryan Pickrell
A pair of B-1B Lancer bombers soar over Wyoming in an undated file photo. Staff Sgt. Steve Thurow/U.S. Air Force/Handout via REUTERS/File photo

‘China’s military will resolutely safeguard national sovereignty’

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’

Retired Admiral Disappointed Trump Budget Falls Short Of 350 Warship Promise

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Retired U.S. Navy Admiral James Stavridis arrives to meet with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York

‘Sea power is at the heart of American power’

Navy Officer Heads To Prison For Six Years In Bizarre Romance Scandal

US | Jonah Bennett
Picture of Edward Lin from 2008, in which he discussed his journey to become a citizen. Sarah Murphy/U.S. Navy.

‘I get physically ill when I think about the damage I could have caused’

Americans Think The Air Force Is The Most Important Military Branch

US | Jonah Bennett
Handout photo shows U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft being serviced on the flight line at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina

But Marine Corps ranks more favorably.

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