110 years ago, the Army-Navy football game was canceled after the death of a cadet
The Army-Navy football game – “America’s Game” – will be played at 3 p.m. Dec. 14 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. It is the 120th game between the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. – the Army... Read more
Document reveals official US position on Pakistan’s F-16s
The United States understood Pakistan’s need to use F-16 fighter jets to defend itself during an Indian intrusion in February this year, shows a document published on Thursday. The document, obtained by the *US News and World Report* magazine, however, also shows that Washington was not happy with Islam­abad’s... Read more
Turkey warns sanctions could jeopardize US access to Incirlik Air Base
Turkey could kick the U.S. out of Incirlik Air Base if Washington moves forward with sanctions linked to Ankara’s incursion into Syria and the purchase of Russian weaponry, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said. A separate base that hosts a key U.S. Army radar used for NATO missile defense... Read more
Taliban claim deadly attack on US military base in Afghanistan

The Taliban insurgent group claimed responsibility for a complex attack that hit a medical facility near the largest US military base in Afghanistan early on Wednesday.

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Turkey says it will reciprocate if US imposes sanctions over S-400s
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavuoglu warned on Wednesday that Ankara will retaliate against possible US sanctions over its purchase of Russian missile defence systems. Cavusoglu suggested that Ankara denying US access to two military bases in Turkey would be among the options. “Incirlik will come, Kurecik will too come... Read more
Attack near US base in Afghanistan injures nearly 50 civilians
Nearly 50 civilians were wounded in a complex attack that hit a medical facility near the largest US military base in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, officials said. The attack happened at around 6 am (0130 GMT) close to a medical facility located near the southern entrance gates to Bagram... Read more
Pentagon halts military training for Saudi Arabian personnel in U.S.
Training operations for all Saudi military personnel in the U.S. has been stopped until further notice in the wake of last week’s deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The decision will ground more than 300 Saudi Arabian military aviation students, according to Reuters, which first reported the change.... Read more
Defense Department reviewing security of US installations following two deadly base shootings
WASHINGTON — Military bases across the U.S. are being directed to reassess their security measures following the two deadly shootings last week at Navy installations. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday that the Defense Department has “taken precautions” following Friday’s shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida by... Read more
Ten killed as truck bombing hits army outpost in southern Afghanistan
At least ten people were killed after a Taliban truck bomb hit an army outpost in southern Helmand province on Monday, officials said. The attack took place at around 10 am in Nad Ali district. A Taliban suicide attacker detonated his explosives-packed truck close to an army... Read more
Chilean Air Force says C-130 gone missing with 38 on board ‘wrecked’
BOGOTA, Colombia — The Chilean Air Force said that it considers a C-130 Hercules aircraft that went missing with 38 people on board en route to an Antarctic base “wrecked.” “The Chilean Air Force communicates that, after more than seven hours since losing radio contact, it considers the C-130... Read more
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