Todays Top Headlines

Appeal for soldier convicted in ’03 grenade attack(0)
Army knocks 2-star down to 1-star rank(0)
Mass.-based fighter jet crashes in Virginia(0)
VA training guide likens vets to Oscar the Grouch(0)
New Obama plan calls for implanted computer chips to help U.S. troops heal(0)
Air Guard F-15C crashes in Virginia, pilot status unknown(0)
VA office depicts veterans as Oscar the Grouch(0)
Military jet crashes in Virginia: report(0)
Soldier convicted in ’03 grenade attack vs. fellow troops will have appeal hearing(0)
Sources: US considering new relief mission in Iraq(0)
Obama should seek congressional approval for ISIL strikes: James Clyburn(0)
Finland, Sweden increase ties to NATO(0)
Afghan candidate pulls out of election audit(0)
U.S. commander: Taliban will test Afghans in 2015(0)
U.S. Coast Guard fires on Iranian-flagged ship in Persian Gulf(0)
Australia and Indonesia mending intel differences(0)
Large solar project to be built at Camp Ripley(0)
Doug Ducey must unite GOP after bruising primary(0)
US commander: Taliban will test Afghans in 2015(0)
New counterterrorism units at Australian airports(0)
Face of Defense: Airmen Offer Deployment Tips(0)
Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL Near Irbil(0)
How vulnerable is the U.S. financial sector from a cyber attack?(0)
Homeland Security warns of ISIS retaliating in U.S. for airstrikes(0)
IRS lawyer: Lois Lerner’s Blackberry deliberately destroyed after start of congressional probe(0)
Australia and US to share information on travelers(0)
Rep. Duncan Hunter on how ISIS poses grave danger to US(0)
U.S. citizens joining Islamic State pose major threat to homeland(0)
Former Naval Academy dairy farm to be organic(0)
AP source: American militant said killed in Syria(0)
Was Lois Lerner’s BlackBerry wiped after IRS probe began?(0)
Two heroes from Vietnam will receive Medal of Honor(0)
151 years after Gettysburg, a Medal of Honor recipient(0)
U.S. rules out coordinating with Assad on airstrikes against Islamists in Syria(0)
Fox News confirms American killed fighting for ISIS in Syria(0)
American convert to Islam is killed fighting in Syria, U.S. official says(0)
Obama authorizes reconnaissance flights over Syria, official tells CNN(0)
Air Force aiding Florida police in sex stings(0)
U.S. transfers 2 Yemenis held in Bagram prison to Yemen(0)
Reports: American dies fighting for Islamic State(0)
Air Guard F-15C crashes in Virginia, pilot status unknown

An F-15C assigned to the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard has crashed in the Shenandoah Valley

Soldier convicted in ’03 grenade attack vs. fellow troops will have appeal hearing

A soldier sentenced to death for killing two fellow service members and wounding 14 others in a grenade attack in

Afghan candidate pulls out of election audit

One of two men vying to become the president of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, pulled his observers Wednesday from an audit

U.S. commander: Taliban will test Afghans in 2015

Afghanistan’s election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country’s military, and resolving the political chaos will be key

Two heroes from Vietnam will receive Medal of Honor

Two soldiers who served in Vietnam will receive the Medal of Honor in a Sept. 15 ceremony, the White House

151 years after Gettysburg, a Medal of Honor recipient

Of the 3,487 men and one woman who have received the Medal of Honor, 644 have been awarded the nation’s

Air Force aiding Florida police in sex stings

Not only have Central Florida law enforcement officers violated federal rules in conducting    

U.S. transfers 2 Yemenis held in Bagram prison to Yemen

Yemeni security officials say that two prisoners held at a U.S. military prison in Afghanistan have been handed over to

Reports: American dies fighting for Islamic State

A 33-year-old San Diego man was killed over the weekend fighting for the Islamic State, NBC News and CNN are

Cleanup begins after Army hypersonic rocket explodes during launch

A rocket carrying an experimental Army strike weapon that exploded during launch has damaged buildings at the Kodiak Launch Complex,

Army general takes command in Afghanistan

Gen. John Campbell assumed command of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in a Tuesday ceremony.    

U.S. giving extra $60M in military aid to Tunisia

The U.S. has announced it will be giving Tunisia another $60 million in military aid next year.    

Arab strikes in Libya show impatience with U.S.

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamic militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged

Navy pulls protesting nurse from Guantanamo

A Navy nurse who was the first, and apparently only, member of the medical staff at Guantanamo to refuse to

Obama announces veterans mental health efforts, but most aren’t new

In his speech before the American Legion on Tuesday, President Obama touted new initiatives intended to improve mental health treatment

Spouse to receive White House entrepreneurship honor

Air Force wife Adrianna Domingos-Lupher said she was ‘floored’ when she learned she is being honored as a White House

IG: Better training, new scheduling practices needed at Phoenix VA

A scathing report looking into care delay problems at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health system recommends an overhaul in scheduling

Hyten takes over at Air Force Space Command

Gen. John E. Hyten has taken command of Air Force Space Command, replacing Gen. William L. Shelton to become the

HUD: Number of homeless veterans continues to drop

The number of homeless veterans dropped under 50,000 last year, the fourth consecutive year of decreases since White House officials

Uncommon Strategic Restraint

Our nuclear future would take a significant turn for the worse if Beijing and New Delhi begin to mimic Cold

Erin Corwin’s Marine husband says he now has ‘closure’

As the search dragged on and on, Jonathan Corwin clung to a dark kind of hope.    

Sources: U.S. surveillance planes over Syria

The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that

Obama to announce VA initiatives

The White House is unveiling a slate of executive actions Tuesday designed to ease troops’ transition from military to civilian

No proof deaths caused by delay in care, VA says

Veterans Affairs leaders say they’re relieved that investigators have found no evidence of patient deaths connected to serious medical appointment

VA details sweeping changes to speed care to veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs promises sweeping changes – and ample contrition – in a prepared response to an inspector

© 2013 All rights reserved.