• Fort Hood Aug 23, 2020

    Missing Fort Hood Soldier a Victim of ‘Abusive Sexual Contact,' Army Says

    Sgt. Elder Fernandes, 23, a Fort Hood soldier who has been missing for five days, was recently transferred to a different unit because he was the victim of “abusive sexual contact,” U.S. Army officials said Saturday. “We can confirm there is an open investigation of abusive sexual contact involving Sgt. Fernandes,” Lt. Col. Chris Brautigam, a 1st Cavalry Division spokesman,...

  • Fort Hood Aug 5, 2020

    Fort Hood Soldier Drowns; 4th From Base Dead in Months

    U.S. Army officials said Tuesday that a Fort Hood soldier drowned at the same lake near the Texas base where another soldier’s body was found last month.

  • Isaiah Nance Jul 1, 2020

    Chicago Family Asks For Answers About Son's Death In Afghanistan

    Shawn Gregoire wants answers about her son’s death. Gregoire’s son, Army Spc. Isaiah Nance, was killed last summer by an Afghan soldier being trained by the U.S. military. On Saturday, she learned through social media about reports that the U.S. government may have known for months about possible Russian bounty payments to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan. “I would...

  • Pentagon Feb 25, 2020

    Pentagon Adopts New Ethical Principles for Using AI in War

    The Pentagon is adopting new ethical principles as it prepares to accelerate its use of artificial intelligence technology on the battlefield

  • Donald Trump Nov 16, 2019

    Trump Intervenes in Military Justice Cases, Grants Pardons

    President Donald Trump has pardoned a former U.S. Army commando set to stand trial next year in the killing of a suspected Afghan bomb-maker and a former Army lieutenant convicted of murder for ordering his men to fire upon three Afghans, killing two, the White House announced late Friday. The commander in chief also ordered a promotion for a decorated...

  • NBC NEWS Apr 15, 2019

    U.S. Secretly Filed Charges Against Assange Last Year

    Court documents reveal federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in late 2017, NBC News reports, more than two months earlier than the indictment disclosed when he was arrested last week. Assange was taken into custody April 11 after spending more than six years under the protection of Ecuador’s embassy in London. A federal indictment unsealed after...

  • North Carolina Dec 12, 2017

    Charles Jenkins, US Soldier Who Deserted to North Korea in 1965, Dies

    Charles Jenkins, a U.S Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release, has died. He was 77. Jenkins was found collapsed outside his home in Sado, northern Japan, on Monday and rushed to a hospital and later pronounced dead, a group representing families of Japanese abductees to North Koreas said Tuesday....

  • NBC Nov 11, 2016

    Congressional Investigation: Army Needs to Do Better Job Caring for Injured Soldiers

    A report from the investigative arm of Congress finds the U.S. Army needs to do a better job of caring for injured soldiers in special units set up to care for troops wounded in combat, or who become seriously ill or injured in noncombat situations, NBC 5 Investigates in Dallas-Fort Worth and The Dallas Morning News report. Congress ordered the...

  • CONGRESS Jan 19, 2016

    Deep in Colombian Jungle, Peace Looms at Rebel Hideout

    The rebel leader known as Juan Pablo carries with him a new telescopic assault rifle and a heavy heart....
    As a commander of the 36th Front of the FARC, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, one of the most active units in a half-century of bloodshed, the paunch-bellied warrior has spent 25 years plotting ambushes and assembling land mines but has...

  • U.S Army Aug 18, 2015

    Golden Knight Dies After Chicago Air & Water Show Accident

    One of two parachutists injured in a mid-air collision during the Chicago Air and Water Show Saturday has died. The Cook County Medical Examiner confirmed that 32-year-old Sgt. First Class Corey Hood, of Cincinnati, died Sunday. Sgt. Hood, who joined the Army more than 10 years ago, is married but has no kids, according to Donna Dixon, a spokesperson for...

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