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The familiar yellow school buses that carry the children of servicemembers to DODEA schools in Japan are getting an upgrade, thanks to a fleet of new vehicles.

For a cool $8.5 million, you could be the proud owner of a “fully functioning” F-16 A/B Fighting Falcon fighter jet that a South Florida company acquired from Jordan.

When Marines say they go to every clime and place, they usually mean rugged jungles, inhospitable mountains or dangerous desert terrain. Now, they can add to that list luxurious cottages just feet away from a sandy beach with gently lapping waves.

Crews plan on installing 30-foot steel fencing to replace older barriers on two miles in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, next to the official border crossing known as the Lukeville Port of Entry.

The relationship between a Japanese woman and a U.S. Army captain started online. It ended with the woman $200,000 poorer and on the verge of bankruptcy to help Capt. Terry Garcia with his plan to smuggle diamonds out of Syria.

Lt. Col. Anne McClain is one of 12 female astronauts who could become the first woman on the moon by 2024, a @NASA  list shows. She’s also the only one of the 12 who’s in the @USArmy .

Master Sgt. Luis F. Deleon-Figueroa, 31, and Master Sgt. Jose J. Gonzalez, 35, were assigned to the @USArmy 's 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Eglin Air Force Base.


Granville Coggs, was one of the nation’s first black military pilots during World War II, has died at the age of 93

A South Carolina funeral home is asking people to come to the funeral of a 75-year-old Navy veteran who has no family to claim him

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.

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.

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 the year draws to a close, we remember those killed in Afghanistan in 2018.