NCOs: America Has Them, China Wants Them, Russia is Struggling Without Them

Non-commissioned officers, long the “backbone” of the U.S. military, are proving even more crucial on modern battlefields.

Task Force Gator Back to Training Ukrainians as Battle Rages For the Donbas

A Florida National Guard unit that withdrew just before Moscow invaded is back to teaching as Russia reveals its weak spots.

The Army Wants to Change How It Manages Cyber Risk

The service is working to stand up a risk management council in the coming month.

How Much Can US Howitzers Help Ukraine?

Everybody’s talking about the fabled long-range guns. Here’s why.

Soldiers Will Have to Wait Until Next Year for New Rifle, Ammo

Sig Sauer’s decade-long contract to make the weapons leads off with a tiny order for quality testing.

US to Train Ukrainians to Use Their New 155mm Howitzers

The donated artillery is expected to arrive within days—but there are reports that the Russian assault in the east is already starting.

Air Force Raises a Last Glass to the Final Doolittle Raider

The children of Lt. Col. Dick Cole say farewell to the last of 80 men who flew the historic 1942 mission.

In About-Face, Army Expects to Shrink Next Year

Chief of Staff McConville says recruiters need to reach families whose children have not served.

Confederate Names and Symbols on Hundreds of Military Roads, Structures, Ships Under Review

Congress’ Naming Commission has revealed what else besides base names may get relabeled or removed—right down to a water tank.

Flat Army Budget Request Would Fund a Smaller Force

Active-duty force set to shrink amid tight labor market as service leaders propose a 1.7% 2023 budget.