Military News

Veterans Day: Area restaurants honor Veterans with free giveaways

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.

Fort Hood marks five years since unimaginable tragedy

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.

Suspect admits to drinking nine beers before allegedly killing Fort Bliss solider

The Fort Bliss solider killed in a car accident early Saturday morning has been identified as 21-year-old Isaac James Houston.

Trick-or-treaters line up for Div. West’s first Fort Bliss Trunk-or-Treat

Ninjas, zombies, and princesses scurried from car-to-car collecting candy when two First Army Division West brigades co-hosted their first of planned annual Trunk-or-Treats at Fort Bliss on Friday.

Fort Bliss soldiers preparing for Ebola mission

A timeline is taking shape for the Fort Bliss soldiers headed to Liberia to battle Ebola.

El Paso Native, Austin HS graduate retires after 27 years of Naval Service

The Command Master Chief for U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet bid farewell to fellow service members after 27 years of naval service during a retirement ceremony at the Ocean Breeze Conference center Oct 9.

El Paso health officials, Fort Bliss prepare to battle Ebola

Local officials tell NewsChannel 9 they are taking the steps necessary to make sure the Borderland is ready to contain the Ebola virus, should the need arise.

Reports: 490 Fort Bliss Troops deployed to Liberia to combat Ebola

Congressman Beto O' Rourke confirmed that 490 Troops from Fort Bliss will be deployed to Liberia as part of a national effort to contain the Ebola epidemic.

Veteran, amputee gets 'leg up' with breakthrough prosthesis

For most Americans, the 21st birthday is life-changing in one sense only, and a trivial one at that -- they can purchase alcohol. For Edward Lychik, who turned 21 on Sept.

Body sensors to help Soldiers in future conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland.

Army releases latest policies on female hairstyles, tattoos

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept.

Former Soldier deals with 9/11 tragedy through helping others

Most people remember where they were on 9/11. Michelle and Clifton Cottom certainly do, and said they think about it all the time.

Body sensors to help Soldiers in future conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland.

New brain center opens at Fort Campbell

Fort Campbell cut the ribbon on an $11 million Intrepid Spirit Center on Monday to treat traumatic brain injury and psychological conditions. The center specializes in head injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Program enables surgeons to save sawed-off thumb

Homer Mora had the afternoon off, so decided he'd check a "honey do" item off his list. Rodents had been getting into the trash on his ranch, so his plan was to build a trash can bin they couldn't breach.