Category: Military


Nominee for Navy Secretary withdraws

By JEREMY HERB 02/26/17 06:24 PM EST Updated 02/26/17 07:07 PM EST President Donald Trump’s nominee for Navy secretary, Philip Bilden, withdrew from consideration Sunday, becoming the second Pentagon pick unable to untangle his...


Iran Sends Military Students to Syrian Front

2/23/2017   WASHINGTON —  Iran is increasingly using Syrian battlefields as a proving ground for fresh military officers in training, according to Iranian media reports and Syrian opposition figures. Tehran-based Imam Hossein University, a...


US deploys carrier to contentious South China Sea

2/19/2017 Thomas Maresca, Special for USA TODAY Published 7:03 a.m. ET Feb. 19, 2017 | Updated 4 hours ago     JAKARTA, Indonesia — The United States deployed aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to patrol...