The US military is closing its Yongsan military base in the South Korean capital. For people who grew up around the base, it was where they learned about American music, culture and food. But it's also leaving behind environmental problems.
President Donald Trump has again mentioned the idea of having a massive military parade in Washington for the Fourth of July. Historically, the US has never put the military on such a pedestal. The Founding Fathers, in fact, despised the idea of a standing army of any sort.
At least 100 Americans have gone — and some continue to go — to Syria to fight against ISIS. Many have joined a Kurdish militia group called the People's Protection Units or the YPG. What these volunteers are doing isn't illegal, but it raises many questions.
Just over a year after President Barack Obama introduced a new policy to allow transgender people to serve openly in the US military, President Donald Trump is reinstating a ban on transgender service members.
President Barack Obama signaled his concern about civilian casualties in the Yemen war on December 13 when he halted a major resupply of smart bombs to the Saudi Arabian air force. But the same day, the US Air Force delivered the Saudis four new fighter jets.
President-elect Donald Trump's tweet about a US-made fighter jet, the F-35, caused its manufacturer's stock to tumble. Here's why critics of Lockheed Martin's Joint Strike Fighter program say that the plane, designed to be efficient and economical, is neither.
Signing up to interpret for the US military in Afghanistan was the beginning of a long, tragic journey for Mohammad Usafi. Because of his work, the Taliban killed his father and threatened his family. Now, he's living in California and hoping to get his relatives to safety as well.
President Obama has deployed 3,000 troops to combat Ebola in West Africa. That may seem like a stretch for a group of people who aren't medical experts, but the US military has a long history of stepping into humanitarian crises – and can add real value to aid efforts.
The US military is both fighting ISIS in Iraq in Syria and helping medical efforts against Ebola in West Africa. So what, in 2014, is the core purpose of the US military? And what might the future hold?
On October 11, transgender Filipina Jennifer Laude was found dead after checking into a motel with a US Marine. The handling of the case, which is being carried out by American investigators, has sparked protests and demands to change military agreements between the US and the Philippines.
Jordan Matson, from Racine, Wisconsin, was once a soldier in the US Army. Today Matson is a volunteer fighter with a Kurdish militia in northern Syria, fighting against ISIS and hoping to bring more Americans over to join the war.
In Germany, even saying you're a "veteran" is controversial — even disdained. But a former German soldier says that while Germans don't visibly dote on their troops like Americans, they make up for it with the kinds of benefits American soldiers sometimes lack.
A new Pentagon report say there's progress on reporting sexual assaults in the military. But Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, whose proposed reforms were rejected earlier this year, says commanders have been "a complete failure" in protecting those who report crimes — and plans a new push to pass her bill.
Chris Doman doesn't want to scare you, but cyber attacks are only getting worse. That's why some hackers like him are pouring their time into "network defense," trying to keep out cyber intruders that want to steal everything from credit card numbers to industrial secrets.
Farea al-Muslimi says American drone strikes aren't just driving Yemenis away from the United States, they're also damaging their relationship with the very sky that feeds their crops and families in peacetime.
The Ebola epidemic has slowed to a trickle in Liberia, and the American soldiers who helped with the medical response effort have ended their missions. But aid workers caution that vigilance — and more infrastructure — is still needed.