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The US military is testing water-penetrating bullets, reportedly so Navy SEALs can shoot from underwater

The bullets can reportedly travel 20 meters in water, while ordinary bullets slow to a stop after traveling just feet.
The USS West Virginia burns in Pearl Harbor.

19 unforgettable images from the Pearl Harbor attack 78 years ago

December 7, 1941 began as a perfect Sunday morning. These photos show the attack by Imperial Japan that changed history.
Danielle Cobo and her military husband took their family Christmas card photo together from overseas.

A woman Photoshopped her family’s Christmas card to include her military husband who’s serving overseas

Danielle Cobo's husband is serving overseas in the military, but they still wanted to take a family picture together for this year's Christmas card.
Soldiers secure an area in view of the aurora borealis during night live-fire training as part of Exercise Spartan Cerberus at Fort Greely, Alaska, October 25, 2016.

7 wars that defined the decade and changed how we fight around the world

From the Philippines to Iran, here are seven conflicts that defined the 2010s and changed how wars are fought.
"Marines have to be able to carry one another if necessary. USMC Cpl. Gabrielle Green hefts a fellow marine as they ready for deployment on a Navy ship at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Of the 38,000 recruits who enter the corps each year, about 3,500 are women— or, in USMC phrasing, 'female marines.'"

Behind-the-scenes photos give a rare glimpse at women’s lives in the military

Photographer Lynsey Addario followed women in different militaries around the world, capturing intimate portraits of their training and everyday life.

18 powerful images from the biggest news of the US military in 2019

US service members and their commander-in-chief continued to make headlines in the news throughout the year.
President Donald Trump speaks to Air Force personnel during an event September 15, 2017 at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.

Trump’s pardons erode good order and discipline and could shatter the military’s reputation, veterans say

"It has done damage to the soul of the military, of that there can be no question," one veteran told Insider.
The Maunsell forts.

World War II forts that once protected the UK from German bombs now stand abandoned 8 miles off the coast. Take a look inside.

In the '40s, the Maunsell Army and Navy forts were the UK's first line of defense against Germany's bombs. Today, the forts are crumbling and decaying.
It's easy to change your Apple Watch to military time so it runs on a 24-hour clock.

How to change your Apple Watch to military time in 4 steps, using the Watch app on your iPhone

It's easy to change your Apple Watch to military time so it runs on a 24-hour clock. Here's how to do it.

The Amex Platinum is available to active-duty servicemembers at no annual fee — but even with the fee, the credit card is a great value

Here's how active-duty US servicemembers can get the Amex Platinum Card's fee waived. The card offers a fantastic value and great travel benefits.