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U.S. warships travel Taiwan Strait; China warns against show of force

Dec. 31 (UPI) — For the second time this month, U.S. warships on Thursday sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, prompting China to denounce the...

BAE Systems wins $3.2B contract for British munitions

Nov. 30 (UPI) — BAE Systems was awarded a $3.2 billion munitions contract for Britain’s Next Generation Munitions Solution program, the defense ministry...

Keel is laid for future littoral combat ship USS Santa Barbara

Oct. 30 (UPI) — The keel of the future Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Santa Barbara was ceremonially laid at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala.,...

New Army field manual recommends midday naps

Oct. 1 (UPI) — The Army released a new field manual Thursday that officially embraces midday naps to help improve performance. The new guide focuses on individual...

Elder Fernandes’ death ruled a suicide as new commander named at Fort Hood

Sept. 1 (UPI) — The Army installed a new commanding general at Fort Hood in Texas Tuesday — the same day an autopsy report revealed that a soldier who went...

DHS removes acting chief of intelligence and analysis after protest response

Aug. 1 (UPI) — The Department of Homeland Security is removing its acting chief of intelligence and analysis amid criticism of his office’s role in...

Number of COVID-19 cases among military service members doubled in June

July 2 (UPI) — The number of cases of coronavirus among active-duty military personnel has more than doubled in the past three weeks, according to information...

Airmen in Grand Forks AFB shooting identified, parents say it was domestic violence

June 3 (UPI) — The death of a U.S. Air Force airman at Grand Forks, N.D., Air Base was called an act of domestic violence by her parents on Wednesday. The Air...

Coast Guard names Rear Adm. Melissa Bert as first female judge advocate general

May 4 (UPI) — The U.S. Coast Guard named Rear Adm. Melissa Bert as its first female judge advocate and chief counsel, its top legal position. She previously was...

Sailors cheer USS Theodore Roosevelt captain who was relieved of command

April 3 (UPI) — Hundreds of sailors cheered and shouted the name of Capt. Brett Crozier as he departed the aircraft carrier he has led since November, videos...

Pentagon announces $2.4B sale of 8 Boeing KC-46 aircraft to Israel

March 5 (UPI) — The Pentagon announced this week that the U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of up to eight Boeing KC-46 aerial refueling...

Israeli military launches drill simulating attacks from north, south

Feb. 3 (UPI) — The Israeli Defense Force is running a four-day readiness exercise, simulating wars fought on Israel’s northern and southern borders. The...