A U.S. military helicopter with five people aboard crashed Thursday in Oman, on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula, the U.S. military said.
Bombs killed five people died on Saturday in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, the U.S. military said.
Less than a year after the repeal of the law regarding homosexuals serving openly in the U.S. military, the Pentagon will host a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month event on Tuesday.
CNN talks to Rep. Jackie Speier, who is calling for impartial investigations of alleged rape in the U.S. military.
Freed hostages Jessica Buchanan and Poul Thisted arrived at a U.S. base in Sicily Thursday, a day after being rescued in a U.S. military raid in Somalia, a spokesman for the base said.
On Wednesday, the Senate and House homeland security committees held their first-ever joint hearing, on the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, to address what has become a familiar theme for both committees -- the threat from "homegrown" terrorists.
Guitars for Vets is a volunteer organization dedicated to putting instruments in the hands of veterans with PTSD.
The "cockpits" of U.S. military drones are infected with a computer virus. Chris Lawrence reports.
The U.S. military is looking at options for both delivering humanitarian assistance into Libya and helping with the return of refugees, CNN learned Thursday.
The U.N. unfreezes $1.5 billion in Libyan assets to be used for humanitarian needs. CNN's Richard Roth reports.
Stung by online comments calling it "disgusting" and "un-American," Delta Air Lines on Wednesday announced it will allow U.S. military personnel traveling on orders to check more bags for free.
Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honore tells CNN's Carol Costello about precautions troops take to avoid radiation exposure.
Concerned about potential radiation exposure, the U.S. military will not allow troops to get within 50 miles of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Col. David Lapan, a Pentagon spokesman, said Wednesday.
When Hosni Mubarak shut down Egypt's internet and cellphone communications, it seemed that all U.S. officials could do was ask him politely to change his mind.
Two Iraqi civilians were wounded when a bomb struck an American military convoy in Baghdad, Interior Ministry sources told CNN.
Two days after a federal judge in California issued an injunction, telling the U.S. military to "immediately... suspend and discontinue any investigation, or discharge, separation, or other proceeding, that may have been commenced under the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'," the Department of Defense still hasn't told commanders in the field who handle the DADT investigations what to do.
Thousands of U.S. military personnel in Germany were ordered to maintain a curfew and stay in their homes Friday night due to rising concerns about the possibility of a terrorist attack.
U.S. military personnel were involved in repelling a suicide bombing attack Sunday on an Iraqi military base in Baghdad, four days after the United States officially ended its combat operations in Iraq.
U.S. military officials are assessing what damage could be done to intelligence contacts in Afghanistan after a number of names of local Afghans working with the U.S. military appeared on documents leaked by the WikiLeaks website, according to a U.S. military official.
Former intelligence officer Ken Robinson looks at the impact of the Wikileaks documents on national security.
In the early 1970s, when Daniel Ellsberg wanted to get top-secret information about the Vietnam War to the public, he leaked the bombshell Pentagon Papers to elected officials and national newspapers.
A whistle-blower website has published what it says are more than 90,000 United States military and diplomatic reports about Afghanistan filed between 2004 and January of this year.
The top U.S. military officer is reassuring his Pakistani counterpart that the U.S. military is not pressuring the Pakistani army to increase its operations against the Taliban there, a senior U.S. military official said.
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for Wednesday's deadly attack, now thought to be a suicide bombing, in northwestern Pakistan that killed three U.S. military service members.
CNN's Kiran Chetry discusses claims by some aid organizations that they can't get aid to the streets of Haiti.
The retired general who took charge of relief efforts in New Orleans, Louisiana, after Hurricane Katrina said Thursday that the U.S. military should have arrived in earthquake-devastated Haiti 24 hours earlier.
Insurgents hacked live feeds from a US military drone using a mass-market software program. CNN's Elaine Quijano reports.
Women serving in the U.S. military face unique personal and professional challenges that their male counterparts don't, a veterans' group report has found.
A U.S. military contract that drew fire for creating profiles to rate the output of journalists as well as coverage of the Afghanistan war is being terminated, according to U.S. military officials.
August has become the deadliest month for the U.S. military in Afghanistan since the U.S. invasion after the attacks of September 11, 2001.
The U.S. military is distributing pamphlets in eastern Afghanistan in an effort to find a soldier who has been missing for more than two weeks, the military said Thursday.
An American soldier captured in southeastern Afghanistan is being held by a notorious militant clan, a senior U.S. military official said.
Two Americans were killed in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, one in a rocket attack and the other under mysterious circumstances, officials in Iraq said.
