Military and Defense

The soldiers were riding in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle when it overturned into water, military officials said.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper isn’t saying how many U.S. troops will leave the north, but he says they represent most of the 1,000 troops in Syria.
Tuesday’s launch was the country's ninth round of weapons tests since late July.
The Army, Navy and Marine Corps all saw the rate of suicides go up as well as the overall numbers, with only the Air Force showing a decrease.
In an effort to save dwindling space, the Army has proposed new rules that would further restrict who can be interred at the burial ground.
During military testing, it shot down the track at 6,559 MPH.
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.
It's the longest such stretch in Pentagon history.
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.