Army

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Texas Army Chaplain Wins Prize To Give 9/11 Sermon By Ground Zero

An Army chaplain has won a national prize for an original sermon that he will deliver on September 11 at a chapel near ground zero that became a sanctuary of consolation after the terrorist attacks.

08/28/2015

U.S. Army Soldiers 1st Lt. Shaye Haver (R) takes part in mountaineering training during the at the U.S. Army Ranger School on Mount Yonah July 14, 2015 in Cleveland, Georgia.  (credit: Ebony Banks/U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Texan Among First Female Graduates Of Ranger School To Earn Elite Tab

Capping their history-making week, the first female soldiers to complete the Army’s rigorous Ranger School are graduating Friday, putting a spotlight on the debate over opening all combat roles to women.

08/21/2015

A U.S. Army Ranger holds his weapon during a demonstration of the elite force.  (credit: Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Texan Among 1st Army Women To Graduate Ranger School

A 25-year-old officer from Texas who flies Apache attack helicopters is one of the first women to complete the Army’s grueling Ranger School.

08/19/2015

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U.S. Military Helicopter Crashes Near Japan

A U.S. Army helicopter crashed off the southern Japanese island of Okinawa on Wednesday, injuring seven people aboard the aircraft, officials said.

08/12/2015

President Obama Attends Memorial Service At Ft. Hood For Shooting Victims

3 Texas Army Posts To Lose Almost 5,000 Soldiers

Three Army posts in Texas will lose almost 5,000 troops over the next two budget years under a newly announced Army cost-saving plan aimed at reducing its active-duty force by 40,000 troops.

07/09/2015

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Gov. Greg Abbott Tells State Guard To Monitor Army Training

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday asked the State Guard to monitor a U.S. military training exercise dubbed “Jade Helm 15” amid Internet-fueled suspicions that the war simulation is really a hostile military takeover.

04/28/2015

A man waves an American flag. (credit: Getty Images/Hector Mata/AFP)

Vets Honoring 50th Anniversary Of Vietnam War At NAS Fort Worth JRB

U.S. Navy CDR (Ret.) Jack Bailey did a lot while serving in both the Army and the Navy, but he would not want to repeat the reception at the airport one man gave him when he returned from Vietnam.

04/21/2015

The main gate at the Fort Hood Army Base. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Survivors Receive Purple Hearts

A top Army commander says he hopes that Purple Hearts awarded to dozens of survivors and relatives of soldiers who died in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting gives them closure.

04/10/2015

Vietnam Veteran Lawrence Snell

Injured Vietnam Vet Still Fighting To Get Purple Heart

A Kemp, Texas resident worries time may be running out for recognition of wounds he received in Vietnam.

03/30/2015

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. U.S. officials say Bergdahl, the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan, was exchanged for five Taliban commanders being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to published reports. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Bergdahl Charges Intensify Debate Over Release

Charges that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deserted and endangered his post in Afghanistan intensify the debate over his politically wrought release.

03/26/2015

A fallen soldiers memorial is seen in front of a podium at a November 10, 2009 service for the 13 victims of the Fort Hood shooting rampage. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Fort Hood Victims To Receive Purple Hearts

The victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting that left 13 people dead and more than 30 people wounded will receive the Purple Hearts that many have said they deserve.

02/06/2015

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was named as a suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and the wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood, Texas. (credit: U.S. Government Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences via Getty Images)

Fort Hood Gunman May Get New Lawyer

The gunman who killed 13 people at the Texas military base Fort Hood in 2009 may receive a new attorney to handle his appeals, which could complicate an already-delayed review process.

01/29/2015

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