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The Navy's special warfare command granted permission for two SEALs to advise filmmakers for an upcoming movie about a doomed commando mission in Afghanistan.
Special operations commanders and some members of the Obama administration are courting the media with details on secret missions, such as the 2011 SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, to fit a political or public relations agenda, critics say.
The Pentagon is staying mum on why combat assets were not immediately sent to Benghazi, Libya, to aid the U.S. Consulate under attack by militants for hours on Sept. 11.
The Navy SEAL who wrote an account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden under a pseudonym was identified Thursday as Matt Bissonnette, who retired from the Navy last summer.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is not requiring commands and agencies to hold gay pride events this month, even as the Pentagon prepares for its first celebration on Tuesday of gays serving openly in the ranks.
It took a medevac unit 59 minutes to get U.S. Army Spec. Chazray Clark to a hospital in southern Afghanistan after receiving a call that a roadside bombing severed three of his limbs. Clark did not survive.
U.S. Africa Command has been quietly battling terrorism on the African continent, relying heavily on special forces. But amid a shrinking Pentagon budget and increased use of special forces in Afghanistan under a new military strategy, Africom may have fewer resources to counter a growing terrorism threat.
The secretary for one of the world's wealthiest men and the wife of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs were among those invited by the White House to attend President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday evening.
When Army Ranger Leroy Petry's hand was blown off by a grenade as he was saving his comrades in battle, he knew just what to do. He used his remaining hand to twist a tourniquet around his arm to avoid bleeding to death.
The American troops killed in the deadliest single mission of the Afghan war came from two dozen states and all corners of the nation, mostly young men in their 20s and 30s.
A Somali citizen captured in April was interrogated aboard a U.S. warship for two months and is now in New York to face terrorism charges.
After the U.S. responded to the Sept. 11 attacks by investing billions of dollars to revive neglected special operations forces, it was only fitting that Navy SEALs earned the glory of killing the most wanted terrorist in history.
The U.S. Central Command is stepping up psychological warfare operations using software that allows it to target social media websites used by terrorists.
Thousands of laptops have been stolen from the Florida office of a private contractor for the U.S. military's Special Operations Command.