A family is suing the Marine Corps and other Defense Department agencies alleging a coordinated, illegal effort to suppress details about the insider attack that claimed the lives of their son and two other Marines in Afghanistan, the Marine Corps Times reported Friday.
South Korea and the U.S. will set out conditions for Seoul to take control of the two nations’ militaries in the event of war on the Korean peninsula, a move that would scrap a scheduled transfer in 2015 from the U.S. military to South Korea, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
An overhaul of the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs means new education benefits will kick in next month for the spouses of servicemembers who died since 9/11 in the line of duty, according to the department.
In his inaugural address at parliament, with Secretary of State John F. Kerry in attendance, Joko Widodo called for national unity and exhorted his 250 million compatriots “to move together, to work, work and work.”
A former U.S. soldier based at Fort Knox has been sent to a federal prison to serve an 18-month sentence for taking part in a scheme to divert loaded fuel trucks from an American military outpost in Afghanistan.
Ukrainian armed forces have never used prohibited weapons such as cluster bombs in their fight against pro-Russia separatists, a military spokesman insisted Tuesday after a rights group reported it had documented a dozen instances when the indiscriminate weapons were used in populated areas.
By trodding fantastic paths that wind through pastures and forests dotted with surreal rock formations, one can see why the Mullerthal Trail in Luxembourg’s Mullerthal region was recently recognized as one of the best trails in Europe.
Ghost towns dot the landscape all across the southwestern United States, once-thriving cultural hubs abandoned and left in shambles. Many are still fairly well-preserved, though, and offer visitors a chance to see a piece of history even if it is in pieces.
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