Army Suspends Fort Benning Drill Sergeants Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

After reviewing a female trainee’s allegations of assault, the Army found indications of additional misconduct. The fort only recently integrated women into its training programs.

U.S. Army Crew and Pilots Missing After Helicopter Disappears in Hawaii

The Coast Guard was searching for five people who were aboard a Black Hawk helicopter in a training exercise. It was the third crash in about a month involving U.S. military aircraft.

Trump Cites Familiar Argument in Ban on Transgender Troops

Years of study have not produced much evidence to support President Trump’s claims that transgender members make it harder for the military to focus on “decisive and overwhelming victory.”

Army Fraud Crackdown Uses Broad Net to Catch Small Fish, Some Unfairly

By DAVE PHILIPPS May 28, 2017 AGUAS BUENAS, Puerto Rico — Federal agents with body armor and assault rifles stormed a small house in this hillside town on a dark October night two years ago, intent on arresting a retired National Guard captain...

For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History

For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History By DAVE PHILIPPS May 26, 2017 Pvt. Kayla Padgett, right. By DAVE PHILIPPS May 26, 2017 FORT BENNING, Ga. — The first group of women graduated from United States Army...

‘Friendly Fire’ May Have Killed 2 U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan Raid

The Pentagon is investigating the deaths of two Army Rangers during a raid targeting a leader of Islamic State militants in Afghanistan.