CNN's Brian Todd reports on brushback from Christians over the U.S. military burning bibles in Afghanistan.
American airstrikes earlier this month during a western Afghanistan battle with Taliban militants may have killed up to 30 civilians, an interim U.S. military report said on Wednesday.
One of three Afghan civilians wounded when U.S. contractors shot at them in an incident in early May died of his wounds Sunday, according to U.S. military officials in Afghanistan.
The U.S. military is denying that troops in Afghanistan have been attempting to convert Afghans to Christianity, countering video showing a chaplain delivering a sermon about religious conversion and Bibles printed in local languages.
CNN's Susan Roesgen reports on the Pentagon's decision to allow media coverage of flag-draped coffins of war victims.
For the first time since media coverage was banned in 1991, the return of the body of a fallen member of the U.S. armed forces was opened to news outlets late Sunday.
North Korea has begun fueling its long-range rocket, according to a senior U.S. military official.
A roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday killed three Afghan army commandos, the U.S. military said.
Kyrgyzstan parliament has voted to close a base the U.S. military uses as a route for troops and supplies heading into Afghanistan, a government spokesman said Thursday.
A New Zealander claims he discovered private U.S. military files on an MP3 he bought in a thrift shop.
Coalition forces killed 15 armed militants and arrested another Friday in eastern Afghanistan in an operation aimed at disrupting a suspected Taliban network, according to a U.S. military statement.
The U.S. military plans to help the Afghanistan government recruit, train and arm local Afghans to fight a resurgent Taliban, U.S. military officials say.
A militant was detained in a plot to assassinate a provincial Afghan governor, the U.S. military said Monday.
Two U.S. military Humvees are missing after suspected Taliban militants attacked a transport convoy carrying equipment destined for U.S. troops in Afghanistan, U.S. military and local officials said Tuesday.
About 30 U.S. military personnel are training members of Pakistan's Frontier Corps on how to fight Taliban and al Qaeda militants in Pakistan's tribal regions, according to several U.S. military sources.
Iraqi Shiite fighters who trained inside Iran to operate in assassination squads are starting to return home, the U.S. military told CNN.
Two Iraqi cameramen remain in U.S. military custody amid a media watchdog group's warning of "an upsurge" in the arrest of journalists working in Iraq.
At least 4,151 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq War since 2003 as well as 512 in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan
An Iraqi panel that oversees the activities of former Baathists is denouncing the arrest of one of its senior members by the U.S. military, which says the man is an Iranian-backed Shiite militant involved in a bombing that killed four Americans.
The United States is losing access to one of its three counternarcotics bases in Latin America, U.S. military officials said Wednesday.
U.S. forces killed two relatives of a local Iraqi governor in northern Iraq on Sunday. The dead were identified by the U.S. military as members of al Qaeda in Iraq.
Gunmen have killed a senior city appeals judge in Baghdad, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said.
U.S. Marines at Camp Lemonier -- the only American military base on the African continent -- spend much of their time vaccinating livestock, repairing schools and giving medical training.
The U.S. military "sincerely regrets" that it killed two children in a helicopter attack on militants linked to a suspected al Qaeda in Iraq leader, a colonel with Multi-National Force-Iraq said Thursday.
Lt. Gen. Martin Dempsey, the acting commander of U.S. Central Command, spent Wednesday in Beirut, Lebanon, to discuss the security crisis with officials there and assure them that U.S. military aid will continue, a U.S. military official said.
The U.S. military in Iraq denied widespread reports Friday that trumpeted the capture of a top Iraqi insurgent leader.
In light of growing unrest around the world over rising food prices, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is asking for a closer look at the crisis and its security implications, a U.S. military official said Monday.
An Iraqi photographer for The Associated Press has been freed after two years in U.S. military custody, an American military official said Wednesday.
A U.S. Air Force B-1 bomber caught fire Friday after a landing at al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar, U.S. military officials said.
The Iraq war has strained U.S. forces to the point where they could not fight another large-scale war, according to a survey of military officers.
The U.S. military is seriously deficient in meeting "the threat of Islamist insurgencies," says a Pentagon-commissioned study released Monday.
A couple and their son were killed and four other people were injured Tuesday during a U.S. military raid in northern Iraq, police said.
Coalition forces killed nine Iraqi civilians, including a child and two women, and wounded three others near Iskandariya, Iraq, over the weekend, police and a U.S. military spokeswoman said Monday.
Conflict flared up Wednesday in an area of northern Iraq where U.S. and Iraqi troops have been taking on al Qaeda in Iraq and other militants.
U.S. forces are increasing their presence in Africa. They're on a mission to improve healthcare and promote development.
