US Military en This is China's response to the US Navy's struggling coastal warship program The fact that China's been building up its military with speed and agility recently is nothing new, but Beijing is now going head-to-head with one of the U.S. Navy's most troubled programs. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China military navy US Military Business Military China Technology United States Tue, 26 Jun 2012 18:25:00 +0000 Robert Johnson, Business Insider 5709463 at Japan to US: Don't deploy Osprey aircraft Hirokazu Nakaima, governor of Japan’s Okinawa prefecture, has been making headlines this summer for his persistent calls to cancel the United States’ planned deployment of 24 MV-22 Osprey aircraft to its Futenma base due to concerns over the aircraft’s safety record.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> japan United States US Military Business Military Japan United States Fri, 06 Jul 2012 19:48:00 +0000 Elena Schneider 5710811 at Is it finally ‘Over over there?’ <p>GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany &mdash; Perched on a glacier above this storied ski resort, Henry Collarain was having trouble shepherding his three sons toward the ski lodge. &ldquo;They just love skiing on a sunny day,&rdquo; he said during a break on a snowy ridge. A contractor from Wisconsin who works at a nearby NATO school, Collarain is one of many Americans you&rsquo;ll bump into here. But maybe not for much longer, as looming budget battles in Washington may spell the end of US bases in Germany and other rich countries.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> US Military Want to Know Military Germany United States Tue, 12 Feb 2013 11:24:00 +0000 Michael Moran 5752995 at US military helicopter crashes inside Okinawa base A US military helicopter crash-landed inside the training area at Okinawa's Camp Hansen on Monday with four crew members inside, during an unspecified training mission. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know US Military Americas Asia-Pacific Japan United States Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:37:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5902716 at 8 US troops accused of horrific crimes who got less time than Manning <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">&ldquo;When a soldier who shared information with the press and public is punished far more harshly than others who tortured prisoners and killed civilians, something is seriously wrong with our justice system,&rdquo;&nbsp;</span><a href="" style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;" target="_blank">Wizner told the Washington Post</a><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">.</span></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War Need to Know US Military Military Iraq Middle East United States Mon, 26 Aug 2013 15:04:29 +0000 Daniel DeFraia 5915722 at Same-sex spouses of US veterans to receive benefits Continued enforcement of the federal statute that excluded same-sex couples from military benefits "would likely have a tangible adverse effect on the families of veterans and, in some circumstances, active-duty service members and reservists, with respect to survival, health-care, home loan and other benefits," says Attorney General Eric Holder.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gay rights LGBT Need to Know US Military Americas United States Thu, 05 Sep 2013 00:11:00 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5924758 at