Military News

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.

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.