U.S. Army to buy two Israeli Iron Dome air defense systems

World Feb 7, 2019

U.S. Army to buy two Israeli Iron Dome air defense systems

The U.S. Army said Wednesday it wants to purchase a pair of Iron Dome short-range air defense systems, an interceptor technology developed by Israel with U.S. support. Army spokesman Col. Patrick Seiber said the deal would meet a short-term need to protect troops from "indirect ...

War hero or murderer? Trump weighs in on military case

World Dec 18, 2018

War hero or murderer? Trump weighs in on military case

A decorated officer in an elite U.S. Army unit killed an unarmed Taliban suspect in Afghanistan. Of that, there appears to be no doubt. What is less certain is whether Major Matt Golsteyn, who has admitted to the killing, should be considered a cold-blooded killer ...

U.S. soldier killed near Mosul identified as infantry officer

World May 1, 2017

U.S. soldier killed near Mosul identified as infantry officer

A U.S. service member who died when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on patrol outside the northern Iraqi city of Mosul was identified on Sunday as 1st Lt. Weston Lee. Lee, 25, of Bluffton, Georgia, was an infantry officer assigned to 1st ...