Two senators said Wednesday they want Congress to improve voting opportunities for hundreds of thousands of U.S. military personnel stationed abroad by tightening rules on states for getting absentee ballots to them.
Out with the old and in with the new. A change of command took place Friday in the first armored brigade combat team and… More »
The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division held a change of command ceremony this morning at Cavalry Parade Field on Fort Riley.
U.S. soldier Bradley Manning’s former commander in Iraq says morale among his troops “took a hit” after they learned their colleague was suspected of leaking thousands of classified documents.
In axing a dozen combat brigades in the face of steep spending cuts and the wind-down of two wars, the Army says it is trying to ease the sting by spreading it around.
The Army’s plans to eliminate a dozen combat brigades by 2017 will affect 10 military bases in eight states. A brigade is between 3,500 and 5,000 troops.
As of Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at least 2,109 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The Army says it will eliminate one infantry brigade at Fort Riley as the military reduces its overall number of soldiers by September 2017.
The U.S. Army is slashing the number of combat brigades from 45 to 33, and shifting thousands of soldiers out of bases around the county
A U.S. senator has written the Russian ambassador urging Moscow to turn over former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.