Iran has barred government officials from traveling, and parliament has been suspended indefinitely.
"We want to be prepared for everything, and we're taking a variety of measures," Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Thursday afternoon.
"Programs meant to detect and mitigate events such as the Pensacola attack did not cover international military students," the director for defense intelligence said.
PETA demanded that the Marines end the "crude killing of animals" and suggested they look into "vegan options" when learning to survive in the jungle.
"It's an awesome feeling when you get your name painted on the side for the first time."
USS Theodore Roosevelt's visit will be the second time a US Navy ship has docked in Vietnam since the Vietnam War ended in 1975.
Crisis Response Force companies are an elite cadre of Green Berets who specialize in direct action, counterterrorism, and hostage rescue missions.
Chinese surveillance giants blacklisted by Trump's administration are set to appear at a major US security trade show
Hikvision and Dahua were blacklisted last year because of their implication in the persecution of the Uighur people in China's Xinjiang region.
All the coronaviruses that caused recent epidemics, including the COVID-19, jumped from bats to another animal before infecting humans.
SOCOM has been eyeing a new armored tactical vehicle for at least a year.
A Pentagon linguist is accused of giving up the names of US spies to her crush with ties to Iran's Hezbollah militant group
FBI agents found a handwritten note in Arabic stuffed under the linguist's mattress with the names of three US spies, according to an affidavit.
The US military is putting sensors on body armor that can detect and measure exposure to potentially harmful blasts
The sensors provide immediate blast data that could reveal a need for medical evaluation, possibly leading to a faster TBI diagnosis.
'Privilege that comes with heavy responsibilities': North Korean defector votes in a US election for the first time
"I don't have the right words to describe ... my feelings," Joseph Kim said in a video, wearing a sticker signifying he had voted.
The US Army is sending 20,000 troops across the Atlantic to see if they have the 'bandwidth' to fight a major war
Getting forces to Europe and then getting them around Europe will test muscles that the US and NATO let wane after the Cold War.
They're the first women in Marine Corps history to graduate from the Howitzer Section Chief Course since combat-arms jobs opened to women in 2016.
Coronavirus worries cause shutdown of F-35 aircraft factory in Japan and work-from-home orders in Italy
The aircraft, variants of which are used by the Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps, is assembled using a global distribution network.
2 Cold War-era nuclear missile silos that sat abandoned for decades went on the sale in Arizona for $495,000 each. One just sold for more than asking price.
Each of these silos held land-based missiles that were the largest ever held by the US and stood at the ready for over 20 years.
It's not the first time a laser has interferred with US pilots, but it is the first time it is directly attributable to the Chinese military.
Amid tension with Iran and growing competition with China, the top US commander in the Middle East wants to increase the US footprint in Oman.
Ten years ago, there were 20,000 British soldiers in Germany. Now just 185 army personnel will remain.
"Our main job is to supply the base of just about every need," said Capt. Hedi B. Marzougui, ship master of the (M/V) SLNC Corsica.
The sinister, glowing Saudi orb that Trump touched in a viral moment was given as a gift to the US, which then hid it out of embarrassment, new book says
The photo of Trump, the Saudi king, and the Egyptian president touching the orb in 2017 had prompted comparisons to three plotting supervillains.
Chinese social media has been censoring coronavirus content since the day the government acknowledged the outbreak
China reported the outbreak to the World Health Organization on December 31. Within 24 hours, WeChat and YY were censoring content, Citizen Lab found.
The US launched a new airstrike against the Taliban one day after Trump held a 'very good talk' with the terrorist group
The US military said the attack was "defensive," and was launched to counter a Taliban assault against US-backed Afghan forces.
Republican lawmakers celebrate birthday with a Winnie-the-Pooh cake and a not-so-subtle message for Chinese President Xi Jinping
"You can trust his visage to contribute to colorful and delicious frosting," Rep. Mike Gallagher said in a message to Insider.
