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  1. Under the new service, troops will be able to get basic Internet with a data transfer speed of 128 kilobits per second, as well as TV services with local channels, for free. They'll also have the option to pay to upgrade to faster speeds and more channels. Army

    Bigger, better, cheaper Wi-Fi coming soon to barracks, dorms

    A new Wi-Fi service is being rolled out over the next year in barracks and dormitories for soldiers, airmen and Marines.

    • Sep. 19, 2014
  2. From the creator of the 'MechWarrior' and 'Shadowrun' franchises, 'Golem Arcana' promises to revolutionize tabletop war gaming by fusing the hands-on fun of miniatures combat with the ease of app-driven gaming and immersive massively multiplayer online play. Jon R. Anderson/Staff

    'Golem Arcana': Tabletop tactics meet massively multiplayer action

    Jordan Weisman is frustrated with a monster he helped create.

    • Sep. 18, 2014
  3. In this Dec. 10, 2011, file photo, former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is featured in the South Charleston, W.Va. Christmas Parade. Lynch has landed a lead role in a Christian film. Morgantown-based JC Films is producing 'One Church,' being shot this month in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Bob Bird/The Associated Press

    Former POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

    Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian movie currently in production.

    • Sep. 16, 2014
  4. From left to right: Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster; retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark; retired Army Gen. David Petraeus; retired Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey; and retired Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry at the Sept. 8 premiere of 'American War Generals' in Washington, D.C. Ralph Alswang/National Geographic Channel

    'American War Generals' a sobering reflection on U.S. failures in Iraq

    As the U.S. escalates its campaign against jihadists in Iraq and Syria, a new documentary offers a cautionary tale about putting too much faith in technology and forgetting hard-fought lessons from the past.

    • Sep. 11, 2014
  5. Former soldiers Chris and Daisy Oswalt plan to open up the FOB Bunker Bar and Grill early next year, bringing military-themed dining and drinking to a new restaurant near Camp Pendleton, Calif. Courtesy of Chris Oswalt

    Veterans plan to open FOB-themed pub near Pendleton

    Two former soldiers plan to make Marines feel at home in their new restaurant by decking it out in camouflage netting with sandbags lining the walls — and the menu will feature items chicken 'M-WRAPS,' napalm nachos and homemade MREs.

    • Sep. 4, 2014
  6. 7 new & upcoming book titles

    From a novel and a book of poetry to memoirs and nonfiction narratives, your guide to works that take you from Bala Murghab to the Moon and aboard Marine One:

    • Jul. 16, 2014
  7. Lt. Cmdr. Paige Ormiston, right, and TV legend Alex Trebek pose on the set of 'Jeopardy!' Navy via Facebook

    JAG wins big on 'Jeopardy!'

    From high school trivia contests to College Bowl tournaments to being a regular ringer for quiz night at the bar, Lt. Cmdr. Paige Ormiston amassed the perfect resume entering her chance at game-show immortality: An appearance on 'Jeopardy!'

    • Jun. 28, 2014
  8. 'Korengal' filmmaker Sebastian Junger Tim Hetherington

    War-fighter's paradox: Sebastian Junger on why combat vets hate war — but miss being in it

    When Army paratrooper Sgt. Brendan O'Byrne returned from a tortured year of combat in Afghanistan's deadly Korengal Valley, he looked into the lens of a video camera and wondered out loud whether God hated him for what he had done there.

    • Jun. 26, 2014
  9. North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an 'act of war.' If the U.S. government doesn't block the movie's release, it will face 'stern' and 'merciless' retaliation, an unidentified spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday in state media. David Guttenfelder / AP

    North Korea calls new U.S. movie an 'act of war'

    North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an 'act of war.'

    • Jun. 25, 2014
  10. Eric Dane — left, with co-star Rhona Mitra — said 'The Last Ship' stays true to Navy regulations in most cases, but not always to uniform wear rules, such as when a sailor should wear his cover. TNT photos

    Commanding 'The Last Ship'

    A lot can happen while you're away on deployment, but you probably don't expect the world to end.

    • Jun. 14, 2014
  11. Marine veteran Adam Driver is cast in the upcoming 'Star Wars' film. Getty Images

    Marine-turned-actor puts missed chances in past and savors success

    For a while, Adam Driver felt like he was doomed to a life of missed opportunities.

    • Jun. 3, 2014
  12. James Earl Jones, has been the voice of Darth Vadar, was an Army first lieutenant in the early 1950s. Michael Loccisano/ / Getty Images

    Veterans were major 'force' in Star Wars universe

    Former Marine Adam Driver may be the most recent veteran to join the cast and crew of the 'Stars Wars' universe, but he's certainly not the first. In fact, it turns out the Force is strong in veterans.

    • Jun. 2, 2014
  13. 'Enlisted' drew mostly positive reviews and a die-hard following of viewers, many of them in the military, but it suffered from low ratings overall. Fox

    'Enlisted' skipper rallies support in last-ditch effort to save scuttled show

    The captain of Fox's scuttled military comedy 'Enlisted' is hoping the show's final four episodes — set to being airing June 1 — might just pack enough funny firepower to save his sinking ship.

