Brendan O'Connor · 11/05/15 09:45PM

Sgt. Michael Walker, an Army medic, plead not guilty in Honolulu on Thursday in the stabbing death of his wife. His former lover and alleged co-conspirator, Ailsa Jackson, also plead not guilty. Court documents indicate she will change her plea later this month: she appears to be cooperating with prosecutors.

U.S. Army Mistakenly Mails Israel Missile Agreement to a Gawker Reader

Adam Weinstein · 07/25/14 02:00PM

Last night, Gawker got a tip from a longtime reader: "I get a lot of emails for a different person with the same name as me," the message said. "Someone who works in some capacity in the government. I don't know if this one I just received about Israel, missiles, etc is even a thing." Yes, it's a thing.

Iraq-Serving Senator Plagiarized His Army War College Thesis

Adam Weinstein · 07/23/14 03:18PM

John Walsh looks and sounds like a senator. The Democrat, who replaced retiring Max Baucus earlier this year and is running for reelection this fall, leans on his 33-year as a decorated combat soldier. But like a senator, he may have cheated and stolen to keep that career on track.

Disgraced Army General Offers Hilarious Career Pointers on LinkedIn

Adam Weinstein · 04/22/14 10:32AM

Gen. Stanley McChrystal, U.S. Army (retired), had a really tough time after he was pushed out of the workforce. Would you like to hear about it? He would like to tell you about it. Welcome to LinkedIn's Career Curveball® confessionals!

Black Female Soldiers Say the Army's New Hair Rules Are Racist

Adam Weinstein · 04/02/14 12:45PM

The Army published new regulations Monday regarding how women can wear their hair when in uniform, and women are already up in arms. Specifically, thousands of minority women who say the service is discriminating against "ethnic" hairstyles.

Chelsea Manning’s Attorney: She Didn’t Get a Fair Trial

J.K. Trotter · 03/27/14 10:33AM

Rhode Island attorney David Coombs, who for the past four years has represented WikiLeaks source and Army Private First Class Chelsea Manning, said on Wednesday evening that his client did not receive a fair trial for multiples charges of espionage and theft against the U.S. military.

Recruiters Scammed Army For Millions in Signup Bonuses During Iraq War

Adam Weinstein · 02/05/14 03:21PM

As the war in Iraq worsened and military enlistments flagged, the Army National Guard began a novel bonus program to recruit more troops. That desperation to hit quotas may have cost taxpayers $100 million in fraudulent bonuses by more than a thousand crooked recruiters, a new investigation shows.