As suicides rise, Army brass reassessing outreach

Staff Sgt. Jason Lowe’s was the tenth suicide the 82nd Airborne Division has endured so far this year, a number that stood at four last year. In 2018, six division paratroopers took their own lives; four did so in 2017.

Congress investigates Fort Hood following soldier deaths

Congress will launch an investigation into sexual assault, disappearances, deaths and the leadership’s response at Fort Hood after 28 soldiers stationed at the U.S. Army base in Texas died this year, two subcommittee leaders announced Tuesday.

Feds: Company provided subpar steel for Navy submarine hulls

SEATTLE (AP) — For decades, the Navy’s leading supplier of high-strength steel for submarines provided subpar metal because one of the company’s longtime employees falsified lab results — putting sailors at greater risk in the event of collisions or other impacts, federal prosecutors said in court filings Monday.

Two American service members killed in Afghanistan

U.S. forces say two American service members have been killed during an operation in Afghanistan.The U.S. and NATO Resolute Support mission says the Americans were killed while conducting an operation on Friday.

Trump awards Medal of Honor to combat medic from Puyallup

President Donald Trump plans to award the Medal of Honor to a retired Army staff sergeant in recognition of his treatment and evacuation of fellow US soldiers while taking fire from enemy combatants in Afghanistan in 2008.

Spokane Army officer killed in helicopter crash in Iraq

The U.S. soldier who died of injuries in a helicopter crash in Iraq this week was a member of an elite special operations unit and had deployed nine times in support of the U.S. conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, officials said Tuesday.