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Joint US military-IDF exercise begins

Joint US military-IDF exercise begins

Preparations at their height for the Juniper Falcon exercise, which aims to deepen cooperation between the two militaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2019 20:49
Holocaust survivor who served in US military dies at 83

Holocaust survivor who served in US military dies at 83

Sidney Shachnow, Holocaust survivor who went on to command US forces in Berlin, dies at 83.JTA, 05/10/2018 12:59
Warrior diplomats: A look into US special operations

Warrior diplomats: A look into US special operations

"We don't crave the combat so much as we crave hard things to conquer," says one Green Beret.NPR, 30/08/2018 06:36
New York: Pizza deliveryman discovered to be illegal immigrant

New York: Pizza deliveryman discovered to be illegal immigrant

New York military base alerts immigration authorities after discovering pizza deliveryman to be illegal immigrant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2018 08:05
Arutz Sheva meets US Electronic Warfare Aircraft - the Prowler

Arutz Sheva meets US Electronic Warfare Aircraft - the Prowler

The 'Prowler' can protect other aircraft from enemy missiles such as Syrian rocket which shot down Israeli F-16.Yissachar Ruas , 29/03/2018 20:56
Trump admin prepares transgender military ban

Trump admin prepares transgender military ban

One month after pledging to reimpose ban keeping transgender people out of armed forces, Trump sets 6-month deadline for implementation.David Rosenberg, 24/08/2017 18:10
US military helicopter goes down near Hawaii

US military helicopter goes down near Hawaii

Military unsure how crash occurred, search for five missing crew members continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2017 09:53
U.S. tests anti-ICBM system

U.S. tests anti-ICBM system

Missile Defense Agency launches ground-based interceptor to intercept mock ICBM.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 30/05/2017 23:46
Trump: Netanyahu is ready for peace

Trump: Netanyahu is ready for peace

Following G7 Summit, US President Trump and First Lady speak to US Military at Naval Air Station in Sicily.Chana Roberts, 27/05/2017 21:09
Iran 'harassing' American warships in Strait of Hormuz

Iran 'harassing' American warships in Strait of Hormuz

U.S. Navy commanders say Iran is jeopardizing international navigation by "harassing" warships passing through the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 23/03/2017 06:29
Israeli firm lands major deal with US army

Israeli firm lands major deal with US army

Israeli arms producer lands multi-million dollar deal to supply tank parts to US army.Gary Willig, 05/10/2016 10:51
'Iran's actions in the Gulf a cause for concern'

'Iran's actions in the Gulf a cause for concern'

White House says recent encounters between Iranian vessels and American warships in the Gulf are unacceptable.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/08/2016 20:21
U.S. Navy ship fires at Iranian ship

U.S. Navy ship fires at Iranian ship

U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship fires three warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Northern Persian Gulf.Ben Ariel, 26/08/2016 01:16
IDFWO joins briefing at the White House

IDFWO joins briefing at the White House

US and Israel push joint efforts to help their respective military families, at a meeting at the White House.JTA, 10/08/2016 14:50
Photos: IDF, American military hold joint exercise

Photos: IDF, American military hold joint exercise

78 American soldiers take part in join exercise with IDF at the Lod Industrial area in central Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2016 01:15
ISIS kills US marine in Iraq

ISIS kills US marine in Iraq

ISIS kills one US marine, wounds 'small number' more. Victim is second US combat death in fight against ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/03/2016 21:29
‘Juniper Cobra 16’ military exercise begins

‘Juniper Cobra 16’ military exercise begins

Joint ballistic missile exercise involving US European Command and IDF commences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2016 20:36
Carter: Error caused sailors to enter Iran

Carter: Error caused sailors to enter Iran

Defense Secretary says 10 sailors briefly detained by Iran entered Iranian waters because of navigational error.Ben Ariel, 15/01/2016 06:31
White House denies there was an apology to Iran

White House denies there was an apology to Iran

White House spokesman says the United States "certainly" did not apologize to Iran after 10 sailors accidentally entered Iranian waters.Ben Ariel, 14/01/2016 00:13
US backs Turkey over downing of Russian jet

US backs Turkey over downing of Russian jet

US military says Turkey warned Russian jet 10 times before shooting it down, but can't confirm which side of the border it was on.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2015 19:58
American Drones May Monitor ISIS in Libya

American Drones May Monitor ISIS in Libya

United States talking with countries in North Africa about locating drones to monitor ISIS in Libya, senior administration official says.Ben Ariel, 13/07/2015 05:13
American Airstrike in Syria Killed 2 Children

American Airstrike in Syria Killed 2 Children

Officials in the United States military admit that airstrikes against Islamist extremists in Syria killed two children last November.Ben Ariel, 22/05/2015 03:16
Coalition Air Raids Back Up Kurds' Advance in Iraq

Coalition Air Raids Back Up Kurds' Advance in Iraq

International coalition against ISIS carries out dozens of airstrikes in 72-hour period, aid Kurdish forces to retake parts of Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2015 20:44
US to Send 1,000 Troops to Train Syrian Rebels

