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  1. Jay Leno during a visit to Israel in May. Sebastian Scheiner / AP

    Interview: Leno on USO, entertaining troops and his 'tank car'

    It would be tough to script a better opening line for a story from Jay Leno:

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  2. A U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft on Sept. 23 after strike operations in Syria. Maj. Jefferson S. Heiland / Air Force

    Air Force takes the lead on airstrikes against Islamic State

    The Air Force has flown a large majority of all airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, with the mission expected to change as Islamic State fighters adjust to the aerial bombardment.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  3. Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Central Command will be based out of Kuwait, a Marine official said. Here, senior Marine leaders thank members of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, on Sept. 3. Sgt. Gabriela Garcia / Marine Corps

    New crisis response unit to be based in Kuwait

    The Marine Corps is preparing to deploy about 2,100 grunts to be based out of Kuwait in a new unit configuration designed to respond to crises in the region, according to Corps officials.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  4. A chief select fed Master Chief Sonar Technician (SW) John Nowak shrimp on a fork during chief season training aboard aircraft carrier Carl Vinson on Aug. 31. Some witnesses said it was inappropriate, but the command later ruled it was not hazing or misconduct. Courtesy photo

    Chief season screwups: These 4 cases may have crossed the line

    No more shenanigans. That was the bottom line of Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (AW/NAC) Mike Stevens' controversial chief training overhaul two years ago, which ended decades of initiation rites.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  5. LeBron

    Singapore-based research center CO fired

    Capt. Carlos LeBron, the commanding officer of the Singapore-based Naval Medical Research Center-Asia, was relieved of his duties Monday '

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  6. U.S. soldiers patrol an Afghanistan highway on Aug. 11 in Parwan province. The U.S. and Afghanistan expect to sign an agreement to keep about 10,000 American troops there after combat operations end at the close of this year, an Obama aide said. Cpl. George Huley / Army

    U.S. to keep 10,000 troops in Afghanistan

    The United States and Afghanistan will sign a long-delayed security agreement Tuesday that will allow about 9,800 American troops to remain in the country past this year, a U.S. official said.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  7. A Camp Hansen-based Marine looks downrange during marksmanship training Oct. 29. Marines will likely see changes to annual rifle qualifications including proper identification of targets, and shoot/no-shoot scenarios. Lance Cpl. Anne Henry / Marine Corps

    Marksmanship overhaul was a long time coming, say Marines

    Significant changes are in the works for Marine Corps marksmanship that are likely to make basic rifle qualifications more challenging, if not more complex, affecting everyone from the freshest boots to the grizzled infantrymen on predeployment workups.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  8. Army Times unveils new mobile app, monthly subscription model

    Army Times is revolutionizing its digital experience with the introduction of new mobile applications for smartphones and tablets. A completely revamped website also is on the way.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  9. Caro, a German shepherd who sniffed out explosives, died Aug. 9 on Barksdale Air Force Base, said base spokeswoman Maj. Sharon Branick. Airman 1C Andrew Moua / Air Force

    Barksdale military dog died of heat stroke last month

    A military working dog who died at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana last month succumbed to heat stroke after his handler accidentally left him in the backseat of a patrol vehicle, officials said.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  10. The Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals has overturned the 2013 rape conviction of former Staff Sgt. Eddy Soto as well as his four-year prison sentence and dishonorable discharge. The convening authority may reorder a new sentencing hearing. Jerry Lara / San Antonio Express-News

    Air Force appeals court tosses MTI rape conviction

    The Air Force appeals court has overturned the 2013 rape conviction of a former military training instructor at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, ruling there was not enough evidence to find him guilty in the first place.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  11. Female soldiers in the ranks of E-4 through O-4, from all three Army components, can apply to attend Ranger School. Sgt. Ida Irby / Army

    Women in Ranger School: New details, application deadlines

    Female soldiers have until Dec. 1 to volunteer to attend Ranger School this spring as part of an assessment to determine whether and how to open combat arms military occupational specialties to women.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  12. Omar Gonzalez, accused White House fence jumper, was previously arrested in Pulaski County, Va., in July. New River Regional Jail

