Home Tags U.S. Army

Tag: U.S. Army

Master Sgt. Micheal Riley, left, and Sgt. James Johnston

2 US soldiers were killed in an Afghanistan firefight with the Taliban just days before peace talks resume

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the deaths of two American soldiers who were involved in a close firefight with militants.
British army soldiers deployed in support of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve, salute amid the playing of their national anthem during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq, Nov. 12, 2017.

British Army marks US Army’s 244th birthday with a cheeky tweet referencing their ‘rocky start’

The British Army wished its 'cousins' the US Army a happy birthday on Friday, but couldn't resist tweeting a reference to their 'rocky start.'

The US Army is 244 years old — here are 22 photos of its storied history

There's no other force like the US Army. These images from its 244 year history prove it.
A map of Venezuela.

‘All roads lead to occupation’: Here’s what would happen if Trump followed through on threats to send troops to Venezuela

If the US military were to intervene in Venezuela, it would not only have to face Nicolás Maduro's troops, but also paramilitary gangs and militias.
A US Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams tank from 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, during Arrow 2019 at the Pohjankangas Training Area near Niinisalo, Finland, May 12, 2019.

The Marines pulled tanks out of caves in Norway for war games close to Russia’s border for the 2nd year in a row

During the Arrow 19 exercise in May, Marines pulled tanks and other vehicles from caves in Norway that have stored gear since the Cold War.
US Rangers climbing the cliffs of Point du Hoc on June 5, 2019

US Army Rangers just scaled towering seaside cliffs to re-enact one of D-Day’s most dangerous missions

These photos show the past and present of the assault on Pointe du Hoc, one of the most daring and dangerous missions US troops carried out on D-Day.
US Army rocket artillery

The US Army says it will have hypersonic missiles and laser weapons ready for combat in less than 4 years

The Army is in a "full-out sprint" to get these weapons to troops as the US rivals China and Russia are also rushing to develop these capabilities.

Gut wrenching replies to a US Army tweet portray the gravity of veteran suicide rates

In 2016 the suicide rate for veterans was 30.1 per 100,000, and for the general population it was 13.42 per 100,000.
FLIR Black Hornet III

US soldiers are getting their hands on this super cool spy drone that fits in your pocket

These game-changing drones are now in the hands and pockets of soldiers, who will soon be taking them onto the battlefield where they will save lives.

US soldiers will soon deploy with game-changing night vision that lets them shoot around corners

US Army soldiers will soon be deadlier in the dark with new night vision goggles that lets soldiers shoot from the hip and around corners.