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Private services for @NavalAcademy  Midshipman First Class David Forney will be held at the Naval Academy on Tuesday, March 3. The 22-year-old died suddenly Thursday night in his dorm room at the academy.

Brazil's government confirmed on Wednesday that a 61-year-old Brazilian man who traveled to Italy this month has Latin America's first confirmed case of the contagious new coronavirus.

Authorities in western Germany said a man who contracted the new coronavirus is in critical condition and has been taken to a specialist hospital in Duesseldorf.

A 23-year-old soldier stationed at Camp Carroll in South Korea is the first U.S. service member to be confirmed with an infection.

“Oh God, we ask for your mercy and call for your vengeance like the sword of Michael’s spear to crush and rip off the head of this Coronavirus,” one prayer said.

“We laid the groundwork for everything Central Command is doing now,” said retired @usairforce  Col. Larry Curl.

A Japanese woman who admitted to fatally stabbing an American airman said she was upset after finding out he was married. “I wanted him to know that I was hurt since he lied,” she said.

In a new Netflix special, Pete Davidson offers a new take on his apology to Texas Republican Dan Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL who lost his eye in an IED explosion.


Roman Sabal first applied to become a U.S. citizen in 1995 after serving for six years as a Marine and then several more years in the Army Reserves. He was denied entry to the U.S. on Monday for his scheduled citizenship hearing.

Donald Stratton, a sailor severely burned while aboard the doomed USS Arizona during the Japanese surprise attack Dec. 7, 1941, died Saturday. He was 97. His passing leaves only two living survivors of the battleship, Lou Conter and Ken Potts.

A 92-year-old woman has been buried in Nebraska with British military honors for a secret that she held for decades: her World War II service as a codebreaker of German intelligence communications

Richard Overton, the oldest-living veteran, was born on May 11, 1906, the same year as the first wireless radio broadcast, and a year before Oklahoma became a state. He died Thursday at the age of 112.

Defense Secretary Mark Esper defended the Pentagon’s effort to strip Stars and Stripes of all of its federal funding as part of its fiscal year 2021 budget request, telling reporters in Brussels that the independent news organization is not a priority.

Lt. Col. Patrick Schreiber, a retired Kansas Army officer, has lost his fight in federal court over his adopted daughter’s citizenship status, meaning she may have to return to her native South Korea.

As a new year begins, we take time to remember each of the 22 American service members killed in Afghanistan in 2019.

A protest at a mall in Sheung Shui, near Hong Kong's boundary with the mainland, was part of efforts to pressure the government by disrupting economic activity.