    Report: White House intruder made it far past front door

    A man who scaled a White House fence this month and breached the mansion's front door apparently rushed past a Secret Service agent inside and was stopped only after reaching the building's East Room, a government official confirmed Monday.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  13. Former Army Sgt. Larry Freeman received the Silver Star 48 years after his heroic actions during the Vietnam War. Kendall Morris / WBIR

    Vietnam veteran receives Silver Star 48 years later

    A Vietnam War veteran received the Silver Star Sunday for his heroic actions in heavy combat 48 years ago.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  14. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks at the 2014 Concordia Summit on Sept. 29 in New York City. McCain said Americans would support sending more U.S. troops to fight the Islamic State if U.S. strategy in the region were clearer. Leigh Vogel / Getty Images

    McCain: Ground troops needed to fight ISIL

    Americans would support sending more U.S. troops to fight the Islamic State if U.S. strategy in the region were clearer, Sen. John McCain, a longtime critic of President Obama's foreign policy, said Monday.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  15. By President Obama's own admission, the U.S. bombing campaign against militants in Syria could help President Bashar Assad cling to power. Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

    Obama efforts to oust Assad pushed to back burner

    By President Obama's own admission, U.S. efforts to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad have been pushed to the back burner by a bombing campaign against Islamic State militants that could ultimately help him stay in power.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  16. Yoel Romero (blue gloves) fights Tim Kennedy on Sept. 27 during a middleweight fight during UFC 178 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Stephen R. Sylvanie / USA Today Sports

    Dana White says UFC shares blame in Yoel Romero vs. Tim Kennedy controversy

    Yoel Romero's cornermen weren't exactly on their best behavior Saturday night at UFC 178, UFC President Dana White told MMAjunkie, but the UFC is also partially to blame for a controversial delay between rounds in the middleweight fight with Tim Kennedy.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  17. Navy Times app Jennifer Milbrett

    Navy Times unveils new mobile app, monthly subscription model

    Navy Times is revolutionizing its digital experience with the introduction of new mobile applications for smartphones and tablets. A completely revamped website also is on the way.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  18. Marine Corps Times app Jennifer Milbrett

    Marine Corps Times unveils new mobile app, monthly subscription model

    Marine Corps Times is revolutionizing its digital experience with the introduction of new mobile applications for smartphones and tablets. A completely revamped website also is on the way.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  19. Air Force Times unveils new mobile app, monthly subscription model

    Air Force Times is revolutionizing its digital experience with the introduction of new mobile applications for smartphones and tablets. A completely revamped website also is on the way.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  20. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard 'Buck' McKeon, R-Calif. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

    Delay vote on authorizing airstrikes, key GOP lawmaker says

    By the time Congress decides whether it wants to vote on authorizing new military intervention in Iraq and Syria, the fight could be over.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  21. U.S. Navy medical personnel displays an enteral feeding tube used for force-feeding detainees during a tour of the detainee hospital at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. The Obama administration is seeking to close a court hearing into the government's treatment of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner, saying that much of the information about the man is classified. Charles Dharapak / AP

    Administration seeks to close Gitmo hearing

    The Obama administration is seeking to close a court hearing into the government's treatment of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner, saying that much of the information about the man is classified.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  22. German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen attends the debate about planned weapon aid for Kurdish Peshmerga forces at the parliament Bundestag on Sept. 1 in Berlin. Markus Schreiber / AP

    Germany unable to meet NATO readiness target

    Germany's military is unable to meet its medium-term readiness target should NATO call on its members to mobilize against an attack, officials said Monday.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  23. Nearly 2,000 NCOs will add a stripe in October

    Nearly 2,000 senior airmen through senior master sergeants will add a stripe in October as part of the monthly promotions that continue throughout the year.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  24. Lt. Gen. William C. Mayville Jr. speaks about the Syrian bombing campaign on Tuesday in Washington. Mark Wilson/Getty Images

    IS fight already near $1 billion as strategy shifts

    The air war in Syria and Iraq has already cost nearly $1 billion and ultimately could cost as much as $22 billion per year if a large ground force is deployed to the region, according to an analysis by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
  25. Battle against Islamic State creates new alliances

    On a recent evening, two of Jordan's top pro-al-Qaida ideologues held court on the rooftop of a villa decorated with strings of lights.

    • Sep. 29, 2014
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