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February 14, 2024 at 3:46 PM

US military strikes targeting Houthi rebels are weaking their capabilities

ABC News’ Britt Clennett got an inside look at the operations aboard the USS Eisenhower positioned in the Red Sea.
February 14, 2024 at 3:46 PM
US military strikes targeting Houthi rebels are weaking their capabilities
February 13, 2024 at 8:53 PM

Army Reserve soldier killed in Jordan mourned by family and Georgia governor at funeral

Family and friends are gathering in Georgia this week as funerals begin for three Army Reserve soldiers killed in a recent drone attack in Jordan
February 13, 2024 at 8:53 PM
February 12, 2024 at 3:08 AM

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin back in the hospital

The Pentagon says Austin can still do his job from the hospital with classified communications systems, but the deputy secretary is prepared to take over duties if needed.
February 12, 2024 at 3:08 AM
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin back in the hospital
February 9, 2024 at 7:16 PM

Identities of 5 Marines killed in helicopter crash released

An investigation is ongoing with the Marines calling the crash a "tragic mishap."
February 9, 2024 at 7:16 PM
Identities of 5 Marines killed in helicopter crash released
February 9, 2024 at 6:22 PM

5 Marines killed in helicopter crash are identified

Five Marines who died when their helicopter crashed in California during a routine training flight have been identified.
February 9, 2024 at 6:22 PM
5 Marines killed in helicopter crash are identified
February 9, 2024 at 12:03 PM

5 missing Marines confirmed dead following helicopter crash

Five missing Marines have been confirmed dead more than 24 hours after their helicopter crashed in California, the U.S. Marine Corps said Thursday.
February 9, 2024 at 12:03 PM
5 missing Marines confirmed dead following helicopter crash
February 8, 2024 at 11:32 PM

5 missing US Marines found dead after helicopter crash

ABC News’ Matt Gutman is on the scene near the crash site of a U.S Marine helicopter.
February 8, 2024 at 11:32 PM
5 missing US Marines found dead after helicopter crash
February 8, 2024 at 4:38 PM

5 missing Marines confirmed dead after helicopter crash

The U.S. Marine Corps said the five missing Marines have been confirmed dead more than 24 hours after the crash of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter in Southern California.
February 8, 2024 at 4:38 PM
5 missing Marines confirmed dead after helicopter crash
February 8, 2024 at 4:24 PM

US airstrike in Baghdad kills militia leader behind attacks on American forces

The U.S. carried out an airstrike in Baghdad on Wednesday targeting a leader of an Iran-backed militia in Iraq that was blamed for attacks on U.S. forces
February 8, 2024 at 4:24 PM
US airstrike in Baghdad kills militia leader behind attacks on American forces
February 8, 2024 at 3:08 PM

5 missing Marines confirmed dead following helicopter crash

The Marines had been reported missing when their CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter was "reported overdue" Tuesday night.
February 8, 2024 at 3:08 PM
5 missing Marines confirmed dead following helicopter crash
February 8, 2024 at 2:31 AM

Search underway for Marines after helicopter goes down

Search crews were able to find the wreckage of the missing CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter hours after it was "reported overdue" to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Tuesday night.
February 8, 2024 at 2:31 AM
Search underway for Marines after helicopter goes down
February 7, 2024 at 7:01 PM

Missing military chopper found, search continues for 5 Marines

The chopper was found crashed in a California forest in East San Diego County.
February 7, 2024 at 7:01 PM
Missing military chopper found, search continues for 5 Marines
February 7, 2024 at 5:06 PM

Search underway for missing military helicopter with 5 Marines on board

The U.S. military is searching for a "super stallion" helicopter it said was "reported overdue" to a Marine Corps air station near San Diego overnight while it was en route from Nevada to California.
February 7, 2024 at 5:06 PM
Search underway for missing military helicopter with 5 Marines on board
February 7, 2024 at 3:46 PM

Military helicopter with 5 Marines on board goes missing

The CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter was en route from Nevada to California when it was "reported overdue" to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar late Tuesday night.
February 7, 2024 at 3:46 PM
Military helicopter with 5 Marines on board goes missing
February 5, 2024 at 3:02 AM

US plans more military action against militants

A White House advisor says "this was the beginning of our response." ABC News' James Longman reports.
February 5, 2024 at 3:02 AM
US plans more military action against militants
February 4, 2024 at 9:43 PM

‘There will be more action’ in response to the killing of 3 US troops: Sullivan

George Stephanopoulos interviews White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan on “This Week.”
February 4, 2024 at 9:43 PM
‘There will be more action’ in response to the killing of 3 US troops: Sullivan
February 4, 2024 at 7:00 PM

