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Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in killing of captive in Iraq

A military jury acquitted a decorated Navy SEAL of premeditated murder Tuesday in the killing of a wounded Islamic State captive under his care in Iraq in 2017.

Trump touts July 4 military ‘salute;’ critics see politics

Under White House direction, the Pentagon was scrambling to arrange for an Air Force B-2 stealth bomber and other warplanes to conduct flyovers of the celebration on the National Mall. There will be Navy F-35 and F-18 fighter jets , the Navy Blue Angels aerial acrobatics team, Army and Coast Guard helicopters and Marine V-22 Ospreys.

Sweltering heat sends 18 Fort Bragg soldiers to hospital

Rehearsing for a ceremony in high humidity and temperatures up to 95 degrees sent 18 soldiers at Fort Bragg in North Carolina to the hospital.

US, Russia blame each other in near-collision of warships

The U.S. and Russian militaries accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165 feet of each other in the East China Sea.
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Cadet killed, 22 injured in training rollover at West Point

West Point officials say one cadet was killed and 22 people were injured when a vehicle they were riding in for summer training overturned.

Wind project restrictions time-limited in NC Senate bill

Legislation that would have blocked for good new wind turbine projects across much of eastern North Carolina in the name of preserving military installations has been narrowed to a three-year pause.
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D-Day 75: Nations honor veterans, memory of fallen troops

With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after the D-Day assault that doomed the Nazi occupation of France and portended the fall of Hitler's Third Reich.

Trump reads from FDR’s prayer to the US on D-Day

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press PORTSMOUTH, England (AP) — President Donald Trump read from a prayer delivered by President Franklin D. Roosevelt...

Woody White to represent county at Pearl Harbor ceremony

New Hanover County Commissioner Woody White is headed to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii to represent the county and the Board of Commissioners at the Change of Command Ceremony for the USS North Carolina submarine.

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