For Many Migrants, the Last Leg of the Journey North Is Through a Minefield
The Air Force and Marines conduct live-fire drills on the Barry M. Goldwater Range—which also separates many migrants from freedom or death.
Money Meant for the Afghan Military Is Paying for Trump's Border Wall
The Department of Defense has reallocated over $600 million from the Afghan National Security Forces to build the wall, following Trump's national emergency declaration.
What Afghan Soldiers Think About U.S. Troop Withdrawal and Taliban Peace Talks
Interviews with members of the Afghan military, from generals to recruits, reveal concern about the future ahead.
Martha McSally's Experience With Sexual Assault in the Military Is Part of a 'Silent Epidemic'
Sexual assault in the military affects about 4.3 percent of female service members, but it often goes unreported.
Hurricane Michael Reminded America Why Climate Change Is a National Security Risk
For the Air Force, climate change just got personal.
Transforming White People Is Not the Job of Minority Students
It is time for universities to acknowledge their students of color as more than potential learning tools and diversity statistics for white students and brochures to brag about.
Deployment Not Necessarily Behind Military Suicides
A military study finds the length of service and dishonorable discharges have a much larger influence on suicide risk than being sent to war.
Pentagon Finally Decides to Dig Up Remains of Lost Soldier
The military will exhume a grave in the Philippines that may hold the remains of Bud Kelder, an American POW whose family has long been fighting the Pentagon to get him home.
Highest Paid People on the Pentagon Budget: Three Football Coaches
The head coaches at Army, Navy, and Air Force make the most money in the Pentagon—and it's not all that surprising.
Going Ballistic: From Cold War to Commercial Space
California’s Vandenberg Air Force base has sent nearly 2,000 missiles blasting skyward. Soon, it will also send up Elon Musk’s latest—and biggest—private space rocket.