Military culture

Plaintiff Conner Callahan, right, listens as attorney Natalie Nardecchia speaks to media members in front of a federal courthouse following a hearing there Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Seattle. U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman says she won't immediately consider President Donald Trump's new policy banning transgender people from serving in the military. Pechman is one of four federal judges who have issued orders blocking Trump's decision last year to overturn an Obama-era directive allowing transgender troops to serve openly. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 27, 2018 - 6:30 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — President Donald Trump's move last week to tweak his ban on transgender people joining the military might not save it from being struck down, a federal judge in Seattle suggested Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman was one of four federal judges around the country who late...
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President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One with first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump at Palm Beach International Airport, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 26, 2018 - 12:16 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has issued an order supporting his push to ban most transgender troops from serving in the U.S. military except under "limited circumstances." But the decision is expected to be the subject of an ongoing legal fight in the months ahead. The White House...
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President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One with first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump at Palm Beach International Airport, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 24, 2018 - 4:29 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has issued an order supporting his push to ban most transgender troops from serving in the U.S. military except under "limited circumstances." But the decision is expected to be the subject of an ongoing legal fight in the months ahead. The White House...
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President Donald Trump gestures to people cheering him across the tarmac as he, arrives on Air Force One with first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump at Palm Beach International Airport, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 24, 2018 - 9:47 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances," following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from serving. The White House said retaining troops...
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President Donald Trump gestures to people cheering him across the tarmac as he, arrives on Air Force One with first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump at Palm Beach International Airport, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 24, 2018 - 12:17 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances," following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from serving. The White House said retaining troops...
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March 13, 2018 - 11:45 am
A Marine Corps officer responsible for training recruits at a South Carolina base where a violently abused military volunteer committed suicide admits he's guilty of dereliction of duty and other charges. Marine Corps spokesman Capt. Joshua Pena said Tuesday that Lt. Col. Joshua Kissoon also...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 22, 2018 - 9:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday called for allowing military families to use federal funds to pay for private school or other educational services for their children. The idea is part of Trump administration's focus on expanding school choice — alternatives to...
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January 21, 2018 - 3:50 pm
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Two Army captains who met at West Point returned there to be married, in what is believed to be the first same-sex marriage of active-duty personnel at the storied New York military academy. The New York Times reported Captains Daniel Hall, 30, and Vincent Franchino, 26,...
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order "Supporting our Veterans during their Transition from Uniformed Service to Civilian Life," in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 09, 2018 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is aiming to curb the number of veteran suicides by improving mental health treatment for the high-risk group. Trump signed an executive order Tuesday directing the secretaries of defense, homeland security and veterans affairs to develop a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2007 file photo, legendary U.S. rock and roll singer and guitarist Chuck Berry performs in Burgos, Spain. Rock 'n' roll founding father Berry was among the notable figures who died in 2017. (AP Photo/Israel Lopez Murillo, File)
December 28, 2017 - 2:15 am
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in...
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