WASHINGTON (AP) — Google, Oracle, Microsoft and Amazon will share in the Pentagon's $9 billion contract to build its cloud computing network, a year after accusations of politicization over the previously announced contract and a protracted legal battle resulted in the military starting over in its award process.
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military on Wednesday said it now expects to remove fuel from a leaky Hawaii fuel tank farm in July 2024, five months earlier than its initial plan.
BOSTON (AP) — A former U.S. Department of Defense employee will plead guilty to charges that he used government funds to create a no-show job for a friend and pay for 31 personal trips to Orlando, Fla., Massachusetts U.S.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota National Guard could lose hundreds of soldiers if they don’t get vaccinated against COVID-19 immediately.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's independent senator has proposed that the U.S. military play a role in reducing carbon emissions by converting some vehicles to electricity.
Sen. Angus King's bill calls for transitioning the non-tactical fleet of the U.S.
BOGALUSA, La. (AP) — A U.S. sailor from south Louisiana who had been unaccounted for since the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor will finally get a proper burial back home.
The U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday that Navy Seaman 1st Class Houston Temples, who was 24 years old at the time of the attack, will be buried in Washington Parish later this year, WBRZ-TV reported.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina National Guard will provide military equipment to Ukraine in its war with Russia, Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday.
At the request of the U.S. Department of Defense, the N.C.
CALGARY, Canada (AP) — A Calgary man who traveled to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State pleaded guilty Thursday to terrorism-related activities.
Hussein Borhot, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of participating in terrorism group activity between May 9 and June 7, 2014, and the commission of the offence of kidnapping for a terrorist group while in Syria.
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday dropped its appeals of a Hawaii order requiring it to remove fuel from a massive military fuel storage facility that leaked petroleum into the Navy's water system at Pearl Harbor last year.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense plans to build an advanced mobile nuclear microreactor prototype at the Idaho National Laboratory in eastern Idaho.
The department late last week signed off on the Project Pele plan to build the reactor and reactor fuel outside of Idaho and then assemble and operate the reactor at the lab.
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — With Russian President Vladimir Putin the latest target of sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine, diplomatic appeals came second Saturday to imposing financial and military pain on Moscow as global condemnation grew.
ORONO, Maine (AP) — The world's largest 3D-printed boat will serve as a logistics vessel for the U.S. Department of Defense.
The boat was created by a 3D printer at University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center.
FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — The remains of a Korean War veteran from Texas who disappeared more than 70 years ago are being returned to the state for burial after being positively identified.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A wandering chicken was caught sneaking around a security area at the Pentagon, a local animal welfare organization said.
The loose hen was found early Monday morning near the U.S.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy has joined Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in seeking to block the U.S. Department of Defense from mandating COVID-19 vaccines for National Guard members who are under state command.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former western Wisconsin man has been sentenced in federal court to 10 years in prison for committing fraud to obtain military contracts.
Craig Klund, of Yankton, South Dakota, was convicted of wire fraud, money laundering and aggravated identity theft for defrauding the U.S.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense is taking input on its plan to build an advanced mobile nuclear microreactor prototype at the Idaho National Laboratory in eastern Idaho.
The department began a 45-day comment period on Friday with the release of a draft environmental impact study evaluating alternatives for building and operating the microreactor that could produce 1 to 5 megawatts of power.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — High levels of toxic, widely used “forever chemicals” contaminate groundwater around at least six military sites in the Great Lakes region, according to U.S. Department of Defense records that an environmental group released Tuesday.
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Holloman Air Force Base is among several military installations that will take in Afghan refugees, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Friday.
The base near Alamogordo joins others in Virginia, Texas, Wisconsin and New Jersey that temporarily will provide housing, along with medical and other support for up to 50,000 refugees, their families and other vulnerable Afghans, said Pentagon spokesman John F.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Officers running ROTC detachments at The Citadel will now be required to get vaccinated to guard against COVID-19.
The policy comes after the U.S. Department of Defense ordered all active duty personnel to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — The remains of a World War II pilot whose body was lost in Europe's Adriatic Sea have been recovered and will be buried in his home state of Maine, the U.S. Department of Defense said Thursday.
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Maine's independent senator is joining a push to call on the federal government to only procure flowers grown in the United States.
Sen. Angus King said the “American Grown Act” would require the office of the president as well as the U.S.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — An educator who taught the children of U.S. military personnel at an Army base in Germany is accused of sexually assaulting two young students, court records show.
Stefan Eberhard Zappey has been a civilian employee of the U.S.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Members of Arizona's congressional delegation are calling on the U.S. Department of Defense to prioritize cleanup of underground contamination linked to two military installations in Tucson.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed two bills Friday aimed at helping veterans transition to the civilian workforce and a third that helps children of active military members adjust to new schools.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An employee of a U.S. Department of Defense contractor and another man were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of participating in a scheme to steal and sell sensitive U.S. Air Force technical data, federal prosecutors said...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The city of Dayton has sued the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the U.S. Department of Defense for failing to stop water contaminants from entering a source of the city's drinking water...
HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense has quietly begun battling environmental regulators in several states, after the agencies attempted to force the military to clean toxic firefighting chemicals from polluted streams, marshes and aquifers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Let the lawsuits begin.
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Let the lawsuits begin.
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border Friday and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court...
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft plans to continue to provide its technology to the U.S. military, despite worries that advances in the field of artificial intelligence could empower weapons to act autonomously and kill people...
Describing the state of national security today, U.S. Department of Defense special adviser Chuck Munns said, “It’s complicated,” during a presentation to the Rotary Club of Aiken on Monday at Newberry Hall.