Last chance for women in US Army Ranger test

 The final eight women still trying to pass the US Army`s Ranger School course have failed one phase of the test, but will get a final chance to try again this week.

US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl charged with desertion

US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by Taliban, has been charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.

US begins destroying its largest cache of chemical weapons

The US Army has begun destroying the nation's largest remaining stockpile of chemical weapons, using explosives to rip open a container of mustard agent inside a sealed chamber and then flooding it with another chemical to neutralise it.

US Defence Chief Ashton Carter convenes anti-IS war council in Kuwait

New Pentagon chief Ashton Carter will hold talks Monday in Kuwait with top US commanders and diplomats to discuss the war effort against the Islamic State jihadist group, officials said.

'US Army to train Ukrainians in March'

US Army Europe commander Ben Hodges said on Wednesday the U.S. army will provide training to Ukrainian troops battling Russian-backed separatists in the country`s east.

Army veteran charged with threatening US Capitol shooting

A US Army veteran from Maryland who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder has been charged with threatening to shoot his wife and others at the US Capitol building, prosecutors said on Thursday.

Smaller NATO mission has big job to train Afghan Army in time
Smaller NATO mission has big job to train Afghan Army in time

US Army Major Eric Lightfoot, serving at a remote outpost in eastern Afghanistan, knows NATO has its work cut out to prepare local forces to go it alone against Taliban insurgents once its training mission ends in two years` time.

Barack Obama praises US troops as Afghanistan mission winds down

President Barack Obama in a Christmas Day speech to US troops stationed in Hawaii hailed their "extraordinary dedication and sacrifices," as NATO prepares to wrap up its combat mission in Afghanistan.

US Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

 The US Army said on Monday it sent findings from an investigation into Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl`s 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan to a US general, a move that leaves open the possibility of disciplinary action for leaving his post.

Investigation into ex-POW Bergdahl over: US officials

 The US Army has wrapped up its investigation into how an American soldier was captured by Taliban insurgents in 2009, and now senior officers will weigh the findings, Pentagon officials said Friday.

US Army base in Texas on lockdown after suspicious vehicle found

A lockdown was ordered at a US Army base in San Antonio, Texas, on Sunday evening in what a military spokesman described as a "high security incident" while adding that there was "no threat." 

Lawsuit against US Army for not enlisting Sikh student

Two US-based rights groups have filed a lawsuit against the US Army for allegedly not enlisting a Sikh student in the Reserve Officer Training Corps programme, unless he shaved his beard and cut his hair.

Hagel pressurises US Congress to reverse Pentagon budget cuts

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has said that the world has now become a more volatile, less predictable and more threatening as he warned that the US Army is still short of what is needed to defend the nation with minimum risk after being hit with the budget cuts last year.

White House intruder pleads not guilty

A knife-carrying US Army veteran who jumped a fence and ran into the White House, triggering a ferocious debate about security around President Barack Obama, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday.

Hackers arrested for cracking US army network

Four members of an international hacking ring were charged with cracking the defenses of the US Army network as well as of blockbuster war video games, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Former Afghanistan war prisoner Bergdahl questioned in army probe

Freed US prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl on Wednesday answered all questions put to him by the US Army general investigating the circumstances leading to his capture by the Taliban, Bergdahl’s attorney said.

US Army starts questioning Bergdahl about capture

The US Army and a defense attorney say military investigators have begun questioning Bowe Bergdahl about his disappearance in Afghanistan that led to five years in captivity by the Taliban.

Young US troops facing more sexual problems?

According to an alarming study, young troops in the US suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED) at nearly three times the rate of civilians their own age.

Bergdahl hires lawyer for military investigation

The lawyer representing Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has said that his client has been vilified by some people, but the public should not leap to conclusions before the US Army finishes its investigation into how and why the soldier left his post in Afghanistan before being captured by the Taliban.

Ex-POW Bergdahl returns to military duty: US Army

US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was released in a prisoner swap deal with the Taliban after five years of captivity, has joined active duty following a reintegration process, the Pentagon said on Monday.