Military News

Mail early to ensure packages reach loved ones over holidays

With the holidays coming up fast, now is the time to consider mailing early, especially to loved ones overseas, said Peter Graeve, a retired Soldier who is now with the Military Postal Service Agency.

4 Marines killed at Camp Pendleton during range maintenance operation

Four Marines were killed Wednesday during a range maintenance operation at Camp Pendleton in California, the military said.

Vietnam Army Nurse Corps veteran honors women who served

Veterans Day is a time to honor those who served and remember the sacrifice and courage of those who gave so much for the nation.

Odierno: Sequestration would make even 1 major operation difficult

Unless Congress acts to counter the effects of sequestration, the Army will be hard-pressed to complete its mission, said the service's senior officer.

Duck Dynasty auctions 1 millionth 2013 duck call for Wounded Warrior charity

Members of the popular A&E Duck Dynasty show are auctioning off their 1 millionth Duck Commander Duck Call of 2013 for a good cause.

Veterans' charities more accountable

Compared to six years ago, a larger percentage of nationally soliciting veterans and military-affiliated charities are disclosing information and meeting the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability, according to BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the n

Environmental Services helps collect coats for children

As the temperatures drop, the El Paso Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants has teamed up with the City of El Paso Environmental Services Department to help keep local children warm.

Heinrich Statement On Veterans Day

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) issued the following statement in honor of Veterans Day. He will be commemorating the day in Gallup, N.M.

Letters reveal WWII Love

Jane Bartow couldn't believe the surprise she got after opening a box sent to her from her father before he died.

'Operation Mend' heals wounded service members at UCLA

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell visited "Operation Mend," Nov. 1, to gain insight and knowledge into the groundbreaking program that provides wounded military personnel with specialized medical care.

Veterans Day discounts offered across nation for those who served

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Nov. 6, 2013) -- On Nov. 11, 2013, America will pay tribute to the men and women who served the nation.

American Legion hosts town hall focusing on VA healthcare

The American Legion will host a local town hall meeting on Monday, November 18th, for veterans that will focus on the past, present and future of health care at the El Paso Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System.

Veteran in TX memorizes name of every soldier killed in Afghanistan

A veteran in Texas is going the extra mile to pay tribute to servicemen and women who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom. Ron White has memorized the name of each soldier who died while serving in Afghanistan.

Preserving out-of-this-world food

NATICK, Mass. (Nov. 5, 2013) -- Getting enough vitamins in one's diet is tough enough on this planet. Consider the health of astronauts in extended spaceflight.

Sexual assault victims in the Army now entitled to their own lawyer

WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Nov. 1, 2013) -- Victims of sexual assault now have the option to have legal representation following a sexual assault.