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.
Volunteers restore Wichita WWII monument
After vandals defaced a World War II monument with graffiti recently a group of volunteers sprang into action.
Fort Riley soldier drowns while swimming with family at lake
Authorities say a Fort Riley soldier has drowned while swimming with his family at Milford Lake. Geary County Sheriff Tony Wolf identified the victim as 23-year-old Xavier Joseph Harden.
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.
Chelsea Manning talks leaks, transition after prison release
Chelsea Manning has been called a hero by some, a traitor by others, but when asked how she sees herself, she said, "I'm just me."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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- House Speaker Paul Ryan says he has faith in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's ability to round up the votes for the GOP health care bill despite growing opposition.House Speaker Paul Ryan says he has faith in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's ability to round up the votes for the GOP health care bill despite growing opposition.
- Major veterans' organizations are voicing concerns about a Senate GOP bill to repeal the nation's health care law.Major veterans' organizations are voicing concerns about a Senate GOP bill to repeal the nation's health care law.
- The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack.The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack.
- A Syrian minister has dismissed a White House statement alleging that President Bashar Assad's government is preparing a new chemical weapons attack, saying Damascus has not and will not use such arms.A Syrian minister has dismissed a White House statement alleging that President Bashar Assad's government is preparing a new chemical weapons attack, saying Damascus has not and will not use such arms.
- Ukraine's prime minister says that a cyberattack affecting his country is "unprecedented," but "vital systems haven't been affected".Ukraine's prime minister says that a cyberattack affecting his country is "unprecedented," but "vital systems haven't been affected".
- Colombia is taking a big step toward peace as members of the country's largest rebel group lay down their guns.Colombia is taking a big step toward peace as members of the country's largest rebel group lay down their guns.
- A lockdown has been lifted at an Alabama military installation, though officials say they are still investigating a possible active shooter incident there.A lockdown has been lifted at an Alabama military installation, though officials say they are still investigating a possible active shooter incident there.
- The latest budget push by House GOP leaders has faltered, leaving quarrelling Republicans even further behind on their budget work as they head into next week's recess.The latest budget push by House GOP leaders has faltered, leaving quarrelling Republicans even further behind on their budget work as they head into next week's recess.
- The competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to manage the troubled Los Alamos National Laboratory is beginning after a week in which the northern New Mexico facility was hit with criticism for its record of...The competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to manage the troubled Los Alamos National Laboratory is beginning after a week in which the northern New Mexico facility was hit with criticism for its record of safety lapses.
- Turkey's military says 10 Kurdish militants have been killed in aerial operation in southeast Turkey.Turkey's military says 10 Kurdish militants have been killed in aerial operation in southeast Turkey.
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