• Woman makes history as the Marine Corps' 1st female infantry officer

    For the first time in its nearly 250-year history, the Marine Corps has a female infantry officer. 

  • Man sentenced to 30 years in Fort Riley bomb plot

    A man who has admitted he tried to set off what he thought was a bomb outside an Army post in Kansas to aid the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

  • 7 US Navy crew reported missing after collision off Japan

    Seven Navy sailors are missing and one was injured after a U.S. destroyer collided early Saturday morning with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, the country's coast guard reported.

  • Enola Gay pilot's namesake co-pilots 'Doc'

    The propellers on the B-29 Flying Fortress known as "Doc" were turning once again Friday -- and in the co-pilot's seat sat a man whose name may sound familiar to World War II history buffs.

  • Dept. of Defense identifies Navy SEAL killed in Somalia

    Saturday the United States Department of Defense announced the death of Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken, 38, of Falmouth. 

  • US missile strike against Syrian regime draws Russian fury

    Russia and Syria have condemned the first US military strike against the Syrian regime.

  • Indictment: Veteran claiming blindness defrauded government

    An Army veteran has been indicted for pretending to be blind to collect $63,000 in benefits. 

  • Video captures tearful return of fallen soldier

    The body of a Fort Bragg Green Beret  who was killed while serving in Africa was returned on Tuesday to North Carolina. 

  • Former KU student sentenced for false Army Translator claims

    A former University of Kansas graduate student who falsely claimed on his visa application that he served as a translator for the U.S. Army in Iraq has been sentenced to two years in federal prison. 

  • No home for the brave: Homeless veterans in Wichita

    Thursday is the 241st birthday of the Marine Corps, but for the men and women who serve our country coming home isn't always a welcome home.

  • Report: California soldiers must repay enlistment bonuses

    Nearly 10,000 California National Guard soldiers have been ordered to repay huge enlistment bonuses a decade after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan, a newspaper reported Saturday. 

  • Aleppo teeters but no sign of US action

    As Aleppo teeters on the brink of falling to Syrian regime forces, there is no consensus in the Obama administration on what, if any, action to take to help the beleaguered opposition with which the US is allied, say several American officials. 

  • Vietnam pilot buried 51 years later

    Deana Klenda has waited more than half a century for the day she could properly bury her brother Major Dean Klenda. He was killed September 17,1965 while flying over Vietnam. 

  • Man pleads guilty to teen's shooting death at Fort Riley

    A 19-year-old man pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a teenager at Fort Riley while recklessly handling a firearm. Juwuan Jackson pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the September 2015 death of 16-year-old Kenyon Givens Jr.

  • New Army National Guard general takes command Kansas forces

    In a ceremony Saturday in Topeka, Brig. Gen. Robert Windham handed command of the Kansas National Guard forces to Brig. Gen. Anthony Mohatt.

  • ACLU: Army investigating Manning after suicide attempt

    A civil rights group says the transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks now faces possible punishment for offenses stemming from a suicide attempt.

  • Veteran suicide rate staggering

    Today the Department of Veterans Affairs released its most comprehensive study yet on the subject of veterans suicides.  

  • ABC News

    President Obama keeping more US troops in Afghanistan longer than planned

    The United States is changing its plans to withdraw troops from Afghanistan because of a resurgent Taliban that's seeking to regain territory, President Obama said Wednesday. 

  • Navy ship named 'USS Wichita'

    Wichita will be known to the U.S. Navy, even though we are no where near an ocean. 

  • Shooter report at base stemmed from misunderstanding

    The base had been placed on lockdown after an active shooter was reported. The base is home to Air Force One and is about 20 miles from Washington. 

  • MGN Online

    250 ISIS militants killed in US airstrikes, officials say

    Hundreds of ISIS militants were killed in a series of U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes Wednesday that targeted two large vehicle convoys fleeing the western Iraqi cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, according to U.S. officials.

  • Source: MGN Online

    Military seeks more time on transgender policy

    Senior military leaders are expressing deep concerns that the launch of new Pentagon rules is moving too quickly. 

  • Credit: ABC7, San Francisco

    Search of California Army Reserve base nears end

    Authorities say they've nearly completed a search of a Northern California U.S. Army Reserve installation without finding a gunman and that there is no active threat. 

  • Local veteran recalls being one of the first soldiers to arrive on D-Day

    Monday marks the 72nd anniversary of D-Day, when U.S. troops stormed the shores of Normandy during World War II. Rose Hill native and WWII veteran Hubert Cox planned to make the trip back to France in a few years for the 75th anniversary, but because of his wife's declining health, he can't. So friends threw him a party today to honor his service. 

  • Blue Angel crash kills one; Thunderbird jet in separate crash

    President Obama was still at the Air Force graduation site at the time of the Thunderbird crash.

  • Hundreds turn out to remember war dead

    People throughout Wichita pausing on their holiday to remember the real meaning of Memorial Day. Many people visiting cemeteries to pay their respects. "I came to honor the the men that gave all," says Ryal Edmisten. Veteran Ryal Edmisten served in between the Korean and Vietnam wars. He knows the toll that war can take. "I had two brothers in world war two," says Edmisten "They came home different men. It changed their life forever."