US to Send 1,000 Troops to Train Syrian Rebels

Total number of soldiers could even exceed 1,000 mark, as US hopes to train 5,400 'moderate' rebels in 2015; military acknowledges 'risks'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2015 18:09
Mission to Save Jordanian Pilot from ISIS Fails

Mission to Save Jordanian Pilot from ISIS Fails

Heavy fire on ISIS strongholds in Raqqah reportedly fail to facilitate rescue mission, with ISIS said to execute pilot today.Tova Dvorin, 02/01/2015 13:23
FBI, Homeland Security Warn Vets Over ISIS Threat

FBI, Homeland Security Warn Vets Over ISIS Threat

ISIS on US soil? American security organizations warn US veterans to monitor their social media in wake of 'lone wolf' attack threats.Tova Dvorin, 02/12/2014 10:22
Pentagon: US to Buy 43 More F-35 Stealth Fighters

Pentagon: US to Buy 43 More F-35 Stealth Fighters

$4 billion deal comes on same day as announcement of US sale of F-35 squadron to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2014 20:43
Obama Backpedals, Sends Troops to Iraq

Obama Backpedals, Sends Troops to Iraq

Over 500 soldiers said to be deployed to Persian Gulf to fight ISIS in Iraq, despite statements promising 275 men - or none at all.Tova Dvorin, 17/06/2014 11:38
Iran Says US Has Renounced Military Action

Iran Says US Has Renounced Military Action

Ayatollah Khamenei claims US has forfeited military option, standing on stage with sign reading 'America cannot do a damn thing.'Ari Yashar, 06/06/2014 09:00
Siddur Issued for Jewish Soldiers in US Military

Siddur Issued for Jewish Soldiers in US Military

Landmark siddur unifies Jewish leaders from different streams, has foreword by Obama. First of its kind since World War II.Tova Dvorin, 04/04/2014 15:16
Israel, US Test New Missile Defense System

Israel, US Test New Missile Defense System

"David's Sling" designed to bridge the gap between long-range Arrow and short-range Iron Dome systems.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 20/11/2013 10:45
Lawmakers Warn: US Military 'Not Ready to Deploy'

Lawmakers Warn: US Military 'Not Ready to Deploy'

Senior lawmakers warn US military unprepared to deploy as a result of military budget cuts; danger to soldiers as training reduced.Ari Yashar, 18/11/2013 15:33
US to Train Libyan Forces, Militias Ravage Tripoli

US to Train Libyan Forces, Militias Ravage Tripoli

US official announces plans to train thousands of security forces, as local council calls on Misrata militias to leave Tripoli.Ari Yashar, 18/11/2013 15:31
U.S. Sending Aircraft Carrier to Middle East

U.S. Sending Aircraft Carrier to Middle East

Warning to Syria? The USS Nimitz and other ships in its strike group are heading toward the Red Sea.Elad Benari, 02/09/2013 03:15
U.S. General: Settlements Make PA State Impossible

U.S. General: Settlements Make PA State Impossible

General James Mattis says America pays a price for supporting Israel, warns settlements could create 'apartheid state.'Maayana Miskin, 26/07/2013 11:30
U.S. Navy Tests New Unmanned Combat Air System

U.S. Navy Tests New Unmanned Combat Air System

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have conducted the first catapult launch of an unmanned system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2012 05:14
U.S. Sending Ships to Evacuate Americans in Israel

U.S. Sending Ships to Evacuate Americans in Israel

CNN: 3 US warships on standby in the eastern Mediterranean in case of need to assist Americans leaving Israel. Embassy denies report.Elad Benari, 20/11/2012 05:15
Israel Worried by US's Made-in-China Jet Parts

Israel Worried by US's Made-in-China Jet Parts

Senate report on fake parts in U.S. jets gives Israel cause for concern regarding components in its own jets.Gil Ronen, 24/05/2012 18:53
Pentagon Hopes for 'Mother of All Bombs'

Pentagon Hopes for 'Mother of All Bombs'

The Pentagon is reportedly working on the "mother of all bombs" -- a bunker buster to destroy an Iranian underground nuclear power plant.Chana Ya'ar, 29/01/2012 15:20
Dempsey Stresses 'Mutual Commitment'

Dempsey Stresses 'Mutual Commitment'

US CoS Martin Dempsey sought to assure Israelis that his visit represents "mutual commitment" to stop Iran's nuclear programGabe Kahn., 20/01/2012 11:05
Australia Agrees to Permanent US Marine Force

Australia Agrees to Permanent US Marine Force

Australia has agreed to host a permanent U.S. Marine presence, beginning in 2010.Chana Ya'ar, 16/11/2011 16:27
Iran, Hizbullah in Latin America

Iran, Hizbullah in Latin America

A top pentagon general says Iranian and Hizbullah growth in South America is a cause for concern and are a regional wedge for 'radical Islam.'Gabe Kahn., 05/07/2011 00:14
Jewish US Navy Pilot's Heroism

Jewish US Navy Pilot's Heroism

A heroic Jewish US Navy pilot's last act was to save the lives of his three crew members as his plane went down after a mission in Afghanistan.Hana Levi Julian, 02/05/2010 10:32