More Army Articles

  • Secrets leaker Manning to begin gender treatments

    WASHINGTON (AP) — National security leaker Chelsea Manning can get initial treatment for a gender-identity condition from the military after the Bureau of Prisons rejected the Army's request to accept her transfer from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility. A defense official says...

  • APNewsBreak: Manning to begin gender treatment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Bureau of Prisons has rejected the Army's request to accept the transfer of national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility where she could get better treatment for her gender-identity condition....

  • US military didn't seek Afghan pullout in 2017

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Military commanders did not recommend that the White House announce the complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in 2017 as the president ordered, the top U.S. commander there told senators Thursday. Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford said U.S. and Afghan military leaders...

  • Senate derails Army bid to take Guard helicopters

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. (AP) — The Army has lost an initial Senate skirmish over a hotly disputed plan to take Apache attack helicopters away from National Guard units in a budget-cutting move that has infuriated governors and state military leaders. The proposal, which would transfer dozens of the...

  • VIDEO: Bowe Bergdahl returns to active service

    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl reportedly returns to active service Monday.

  • Top Army brass defend troubled intelligence system

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army's vice chief of staff, Gen. John Campbell, last year cited his son's experiences as a soldier in Afghanistan to answer a senator's tough questions about a troubled intelligence technology system. This week, after an inquiry by The Associated Press, the Army...

  • Army leaders defend flawed intelligence system

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Gen. John Campbell, the army's vice chief of staff and nominee to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan, cited his son's experiences as a soldier there to answer a senator's tough questions last year about a troubled intelligence technology system. But after an inquiry from The...

  • Bergdahl not interviewed yet by Army investigator

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army sergeant recently released from captivity by the Taliban is in something of a legal limbo as the investigation continues into why and how he left his post in Afghanistan five years ago and ended up in insurgents' hands. Senior Army officials said Wednesday that Sgt....

  • Four things you should know about the Army general who will investigate Bowe Bergdahl's capture

    The Pentagon has launched an investigation into the events surrounding the capture by the Taliban of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the 28-year-old Idahoan who spent nearly five years in the hands of Islamist militants. Top military leaders are eager to learn of the circumstances that led to...

  • Army begins Bowe Bergdahl investigation

    The U.S. Army has begun to investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from his post in Afghanistan in 2009, the Pentagon said in a statement Monday.

  • Mission incomprehensible: Obama's vision for military blunts its warfighting skills

    “What's the point of having this superb military that you're always talking about if we can't use it?” – Madeline Albright, 1993, as she argued for sending U.S. troops to Bosnia There's an undertone to Albright's quip, one that suggests a sharp distinction between how progressives and...

  • Bowe Bergdahl scheduled to arrive in Texas on Friday

    A U.S. defense official says released captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is scheduled to arrive at a military medical center in Texas on Friday.



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