{FD} US troops killed in plane crashes skyrockets in 2017

Even before the Navy cargo plane crash Wednesday, the number of US troops killed in plane crashes had skyrocketed in the past year along with the total number of crashes overall compared to this point a year ago, a Fox News investigation has uncovered.

{FD} 3 missing after Navy aircraft crashes en route to USS Ronald Reagan, 8 recovered

Three people remained missing Wednesday after a U.S Navy plane crashed in the Philippine Sea shortly after takeoff from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, as early indications point to some kind of engine failure as the cause of the mishap, multiple defense officials told Fox News.

{FD} Top Army officer says ‘significant amount’ of soldiers’ crime data not reported to feds

The Army’s top officer said Wednesday that his service had many "gaps" to fill when it comes to sharing soldiers' criminal history with federal law enforcement agencies in the wake of this month's Texas church shooting, which was carried out by an Air Force veteran with a history of domestic violence.

{FD} US carries out sixth straight day of airstrikes in Somalia

The US Africa Command announced the U.S. military conducted another airstrike in Somalia on Tuesday killing ‘several militants’ belonging to the terrorist group, al-Shabaab.

{FD} ISIS airstrikes down 60 to 70 percent as caliphate crumbles in Iraq and Syria

U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS are down 60 to 70 percent the past month compared to the previous eight months as the caliphate crumbles in Iraq and Syria and the number of targets decrease "dramatically,” according to the deputy commander for air operations against ISIS.