U.S. THAAD Missile Defense System Deployed In Israel

U.S. THAAD Missile Defense System Deployed In Israel

TEL AVIV – In a first, the U.S. military deployed THAAD, its most advanced missile defense system, in Israel as part of a drill with the IDF.  The U.S. European Command (EUCOM)’s deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system was supposed to simulate dispatching it quickly across the world while working together with…

Drug commonly prescribed to veterans could be making suicidal thoughts worse

A FOX 17 News investigation found a drug treating PTSD in our veterans could be killing them. Prazosin is a blood pressure medication commonly prescribed to treat...
Soldier receives surprise hometown greeting upon return from Afghanistan – Fox News

Soldier receives surprise hometown greeting upon return from Afghanistan

Dozens lined a bridge into Winthrop, Mass., Saturday to surprise U.S. Army soldier Beau Schlichting who returned home from a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan. (Litsa Pappas/Fox 25 Boston)Dozens lined a bridge into a Massachusetts town Saturday to surprise a U.S. Army soldier who returned home from a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.Beau Schlichting arrived home in Winthrop with a police…
Marine, 20, killed in DC barracks shooting identified – Fox News

Marine, 20, killed in DC barracks shooting identified

An active-duty Marine who was shot and killed early Tuesday at the Corps' Washington D.C. barracks has been identified as 20-year-old Riley Kuznia, of Karlstad, Minn.Markelle Kuznia, the victim's mother, told The Associated Press that the military had notified her of Riley's death late Tuesday, but did not provide further details. A statement from the Marine…
Brazil military academy offers glimpse of next government

Appeals court sides with Trump in transgender military case

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court sided with the Trump administration Friday in a case about the Pentagon's effort to restrict military service by transgender people, but the ruling won't change who can serve or enlist at this point.A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled Friday that a…
In Iraq, Trump meets soldier who rejoined Army for him

In Iraq, Trump meets soldier who rejoined Army for him

During his surprise trip to Iraq this week, President Trump shook hands with an Army soldier who said he went back into the military for the president.“And I’m here because of you, so we have something in common,” Trump said with gratitude at the dining hall at al-Asad Air Base, Iraq, on Wednesday.“Keep America great,”…
Mattis’ final words from Pentagon: ‘Hold fast’ with allies

Mattis’ final words from Pentagon: ‘Hold fast’ with allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jim Mattis ended one of history’s more turbulent tenures as defense secretary on Monday by re-emphasizing a key difference with President Donald Trump and...
Furious Iraqi lawmakers demand US troop withdrawal

Furious Iraqi lawmakers demand US troop withdrawal

BAGHDAD (AP) — President Donald Trump’s surprise trip to Iraq may have quieted criticism at home that he had yet to visit troops in a combat zone,...
Veteran draws millions in donations for Trump’s border wall

Veteran Draws Millions in Donations for Trump’s Border Wall

An online fundraiser started by an Air Force veteran to pay for construction of President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall was up to millions of dollars Thursday,...
US Air Force set to launch 1st next-generation GPS satellite

US Air Force set to launch 1st next-generation GPS satellite

DENVER (AP) — After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be...

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