North Korea reportedly conducted another rocket-engine test last week as it seeks to develop a missile that could reach the U.S. mainland, while concern rose that the reclusive country is poised to carry out its sixth nuclear test.
Detroit native Pfc. Frederick Nock Jr., was called into World War II at 19. He is just one of the stories behind the artifacts at the newly opened Michigan Military Heritage Museum in Grass Lake. Its mission: chronicling the experiences of Michiganders who served.
The 24-year-old sailor could have never imagined how much his life – and that of his mother – would be upended when he answered a knock at his front door one night in early December. Several bullets came flying through the metal door as he rushed to close it. At least three hit the sailor.
Gunner's Mate 2nd Class James Maddox, from Lobelville, Tennessee, fires a shot line to the Military Sealift Command fleet oiler USNS Carl Brashear (T-AO 7) as the guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) begins a replenishment-at-sea while underway for composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group in preparation for an upcoming deployment. COMPTUEX tests the mission readiness of the strike group's assets through simulated real-world scenarios and their ability to perform as an integrated unit. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Craig Z. Rodarte (Released) 170326-N-YR245-039
An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter approaches the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) for landing. The ship is on a rotational deployment in U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. Coronado is a fast and agile warship tailor-made to patrol the region's littorals and work hull-to-hull with partner navies, providing 7th Fleet with the flexible capabilities it needs now and in the future. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amy M. Ressler (Released) 170327-N-WV703-060
Sailors assigned to Deck department aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) prepare rigging during a replenishment-at-sea while underway for composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group in preparation for an upcoming deployment. COMPTUEX tests the mission readiness of the strike group's assets through simulated real-world scenarios and their ability to perform as an integrated unit. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Craig Z. Rodarte (Released) 170326-N-YR245-075
A Japan appeals court overturned a ruling that barred the operation of two nuclear reactors, a win for the nation's atomic operators and government amid public opposition to the technology following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
Even though Iraqi civil defense workers are still sorting through the rubble, the March 17 U.S. airstrike in West Mosul, if confirmed, could potentially rank among one of the most devastating attacks on civilians by American forces in more than two decades.
Two senators have introduced a bill that seeks to establish March 29, 1973, as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. It marks the date U.S. combat troops withdrew from Vietnam, ending the nation’s direct involvement in the 12-year conflict.
The Islamic State militants arrived at Khalida Abd Jamal’s house through holes they cut in the concrete walls. Holding a gun to her husband’s head, they corralled the family of seven into a room on the first floor.
Gunfire rang out Monday afternoon in a home in Broken Arrow, an Oklahoma city 15 miles southeast of Tulsa. Three intruders were killed after the son of the homeowner fired a semiautomatic rifle in what local law enforcement officers later described as an act of self-defense, though their investigation remains open.
From the steps of the old, blue-domed shrine, if you look past the families feeding pigeons on the plaza below and the lines of clogged traffic beyond, you can glimpse the stark, white stone monument two blocks away, rising from a platform next to the street.