FACT CHECK: Is US Defense Spending At Near-Historic Lows?

Defense | Kush Desai
The USS Ronald Reagan in waters around Okinawa southwest of the Korean peninsula, October 9, 2017. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/via REUTERS

Annual defense spending has fluctuated significantly since World War II

Third US Soldier Dies Fighting ISIS This Week

World | Mary Lou Lang
U.S. Navy SEALS Train Iraqi Army Scouts In Fallujah
'He wanted to be at the highest level he could accomplish'

These Are The 12 Longest-Serving US Military Weapons [SLIDESHOW]

Slideshow | Anders Hagstrom

These are icons of American military dominance

America 2016: Pentagon Will Repeal Ban On Transgender Troops Next Week

Military | Eric Owens
MASH Klinger YouTube screenshot/jocahontas

No ‘adverse impact on military effectiveness and readiness’ swears Defense Secretary Ash Carter

Protesters Demand US Troop Withdrawal From Japan

National Security | Dan Chaison

‘It is not right to sacrifice Okinawa people for military bases’

Marine Court Martialed Over Bible Verse Has One More Chance

US | Casey Harper
Monifa Sterling, Liberty Institute, Wynona Institute Photography,

Uncharted territory for military law.

60 Wounded US Soldiers Are About To Get Penis Transplants

US | Eric Owens
bionic man YouTube screenshot/pkchu2002

America. Is there anything we can’t do?

US Changes Story On Doctors Without Borders Bombing

World | Rachel Stoltzfoos
An Afghan child receiving treatment at a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospital in the northern city of Kunduz, after being wounded in a fight between the Taliban and Afghan security forces. Civilians are bearing the brunt of a large-scale insurgent offensive in Kunduz province, the keystone of the Taliban's summer fighting season which is expected to be the bloodiest in a decade. (SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Attempting to pass responsibility’

Group Whines About 'God Bless The Military' Sign On Base

US | Philip DeVoe
MCB Hawaii's 'God Bless the Military' sign, (Facebook screengrab)

‘The real threat is posed by those who want to whitewash any reference to God from public discourse’

U.S. Military Officials Threw $14.7 Million at 'Never Occupied' Warehouse

US | Kathryn Watson

U.S. military officials let construction of a $14.7 million warehouse in Afghanistan continue after they knew it was no longer needed. Now, the vacant 173,428-square-foot building simply takes up space at the Kandahar Airfield.

Facebook Dating Scam Victim Finds Love With Army Veteran

Tech | Emmakristina Sveen

‘As much as I hate this guy, I also got to thank him … for introducing my future wife to me’

Former Iraq Mayor: The Only Way To Beat ISIS Is To Win The People

World | Jude Abeler

‘Operations against ISIS must be driven by good intelligence’

Senate Republicans: Accused Yemeni Terrorists Not Interrogated By US

US | Kerry Picket
CIA Told To Hand Over Torture Accounts

‘This is no way to fight a war’

Dem. Lawmaker Uses German Luftwaffe Uniform To Portray U.S. Navy In Campaign Mailer

Politics | Brendan Bordelon

‘Disrespectful to those who have worn the uniform of the United States’

Hagel: Dominance of US military 'can no longer be taken for granted'

US | Brendan Bordelon

‘Future force will assume additional risk’

Support for Common Core strong in U.S. military

Education | Eric Owens

Proponents say standards will help military families, improve national security

Poll: 59 percent support drafting women for combat

US | Caroline May
Women in Combat

A poll released this week found that a majority of registered voters support including women in a military draft.