Iran has stockpiled enough uranium to produce a nuclear weapon in the latest sign Trump's strategy has 'failed miserably'
Trump has insisted that squeezing Tehran with economic sanctions would change its behavior, but it's only become more aggressive.
The US military is taking several measures to combat the spread of coronavirus amongst its troops. At least one US Army soldier tested positive.
During their training, Army recruits are housed in barracks and in close proximity with one another for at least 10 weeks.
The Army is looking for its next attack and reconnaissance aircraft. Here are the designs that defense firms are offering to meet the need.
A lot remains unknown about the newly established US Space Force, but it has narrowed down a list of 16 military job specialties.
Trump says he had a 'very good talk' with Taliban over the phone, despite ongoing violence in Afghanistan
"It is a pleasure to talk to you," Trump said, according to the Taliban. "You are a tough people and have a great country."
52 years ago, the bloodiest battle of Vietnam ended, and it changed forever how Americans felt about the war
The Battle of Hue saw some of the fiercest urban combat in US history and had a profound impact on the way Americans felt about the Vietnam War.
Pentagon denies asking combatant commanders to give advance notice before responding to coronavirus concerns
The defense secretary's directive was reportedly intended to make sure commanders don't make moves that catch the White House off guard.
US Navy warns China 'you don't want to play laser tag with us' after a Chinese destroyer fired a military-grade laser at a US aircraft
The US Navy said that the lasers "could potentially cause serious harm to aircrew and mariners."
Lessons on dealing with coronavirus from Singapore, where the 2003 SARS outbreak 'turned out to be a blessing'
"SARS turned out to be a blessing," Dr. Leong Hoe Nam said. "We realized how infectious diseases spread and how we have to be on top of the curve."
Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. is an F-16 pilot who has racked up more than 2,900 flying hours — including 130 combat hours.
Opinion: Cheerleading Turkey in Syria is the last thing the US should be doing, as such a situation is directly opposed to US interests.
US Space Force will get its new officers from the Air Force Academy in a process similar to how the Marine Corps gets officers from the Naval Academy.
When Marines encounter steep cliffs on the battlefield, sometimes the only option is up and over. See how they tackle this intense challenge.
The C-5M Super Galaxy may be the Air Force's biggest plane, but it has no trouble getting off the ground.
US Marines went to Thailand to practice storming beaches with F-35Bs, amphibious vehicles, and rockets
This year's edition of the bilateral exercise Cobra Gold featured the US Marine Corps' F-35B's first appearance in Thailand.
What the royal couple's eventual security program will look like depends in large part in how much risk they're willing to accept.
'He reminds me of my son': Joe Biden gives Pete Buttigieg the 'highest compliment' after receiving endorsement
"I don't think I've ever done this before, but he reminds me of my son Beau," Joe Biden said, as Pete Buttigieg stood behind him.
'They are a very hungry people': Fox News host fuels racist tropes about Chinese over coronavirus outbreak
"They are a very hungry people," Fox News host Jesse Watters said. "The Chinese communist government cannot feed the people."
White House scraps Pentagon nomination for official who privately raised concerns about frozen Ukraine aid
Elaine McCusker is the latest to face Trump's wrath as he seeks vengeance against officials who spoke out — privately and publicy — against him.
A gunman held 70 people hostage in a Philippines mall for 10 hours before letting everyone go and holding an impromptu news conference
After opening fire in a mall in Manilla, and taking dozens of people hostage, a man shared why he did it before the police tackled him.
A Democrat asked Mike Pompeo to point to things on a blank map in a nod to his awkward geography quiz
"To your left, you'll see a map of the world," the lawmaker told Pompeo.
The Air Force's shift to preparing for a conflict with a near-peer nation, such as China or Russia, is the driving force behind a two-bomber fleet.
Wild photos show US Marines munching on scorpions and washing them down with snake blood as they learn to survive in the jungle
US Marines are learning jungle survival by eating live scorpions and drinking cobra blood in the jungles of Thailand.
Wolfe has been flying F-35As since 2017 and has about 800 total fighter hours in the F-22 and in the F-35A.