Over 70 towns in Somalia have been liberated from al-Shabaab since last summer.
US Special Operations Command launches investigation to discover how sensitive info was leaked onlineOn Duty
The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has launched an investigation this week to find out how it left an exposed email server that was leaking sensitive but unclassified emails online. The leak was discovered in early February after a cybersecurity researcher alerted the command. Special Operations Command spokesperson Ken McGraw told CNN in an email […]
Infighting between the Wagner Group and the Russian military reaches new levelsUkraine
The conflict between the Russian military and the Wagner Group reached new levels, prompting the Russian president to intervene.
North Korea launches ballistic missiles as US trains with Japan and South KoreaOn Duty
Kim Yo Jong, the North Korean ruler’s sister, warned against any further U.S. exercises.
Famous sunken submarine USS Albacore discovered after 78 yearsOn Duty
The USS Albacore holds the distinction of sinking the highest warship tonnage of any U.S. submarine in history.
The Army’s physical fitness test is changing againOff Duty
The Army’s physical test is an essential part of maintaining the service’s readiness as it transforms for the future, the Army’s secretary said.
Sub-Saharan Africa is the world’s terrorism hotspot and military might alone won’t solve that, according to the UNMilitary Affairs
Sub-Saharan Africa has become the new global epicenter of violent extremism with 48 percent of global terrorism deaths in 2021, according to the UN.
Colonel Paris Davis will finally be awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in VietnamOn Duty
“I often think of those fateful 19 hours on June 18, 1965, and what our team did to make sure we left no man behind on that battlefield,” Davis said.
US shoots down Iranian-made drone over base in SyriaOff Duty
The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it shot down an Iranian-built drone as it was conducting surveillance over an oil site that houses American troops in northeastern Syria. U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said the reconnaissance drone was shot down at around 2:30 p.m. local time. The drone was “attempting to conduct reconnaissance of Mission […]
US Airstrike in Somalia kills 12 al-Shabaab fightersOn Duty
“Rooting out extremism requires intervention beyond traditional military means,” the U.S. military’s African Command said.