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Norway is making troops turn in their used underwear to give to new recruits
Norwegian soldiers may want to consider going commando
Why Portugal paints F-16s to look like tigers
We are the tigers, mighty mighty tigers!
These German soldiers and their mules have achieved all my relationship goals
"If you are good to the mules, the mules will be good to you."
Who are your favorite foreign allies to train with and why?
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That time an airman accidentally prevented a nuclear apocalypse
"Either out of ignorance or luck, he ended the danger.”
Will the US finally get the hell out of Afghanistan once and for all?
You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.
How Trump fell out of love with his generals — and why the feeling is mutual
President Donald Trump has ridiculed his top generals, ignoring their advice on some key issues and questioning their intelligence, courage and commitment to U.S. service members
The US and NATO are boosting their presence in a hotspot for military activity near Russia
U.S. European Command will "now be able to rotate units in perpetuity in multiple locations," including the Black Sea, which "dramatically improves our operational capability," Gen. Tod Wolters said
NATO officials say they were briefed on Russian bounties on US soldiers in Afghanistan — even though Trump claims he wasn’t
Three NATO officials say they had been briefed on intelligence that Russian operatives were secretly offering cash bounties to Taliban-linked militants for U.S. casualties in Afghanistan
NATO says Russian aircraft violated European airspace nearly 300 times in 2019
"They are testing our capability and want to see how we are going to react."
NATO gave Polish firefighters an award for putting out a US Army Stryker that burst into flames
The leaders of NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence battle group in Poland honored Polish firefighters on Monday for their response when a U.S. Army Stryker armored vehicle caught fire at the end of January
NATO is willing to expand its training mission in Iraq to meet Trump’s demand
NATO is considering an increase to its training mission in Iraq to relieve the burden on the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State, senior officials and diplomats said on Tuesday
US halts secretive drone program with Turkey over Syria incursion
The United States has halted a secretive military intelligence cooperation program with Turkey that for years helped Ankara target Kurdish PKK militants, four U.S. officials told Reuters
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
A guy faked his diploma to get a commission as an officer in the Swedish military. Then he got assigned to NATO HQ
The Swedish military got duped into commissioning a guy with a fake diploma, and then they assigned him to NATO's Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Belgium.
The US and NATO are preparing for Russia to go after troops both in the field and at home
Misinformation campaigns are central to Russia's strategy on and off the battlefield as the 2016 U.S. election interference showed, and not limited to whoever happens to be watching RT.
Why the US’s top military commander in Europe goes to sleep thinking about how to get around the continent
Since Russia's 2014 incursion in Ukraine, NATO leaders have been focused on securing the alliance's eastern flank. But defending that boundary and deterring threats to member countries there takes more than just deploying troops. It means moving them in and out, and, if necessary, reinforcing them, and that's something that's always on U.S. and European military commanders' minds
The US plans on holding its largest European military exercises in 25 years
The United States will send 20,000 troops to Europe next April and May in its biggest military exercises on European soil since the Cold War to underscore Washington's commitment to NATO, a senior allied commander said on Tuesday
NATO chief to squabbling allies: Stop, collaborate, and listen
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has called on the security alliance's allies to maintain and strengthen their "unity," saying the organization is "the only guarantor of European and transatlantic security."
Why the US has nukes in Turkey — and why it’s so hard to remove them
During the Cold War, the U.S. stationed B61 nuclear bombs in Turkey, among other NATO countries. Formally, the U.S. controlled the weapons during peacetime, but the host countries' forces trained and equipped planes so they could drop the bombs with U.S. support in the case of war
The Germans have a plan to save Syria
Germany's defense minister presented to NATO her proposal for a security zone in northern Syria on Thursday, receiving support from Turkey and the United States but also a warning from the alliance's chief it may involve the United Nations
US officials reportedly considered pulling nuclear weapons out of Turkey, effectively ending the US-Turkey alliance
"I think this is a first — a country with US nuclear weapons stationed in it literally firing artillery at US forces."
Glock’s next-generation pistol just picked up a tasty NATO contract
Glock may have walked away from the U.S. Army's turbulent Modular Handgun System competition licking its wounds, but that doesn't mean other core NATO partners are following the Pentagon's lead when it comes to new sidearms
Watch a Russian jet chase a NATO fighter away from the Russian defense minister’s aircraft
A Russian fighter jet saw off a NATO warplane after it approached a plane carrying Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the TASS news agency reported on Tuesday