In Marine Brig. Gen. Roger B. Turner Jr.'s office on this small, dusty base, there is a leather couch, a map of Helmand province and a white board marked with half a dozen goals. One of them reads: "Get thru fighting season."
The remains of some of the 10 sailors missing since a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker near Singapore have been found, the commander of the Navy's Pacific Fleet said Tuesday.
As North Korea vowed "merciless retaliation" against U.S.-South Korean military drills it claims are an invasion rehearsal, senior U.S. military commanders on Tuesday dismissed calls to pause or downsize exercises they called crucial to countering a clear threat from Pyongyang.
The U.S. Navy has ordered a worldwide “operational pause” after one of its destroyers was involved in a serious collision with a tanker off the coast of Singapore.
A former NASA astronaut has described Iran's most recent satellite-carrying rocket launch as a significant technological achievement.
Ten U.S. Navy sailors are missing and five have been injured after the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker three times its size collided near Singapore early Monday.
Signaling that the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the launch of the Afghan Army's new special operations corps, declaring that "we are with you and we will stay with you."
It was a sweltering July night, about 110 degrees, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The USS Indianapolis had just completed a top-secret mission to deliver the contents of an atomic bomb to Tinian, one of the Northern Mariana Islands. That bomb, called "Little Boy," would later be dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
The U.S. will kick off its annual joint military exercises with South Korea on Monday, but this year's drills will involve far fewer American troops than last year's amid heated tensions with nuclear-armed North Korea.