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A new Army physical fitness test designed to measure combat readiness has entered final stages of development and could be fully implemented across the service as soon as next summer, Army Times reports.   The so-called Army Combat Readiness Test,...
The U.S. Army and Coast Guard have launched a search for an Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that reportedly went down in the evening of Aug. 15 near Kaena Point, Oahu, Hawaii, with five military personnel on board, the...
Last week, Task & Purpose reported that Sig Sauer’s P320, the basis of the U.S. Army’s new pistol, had been withdrawn from use by several police departments following reports of accidental discharges when the pistol was dropped. A drop...
The collision-damaged USS Fitzgerald will be transported via heavy lift ship to the United States this fall to undergo further repairs, the Navy said Tuesday. The destroyer, which was involved in a June 17 collision with a merchant ship that...
Confederate statues in Baltimore were removed from their bases overnight, as crews using heavy machinery loaded them onto flat bed trucks and hauled them away, an end to more than a year of indecision surrounding what to do with...
Have you ever wondered what it might be like to battle alongside the Greatest Generation against Adolf Hitler and the rising tide of Nazi tyranny? Well, you can’t actually do that, Call of Duty: WWII, the franchise’s 14th installment,...
Between 1979 and 1985, a very special Navy F-14 Tomcat was one of NASA’s favorite guinea pigs. Designated NASA 991, the Northrop Grumman fighter jet conducted 221 flights out of the space agency’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards...
She’s the first, or will be — as soon as she completes “recruit training.” “Opha Mae,” an English bulldog puppy who will soon be Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island’s new mascot, will be the first female to occupy the...
Secretary of Defense James Mattis is well known for having delivered some controversial quotes in the past, and he uttered yet another during a speech last week to sailors at Naval Base Kitsap in Washington. During a short speech on Aug. 9 followed...
A 20-year-old native of Fairfax, Virginia, has just been selected to serve as the West Point Corps of Cadets’ brigade commander — or “first captain” — making her the first African American woman to hold the highest student position...
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