• US missile strike against Syrian regime draws Russian fury

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

  • 4 times in 4 days: Russian military aircraft fly off US coast

    Russian military aircraft were spotted flying off the coast of Alaska for the fourth time in as many days, a spokesperson for the North American Aerospace Defense Command told CNN on Friday. 

  • Marine dad surprised with tea party photo shoot with daughter

    One military father recently had a very magical tea party with his 4-year-old daughter, Ashley, and the special moment was captured on camera. 

  • Afghanistan says massive US bomb killed 36 militants

    Afghanistan officials say the U.S. attack on a tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military killed 36 IS fighters.
  • US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

    The US military dropped America's most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS targets in Afghanistan Thursday, the first time this type of weapon has been used in battle.

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    1 killed, 3 hurt in explosion at Army ammunition plant in Missouri

    The U.S. Army says an explosion at an ammunition plant in Independence, Missouri, has left one person dead and three others injured. 

  • 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.  

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    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. 

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    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.

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    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. 

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    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."