The U.S. Navy on Thursday relieved Captain Brett Crozier of his duty on board the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, after the captain pleaded help with containing a coronavirus outbreak on board the ship.
Guam Governor Leon Guerrero said Thursday that she decided to allow sailors from the USS Theodore Roosevelt to leave the military base and be quarantined in hotels on the island after the Navy asked for help to deal with the spread of COVID-19 on the aircraft carrier.
The U.S. Navy is evacuating thousands of sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in an attempt to contain the spread of the coronavirus on the ship, Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said Wednesday.
With the spread of the novel coronavirus accelerating on U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, the warship faces a fate much worse than the Diamond Princess cruise ship as most of the crew members remain in close quarters on the carrier to maintain its combat readiness.
The Hong Kong Garrison of the Chinese People's Liberation Army reported a helicopter accident during its training at a park on Monday afternoon, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government said in a statement on Tuesday via its official website.
China's Central Military Commission has released regulations defining duties of the supervisory department of each sector within the military in rooting out corruption.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) successfully test-fired super-large multiple rocket launchers on Sunday, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Monday morning.
The Philippines has canceled its biggest annual joint military exercise dubbed as "Balikatan" with the United States this year due to the threat posed by COVID-19, a high-ranking Philippine military official said on Friday.
Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Felimon Santos, the country's highest rank for military officers, tested positive for COVID-19, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced Friday.
The People's Liberation Army condemned recent "provocative actions" taken by the United States against the navy, warning such activities have undermined Chinese sovereignty, poisoned bilateral relations and disrupted regional peace and security.
China will further enhance international military cooperation with other countries in face of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, a Chinese spokesman told a press conference on Thursday.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper issued an order to stop movements of overseas U.S. forces for up to 60 days to curb the spread of the coronavirus among military, according to media reports.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea from North Pyongan province on Saturday local time, Yonhap news agency reported, citing South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff.
A counter-terrorism exercise simulating a bomb attack plotted by extremists at a boundary control point was held on Friday in Hong Kong, participated by over 250 officers from different departments of the government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Cambodia and China launched the fourth joint drill dubbed "Dragon Gold 2020" on counter-terrorism and humanitarian rescue in Cambodia's southwestern Kampot province.
The Chinese military on Tuesday monitored a U.S. warship that entered Chinese territorial waters without permission and warned it to leave, Senior Colonel Li Huamin, spokesperson of the Southern Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), said in a statement.
Commander of U.S. Central Command Kenneth McKenzie said on Tuesday that Afghan Taliban had pushed back the Islamic State (IS) militants in eastern Afghanistan with "very limited" support from the U.S.
China has no intention to take part in the so-called China-U.S.-Russia trilateral arms control negotiations, according to Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian Friday.
An explosion occurred Friday morning near the headquarters of the U.S."The attack injured five among the police, pending official confirmation from the Tunisian Interior Ministry," it added.
With the approval of the Central Military Commission, the Hubei provincial military command has mobilized 130 trucks and 260 soldiers to form a team to help transport food and other necessities for the 10 million residents in the city of Wuhan, capital of Hubei.
The team had transported more than 8,500 metric tons of goods and 23,600 medical apparatuses by Sunday, he said.In another development, Wu said many foreign defense departments and militaries have assisted China in helping fight the highly contagious viral disease.
The Chinese military will actively conduct international military cooperation and work with other countries' militaries to fight against public security threats including the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, a Chinese spokesperson said Monday.
Military medics airlifted by the transport aircraft Y-20 of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force arrive at Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, on Feb 13, 2020.
Nearly 3,000 beds have been set up by 63 military hospitals designated to treat patients with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with over 10,000 military medics working at the front line, a military official said Monday.
The People's Liberation Army has dispatched over 4,000 medical personnel to aid epidemic control efforts in Wuhan since January 24.
China's armed forces have played a role in supporting medical and daily necessity supplies in the city of Wuhan, as part of the country's sweeping efforts to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak.
China's armed forces have dispatched over 4,000 medical professionals in three groups to assist with the battle against coronavirus in Wuhan, the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, since Jan. 24.
South Korea and the United States decided on Thursday to postpone their joint springtime military drills on worries about the soaring COVID-19 cases in the past week.
The United States and South Korea are weighing scaling back upcoming joint military exercises due to growing concerns over the novel coronavirus outbreak, said U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday.
The Central Military Commission, China's top military authority, recently published a document tightening rules governing the connections military personnel have with nonmilitary organizations and civilians.