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Army investigates shooting at Fort Knox

Army officials are investigating a Wednesday afternoon shooting that caused a temporary lockdown at Fort Knox, according to news reports.


Seven Marines killed, others injured in Nevada training explosion

Seven Marines were killed during a training exercise at a U.S. Army depot in western Nevada, Marine Corps officials said Tuesday.


U.S. soldier pleads guilty to misusing classified data in WikiLeaks case

Bradley Manning

The U.S. Army private accused of providing diplomatic cables and other secret documents to the WikiLeaks website pleaded guilty to misusing classified material on Thursday, but denied the most serious charge in the case, aiding the enemy.


Aide: General in sex case threatened to kill her

A female U.S. Army captain testified Tuesday that her commanding general initiated a sexual affair during a combat tour in Iraq and threatened to kill her and her family if she told anyone.


Sikh temple shooter said to be white supremacist

Wade Michael Page

The gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin before he was shot to death by police was identified today as a 40-year-old Army veteran and former leader of a white supremacist metal band. First Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Haanstad in Milwaukee identified the shooter as Wade Michael Page. Page joined the Army in 1992 and was discharged in 1998, according to a defense official who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release information yet about the suspect.


US Army unveils helicopter drone

Helicopter Drone

New helicopter-style drones with 1.8 gigapixel colour cameras, capable of following 65 separate targets, are being developed by the US Army.


Obama welcomes new military chief replacing Mullen

The Obama administration welcomed Army Gen. Martin Dempsey as the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Friday and said farewell to Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, whose final day as the top American military officer was punctuated by the killing of a key al-Qaida figure....


US Army wrapping up tests of Android, iPhone, Windows Phone

US Army wrapping up tests of Android, iPhone, Windows Phone

The US Army is near finishing a largely successful test of smartphones on the battlefield. In an interview this week, project director Michael McCarthy told CNN the six-week trials in Fort Bliss, Texas and White Sands, New Mexico were 'encouraging' in gauging the effectiveness of Android, iPhone, and Windows Phone hardware for communicating information in the field. They had also been testing iPads as well as unspecified Dell and HP tablets.


Fort Bragg death leads Army to suspend parachutes

The Army has suspended the use of its new square parachutes because of problems found after a Fort Bragg soldier died during a training jump.


Army amputee thrown from NY roller coaster, dies

Army amputee thrown from NY roller coaster, dies

An investigation is under way into a roller coaster accident in upstate New York that killed a U.S. Army veteran who had been trying to rebuild his life after losing both legs in Iraq....


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