National Guard News

'War Machine'

Stars & Stripes - 50 min 21 sec ago
As a fan of Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove,” I have to ask, Who doesn’t want to see a move featuring a general who crosses that frighteningly thin line from total command to bat**t crazy?

'Baywatch'

Stars & Stripes - 52 min 56 sec ago
“Baywatch” appears to be everything a summer blockbuster should be. Yes, there are big-name stars, explosions and ridiculously implausible action sequences, as well as gorgeous and scantily-clad women.

Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 3 min ago
The Pentagon says investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that coalition airstrikes killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the city of Mosul.

Suspected US airstrike kills 4 al-Qaida operatives in Yemen

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 8 min ago
A suspected U.S. airstrike killed four al-Qaida operatives in Yemen's eastern province of Marib on Sunday, Yemeni tribal and security officials said.

Army hospital curtails surgeries due to dirty instruments

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 20 min ago
Commanders at the Army health system's flagship Brooke Army Medical Center have shut more than half of the San Antonio hospital's 28 operating rooms and curtailed elective surgeries because of a shortage of properly sterilized instruments.

Is this the future of college: Online classes, but no degree

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 28 min ago
Connor Mitchell's university classes take place online, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year.

Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

Stars & Stripes - 1 hour 57 min ago
President Donald Trump said in a television interview to be aired Sunday that he believes China's president has been putting pressure on North Korea as it pursues its missile and nuclear weapons programs.

Saudi police arrest 46 cell members linked to Medina, US consulate bombings

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 6 min ago
Saudi Arabia's security forces say they have arrested 46 people suspected of belonging to a terrorist cell responsible for a stunning attack outside of one of Islam's holiest sites last year.

Turkey arrests Iranian, seizes anti-tank missile parts

Stars & Stripes - 2 hours 38 min ago
Turkish authorities have arrested an Iranian national who they say tried to smuggle in parts of a Russian-made anti-tank missile system with the suspected aim of delivering them to a terror organization.

Trump's UN envoy often off-message, seems in his good graces

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 8 min ago
Nikki Haley didn't wait to take office as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to break with the Trump administration's foreign policy stances.

Germany's Merkel to press Saudi Arabia on refugees, rights

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 10 min ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, where she is expected to press royals on a number of sensitive issues, including taking in refugees, while also boosting important business ties in her first visit to the country in seven years.

NY lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump's state taxes

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 17 min ago
New York Democrats have hatched a plan to get a look at Donald Trump's tax records by crafting a piece of legislation designed to get at his state returns that does everything but mention the Republican president by name.

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 51 min ago
Turkey views the YPG as a terrorist organization and an extension of the Kurdish militants who have been waging a three-decade-long insurgency.

May brushes off EU calls to settle Brexit divorce bill first

Stars & Stripes - 3 hours 58 min ago
Britain's prime minister has brushed off calls for her country to settle its "divorce bill" from the European Union before beginning trade talks, saying she was confident she could secure a good Brexit deal.

Philippines goes easy on China in final ASEAN statement

Stars & Stripes - 11 hours 41 min ago
ASEAN, which makes decisions by consensus, has previously struggled to come up with statements on the issue, with Rodrigo Duterte's predecessor often pushing for a tougher tone against China and getting pushback.

Hiroshima candlemaker honors 12 American POWs killed in atomic bombing

Stars & Stripes - 12 hours 49 min ago
Eric Billingsley has long struggled to come to grips with the brutality and human suffering inflicted upon Americans and Japanese during World War II.

UMUC graduates ready to open new chapters

Stars & Stripes - 14 hours 27 min ago
Tech. Sgt. Allen Adams began studying for a college degree nearly 10 years ago.

Base theater groups honor year's top efforts

Stars & Stripes - 14 hours 28 min ago
An elegant and star-studded celebration of the year’s best technicians and performers from 10 military installations’ theater programs Saturday helped those involved forget about potential funding issues, if only for a night.

US reassures South Korea it will pay for THAAD, Seoul says

Stars & Stripes - 14 hours 28 min ago
The U.S. administration reassured South Korea on Sunday that it will pay the cost of an advanced missile defense system, officials said in a bid to quell outrage after President Donald Trump said Seoul should cover the $1 billion cost.

100 days in, Trump says he's brought about 'profound change'

Stars & Stripes - Sat, 04/29/2017 - 21:58
President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media for misleading Americans.