Trump's Troop 'Buildup' Includes Increases Passed Under Obama

Defense | Thomas Phippen
Cpl. Zachery Personett, an infantryman with 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, gives a thumbs up to a Royal Army of Oman soldier after he cleared a weapons malfunction during a combat marksmanship range as part of Exercise Sea Soldier. During the range, the Marines trained the RAO soldiers in the Marine Corps marksmanship techniques of standing, kneeling and prone firing positions. Sea Soldier 2017 is an annual, bilateral exercise conducted with the Royal Army of Oman designed to demonstrate the cooperative skill and will of U.S. and partner nations to work together in maintaining regional stability and security.

‘This is a ruse’

Army Releases Stunning Photo By Combat Photographer Moments Before Her Death

National Security | Russ Read

She captured the split second the mortar went off

Army General: Stopping ISIS's Flow Of Foreign Fighters 'Will Take Years'

National Security | Russ Read
A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, June 23, 2014. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held crisis talks with leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region on Tuesday urging them to stand with Baghdad in the face of a Sunni insurgent onslaught that threatens to dismember the country. Picture taken June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

‘Most ethnically diverse’

A Startlingly Small Number Of US Forces Could Fight An Enemy Tonight, Says Army General

National Security | Russ Read
An M-1A1 Abrams tank guards a position during the Advance Warfighting Experiment at the Fort Irwin Army National Training Center in Fort Irwin, CA, 16 March. (MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

That’s only 13,500 soldiers

Army Contracting Employee Charged With Accepting Bribes To Pay His Mortgage

US | Thomas Phippen
Soldiers with the 149th Vertical Construction Company, Kentucky National Guard, hammer a truss in to place during the construction of a building that will be used as living quarters for Soldiers on Forward Operating Base Lightning (Photo: Flickr/U.S. Army/Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson)

‘Other favorable assistance’

Glock Really Doesn't Want The Army To Buy Sig Sauer Handguns

US | Thomas Phippen
A Sig Sauer P320 (Image: Wikimedia Commons/TexasWarHawk)

Looks like the Army will have to wait a little longer for new sidearms

'Band Of Brothers' Veteran Edward Tipper Dies At 95

US | Russ Read
Allied forces Supreme Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower speaks with U.S. Army paratroopers of Easy Company, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (Strike) of the 101st Airborne Division, at Greenham Common Airfield in England June 5, 1944 in this handout photo provided by the US National Archives. US National Archives/Handout via Reuters

Tipper and his fellow soldiers were made famous by the HBO miniseries

US General: Russian Aid To Taliban In Afghanistan Is Increasing

National Security | Russ Read
Nicholson speaks during a memorial ceremony to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, in Kabul

Russia is actively undermining the US by supporting the Taliban

Top Military Officers 'Becoming More Bold' In Their Readiness Statements

National Security | Russ Read
A U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Mediterranean Sea in a photo released by the US Navy June 3, 2016. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bobby J Siens/Handout via REUTERS

Military leaders are not holding back on the poor state of military readiness

Army's New Missile Defense Software Did The Last Thing You'd Want It To

National Security | Russ Read
A Japanese Self-Defence Force soldier stands guard near Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile units at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo March 29, 2009. North Korea is preparing to launch a close- to mid-range ballistic missile separately from the long-range rocket that Pyongyang has said it will launch next month, the Sankei Japanese daily newspaper reported on Sunday. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

The program froze up during testing

Secretary Of Army Nominee Suddenly Announces He's Dropping Out

National Security | Russ Read

Mattis was reportedly upset with the appointment from the start

Mattis Admits The M16 Lacks Lethality

Politics | Russ Read
Afghan soldiers, armed with US-made M16 rifles, take part in combat training at The Afghan National Army (ANA) training camp on the outskirts of Kabul on December 28, 2009. With 2009 being the deadliest for the 100,000-strong US and NATO presence in Afghanistan so far, US President Barack Obama is reviewing a request for 40,000 extra US troops amid warnings the war could be lost within a year without them. AFP PHOTO/SHAH Marai/Getty Images

Agrees there should be a “more lethal round”

The New 50 Cal Is Lightweight, But Just As Deadly

National Security | Russ Read

A new version of the famous M2 is on the way

Trump Nominates Secretary Of The Army -- Here's Why He Picked Former Ranger Vincent Viola

Politics | Christian Datoc
Donald Trump speaks during a thank you rally in Ladd-Peebles Stadium on December 17, 2016 in Mobile, Alabama (Getty Images)

‘Outstanding work ethic, integrity, and strategic vision, with an exceptional ability to motivate others’

Obama's Army Secretary Says A Bigger Army Doesn't Mean A Better Army

US | Russ Read
A squad of U.S. Army soldiers walk through the desert. Source: Oleg Zabielin/

‘We have to have the money to train and equip them’

The New York Knicks Surprised An Army Veteran With A Service Dog

Sports | Ford Springer
The National Anthem is perform by Petty Officer Steven Powell - US Navy before the NBA game between the Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks at US Airways Center on March 28, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Knicks 112-88. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

His reaction was amazing

Army Rescues Fat Raccoon Stuck Upside-Down In Tank

Defense | Russ Read

“Got any, like, butter we can put around him?”