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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.