Coronavirus infects US soldier for first time, military says

A U.S. soldier stationed in South Korea has tested positive for the coronavirus and is in self-quarantine at his residence off base, the military said Tuesday. The 23-year-old is based at Camp Carroll near the city of Daegu, where most of the country’s coronavirus cases have been clustered, and he visited … Read More

Iran rocket attack on Iraqi military base injured 11 US service members, official reveals

Eleven U.S. service members were flown out of Al Assad Air Base in Iraq and treated for concussion symptoms after Iran‘s rocket attack targeting two Iraqi military bases earlier this month, a spokesman for U.S. Central Command revealed Thursday night. President Trump and U.S. … Read More

German, US armies strive for ‘integrated’ operations by 2027

U.S. Army and German Bundeswehr officers address journalists during the Allied Spirit X international military exercise near Hohenfels, Germany, in April 2019. (Lennart Preiss/Getty Images) COLOGNE, Germany — The chiefs of staff of the armies of the United States and … Read More

Trump says he’s ending the US role in Middle East wars. He’s sending 1,800 troops to Saudi Arabia

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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House on October 7, 2019, in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/Washington Post via Getty Images The Trump administration will send nearly 2,000 troops and advanced military equipment to Saudi … Read More

U.S. preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in initial deal with Taliban

Soldiers carry the casket of Spec. Michael Nance at Dover Air Force Base on July 31 in Delaware. Nance and Pfc. Brandon Kreischer were killed on July 29 in Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province. (Steve Ruark/AP) The Trump administration is preparing to … Read More

Trump: US military to stay in Syria, Iraq to combat Iran and ‘to protect Israel’

“We’re going to be there, and we’re going to be staying. We have to protect Israel,” he told CBS News’s Margaret Brennan on Sunday. “We have to protect other things that we have. But we’re—yeah, they’ll be coming back in … Read More

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