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Remains of 2 US Troops Recovered From Afghanistan Crash Site

Remains of 2 US Troops Recovered From Afghanistan Crash Site

They were the only two people aboard the Air Force E-11A electronic surveillance aircraft when it went down.
The US Space Force Has a Rough Launch on the Internet

The US Space Force Has a Rough Launch on the Internet

From controversy over camo print to Star Trek comparisons, the new military branch can't buy a break online.
Pentagon to Test Hypersonic Missiles at Five Times the Speed of Sound

Pentagon to Test Hypersonic Missiles at Five Times the Speed of Sound

The Pentagon plans a “very aggressive” expansion of its hypersonic weapons efforts this year, with at least four initial flight tests of prototypes for glide bombs that can fly five times the speed of
DARPA May Have Found the Secret to Flying Aircraft Carriers

DARPA May Have Found the Secret to Flying Aircraft Carriers

DARPA and Dynetics have successfully tested the X-61A Gremlin Air Vehicle, a new drone that can be launched from a C-130. After more than a century, an airborne aircraft carrier is looking more likely
Afghan Troops Clash With Taliban to Access U.S. Plane Crash Site

Afghan Troops Clash With Taliban to Access U.S. Plane Crash Site

Afghan troops have clashed with Taliban fighters as they tried to reach the crash site of a U.S. military aircraft that went down in eastern Afghanistan on Monday.
India Celebrates Republic Day With Military Parade

India Celebrates Republic Day With Military Parade

Thousands of Indians converged on a ceremonial boulevard in the capital amid tight security to celebrate the Republic Day on Sunday, which marks the 1950 anniversary of the country’s democratic
President Trump unveils new US Space Force logo, and people have questions

President Trump unveils new US Space Force logo, and people have questions

President Donald Trump released the new logo for the United States Space Force on Friday, sparking a flurry of questions on social media over the origins of the design. Observers immediately noticed

US Space Force logo unveiled with a clear Star Trek influence

The president has been pushing to create a new military branch, dubbed Space Force, since 2018 and today tweeted out a logo for the department. The most noticeable part of the logo is right in the
Trump Says Mideast Peace Plan to Be Unveiled Before Tuesday

Trump Says Mideast Peace Plan to Be Unveiled Before Tuesday

President Donald Trump said he plans to release the Middle East peace plan that he’s been promising since his 2016 campaign, promising it before Israeli leaders visit the White House on Tuesday.
The Mediterranean Is a Sea of Political Troubles Again

The Mediterranean Is a Sea of Political Troubles Again

A delicate balance of power in the strategic eastern Mediterranean region is being upset as the U.S. disengages
Schiff Draws Dark Portrait of Trump in Impeachment Trial Opening

Schiff Draws Dark Portrait of Trump in Impeachment Trial Opening

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff presented the U.S. Senate with a dark portrait of a deeply flawed, even dangerous president as he argued that Donald Trump should be removed from office.
SpaceX successfully completes key test of its Crew Dragon human spacecraft

SpaceX successfully completes key test of its Crew Dragon human spacecraft

SpaceX completed a crucial test of a key safety system of its Crew Dragon spacecraft today. The test involved launching its Crew Dragon using a Falcon 9, though without any actual crew on board. The
Sen. Martha McSally to CNN Reporter: 'You're a Liberal Hack'

Sen. Martha McSally to CNN Reporter: 'You're a Liberal Hack'

Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) brushed off a question from CNN reporter Manu Raju on Thursday, calling him a "liberal hack."
Scrapping Pentagon F-35 Office an Option to Cut Upkeep Costs

Scrapping Pentagon F-35 Office an Option to Cut Upkeep Costs

House lawmakers trying to reduce the projected $1.1 trillion cost of maintaining the F-35 over 60 years are considering options including eliminating the Pentagon’s central office in charge of the
No Soul Searching for Xi Jinping After Taiwan Rebuffs China in Election

No Soul Searching for Xi Jinping After Taiwan Rebuffs China in Election

In a democracy, two resounding election defeats in a matter of months might prompt some soul searching in the losing camp.
Chinese Vessels Withdraw From Disputed Waters, Indonesia Says

Chinese Vessels Withdraw From Disputed Waters, Indonesia Says

Chinese fishing vessels and coast guard ships accused of intruding into waters near the Natuna Islands withdrew on Thursday, a day after Indonesian President Joko Widodo visited the area and asserted
House Democrats Head for Symbolic Showdown to Curb Trump on Iran

House Democrats Head for Symbolic Showdown to Curb Trump on Iran

The House will vote Thursday on a resolution to limit President Donald Trump’s options for military action against Iran, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, adding that Democrats weren’t satisfied by the

Nearly the whole US military has banned TikTok

When the Army, Marines and Navy all put the kibosh on TikTok, you knew it was just a matter of time before other US military branches followed suit -- and sure enough, they have. The Air Force and
Dramatic video captures the precise moment that a US drone kills Iran's Qassem Soleimani

Dramatic video captures the precise moment that a US drone kills Iran's Qassem Soleimani

Iraqi television network Ahad TV released a video on Friday that shows the precise moment that a U.S. military drone killed General Qassem Soleimani of Iran. The 12-second black-and-white footage
'Jesus candy' spotted for sale at Air Force base — and atheist group loses its mind over 'proselytizing' sweets

'Jesus candy' spotted for sale at Air Force base — and atheist group loses its mind over 'proselytizing' sweets

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation — an atheist activist group TheBlaze has covered previously — apparently got a recent email saying the "exchange at Peterson Air Force Base is currently