Any claims that the Russian military has warned Ukraine to surrender in Crimea or face an assault on Tuesday are "total nonsense," a Russian Defense Ministry official says, according to The Voice of Russia.
Cutting defense spending in Washington is about as popular as proposing Social Security cuts. In other words, not very.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is proposing shrinking the Army, closing military bases and making other military-wide savings as part of a broad reshaping of priorities following more than a decade of war.
Hiroo Onoda, a Japanese intelligence officer who for 29 years after the end of World War II continued to hide, fight and kill in the jungles of the Philippines because he did not believe the war was over, has died.
The U.S. Marine Corps "is attempting to determine the authenticity of photos published by TMZ.com that the entertainment website says show Marines appearing to burn bodies of dead Iraqi insurgents in Fallujah in 2004," The Associated Press reports.
Gov. Pat Quinn says he's trying to get permission from federal authorities to send relief supplies to the typhoon-damaged Philippines.
A new food pantry opens next month on the Parkland College campus in Champaign, and it is being tailored to reach out to student veterans.
Gov. Pat Quinn flew around Illinois Monday to highlight a new Illinois Lottery ticket meant to raise money for veterans' programs.
The University of Illinois broke ground on Friday on a new facility on its Urbana campus to help military veterans adapt to life with their injuries, while attending the U of I.
In a case that caused a major stir last year, a YouTube video surfaced showing Marines in Afghanistan joking and laughing as they urinated on three dead Taliban fighters.