    • May. 30, 2014
  14. This photo released by ABC shows, from left, Ed O'Neill, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Sofia Vergara, in the season finale, 'The Wedding, Part 2,' of the series, 'Modern Family' on the ABC Television Network. Got Your 6, an initiative to enlist Hollywood's resources in bridging the civilian-military gap, scheduled a conference with industry executives and others on Thursday in Beverly Hills to discuss how film and TV can more accurately portray veterans. 'Modern Family' and 'The Newsroom' are among the shows the initiative is lauding for their depiction of veterans. Peter 'Hopper' Stone / AP

    Hollywood reconsiders its portrayal of veterans

    When the Got Your 6 initiative was launched two years ago to enlist Hollywood in the effort to help military veterans, it focused on benchmarks in crucial areas including jobs, housing and education.

    • May. 29, 2014
  15. Fan campaign to Fox: Give 'Enlisted' a second chance

    Fox may have cancelled 'Enlisted,' but one fan is launching a campaign to get the network to bring the show back.

    • May. 23, 2014
  16. This May 20 photo released by TNT shows actor Adam Baldwin from the new TNT series 'The Last Ship,' center, getting a tour of the bridge deck from Cmdr. Scott Bowman of the USS Oak Hill en route to New York Harbor for Fleet Week celebrations. Edward M. Pio Roda/TNT via The Associated Press

    TNT's 'Last Ship' wins fans aboard a Navy ship

    To help kick off his new TNT thriller, 'The Last Ship,' actor Adam Baldwin took an overnight sea cruise.

    • May. 23, 2014
  17. When Godzilla finally makes his appearance in this update of the classic film series, it's a welcome relief from the rest of the movie. Warner Bros. Pictures

    Godzilla, a monster miscue

    'History shows again and again how nature points out the folly of maaa-aann …'

    • May. 16, 2014
  18. Capt. Kenieth Mayweather and Command Sgt. Maj. Rue Mayweather, a mother-and-son pair who deployed to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn. Army

    You know you're a military mom if ...

    Whether you're a mom in the military, a spouse who's a mom, or the mom of a service member, you know the heartache of deployments and separations, and the effects of the upheaval of military moves.

    • May. 9, 2014
  19. Staff Sgt. Emma Hicks hugs her daughter, Zoe, after returning three weeks early from her deployment to southwest Asia. Staff Sgt. Daryl Knee/Air Force

    Tips on giving the perfect Mother's Day gift

    Chief Yeoman Tafaoga 'Tafa' Collins remembers when her four children decorated her Coast Guard office for Mother's Day. 'When I went in Monday, I was very, very surprised,' she said.

    • May. 9, 2014
  20. 'Enlisted' drew mostly positive reviews and a die-hard following of viewers, many of them in the military, but it suffered from low ratings overall. Fox

    Fox confirms it canceled 'Enlisted'

    Fox comedy 'Enlisted' got an early discharge when the network announced recently it was axing the military sitcom even before the show's last four episodes have run.

    • May. 8, 2014
  21. Former Marine and Special Forces soldier Joe Teti filming Dual Survival in Sri Lanka. Teti is returning for his second season on the show amid charges of stolen valor over his combat record. Discovery Channel

    Discovery Channel reality show star trades fire over combat experience

    Joe Teti says he had two goals when he decided to become a reality TV star.

    • Apr. 29, 2014
  22. Kansas Army National Guard Sgt. Theresa Vail, the reigning Miss Kansas, is filming a new Outdoor Channel hunting show. Michael Pearce

    After beauty-queen spotlight, soldier to host TV hunting show

    A sergeant in the Kansas Army National Guard who became famous after displaying her tattoos during the televised Miss America swimsuit competition is trading in her two-piece and tiara for a bow, a rifle and some camo.

    • Apr. 25, 2014
  23. The pre-workout supplement Craze, made by Driven Sports, was named 2012 New Supplement of the Year by bodybuilding.com. Driven Sports has posted statements on its website saying that Craze does not contain amphetamines. Alison Young/USA Today

    FDA warns maker of controversial workout supplement Craze

    Federal regulators have warned the maker of the once-popular sports supplement Craze about its proprietary blend of ingredients and tests showing an undisclosed methamphetamine-like compound in the product, records now made public show.

    • Apr. 23, 2014
  24. Brad Pitt, right, will reportedly play Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal in the movie adaptation of a book written by the reporter who got McChrystal fired. Mark Lennihan / AP and Getty

    Report: Brad Pitt to play Gen. Stanley McChrystal in movie

    Brad Pitt will reportedly play Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal in the movie adaptation of a book written by the reporter who got McChrystal fired.

    • Apr. 15, 2014
  25. Stephen Colbert greets troops and civilians on June 5, 2009, at Al Faw Palace at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq. Colbert has been tapped to replace David Letterman on CBS' 'Late Night' show. Lee Craker/Army

    Petraeus congratulates Colbert on landing 'Late Show' gig

    Stephen Colbert will be the next host of CBS' 'Late Show,' drawing congratulations from retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, former commander of U.S. troops in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

    • Apr. 10, 2014
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