DOD: CR Needs Funds for KC-46, Munitions

The Pentagon is calling on lawmakers to include adjustments in funding in a possible continuing resolution so it can buy more ordnance that is in high demand and speed up production of the KC-46A tanker. The Defense Department, in a...

Obama Expands 9/11 War Authority to Somalia

The Obama Administration has decided to add its campaign against al Shabab to the list of conflicts included in the authorization for use of military force approved by Congress after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the New York...

Ready for Vigilant Ace

One of the largest flying exercises on the Korean peninsula opens Nov. 30 as the US and the Republic of Korea launch Vigilant Ace 17-1. More than 16,000 personnel will take part in the annual exercise, which involves more than...

Syrian Troops Make Major Advance in Aleppo

Syrian regime troops made a major advance in the besieged city of Aleppo on Monday, taking more than a third of the territory previously held by rebels. The advance was the biggest gain by the Syrian government in four years,...