The stigmatization of mental health illnesses in the U.S. military is but one factor in increased suicide rates among soldiers who have returned home. And though the Pentagon has said suicide prevention is a high priority, some critics say more action needs to be taken.
Celebrated Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander of coalition forces during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, died Thursday at age 78. He suffered complications from pneumonia.
With only a few weeks left in December and the New Year fast approaching, many find time to reflect on the past year's accomplishments and look toward the future. But with the ongoing conflict in Syria and preparations to transfer lead responsibility in Afghanistan, NATO has a lot to prepare for.
The U.S. Army often needs people who speak a specific language in its ranks. Many of those people though, while living in the United States, aren't U.S. citizens or permanent residents. That's presented a problem for the Army, but one that an innovative program aims to solve.
With the increase use of drone strikes as a powerful fighting force, the military is looking to get more involved in intelligence. Greg Miller says that it's becoming more difficult to tell who's doing what as the Pentagon and CIA work closely together.
The Israeli action in Gaza continues and the Palestinian protests have reached the West Bank. On Tuesday, Palestinians took to the street, where they were joined by Palestinian Authority security forces — a sign the authority is concerned this attack may hurt its standing in the eyes of Palestinians.
The violent clash between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza strip continues, with death tolls rising as the conflict seemingly expands. For the first time since the Gulf War in 1991, rockets landed in Tel Aviv, though no one died. More than a dozen Palestinians, as well as three Israelis, weren't so fortunate.
Israel's Army Radio station is one of the most popular in the country. So, for musicians, it's a must-visit stop for anyone trying to secure a breakout hit. But when Yizhar Ashdot showed up for a live performance this past weekend, station managers told him not to bother playing his album's title track.
The Soviet Union and the United States came close to World War III some 50 years ago when, on Oct. 16, 1962, the United States discovered that the Soviet Union had installed nuclear missiles in Cuba.
The military tribunal in Guantanamo Bay is hearing the case of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Experts say the judges will have a difficult time conducting a trial that is viewed as legitimate in spit of serious obstacles.