World Feb 11, 2020

Pentagon plans to end funding for Stars and Stripes paper

The U.S. Department of Defense said Monday it planned to end funding for the print version of Stars and Stripes military newspaper to save money, putting the news outlet at risk. The editorially independent newspaper, which is supplied to U.S. service personnel around the world, ...

U.S. Space Force logo draws comparisons to 'Star Trek'

World Jan 25, 2020

U.S. Space Force logo draws comparisons to 'Star Trek'

President Donald Trump unveiled the logo for the U.S. Space Force on Friday, attracting critics who said America's newest military branch had boldly gone where "Star Trek" went before. With a central symbol resembling an arrowhead, ringed by an orbiting object and set to a ...

Pentagon weighs pulling U.S. troops from West Africa: report

World Dec 25, 2019

Pentagon weighs pulling U.S. troops from West Africa: report

The Pentagon is looking into reducing or even withdrawing U.S. troops from West Africa, part of a worldwide redeployment of military forces, the New York Times reported Tuesday. There are between 6,000 and 7,000 U.S. troops in Africa, mainly in West Africa but also in ...