Army

Army soldier allegedly stabs Marine in Veterans Day bar brawl: Sources

A Veterans Day brawl at a Turtle Bay bar ended with an Army soldier allegedly slashing a Marine in the back, according to witnesses and police sources. A group of men in Army fatigues was drinking at Turtle Bay NYC on Second Ave. near 52nd St. around 7:45 p.m. when an argument allegedly broke...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:15pm

Back where it belongs, Army-Navy rivalry a fair fight again in Philly

Why is the Army-Navy game played in Philadelphia? Well, geographically it sort of makes sense. Pennsylvania is located between West Point, NY and Annapolis, MD. But the answer according to the men about to descend on Lincoln Financial Field for the 118th meeting of the two proud schools (the 86th...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 5:05pm

Army Navy Game 2017 free live stream

For the 118th time Army and Navy will go to battle in front of a national TV audiance. Those looking for football to watch Saturday, December 9 will have one choice and one choice alone — the 118th playing of America's Game. The rest of the college football world will watch the two proud...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 4:25pm

Simulated urban warfare drill shocks residents who awake to sound of guns, grenades

It’s 10 p.m. and outside your window you hear the blades from military helicopters scraping the tops of the trees outside your home as machine gun rounds echo in the distance. Then, there’s a loud boom. That’s the nightmare scenario some Rhode Islanders awoke to Friday night, but...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 7:06pm

US Army releases final photos made by combat photographer killed in explosion

The United States Army has released chilling final photos made by a combat photographer showing an accidental blast during a live-fire training exercise in Afghanistan, in 2013. The photo shows the exact moment a mortar tube accidently exploded, killing Spc. Hilda I. Clayton and four members of...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 11:51am

US Army approves 22 women officers for possible combat units

Twenty-two women currently training to become U.S. Army officers will be allowed to enter the service as second lieutenants in the infantry and armor branches under historic new rules that allow women to serve in combat jobs, the Army said on Friday.The women, who are nearing the completion of...

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 1:11am

PHOTOS: Leathernecks celebrate Marine Corps anniversary

Hundreds of Marines gathered in Philadelphia to celebrate the 240th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Marine Corps Tuesday.The Marine Corps was founded in Tun Tavern, which still sits at Front and Dock streets.Many of the Marines turned out on motorcycles, wearing Leatherneck Nation jackets....

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 5:07am

Milton Green Beret facing discharge for beating Afghan child rapist police commander

A Green Beret from Milton thought he was doing the right thing by beating an Afghan police commander for keeping a little boy as a sex slave in 2011.But according to a report from WBUR, Sgt. 1st Class Charles Martland is facing a discharge from the military for attacking the chief who U.S. forces...

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 4:12am

While you were sleeping...

Good morningAs you surfaced from bed, scandal-hit FIFA boss Blatter was a notable absentee at FIFA appointments. Nebraska abolished the death penalty, while the army sent potentially deadly live anthrax by mistake.ISIS showed compromise by revealing pictures of ancient Palmyra intact, though it did...

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:29am

U.S. army sent live anthrax to bases in potentially deadly mistake

Reuters –The U.S. military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine U.S. states and a U.S. air base in South Korea, after apparently failing to properly inactivate the bacteria last year, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.The Pentagon said there was no known suspected infection...

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 5:45am

While you were sleeping...

Good morningBefore you woke up, the world had lost a blues guitar legend, B.B. King. Meanwhile a basketball icon Michael Jordon sued in China.Nobody was found alive at a Nepal U.S. Marine chopper crash site. Migrant boat survivors arrived in Indonesia. Pirates star Johnny's terriers were Depported....

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 3:57pm

No survivors as missing U.S. Marine helicopter found in Nepal mountains

Reuters –A U.S. Marines helicopter that crashed into a mountainside in Nepal was completely destroyed and there were no survivors among the eight on board, Nepal's top defense official said on Friday.Three charred bodies were found in the wreckage of the UH-1Y Huey that went missing on Tuesday...

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 2:28pm

North Korea defense chief executed by anti-aircraft gun for nap at events

Reuters –North Korea executed its defense chief by putting him in front of an anti-aircraft gun at a firing range, Seoul's National Intelligence Service told lawmakers, the latest in a series of high-level purges since Kim Jong Un took charge in Pyongyang.Hyon Yong Chol, 66, who headed the isolated...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 3:31am

Army hunts for missing U.S. Marine chopper after second Nepal quake

Reuters – Hundreds of Nepali troops were searching for a missing U.S. Marines helicopter with eight people on board on Wednesday, a day after the second powerful earthquake in less than three weeks killed scores and sent panicked residents into the street.The Himalayan nation is still reeling from...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:56am

Nepal needs $2B to rebuild ruined country as death toll tops 6,200

Reuters –The death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake rose steadily past 6,200 on Friday as fresh aftershocks and the stench of rotting bodies made it hard for nervous survivors to return to their homes.Disposal of the hundreds of bodies still being found six days after the 7.9 magnitude...

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 3:47am

Teen pulled from Nepal hotel rubble five days after earthquake

Reuters – A 15-year-old boy was pulled out alive from the collapsed ruins of Kathmandu's Hilton Hotel on Thursday, five days after a huge earthquake caused devastation across Nepal and killed nearly 5,500 people.Survivor Pema Lama was rescued by Nepal's Armed Police Force and carried on a stretcher...

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 2:27pm

Good effort: Saudi King gives army personnel one-month-salary bonus

Reuters –Saudi Arabia's King Salman ordered on Wednesday a one-month salary bonus for all military and security personnel to convey his "appreciation of their efforts", the official SPA news agency announced.The decree came after the king earlier in the day appointed a new heir and second-in-line...

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 1:48pm

Military to exhume 388 Pearl Harbor bodies to identify US fighters

Reuters –The remains of as many as 388 "unknown" U.S. military members who died when the USS Oklahoma was sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor will be exhumed in Hawaii in an effort to identify them, the Department of Defense said on Tuesday.The remains of the sailors and Marines will be...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 5:15am

Four ex-Blackwater guards get heavy sentences for Baghdad massacre

Reuters –A former Blackwater security guard was sentenced to life in prison and three others got 30-year terms on Monday in the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007, closing a case that had outraged Iraqis and inflamed anti-U.S. sentiment around the world.The...

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 4:05am

'Stop bullying neighbors,' Obama tells China as it snatches contested reefs

Reuters –U.S. President Barack Obama said Washington is concerned China is using its "sheer size and muscle" to push around smaller nations in the South China Sea, drawing a swift rebuke from Beijing which accused the United States of being the bully.China's rapid reclamation of around seven reefs...

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 4:58am