US launches strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen

ABC News’ Marcus Moore reports on the latest in the U.S. airstrikes on “This Week.”
February 4, 2024 at 7:00 PM
US launches strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen
February 4, 2024 at 4:29 AM

US and UK lead new large-scale airstrikes against targets in Yemen

At least 36 strikes in 13 locations were launched in response to Iranian-backed Houthi drones and missiles threatening international ships in the region.
February 4, 2024 at 4:29 AM
US and UK lead new large-scale airstrikes against targets in Yemen
February 4, 2024 at 2:00 AM

US launches retaliatory airstrikes in Syria and Iraq

Iran-backed militias and Iranian military units in Iraq and Syria were targeted.
February 4, 2024 at 2:00 AM
US launches retaliatory airstrikes in Syria and Iraq
February 3, 2024 at 12:53 AM

Biden's retaliatory strikes in Middle East come with significant political risk: Experts

The death of 3 U.S. service members is forcing President Joe Biden to weigh military action that could carry risks of escalation and heavy political consequences.
February 3, 2024 at 12:53 AM
Biden's retaliatory strikes come with significant political risk: Experts
January 31, 2024 at 12:53 PM

US readies retaliatory strikes for drone attack by Iran-backed militants

Officials said they would play out "over the course of several days."
January 31, 2024 at 12:53 PM
What we know about Biden's planned retaliation after drone strike
January 31, 2024 at 11:14 AM

Pentagon identifies Army reservists killed in drone attack on US base in Jordan

The Pentagon announced the identities of three Army Reservists killed in a Sunday drone attack on Tower 22 in Jordan.
January 31, 2024 at 11:14 AM
Pentagon identifies Army reservists killed in drone attack on US base in Jordan
January 30, 2024 at 8:46 PM

Biden says he has decided how US will respond to drone attack in Jordan

President Joe Biden said he holds Iran responsible for supplying the weapons to the people who carried out the attack.
January 30, 2024 at 8:46 PM
Biden says he has decided how US will respond to drone attack in Jordan
January 30, 2024 at 2:06 AM

US troops possibly mistook enemy drone that attacked base for their own: US officials

American personnel possibly mistook the enemy drone for one of their own returning from a surveillance mission, two U.S. officials confirmed.
January 30, 2024 at 2:06 AM
US troops possibly mistook enemy drone that attacked base for their own: US officials
January 30, 2024 at 12:21 AM

Pressure to respond mounts after US service members killed in Jordan drone attack

The attack marked the first deaths of U.S. troops since the start of the Israel-Hamas war. Deputy Pentagon press secretary Sabrina Singh has details.
January 30, 2024 at 12:21 AM
Pressure to respond mounts after US service members killed in Jordan drone attack
January 29, 2024 at 10:29 PM

Secretary of State Blinken delivers remarks after drone attack

Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke after three U.S. service members were killed in Jordan by an Iranian-backed militia drone attack.
January 29, 2024 at 10:29 PM
Secretary of State Blinken delivers remarks after drone attack
January 29, 2024 at 8:52 PM

Names of 3 US soldiers killed in drone strike revealed

The working theory is that American personnel mistook the enemy drone for one of their own returning from a surveillance mission, two U.S. officials confirmed Monday.
January 29, 2024 at 8:52 PM
Names of 3 US soldiers killed in drone strike revealed
1 month ago

US, Iraq to begin talks that could lead to withdrawal of remaining American troops

Some 2,500 U.S. troops remain inside Iraq to counter ISIS, Iran-backed militias.
1 month ago
US, Iraq to begin talks that could lead to withdrawal of remaining American troops
1 month ago

US, UK stage multiple airstrikes against Iran-backed Houthi militants in Yemen

The White House on Monday insisted airstrikes against Iran-backed militants in Yemen have been effective despite repeated Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping.
1 month ago
US, UK stage multiple airstrikes against Iran-backed Houthi militants in Yemen
1 month ago

Navy identifies 2 SEALs lost at sea off Yemen during Iranian weapons seizure

The 2 Navy SEALs lost at sea during mission to seize Iranian weapons for Yemen are identified, the U.S. military had searched for them for 10 days.
1 month ago
Navy identifies 2 SEALs lost at sea off Yemen during Iranian weapons seizure
1 month ago

Latest on US service members following Iran-backed missile attack

Two U.S. service members suffered traumatic brain injuries when at least 17 missiles struck the Al-Assad airbase in Iraq, officials said.
1 month ago
Latest on US service members following Iran-backed missile attack
1 month ago

US forces attacked by Iran-backed militants

According to the Pentagon, several American personnel are being evaluated for possible traumatic brain injuries after a missile barrage against a base in Iraq.
1 month ago
US forces attacked by Iran-backed militants
1 month ago

