Military News

Dental health of Soldiers improves

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Nov.

Texas lottery game to benefit veterans

This Veterans Day, Texans can show their support for the state’s 1.6 million veterans by purchasing the Texas Lottery’s® newest Veterans Cash scratch-off game which benefits the Texas Veterans Commission’s Fund for Veteran

Service Salute: Sgt. Salaiz & Corporal Brown, U.S. Army Reserve

In Wednesday's Service Salute, NewsChannel 9 would like to honor Sgt. Cheryl Salaiz (right) and Corporal Brown (left), who both serve in the United States Army Reserve.

Marine under fire: Will the punishment fit the crime?

Jason Brezler is an elite New York firefighter. He is also a highly decorated officer in the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve, who has served four tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Despite budget crunch, new Army vehicle purchase plans remain unchanged

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Oct.

Army Undersecretary: Furloughs disservice to Army civilians

In the last six months, Army civilians have faced two work stoppages: one in July with six weeks of four-day work weeks, and most recently, more than two weeks of a government shutdown.

Ruidoso Throws a Party in the Park

Ruidoso will once again celebrate our nation's active and retired military with the 3rd Annual R&R in Ruidoso Party in the Park. The event will take place Saturday, October 26 from 11:00am - 5:00pm at Wingfield Park.

Army promotes healthy lifestyle for Soldiers, Army families

The Army is promoting healthy lifestyle choices to improve the readiness and resilience of Soldiers, and the health and well-being of Army families, said the Army's surgeon general.

World War II veteran receives award 68 years later

Serving during World War II is a remarkable achievement. Receiving an award for service 68 years later is another.

Army senior leaders ask for input to keep family programs

While Army family programs will remain a top priority for the service, the current fiscal situation means cuts and readjustments will have to be made, the Army's top leaders said Monday.

Army hopes to save lives through energy conservation

The Army is spending billions of dollars shifting toward solar energy, recycled water and better-insulated tents. The effort isn’t about saving the Earth.

Sec. of Army: Budget cuts affecting readiness

Budget cuts, sequestration and continuing resolutions have exacted "great cost" on Army readiness, said the Army's secretary.

'Iron Man'-style suit in early stages of development

U.S. Special Operations Command wants its operators to be protected with what it informally calls an Iron Man suit, named after the fictional superhero.

WWII veteran, Medal of Honor recipient laid to rest

Retired Master Sgt. Nicholas Oresko was honored at a public funeral service Oct. 10, in Paramus, N.J. Oresko died Oct. 4, at the age of 96, and was the oldest living World War II veteran and Medal of Honor recipient.