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August 31, 2017
U.S. Army soldiers from the 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Division oversee training of the 215th Corps of the Afghan National Army at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, Afg. on March 22, 2016. The U.S. has about 11,000 troops in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Aug. 30, 2017, acknowledging for the first time publicly that the total forces there are higher than formally disclosed in recent years. The new count includes covert as well as temporary units, defense officials said. Adam Ferguson/The New York Times
Pentagon admits thousands more troops in Afghanistan than previously reported
August 31, 2017 - 12:42pm
August 25, 2017
President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, Aug. 23, 2017. Trump started his day on Thursday publicly criticizing leaders of his own party for not advancing his legislative agenda, which the president called “so easy.” (Al Drago/The New York Times
Trump directs Pentagon to implement ban on transgender service members, bans sex-reassignment surgery
August 25, 2017 - 8:19pm
August 24, 2017
Vinegar pie might sound disgusting, but it's actually sweet, tangy and creamy. Alexandra Floersch / The Forumplay button
Desperate or delicious? Pioneer and WWII favorite vinegar pie
August 24, 2017 - 9:29am
August 21, 2017
A U.S. Air Force U-2 Dragon Lady takes part in a drill at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, August 21. Lee Sang-hak/Yonhap via REUTERS
North Korea tirade reignites missile threat against Guam
August 21, 2017 - 10:06am
August 20, 2017
The U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain maneuvers alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard for a refueling-at-sea in the Philippine Sea June 14. Ten of the ship's sailors are missing after a collision Monday, Aug. 21. (Reuters)
Navy begins probe into collision of U.S. destroyer in Southeast Asia, 10 sailors missing, 5 injured
August 20, 2017 - 8:51pm
August 14, 2017
File photo of Grand Forks Air Force Base front gate. The Pentagon has approved a policy that allows military bases to defend themselves against invasive and threatening unmanned aircraft.
Pentagon may allow military bases to shoot down threatening drones
August 14, 2017 - 7:07am
July 27, 2017
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein
No changes to military's transgender policy yet, top U.S. general says
July 27, 2017 - 10:35am
July 26, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. military personnel at Naval Air Station Sigonella following the G7 Summit, in Sigonella, Sicily, Italy, May 27, 2017. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi/File Photo
Here's how many trans people serve in the U.S. military
July 26, 2017 - 3:11pm
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds up a rainbow flag with "LGBT's for TRUMP" written on it at a campaign rally in Greeley, Colorado, U.S. October 30, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Trump bans transgender people from military service; critics call it 'raw prejudice'
July 26, 2017 - 10:18am
July 14, 2017
Pentagon says head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed
July 14, 2017 - 3:27pm
Amelia Earhart standing under the nose of her Lockheed Model 10-E Electra. WikiCommons image
Amelia Earhart reality check: The Japanese helped the U.S. look for the famed aviator
July 14, 2017 - 8:45am
July 9, 2017
Joshua Wheeldon shows his POW-MIA tattoo. (Kjell Redal/Seattle Times/TNS)
Loss, service, patriotism, resistance: Veterans' tattoos speak loudly
July 9, 2017 - 7:00am
July 5, 2017
The intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14. North Korea appeared to have used a Chinese truck, originally sold for hauling timber, but converted for military use, to transport and erect the missile on Tuesday. KCNA / Reuters
What is North Korea trying to hit?
July 5, 2017 - 3:13pm
July 4, 2017
Yellowed newspaper clippings surround an article about Leslie and Norman Henjum that their sister Inez Holman kept while they were in World War II. 
Dave Wallis / The Forum
75-year-old WWII scrapbook helps sister remember brothers who served
July 4, 2017 - 9:11am
"In Their Honor: WDAY Honor Flight 2007-2017" is for sale in the lobbies of The Forum, WDAY-TV and WDAZ-TV starting July 5th or online at WDAY.com.
WDAY Honor Flight book is a keepsake of memories, stories and photos
July 4, 2017 - 8:45am