US troops

The Trump administration is expected to cut the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan almost in half to 2,500 by Jan. 15, a U.S. official said Monday. The order would stop short of outgoing President Donald Trump’s goal to have all troops withdrawn by the end of the year, which had faced opposition from military and diplomatic advisers.

Headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DoD), the Pentagon spans over 6.5 million square feet. (Photo: Business Wire)

A shakeup at the Pentagon in the middle of a contested election outcome is raising national security concerns. President Trump dropped the bombshell via Twitter, Monday, that he'd fired former Defense Secretary Mark Esper.


President Donald Trump has fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper. This announcement comes at a time of national uncertainty about the outcome of Trump’s bid for a second term. 


With the nation as divided as it is, and with a presidential election upon us, the possibility of unrest following the election is very real.  

The Rise of White Supremacy

The rise of violent white nationalism is a bigger national security threat than ISIS, Al Qaeda, Antifa, and QAnon according to a former Homeland Security assistant secretary for counterterrorism and threat prevention.


Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. healthcare system designed to lock up hospital information systems, which could hurt patient care just as nationwide cases of COVID-19 are spiking.

Wounded warrior walk

The Wounded Warrior Project is known as an organization that gives back in many ways, helping provide injured American military heroes with programs and services like mental health and peer support. Now two Pennsylvania veterans are hitting the road to help the organization that's offered hope to so many of their fellow service members. 

US-Turkey flags

The U.S. Embassy in Turkey issued a security alert Friday, saying it received reports of a possible attack on Americans and other foreigners, and temporarily suspended consular services.

Stars and Stripes Newspaper

"Stars and Stripes" has been the newspaper of record for the US military for more than a century. A question of money recently put the continuation of that legacy in jeopardy. Now, a filmmaker hopes his documentary on Stars and Stripes will become more of a call to action.  

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch as a U.S. Army carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Chief Warrant Officer 2 David C. Knadle, of Tarrant, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at Dover Air Force Base, Del.

A new Joe Biden campaign ad will be targeting NFL football fans during games this weekend. It features a US military veteran repeating a claim that President Trump called dead US soldiers "losers" and "suckers." But did the president say it? This controversy pits anonymous sources who say he did, against eyewitnesses who have said publicly that he did not.