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U.S. military left over $7 billion of military equipment to Taliban, IG report confirms

Over $7 billion worth of vehicles, aircraft, and weapons was left behind when the U.S. military pulled out of Afghanistan last year, an inspector general report has confirmed.

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West Point graduate who fled Afghanistan reflects on one-year anniversary of US withdrawal

Former Afghan Special Forces officer Naqib Mirzada describes what happened on the days leading up to the fall of Afghanistan and what direction he thinks the country is headed.

Air Force Special Operations Command grounds CV-22 Osprey aircraft over safety concerns: report

The Air Force is grounding more than 50 of its CV-22 Osprey aircraft until further notice due to a number of "safety incidents" involving its clutch, a report says.

US drone strike kills 13 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

An American drone strike in Somalia killed 13 members of the terrorist organization al-Shabab, the U.S. military confirmed, stating no civilians appeared to have been hurt.

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Texas naval training aircraft crashes, pilot safely ejected

A T-45 Goshawk jet trainer aircraft crashed after a pilot ejected during a β€œroutine training flight" on Tuesday around noon in Kingsville, Texas, the Navy said.

Multiple rockets hit near US military base in Syria

Rockets were fired at a U.S. military base in Syria that experienced another attack from Iranian-backed forces earlier this year, which caused minor damage.

Drones armed with explosives attack US military base in Syria

The U.S. says there are no casualties after a pair of explosive-armed drones attacked an American-operated base in Syria on Monday. The al-Tanf base has faced multiple attacks.

Disneyland honors Marine who died during 2021 Kabul attack

Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola, who was killed during the 2021 Afghanistan exit, was honored during the Disneyland Resort Flag Retreat Ceremony.

Georgia weather-related incident kills two Fort Benning soldiers, Army says

Two Army soldiers stationed at Fort Benning were killed and five others were injured in a weather-related incident on Georgia's Yonah Mountain while taking part in a training program.

Ban Chinese Communist land purchases in US now

The Chinese Communist Party has been buying up land, farms and homes in the U.S. for decdes, all to secure food and technology resources for themselves.

Rhode Island National Guard promotes first Black colonel

The Rhode Island National Guard held their promotion ceremony on Saturday at the Joint Force headquarters. At the ceremony, Sharon Harmon attained the rank of colonel.

Marine Corps gets first Black 4-star general in 246-year history

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael Langley was sworn in on Saturday morning at a promotion ceremony in Washington, D.C. He was nominated by President Biden in June.

Louisiana oil spill cleanup being monitored by the Coast Guard

An oil spill in Louisiana left an estimated 4,000 gallons spilled in a swamp southwest of Baton Rouge. The Coast Guard is helping by monitoring the cleanup.

US federal judge rules against Navy in Growler jet greenhouse emissions lawsuit

The Navy violated the National Environmental Policy Act when they conducted their environmental review while trying to expand the Growler jet fleet, according to a federal judge.

US Army division to keep patch referencing the Confederate Army

The 29th Infantry Division of the Army National Guard will keep its patch that was in danger of being retired due to its references to soldiers in the Confederate Army.

Taiwan sees cyber-attack, Chinese warplanes amid spat with China over expected Pelosi visit

Taiwan on Tuesday was hit with a cyber-attack and threatened by Chinese war planes flying near its unofficial boundary in the Taiwan Strait ahead of a speculated visit from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Samuel Sandoval, among last Navajo Code Talkers, dies at 98

Samuel Sandoval, one of the four remaining Navajo Code Talkers who helped the U.S. win the war against Japan in the Pacific during World War II, has died at 98.

US fighter jets, ships ready if Pelosi travels to Taiwan: report

The U.S. military is preparing a contingency plan for the possibility that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's planned trip to Taiwan could provoke Chinese aggression.

Israeli Navy sinks Palestinian vessel allegedly smuggling 'equipment' to Hamas

Israeli naval vessels sank a fishing boat that two Palestinians were allegedly using to smuggle "equipment" to Hamas terrorists in Gaza on Sunday. The crew swam ashore.

Gen. Jack Keane: Military recruitment worse than 1975

Retired U.S. Army general Jack Keane covers Tuesday's announcement of an 'unprecedented' recruiting challenge faced by the military to keep an all-volunteer standing force.

Army announces cuts in expected force size due to 'challenges' in recruiting

The U.S. Army is experiencing significant recruitment challenges, to the point that they are expecting to cut their numbers for the coming years, officials said.