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Why the US military would welcome a decisive 2020 election win
Special Forces needs to go back to basics to win against China and Russia
Marine veterans say sinking amphibious assault vehicles are ‘death traps’ following deadly accident
Spy plane sent to monitor George Floyd protests near home of California National Guard chief
Army National Guardsmen are working at election polling sites out of uniform
Most Americans have no idea how deeply entwined white supremacist groups are in the military
Police killings are more likely among law enforcement agencies that receive military gear, data shows
China is preparing to field a third aircraft carrier. Here’s why they’re no match for US flattops
What leaders can do now to strengthen US special operations forces
How Trump fell out of love with his generals — and why the feeling is mutual
The US is preparing for a fight with China in the Pacific. Here’s how Army special operators will fit in
The US is preparing for a fight with China in the Pacific. Here’s how Army special operators will fit in
6 big takeaways from the Navy’s full investigation into the USS Theodore Roosevelt’s COVID-19 outbreak
6 big takeaways from the Navy’s full investigation into the USS Theodore Roosevelt’s COVID-19 outbreak
Nobody seems to care about reports Trump called fallen US troops ‘suckers’ and ‘losers’
US service members battling racism in the ranks report a high barrier to justice
Why the military supports Trump less than previous Republican presidential candidates
Trump has accused US military leaders of doing exactly what his administration has done all along
China has major shipbuilding advantage over the US — and that may give it the edge in the next big war
Why the Air Force’s aging fleet of Cold War bombers is the US’s best hope against China
As Trump shakes up America’s military footprint in Europe, the US and Russia are making moves in the high north
North Korea was Trump’s chief foreign policy boast. Things have only gotten worse on his watch
3 years after the Fitzgerald and McCain collisions, the Navy’s surface warfare community shows few signs of change
What the Russian bounties story reveals about the limits of human intelligence collection
The deadly explosion in Beirut highlights a danger potentially lurking in some of the world’s ports