NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Army private from Kentucky pleaded guilty Friday to charges that he plotted to murder members of his unit in an attack that he planned to carry out in 2020 on behalf of a group that promotes extreme violence to bring about the demise of Western civilization, authorities said.
As a young man in Memphis, Tennessee, Robert Dabney Jr. wanted to blaze a path that could set his family up for a better life. So two weeks after high school graduation in 1998, at age 18, he joined the U.S.
The tombstone bore the name of Wade Ayres, a Native American boy who died at a government-run boarding school in Pennsylvania more than a century ago and was thought to have been buried on the grounds of what is now a U.S.
A pistol made by Sig Sauer and sold to law enforcement and civilians alike is prone to going off without the trigger being pulled, a defect that has led to dozens of injuries over the past several years, a U.S.
CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — For more than a century they were buried far from home, in a small cemetery on the grounds of the U.S. Army War College. Now they're heading home.
The Army began disinterring the remains of eight Native American children who died at a government-run boarding school at the Carlisle Barracks, with the children's closest living relatives poised to take custody.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is getting a new commander.
Col. Zachary L. Miller will relinquish command to Lt. Col. Robert W. Green in a ceremony scheduled for Thursday, the Corps' Memphis district said in a news release.
ALBRIGHT, W.Va. (AP) — A rural West Virginia bridge has been named in honor of a U.S. Army paratrooper who was killed in the Philippines during World War II.
A Preston County span known locally as the Albright Bridge was named the US Army TSGT Harold William Schmidle Memorial Bridge on Saturday, WBOY-TV reported.
Eight years after Congress created the program, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking a first step toward offering more than $7 billion of federally backed loans to repair aging dams owned by states, local governments and private entities across the U.S.
OZARK, Ala. (AP) — Two aviators were injured Monday when a military helicopter crashed near an Army base in southern Alabama, officials said.
The AH-64 Apache helicopter was involved in an “aviation incident” near Ozark, Alabama, according to a news release from the Fort Rucker Public Affairs Office.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state Rep. Grier Martin will resign from the House next month because he is taking a job at the Pentagon.
Martin, a Wake County Democrat whose two stints in the chamber date back to 2005, said he'll begin July 18 as senior adviser to the assistant secretary of defense for manpower and reserve affairs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former U.S. Army reservist described by prosecutors as a Nazi sympathizer was convicted Friday of storming the U.S. Capitol to obstruct Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s 2020 electoral victory.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweden and Finland's push to join NATO won't require adding more U.S. ground forces into either country, the U.S. general nominated to take over European Command told senators Thursday.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Deer hunters would be able to use semi-automatic rifles during a newly created antlerless season in January under a bill approved by lawmakers Tuesday and sent to the governor.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Army reservist who worked on a Navy base stormed the U.S. Capitol because he wanted to kick off a civil war and create “a clean slate,” a federal prosecutor said Tuesday at the start of the New Jersey man's trial.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Beginning this month, warrant officers retired from active duty in the U.S. Army will be able to join the Tennessee National Guard.
The program has been talked about for years, but Tennessee is the first to implement it, Brig.
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's defense minister said Saturday the Western Balkan country has bought anti-tank Javelin missiles to strengthen its defenses.
Niko Peleshi said Albania signed a contract with U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — A street inside New York City's sole army base now bears the name of a Black Congressional Medal of Honor recipient rather than a Confederate general.
Fort Hamilton changed the road's name to John Warren Avenue on Friday morning, following a years-old push by local officials to remove Confederate symbols nationwide.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Some soldiers at Fort Campbell on the Kentucky-Tennessee border are preparing to deploy to Europe.
Deployment of Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division and the 2nd Brigade Combat Team will begin as soon as this summer, the 101st said.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Army on Thursday identified the soldier who died this week of injuries sustained during a bear attack in a military training area in Alaska.
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Army is poised to revamp its forces in Alaska to better prepare for future cold-weather conflicts, and it is expected to replace the larger, heavily equipped Stryker Brigade in the state with a more mobile infantry unit better suited for the frigid fight, Army leaders say.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier died of injuries sustained in a bear attack Tuesday in Alaska.
The soldier was part of a small group in a training area west of the Anchorage Regional Landfill when the bear attacked.
FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — The remains of a soldier killed during World War II and identified earlier this year are to be buried in his hometown of Roanoke, Virginia, a news release says.
FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — The top commander at Fort Benning plans to retire later this year, and his replacement has already been named, Army officials said.
