More Military Articles

  • Drone with camera spotted over Panthers stadium

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina briefly detained and questioned a man who flew a drone with a camera mounted on it over a stadium during an NFL preseason game. Area news media outlets report that the drone was spotted during the Aug. 17 game between the Carolina...

  • GOP's Ducey, Dems' DuVal hit campaign trail

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Fred DuVal faced his first attack ad Wednesday as the general election contest in the Arizona governor's race kicked off in earnest. Republican nominee Doug Ducey and DuVal were preparing to launch tours around the state the day after Ducey scored a resounding...

  • Air Refueling Wing gets new squadron, mission

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — The 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker Air Force Base is assuming command over the 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron from Altus Air Force Base. The 730th is a reserve unit of the Air Force charged with training aircrew. The reservists in the unit work...

  • South Dakota tech school gets $500,000 NASA grant

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Space Grant Consortium has been awarded $500,000 by NASA. The grant will be used by the consortium, located at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, to increase engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...

  • NASA's new giant rocket system passes milestone

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA says its new giant rocket system passed an internal milestone Wednesday, but the first test launch got pushed back a year to 2018. NASA is designing its Space Launch System to take astronauts beyond Earth orbit to an asteroid and eventually to Mars. The rockets...

  • Sources: US considering new relief mission in Iraq

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday. And as the administration weighed its options for...

  • US Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in Gulf

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired in self-defense on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, the Navy said Wednesday, an encounter that could exacerbate tensions between the two countries as they work to hammer out a lasting deal over Iran's nuclear...

  • Army knocks 2-star down to 1-star rank

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A two-star Army general faulted for failing to properly investigate sexual assault and other accusations against a colonel on his staff will be retired at one-star rank, the Army announced Wednesday. The decision by Army Secretary John M. McHugh comes more than a...

  • Appeal for soldier convicted in '03 grenade attack

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A military appeal hearing was set Thursday for a U.S. soldier sentenced to death for killing two fellow service members and wounding 14 others in a grenade attack in Kuwait nearly 10 years ago. The hearing for 43-year-old Army Sgt. Hasan K. Akbar is scheduled...

  • Report: Tacoma police use cell surveillance device

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A newspaper reports that Tacoma, Washington, police have purchased and used surveillance equipment that can sweep up records of cell phone calls, text messages and data transfers up to a half mile away. The device is small enough to be carried in a car and tricks...

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
AUG
31
SEP
1
SEP
2
SEP
3
SEP
4
SEP
5
SEP
6
SEP
7
SEP
8
SEP
9
SEP
10
SEP
11
SEP
12
SEP
13
Advertisement