Military and Defense

The Joint Chiefs of Staff didn’t immediately say what the weapons were, how many were launched or how far they flew.
North Korea said Leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles.
The news comes less than a week after the North launched two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in a defiance of U.N. resolutions.
Air Force Gen. John Hyten would be the second-most senior military officer in the U.S. if confirmed.
Negotiations between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump have stalled in recent months, reportedly frustrating the North Korean leader.
General John Hyten, tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was accused of unwanted sexual advances.
Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said Adm. William Moran's decision to retire instead was prompted by a poor judgement professional relationship.
Military vehicles move into the capital city ahead of President Donald Trump's Independence Day event.
The president has long been fascinated by displays of military might.
Previously, athletes from the military's service academies had to serve two years of active duty before applying for reserve status to pursue a career in professional sports.
The White House national security adviser said the U.S. could still take military action against Iran even though Trump called off a strike.
U.S. Cyber Command reportedly launched a retaliatory digital strike against an Iranian spy group.
Some lawmakers insisted the White House must consult with Congress before taking any actions.
The Marines and the Army National Guard took different approaches to extremists.
The Pentagon announced Monday the deployment of about 1,000 American troops to the Middle East, citing concerns about a potential threat from Iran.
Over 100 people were reportedly killed in the capital and across Sudan in a sweeping crackdown last week.
Pro-democracy protesters said Wednesday that dozens of bodies of people slain by Sudanese security forces were pulled from the Nile River in Khartoum.
The vice president runs counter to every ideal military academy graduates are called to defend.