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Seoul: N. Korea may conduct underwater-launched missile testSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea may soon conduct its first underwater-launched ballistic missile test in about a year, a South Korean military official said Wednesday, amid long-stalled nuclear..
US military refuses to play role in presidential voteWASHINGTON: The US armed forces will have no role in carrying out the election process or resolving a disputed vote, the top US military officer told Congress in comments released Friday. The comments..
Air Force general Charles 'CQ' Brown makes history as first African American service chiefGen. Charles "C.Q." Brown is also the first African American to sit on the Joint Chiefs of Staff since Colin Powell was chairman.
Milley Calls for ‘Hard Look’ at Renaming Bases Honoring ConfederatesGen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a House hearing that “there is no place in our armed forces for manifestations, or symbols of racism, bias or discrimination.”
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South Korea vows North will 'pay the price' for destructionSouth Korea's military warned that North Korea will "pay the price" if it launches military action against the South. The Joint Chiefs of Staff statement came hours after North Korea said it will..
'I should not have been there': Joint Chiefs Chair Mark Milley says it was a 'mistake' to walk with Trump to church"As a commissioned uniformed officer, it was a mistake that I have learned from, and I sincerely hope we all can learn from it," Gen. Milley said.
Trump Orders Troops to Leave D.C. as Former Military Leaders Sound WarningThe president said National Guard soldiers would withdraw “now that everything is under perfect control,” even as three former Joint Chiefs chairmen condemned his use of military force.
Colin Powell endorses Joe Biden for presidentFormer Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell on Sunday endorsed Democratic former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, becoming the first major Republican to publicly back..
Another ex-top general rebukes Trump troops threatFormer Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen Martin Dempsey calls the president's remarks "dangerous".
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North Korea fired multiple short-range cruise missiles into sea: South Korea militaryNorth Korea launched what were believed to be multiple short-range cruise missiles into the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan on Tuesday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, the latest..
North Korea launches apparent ballistic missile into oceanNorth Korea fired at least one unidentified projectile into the ocean off its east coast, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Sunday, with Japan's Ministry of Defense reporting that it appeared..
North Korea fires unidentified projectile: YonhapNorth Korea fired an unidentified projectile into the ocean off its east coast, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, citing South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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South Korea: North Korea fires 2 presumed missiles into seaSeoul, South Korea – North Korea on Saturday fired two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea’s military said, as it continues to expand military capabilities amid a..
Nominee for Air Force Chief Would Be First African-American in PostIf he is confirmed by the Senate, Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. will become the rare African-American officer to sit on the elite Joint Chiefs of Staff, serving as the Air Force’s top officer.
U.S. military labs working to develop coronavirus vaccine: top U.S. generalU.S. government military laboratories are working to develop a vaccine for the fast-spreading coronavirus, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Monday.
North Korea projectiles flew 240 km, reached 35 km in altitude - South Korea militaryThe projectiles North Korea fired on Monday flew 240 km (150 miles) and reached 35 km in altitude, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said.
S.Korea, U.S. delay joint military drills due to COVID-19 outbreakSEOUL, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- South Korea and the United States decided on Thursday to postpone their joint springtime military drills on worries about the soaring COVID-19 cases in the past week. The..
Traumatic brain injuries from strike in Iraq diagnosed as 'mild': top U.S. generalService members suffering from traumatic brain injury following missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month have all so far been diagnosed with mild cases, Army General Mark Milley,..
Gen. Milley gives an emotional defense of the Afghanistan warThe Pentagon's top general defended the war in Afghanistan on Friday, saying there was not "some coordinated lie" by senior officials to mischaracterize the conflict and noting that no terrorist attack..
Officials answer committee questions on SyriaSecretary of Defense Esper and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Milley appear on Capitol Hill to answer questions about Syria.
North Korea's Thanksgiving Day test shows improving speed for missile crewsBy Hyonhee Shin and Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expressed "great satisfaction" over the latest test of a large multiple-rocket launcher, state media said on Friday, a..
Trump pays respects to Army officers killed in AfghanistanDOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — President Donald Trump paid respects Thursday to a pair of Army officers who were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan earlier this week. The president and first..
US-S Korea army officials meet to discuss troop costsSenior US defence and military officials are gathering in Seoul for talks as the two countries face intensifying threats from North Korea to stop joint military drills and for the U.S. to change its..
Japan, US say 3-way ties with S. Korea are key to securityTOKYO: The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley, agreed with Japanese officials Tuesday that three-way cooperation with South Korea is key to regional security and that an..
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Ret. Adm. James Winnefeld says basic training and maintenance is "stretched" on U.S. warshipsNational Security Advisor under President Obama Tom Donilon and the Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and CBS News Military and Homeland Security Advisor Retired Admiral James "Sandy"..
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Top Pentagon officials on al-Baghdadi raid, Syria securityDefense Secretary Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley briefed reporters Monday after the Special Forces operation resulting in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr..
Top dog: Hero K9 of al-Baghdadi raid returns to duty after treatment (and presumably treats)Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, refused to release the dog's name for security reasons.
U.S. disposes of Baghdadi remains, will not release video: militaryU.S. authorities have disposed of the remains of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and have no plans to release photos or videos of his death at this time, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs..
Pentagon briefs on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi operationDefense Secretary Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley will brief the media after U.S. commandos in northwestern Syria killed the ISIS leader over the weekend
Mike Morell and Admiral James Winnefeld on "Face the Nation"The following is a transcript of an interview with Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Winnefeld and CBS News Senior National Security Contributor Mike Morell on "Face the..
Experts on what the death of al-Baghdadi means for the fight against ISISFormer Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Winnefeld and CBS News Senior National Security Contributor Mike Morell discuss what comes next in Syria in light of the death of Abu Bakr..
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