Attack on American Airbase in Iraq

A top White House official says the administration is taking the incident very seriously and several service personnel are being evaluated for brain injuries.
1 month ago
Attack on American Airbase in Iraq
1 month ago

Missile barrage on US base in Iraq leaves personnel being evaluated for brain injuries, officials say

A large missile barrage on a U.S. base in Iraq has left some U.S. personnel being evaluated for traumatic brain injuries, officials said.
1 month ago
US personnel evaluated for traumatic brain injuries after missile barrage: Officials
1 month ago

2 missing Navy SEALs on mission that seized Iranian missile parts headed for Houthis: US

Two missing SEALs were part of a mission in the Gulf of Aden that seized Iranian-made missile parts bound for the Houthis so they could continue their ship attacks.
1 month ago
2 missing SEALs on mission that seized Iranian missile parts headed for Houthis: US
1 month ago

US Air Force Officer makes history as Miss America

Madison Marsh is the first active-duty Air Force officer to win the Miss America title.
1 month ago
US Air Force Officer makes history as Miss America
1 month ago

Deadly balloon accident in Arizona

Four people were killed and one critically injured as a hot air balloon crash-landed in the desert in Eloy, Arizona.
1 month ago
Deadly balloon accident in Arizona
1 month ago

2 Navy SEALs missing off Somalia coast were on a nighttime boarding mission: US officials

Two Navy SEALs missing off the coast of Somalia were on a nighttime boarding mission in the Gulf of Aden, U.S. officials said.
1 month ago
Navy SEALs missing at sea were boarding vessel, US officials say
1 month ago

2 Navy SEALs missing off Somalia coast

Officials said that the two SEALs had fallen into the water during a nighttime boarding mission on Thursday in the Gulf of Aden.
1 month ago
2 Navy SEALs missing off Somalia coast
1 month ago

Urgent search underway for 2 missing Navy SEALs

Defense officials say the men went missing during a boarding mission in the Gulf of Aden.
1 month ago
Urgent search underway for 2 missing Navy SEALs
1 month ago

Biden defends strikes on Houthis, vows to respond again

President Biden's decision to launch retaliatory strikes against Houthi militants in Yemen is being met with mixed reaction on Capitol Hill.
1 month ago
Biden defends strikes on Houthis, vows to respond again
1 month ago

What the US attack in Yemen means for oil prices, inflation

A wider escalation could drive up the price of oil and many consumer goods.
1 month ago
What the US attack in Yemen means for oil prices, inflation
1 month ago

US responds to escalation in attacks on Red Sea shipping

Houthi leaders are vowing to respond after the U.S. and its allies launched large-scale, retaliatory strikes against the Iran-backed rebels in Yemen.
1 month ago
US responds to escalation in attacks on Red Sea shipping
1 month ago

US-led forces strike Iran-backed militants in Yemen in response to Red Sea attacks

Houthi leaders are now vowing to respond after the U.S. and its allies launched large-scale, retaliatory strikes against the Iran-backed rebels in Yemen.
1 month ago
US-led forces strike Iran-backed militants in Yemen in response to Red Sea attacks
1 month ago

US, UK launch large-scale retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed Houthi militants in Yemen

They had staged repeated attacks on Red Sea shipping despite U.S. warnings.
1 month ago
US, UK launch large-scale retaliatory strikes on Iran-backed Houthi militants
1 month ago

US, UK launch retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militants

The U.S. military, backed by four allies, unleashed large-scale airstrikes against multiple Houthi targets in Yemen following months of attacks on commercial shipping in the Red Sea.
1 month ago
US, UK launch retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militants
1 month ago

LGBTQ+ military veterans still fighting for benefits

It’s been more than a decade since Congress ended the ban on LGBTQ+ service members. Thousands are still fighting for benefits. ABC News’ Devin Dwyer explains.
1 month ago
LGBTQ+ military veterans still fighting for benefits
1 month ago

US Navy and UK Royal Navy shoot down 18 Houthi drones and 3 missiles

The combined forced shot down drones and missiles targeting commercial ships.
1 month ago
US Navy and UK Royal Navy shoot down 18 Houthi drones and 3 missiles
1 month ago

Pentagon press secretary apologizes for lack of transparency in Austin's secretive hospitalization

The Department of Defense's press secretary apologized Monday for not being more transparent about Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's recent hospitalization.
1 month ago
Pentagon offers new details in Austin's secretive hospitalization
1 month ago

Defense Secretary under scrutiny for not disclosing hospitalization

Questions have emerged why the White House was unaware for three days that Defense Secy. Lloyd Austin had been hospitalized and in intensive care following an elective surgical procedure.
1 month ago
Defense Secretary under scrutiny for not disclosing hospitalization