Maj. Gen. Patrick Donahoe plans to step down in July as commanding general at the base in Georgia, post officials told the Ledger-Enquirer on Friday.
DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska (AP) — Those wishing to climb North America’s tallest peak got a leg up this week from the U.S. Army.
Aviators from B Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment at Fort Wainwright flew two bus-sized CH-47F Chinook helicopters Wednesday to continue the decades-old tradition of helping set up base camp on Denali, a 20,310-foot (6,190 meters) mountain located about 240 miles (386 kilometers) north of Anchorage.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Army is violating veterans' rights, its own regulations and the Constitution by refusing to give soldiers with alcohol and drug use disorders honorable discharges that would qualify them for federal benefits, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.
ROME (AP) — With a round of “Happy Birthday” in Italian and English, the U.S. Army toasted an Italian woman with a birthday cake Thursday to replace the one that U.S. soldiers ate as they entered her hometown during one of the final battles of World War II.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration's failure to notify Capitol Police about a parachute stunt at a nearby baseball stadium led to an alert and urgent evacuation of the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol was briefly evacuated Wednesday evening after police identified an aircraft that they said posed "a probable threat” — but the plane was actually carrying members of the U.S.
CAVALIER, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public input on a draft environmental assessment of a proposed cooling pond at a military radar station at Cavalier Space Force Station, in remote northeastern North Dakota.
FORT IRWIN, Calif. (AP) — In the dusty California desert, U.S. Army trainers are already using lessons learned from Russia's war against Ukraine as they prepare soldiers for future fights against a major adversary such as Russia or China.
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A retired U.S. Army lieutenant general will serve as the next president of Hampton University.
Darrell K. Williams will succeed William Harvey, who has served in the role since 1978, the Daily Press reported Wednesday.
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Army on Friday said it was seeking comment on its proposal to continue to use state lands on Hawaii's Big Island for training.
The Army has prepared a draft environmental impact statement regarding 23,000 acres of state land it wants to continue leasing at Pohakuloa Training Area.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Army has reached an agreement with Zuni Pueblo, the Navajo Nation and the state of New Mexico to pay $1.5 million toward restoring environmental damage done at a former munitions depot.
SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — David Frodsham was a top civilian commander at a U.S. air base in Afghanistan when he “jokingly” asked an IT technician for access to YouPorn, the video-sharing pornographic website.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve people, including three U.S. Army soldiers, are accused in a large-scale gun trafficking ring that prosecutors allege supplied nearly 100 guns to gang members in Chicago and led to at least two killings, the Justice Department said Friday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The remains of a U.S. Army private from Ohio who died in Germany during a World War II offensive have been identified, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Thursday.
SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — David Frodsham was a top civilian commander at a U.S. air base in Afghanistan when Army commanders ordered him home after investigating multiple complaints of sexual harassment.
BANGKOK (AP) — Ukraine's stiff resistance to the Russian invasion, which has turned Moscow's advance into a grinding war of attrition, has underscored the importance to American allies of the need to be prepared for any eventuality, the top U.S.
JENNINGS, La. (AP) — The bodies of six unclaimed veterans were buried Thursday following an appreciation ceremony held in Southwest Louisiana.
The ceremony honored three Army veterans, one Marine veteran and two Navy veterans who were laid to rest at the Southwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Jennings, news outlets reported.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The University of South Florida's board of trustees has elevated the school's interim president to the official position.
The trustees voted Tuesday to hire Rhea Law, a prominent Tampa attorney and USF grad, to replace Steve Currall, who resigned in July.
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson State University has a new chief in charge of its police department.
JSU named Herman Horton to lead its Department of Public Safety, the school announced in a news release Tuesday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A new research center that will focus on improving the care of veterans opened in Providence Monday.
The VA Providence Healthcare System marked the opening of the Capt.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday added Bradford Island and surrounding waters of the Columbia River to its Superfund list of toxic waste sites, beginning the process for the eventual cleanup of the area.
FORT IRWIN, Calif. (AP) — A soldier died last week during training in California's Mojave Desert, the U.S. Army announced.
Spc. Joseph M. Meitl Jr., 23, died last Thursday at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, the Army said in a weekend statement.
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FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — About 300 soldiers from Fort Knox's Victory Corps are being deployed to Germany and Poland to boster U.S. Army forces in Europe.
The Corps already has soldiers stationed at an operational command post in Poznan, Poland, but the Army said last week it is deploying the Corps' main headquarters to Europe as well.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin couldn't hold back when following a retired U.S. Army colonel on the air recently, saying she barely had time to correct all of his “distortions.”