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Crew survives Navy Hawkeye crash in Virginia
The crew was conducting a training flight at the time of the crash, the Navy said.
US military suspends some training in South Korea after armored personnel carrier crash kills 4 civilians
The U.S. military command in South Korea said on Monday it would suspend training at a range after four South Korean civilians were killed in a crash with an armored...
The Bonhomme Richard fire raises questions about whether the Navy learned anything from its last ship fire
After the USS Bonhomme Richard burned for five days at a shipyard in San Diego, it begs the question: Did the lessons the Navy learned from the USS Miami blaze...
Navy captain warned that crew wasn’t ready before sub ran aground, investigation shows
A newly released investigation from a submarine mishap in 2015 that caused some $1 million worth of damage shows that an inexperienced crew was given the go-ahead to complete a...
An Army Stryker burst into flames in Poland during a show of strength against Russia
A U.S. Army Stryker armored vehicle burst into flames on the side of a Polish roadway on Saturday, the Army confirmed on Monday
The Air Force is investigating how white phosphorus rockets ended up all over a Tucson road
The Air Force is currently investigating an August incident that saw rockets outfitted with white phosphorus warheads spill out of a military vehicle onto an Tucson roadway, Task & Purpose...
There Are Already Casualties In NATO’s Largest Military Exercise Since The Cold War
Tens of thousands of NATO troops have converged on Norway for Trident Juncture, the alliance's largest military exercise in nearly two decades. … Continued
US Service Member Killed In Special Operations Helicopter Crash In Iraq
A U.S. service member fighting as part of the campaign against ISIS in Iraq and Syria was killed and several … Continued
Watch A Russian Naval Parade Go Horribly Wrong Before Putin’s Eyes
Russia celebrated its Navy Day on Sunday with a naval parade on the Neva River in St. Petersburg, a day … Continued
One-Third Of US Casualties In Afghanistan And Iraq Were Non-Combat Accidents
The U.S. military's mishap problem is older than you probably realized: Of the nearly 30,000 U.S. service members wounded in … Continued
More US Service Members Die Training Than At War. Can The Pentagon Change That?
One Marine was killed and 11 others injured when a CH-53 E Super Stallion helicopter made a hard landing near … Continued
The Biggest Problems Facing Military Aviation, According To An Army Aviator
This past Friday, an AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed during a training mission at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, the latest in a … Continued
Navy Admits It’s Hit A Breaking Point, Searches For A Way Forward
The United States Navy has released its new Strategic Readiness Review (SRR), which was ordered by Navy Secretary Richard Spencer earlier this … Continued
Contrary To Rhetoric, Military Mishaps Have Been Declining
Hawks in Congress have said military mishaps are up because the defense budget is down, but the data say otherwise. … Continued
US Troops Keep Dying Far From Combat. Mattis And McCain Think They Have A Solution
More and more U.S. military personnel are dying far from active battlefields — and Secretary of Defense James Mattis is … Continued
AAV Fire Injures 15 Marines In Camp Pendleton Training Exercise
A morning exercise for a 1st Marine Division Amphibious Assault Vehicle crew turned frightening Tuesday morning when their craft burst … Continued
Navy To Remove 7th Fleet Commander Following Fitzgerald, McCain Collisions
The Navy intends to remove Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, the three-star commander of the 7th Fleet, from his position amid … Continued
The Military Has A Flight-Readiness Problem That’s Not Going Away
Since sequestration began in 2013, the reduced number of hours flown by pilots, crews trained, and aircraft maintained has created … Continued