US Military http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22273/all en This is China's response to the US Navy's struggling coastal warship program http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120626/china-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120626/china-coastal-warship-program" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Japan to US: Don't deploy Osprey aircraft http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120706/japan-us-dont-deploy-osprey-aircrafts 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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120706/japan-us-dont-deploy-osprey-aircrafts" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Is it finally ‘Over over there?’ http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/130211/us-miliraty-bases-sequestration-garmisch-partenkirchen-oberammergau-germany <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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/130211/us-miliraty-bases-sequestration-garmisch-partenkirchen-oberammergau-germany" 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 http://www.globalpost.com US military helicopter crashes inside Okinawa base http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/130805/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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/130805/us-military-helicopter-crashes-inside-okinawa-base" 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 http://www.globalpost.com 8 US troops accused of horrific crimes who got less time than Manning http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/130822/9-us-soldiers-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="http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/judge-to-sentence-bradley-manning-today/2013/08/20/85bee184-09d0-11e3-b87c-476db8ac34cd_story.html" 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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/130822/9-us-soldiers-who-got-less-time-than-manning" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Same-sex spouses of US veterans to receive benefits http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130904/same-sex-spouses-us-veterans-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130904/same-sex-spouses-us-veterans-receive-benefits" 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 http://www.globalpost.com