Military

July 4, 2020, marks the 244th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the 13 colonies. As people across the country celebrate the occasion with fireworks, parades, and BBQs...
There are nearly 1.4 million active-duty men and women serving in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard. The U.S. military includes an additional 804,000 Americans in the National...
The U.S. has confirmed more than 1.7 million cases of COVID-19 — more than 102,000 of them fatal. The rate of daily new cases nationwide has declined throughout May, though there is concern...
The United States has been unofficially at war — and involved in various conflicts around the world — since 2001. Indeed, the U.S. military maintains a massive global presence. More than...
The United States has by far the strongest military in the world. To maintain its global presence, the United States operates more than 500 military bases on foreign sites across every continent...
From its humble beginning as a collection of state militias, the United States military has grown into the world’s foremost fighting force. Over its nearly 250-year history, the U.S. military has...
The United States continues to wield its global military dominance in wars and armed conflicts around the world. While the vast majority of Americans will never go to war, millions have. The U.S....
The human race has always innovated, and in a relatively short time went from building fires and making stone-tipped arrows to creating smartphone apps and autonomous robots. Today, technological...
There’s an old adage that says “no news is good news.” In 2019, we had plenty of news. Many of the largest news stories certainly were not “good news” — covering anything from...
The U.S. military spent over $42 billion in research and development in 2018. Though much of this funding tends to go to weapons programs, a great deal of military research often ends up also having...
The U.S. military is regarded as the most capable fighting force in the world. Though its purpose is to defend American interests across the globe, the impact of the U.S. military extends far beyond...
The United States is the world’s preeminent military power. Though a handful of countries have more military personnel than the United States — here is a list of the countries with the...