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After 13 years of military service, a 33-year-old veteran is starting a new life as a varsity football player

Before walking on at Colorado State University, Griffin assisted in special operation missions with the US Army Rangers and the Green Berets.
Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden.

Joe Biden has been telling a fake war story on the campaign trail for years

The Washington Post said Biden appears to have "jumbled elements of at least three actual events into one story...that never happened."
Snipers have one of the most dangerous jobs on a battlefield. Here's how they manage that stress.

These elite troops have one of the military’s most dangerous jobs — here’s how they handle the intense stress

Military snipers face life-or-death levels of stress. "You are going to do what you were taught to do or you are going to die," one told Insider.
Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten speaks at a Senate Armed Services hearing on the proposal to establish a U.S. Space Force in Washington

An Army colonel has gone public with allegations that one of Trump’s top military nominees sexually assaulted her in a hotel room

Col. Kathryn A. Spletstoser spoke with The New York Times and accused Gen. John Hyten's of sexual misconduct.

Here’s what you need to know about Palantir, the secretive $20 billion data-analysis company whose work with ICE is dragging Amazon into controv...

Palantir has been facing backlash for providing software to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which has been targeting undocumented families.
Map Pesqueira speaks onstage during the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards New York at New York Hilton Midtown on May 04, 2019 in New York City.

‘I’ll drop whatever I’m doing’ to join the military, says trans student who lost his ROTC scholarship to Trump’s ban

19-year-old Map Pesqueira lost his ROTC scholarship for being trans. But he said in an interview he'd still jump at the chance to serve.
Could avocado toast and smoothies help reduce obesity amongst British troops?

The British Army is reportedly swapping full English breakfasts for avocado toast and smoothies, but it might not be the best diet for hungry troops

In the trial scheme, troops will reportedly be offered fruit, yogurt, and smoothies to start their day, then avocado toast after training.
Mark T. Esper

This is Mark Esper, the Gulf War Army veteran and defense lobbyist who Trump has tapped to lead the Pentagon

After Patrick Shanahan stepped down from the post, President Donald Trump nominated Mark Esper for the job. Here's what we know about him so far.
British army soldiers deployed in support of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve, salute amid the playing of their national anthem during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq, Nov. 12, 2017.

British Army marks US Army’s 244th birthday with a cheeky tweet referencing their ‘rocky start’

The British Army wished its 'cousins' the US Army a happy birthday on Friday, but couldn't resist tweeting a reference to their 'rocky start.'

The US Army is 244 years old — here are 22 photos of its storied history

There's no other force like the US Army. These images from its 244 year history prove it.