New S. Korean Defense Minister seeks transfer of allied forces command from US 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The nominee for Defense Minister of South Korea, and the current chairman of the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff underwent a confirmation hearing in the Korean parliame...

US military unable to attend aviation safety conference in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A conference on aviation safety is to be held in Taipei Sept. 18 – Sept. 20. The Accident Investigator Recorder (AIR) meeting is being hosted by the Aviation Safety ...

US military announces plan to add troops in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — The U.S. Army Europe says it's expanding its troop presence by adding 1,500 solders to its forces in Germany. The military said Friday that the new unit activations are...

US military chief visits Greece amid strain with Turkey

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff has begun a two-day visit to Greece, starting off a week of high-level contacts between the two countries amid increased strain bet...

US military video purports to show arms smuggling off Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Video released by the U.S. military purports to show small ships in the Gulf of Aden smuggling weapons amid the ongoing war in Yemen. A short video...

US sending marines to guard American Institute in Taiwan: SCMP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a report from the South China Morning Post (SCMP), the U.S. State Department has confirmed it will dispatch a contingent of U.S. Marines as security detail to...

US military airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab kills 3

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab extremists, killing three fighters. The U.S. Africa Command statement says the...

US military airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab kills 2

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab extremists, killing two fighters. The U.S. Africa Command statement says the s...

China has 2,000 ballistic missiles threatening Taiwan and US: US military report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China has a stockpile of nearly 2,000 ballistic missiles of all ranges, which pose grave threats to both the U.S. and Taiwan, as they could be used to attack Taiwan in pre...

Poland marks Army Day with parade, call for US military base

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president voiced hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country as the Eastern European nation put on a large military parade on its Army Day holiday replete...

China blasts US military bill as interference in its affairs

BEIJING (AP) — China has criticized a U.S. military spending bill that calls for helping self-ruled Taiwan improve its defense as interference in the country's affairs. The communist...

China warns US Navy jet over S. China Sea to leave 'Chinese territory'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A U.S. Navy aircraft was issued at least six threats from by the Chinese military as it flew around the Spratly islands where Beijing has claimed sovereignty and mili...

US military says suicide bomber kills 3 NATO soldiers in eastern Afghanistan; US soldier and 2 Afghan troops wounded

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — US military says suicide bomber kills 3 NATO soldiers in eastern Afghanistan; US soldier and 2 Afghan troops wounded.

US military airstrike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab fighters

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed four members of the al-Shabab extremist group. The U.S. Africa Command says th...

How the US military will identify remains from North Korea

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is flying to Hawaii on Wednesday to receive 55 boxes of bones recently handed over by North Korea. The remains are believed to belong to servicemen from ...