For soldiers serving away from home, it’s the little things that make the holidays easier. There’s an effort underway to ship 17,000 Christmas trees to soldiers around the world. Some of those trees are headed to Fort Bliss.
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced the detail of Mr. Pete Dancy as the Acting Director of the El Paso VA Health Care System effective November 17, 2014. The detail is expected to last up to 120 days. He replaces Mr.
As the nation honored its veterans with speeches, ceremonies and parades, NewsChannel 9 spoke with homeless veterans living at a small camp near the Rescue Mission of El Paso. Homeless, by their own choice, they told us.
Tuesday is Veterans Day, and there will be speeches and parades.
"Thank you for your service," the phrase that's come to define how America expresses gratitude for its men and women in uniform, will be said, a lot.
Veteran's Day is held annually on November 11 to honor and celebrate the service of all military Veterans. The holiday was created by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 as Armistice Day and was later declared an annual holiday by U.S.
It has been five years since a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas left thirteen people dead and more than thirty injured. To date, the shooting caused the most casualties ever suffered on an American Military base.