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 Seven US Marines and a navy sailor were missing on Friday, a day after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the southern California coast during a training mission, US Marine Corps officials said. Photograph: Patrick Crosley/US Navy/AFP via Getty Images

Seven US Marines and a navy sailor were missing on Friday, a day after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the southern California coast during (...)

Iraqis carry a poster depicting Iran’s  Gen Qasem Suleimani (right) and senior Iraqi military figure Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis as they march in a symbolic funeral procession in the  city of Basra, in the wake of the US drone strike last week which  killed both. Photograph: Hussein Faleh/AFP/Getty

The Pentagon insisted that the United States has no plans to pull out of Iraq, despite the emergence of a draft letter by a senior US military command(...)

Shane McCarthy, Sandboxx military app marketeer in Washington DC: he says the city’s strong links with Ireland work in his favour

When Shane McCarthy moved to Boston in 2014 with a degree in business information systems under his belt, he couldn’t possibly imagine he’d end up at (...)

Jimmy Reardon

Born: October 18th, 1925 Died: June 20th, 2019 “We could sure use you guys at Villanova” – seven simple words spoken to Ireland’s first US scholarshi(...)

Lt Hugh Conor McDowell (24) with his mother Susan Flanigan. Photograph: Facebook.

A US marine whose father was honoured for his contribution to delivering peace in Northern Ireland, has died in a training incident. Lt Hugh Conor M(...)

Libyan National Army (LNA) members, commanded by Khalifa Haftar, head out of Benghazi to reinforce the troops advancing to Tripoli, Libya. Photograph: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters

The United States evacuated its small contingent of troops from the Libyan capital Sunday as rival militias raced to stop the forces of an aspiring st(...)

Two former US soldiers were arrested at Shannon Airport on Sunday. Photograph: Press 22

Two US military veterans were arrested at Shannon Airport on Sunday after they breached security in an effort to reach an aircraft. The two men, aged(...)

Dr Chloe Schwenke: I was fired from my job when I transitioned, and my marriage fell apart. Photograph: Mark Stedman

To look at her, you couldn’t guess Chloe Schwenke’s age accurately. Tall and slim, with straight shoulder-length hair and a strong face, she’s an eloq(...)

US president Donald  Trump arrives at the Elysee Palace amid rain to meet with French president Emmanuel Macron  in Paris, France. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

President Donald Trump could not attend a commemoration in France for US soldiers and marines killed during the first World War on Saturday because ra(...)

Actor R Lee Ermey, at a premiere of “Willard,” at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood in 2003. File photograph:  Jim Ruymen/Reuters

American actor R Lee Ermey, known for playing Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in 1987 film Full Metal Jacket, has died at the age of 74. His manager said he(...)

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