Military

July 12, 2019 - 5:43 am
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ( Connecting Vets ) -- Tiara Puro was 17 years old when her father handed her a recruiting brochure for the Utah Army National Guard. She remembered a feeling of excitement as she flipped through the pamphlet, especially when she read about the education benefits. She had been...
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AP
February 27, 2019 - 11:09 am
SAN DIEGO — Lindsey Muller served in the Army as a man for nearly a decade before telling her commanders in 2014 that she identified as a woman and would resign because military policy barred transgender personnel. Her superiors, citing her outstanding performance, persuaded the decorated attack...
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NASA
February 12, 2019 - 5:04 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A recently released report by the Defense Intelligence Agency warns that China and Russia are building an arsenal that could target the U.S. Titled, “Challenges to Security in Space," the report that China's military is making military advances that could threaten U.S. satellites, GPS...
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AP
January 22, 2019 - 7:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender people while court challenges continue. The high court split 5-4 in allowing the plan to take effect, with the court's five conservatives...
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AP
January 04, 2019 - 9:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Irish officials say a man being detained by Russia, Paul Whelan, has requested help from the Irish government and report they will do what they can to come to his aid. Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Friday that its embassy in Moscow is requesting consular...
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CBS
January 03, 2019 - 9:23 am
(CBS News) -- U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has met with a Michigan man accused of spying. Russian police detained Paul Whelan nearly a week ago, and on Thursday Russia's state-run media said he had been formally indicted on espionage charges. Whelan's family has said he's innocent and...
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AP
December 11, 2018 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump thinks Mexico will pay for the border wall through the new trade deal. Pelosi told colleagues privately that Trump insisted during an Oval Office meeting that Mexico will pay for the wall "one way or another." She...
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AP
October 29, 2018 - 5:13 pm
(CBS News) -- The Homeland Security and Defense Departments announced the deployment of thousands of troops to the Southwest U.S. border in anticipation of the arrival of large migrant caravans. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said Monday at a press conference at the...
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Associated Press
August 17, 2018 - 3:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A South Korean-born U.S. Army specialist who sued after the military moved to discharge her has been granted citizenship, her attorneys said Friday. Yea Ji Sea, 29, had filed a lawsuit last month demanding a response to her citizenship application. She came to the country as a...
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May 17, 2018 - 11:41 am
There's going to be a permanent reminder in Winnetka of a LAPD officer and Marine Corps reservist who was killed on active duty in Afghanistan. The intersection of Quakertown Avenue and Gault Street is being renamed Joshua Cullins Way. Cullins was killed in 2010 by a bomb. Local city councilman Bob...
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