More Military Articles

  • W.Va. gets NASA funding for STEM education

    Yesterday

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is sharing more than $17.3 million from NASA to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at community colleges and technical schools. Officials say the Community and Technical College System of...

  • Australia cites reporter's killing in law reforms

    Yesterday

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday used the killing of American journalist James Foley to bolster his government's case for contentious counterterrorism reforms that have been rejected by some Islamic leaders. Abbott described the video...

  • As US airstrikes in Iraq grow, details stay thin

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — America has returned to war, of a sort, in Iraq with airstrikes that have intensified in recent days against Islamic State militants. But details about the execution of this limited campaign, which so far includes no reported U.S. ground combat, are thin. Some...

  • Hiring event set at Fort Sill for Okla. military

    Yesterday

    FORT SILL, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma CareerTech System and its partners are planning another hiring event for Oklahoma military members and veterans. The Oklahoma Military Connection hiring event is scheduled for Sept. 25 at the Fort Sill Armed Forces Reserve Center near Lawton. The...

  • Navy SEALs swim 13-plus miles for charity in Maine

    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    CASCO, Maine (AP) — Four active-duty Navy SEALs are swimming more than 13 miles for charity in Maine. The SEALs plan to swim the entire length of Sebago Lake on Thursday to raise money to send dozens of military families to Camp Sunshine, a retreat for children with life-threatening...

  • Coast Guard: Injured man rescued near Texas coast

    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has extracted an injured man from an Italian oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico near Galveston. The Coast Guard reports a snapped wire struck a 32-year-old man in his chest Wednesday afternoon about 38 miles off the coast. The captain of the 800-foot...

  • US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, the administration disclosed Wednesday....

  • Officials: US rescue mission in Syria failed

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops to Syria earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held by a violent extremist group, including slain journalist James Foley, but did not find the hostages, senior Obama administration officials said Wednesday. The...

  • UN agency: Iran abiding with terms of nuke deal

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. nuclear agency says that Iran is keeping commitments it agreed to with six world powers in a pact that temporarily caps its nuclear activities and eliminates material that could be most easily used to make nuclear weapons. The finding is contained in a...

  • Immigrants found in back of locked rental truck

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Federal officials say the discovery of nine immigrants who were locked inside the cargo area of a rental truck at a Border Patrol checkpoint in southern Arizona highlights the dangers of human smuggling. Customs and Border Protection says the incident Thursday at...

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
AUG
22
AUG
23
AUG
24
AUG
25
AUG
26
AUG
27
AUG
28
AUG
29
AUG
30
AUG
31
SEP
1
SEP
2
SEP
3
SEP
4
Advertisement