A car bomb struck a police checkpoint in central Ramadi Wednesday morning, killing five people, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official has said.
The U.S. military says it has "convincing and irrefutable" evidence that an award-winning Associated Press photographer is connected to the insurgency in Iraq.
A sixth U.S. service member died Friday from injuries sustained when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed in northeastern Italy on Thursday, the U.S. military in Europe said.
The number of U.S. military and Iraqi civilian deaths has dropped dramatically, according to recent reports, although American military officials said it is too soon to declare a turning point in the conflict.
The Iraqi leadership at a military camp east of Baghdad gave the U.S. military a $1,000 check last week to aid victims of California's wildfires, the U.S. military said.
The man believed to be responsible for last week's rocket attack on the U.S. Army's Camp Victory was captured in an early morning raid Monday, the U.S. military said.
A Sunni member of Iraq's parliament is in custody after his arrest during a U.S.-Iraqi military raid on a suspected al Qaeda in Iraq gathering, U.S. military and Iraqi officials said Friday.
Coalition forces on Thursday arrested a suspected member of an elite Iranian unit that has been accused of training and equipping insurgents in Iraq, the U.S. military said.
Fourteen suspected terrorists listed as "high-value detainees" at the U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been designated as enemy combatants, placing them in line to be charged and put on trial by the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said Thursday.
Two U.S. soldiers have been charged with premeditated murder in the death of an Iraqi near the northern city of Kirkuk last month, the U.S. military said Thursday.
Three people, including one U.S. service member, were killed Tuesday in a barrage of up to 35 mortars fired into the Green Zone in Baghdad, U.S. military and State Department officials said.
Two U.S. soldiers have been charged with the premeditated murders of three Iraqis killed in three separate incidents between April and June of this year, according to a U.S. military statement.
The U.S. military early Tuesday launched a "large-scale" operation against al Qaeda in Iraq militants in the Baquba area, north of Baghdad, killing at least 22 enemy fighters, the Army said in a statement.
A suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden truck into a police station near Tikrit on Sunday morning, killing at least 15 people and wounding about 45 others, some of them civilians, a Tikrit police official said.
A Sunni insurgent group on Monday posted video of the military identification cards of two missing American soldiers in Iraq.
A U.S. military commander said Friday that militants used a mock-up in Iran to help plan for a deadly operation in the Iraqi city of Karbala earlier this year.
The U.S. military is investigating two incidents involving its forces in Afghanistan that may have unintentionally led to the deaths of several civilians.
The U.S. military carried out an airstrike against an al Qaeda operative in southern Somalia this week, the second strike this month, U.S. military officials said Wednesday.
Attackers who killed five U.S. troops at a government building in Karbala posed as U.S. military officials to get past Iraqi guards, a Karbala police spokesman said.
The U.S. military said it raided an al Qaeda safehouse in Iraq on Monday, killing six terrorists and capturing a seventh.
Iraqi soldiers found 28 bodies in a mass grave south of Baquba, a U.S. military statement released Thursday said.
Seven suspected Al Qaeda allies and a child were killed in clashes with Afghan and coalition forces during an operation staged on housing compound in Kunar Province Thursday, a U.S. military statement said.
A "terrorist and three of his associates" were detained by coalition forces in a raid in western Baghdad's Abu Ghraib neighborhood Thursday, the U.S. military said.
The U.S. military says five people -- two suspected terrorists, two women and a child -- were killed in a raid in northwest Baquba on Friday.
A suicide bomber detonated near a U.S. military convoy near Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul, on Monday morning, killing himself and injuring two children, according to an Afghan police commander.
The U.S. military told CNN it is investigating an incident in March near Balad in which Iraqi civilians were killed during a U.S. raid.
The U.S. military is investigating reports its soldiers killed two women, one of whom was pregnant, in Samarra, according to the U.S. military and an official with the Joint Coordination Center in Salaheddin province.
The driver of a U.S. military truck intentionally struck unoccupied vehicles in a Kabul street Monday in an attempt to avoid pedestrians after the truck's brakes failed, the U.S. military said its initial investigation shows.
Coalition forces hunted and killed a local al Qaeda leader and two other insurgents in Samarra on Friday, the U.S. military said.
The U.S. military on Wednesday called a video posted on the Internet purportedly showing the dragging of a U.S. flier's remains from a downed copter's wreckage "despicable."
About 100 insurgents armed with rocket-propelled grenade launchers and machine guns stormed a police station in Diyala province Tuesday, killing at least 15 officers and freeing about 30 detainees.
Loading weather data ...