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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 1:34pm

Military News

Army doctor: Soldiers should avoid overtraining to prevent injuries

Soldiers should be aware of overuse and overtraining that can lead to injury, and should modify their fitness plans accordingly, an Army doctor said.

Fort Bliss changes access to post due to recent security concerns

UPDATE: Fred Wilson gate - WBAMC - remains open to all travelers  Original story:

All clear at Army's Fort Lee after 'active shooter incident'

A female soldier with a gun who caused a lockdown on Monday at Fort Lee in Virginia shot and wounded herself, the Army installation said in a statement after the all-clear was given.

Millions awarded to Texas veteran support programs

The Texas Veterans Commission recently awarded 38 organizations $6.95 million in General Assistance, Housing4TexasHeroes, and Veterans Mental Health grants from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.

Holloman keeps the future of Air Force flying

Recently, Holloman's mission has transformed from projecting combat airpower to training the next generation of combat pilots. Among its many aircraft, Holloman is the premier training base to both the MQ-1 Predator and the MQ-9 Reaper.

Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered as leader, hero during ceremony

He was brilliant, "always two steps ahead of the rest of us." He was tenacious, "a warrior poet who never, ever gave up."

New lives for old dogs

Prior to the year 2000 when a Military Working Dog was retired from service it was euthanized, but on Sept. 27, 2000, Congress passed "Robby's Law," which allows military dogs to be adopted once they retire.

Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient, Special Forces legend dies at 70

Medal of Honor recipient, Vietnam prisoner of war and Special Forces legend Sgt. Maj. Jon R. Cavaiani lost his long battle with a bone marrow disorder, July 29, passing away at 70 years old, in Stanford, California.

Fuerzas Comando: Exercise promotes comaraderie, improves regional security

Fuerzas Comando 2014 is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored exercise conducted in Central and South America and the Caribbean since 2004.

Fuerzas Comando: Exercise promotes comaraderie, improves regional security

Fuerzas Comando 2014 is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored exercise conducted in Central and South America and the Caribbean since 2004.

Army researcher fighting Ebola on front lines

Army researchers are working on developing vaccines for the deadly Ebola virus, as well as combating the spread of the virus and caring for those who are infected.

Soldiers to get new camo uniform beginning next summer

 The Army has confirmed what Soldiers have been hearing rumors of for months now -- a new camouflage pattern for combat uniforms is on the way with a number of improvements.

Fort Bliss welcomes Maj. Gen. Twitty with change of command ceremony

Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty took over as commanding general for Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division during a historic ceremony on Tuesday at Noel Parade Field.

US Major General killed in Afghanistan identified

US Major General Harold Greene was deputy commander in charge of training Afghan government forces and was killed today visiting some of the men he helped train.

U.S. general killed, other troops wounded in Afghanistan attack, say U.S. officials

An American general was killed Tuesday after a shooter wearing an Afghan military uniform opened fire at a training facility in Kabul, U.S. officials told CNN's Jim Sciutto.