Good news, Marines and fans of Marine biceps (ahem): Rolled sleeves are coming back.
Commandant Gen. James Amos and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Micheal Barrett announced Tuesday via Facebook that the Corps is bringing back rolled… Full Story
The U.S. Defense Department is proposing limiting troop pay raises, reducing housing allowances and cutting funding for commissary stores because of automatic budget cuts, officials said.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen.… Full Story
The U.S. military may resume the practice of submitting to Congress wish lists for additional weapons and equipment, now that the White House plans to include additional spending in the 2015 budget.
The requests, known in military parlance as unfunded… Full Story
In April, the U.S. Army plans to unveil a new camouflage strategy that could result in soldiers wearing Marine Corps desert and woodland patterns into combat.
Nearly one year ago, uniform officials completed an exhaustive, four-year camouflage improvement effort, but… Full Story
A congressional staffer will accompany members of The American Legion during a survey of Department of Veterans Affairs regional centers after a VA official blocked representatives of the veterans group from meeting with employees at the Seattle facility.
House Veterans… Full Story
Ukraine accused Russia of a “military invasion and occupation” on Friday, saying Russian troops have taken up positions around a coast guard base and two airports on its strategic Crimea peninsula.
Russia kept silent on those accusations but confirmed that… Full Story
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh announced Thursday the service will name its new KC-46A tanker refueling aircraft the “Pegasus” — after the mythological winged white horse.
The decision to name the aircraft after the iconic figure in… Full Story
BEIJING — China and the United States share common objectives and should boost cooperation between their militaries, the U.S. Army chief said Friday at the start of meetings with top Chinese generals aimed at building trust amid rising regional… Full Story
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on Friday announced early presidential elections and promised to bring opposition members into the government in a bid to defuse a deep crisis in which scores have been killed and hundreds injured.
He gave no time… Full Story
The Defense Department is expected to release its budget request for fiscal 2015 on March 4, according to an administration official.
That’s the date the Obama administration will issue its federal spending plan for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1,… Full Story