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Military veteran receives Master's Degree in special ceremony

Texas Tech graduate was unable to walk across the stage after discovering an unknown illness.

Marine who took grenade blast for comrade receives Medal of Honor

William "Kyle" Carpenter lost most of his jaw and an eye when he fell on a grenade to shield a fellow Marine from the blast.

Back to Iraq: What can -- and should -- the U.S. do now?

For better or worse, Iraq and the United States have been attached at the hip for decades.

'Friendly fire' kills 5 U.S. service members in Afghanistan

Five American service members were killed in southern Afghanistan when a coalition jet, called in to help ward off a Taliban attack, mistakenly bombed them, an Afghan official said Tuesday.

A former U.S. military base in Mosul is now controlled by terrorist group

Army kicks off first-of-many 239th birthday events

Senior Army leaders held the first-of-many ceremonies scheduled around the world commemorating the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14, and celebrated this year's theme--"America's Army: Our Profession."

NFL wellness team, Army medicine leaders tour National Intrepid Center

Members from the National Football League's Health and Safety Policy team recently met with Army Medicine staffers, including Dr. Stephanie Maxfield-Panker, traumatic brain injury program manager, Office of the Surgeon General, and Brig.

U.S., French honor American D-Day hero

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Wounded Fort Bliss soldiers return home following IED blast

Two wounded Fort Bliss soldiers are adjusting to the home lives that were nearly taken away from them by a roadside blast in Afghanistan.

Study reveals how fatigue affects Soldiers

A new collaborative study at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center looks at biomechanics and cognitive responses simultaneously to help determine how fatigue affects both the mind and body of Soldiers.

Is the Army a business?

The director of the Army Office of Business Transformation asked members of the Association of the U.S. Army at its 270th Institute of Land Warfare breakfast today, whether they thought the Army was a business.

Questions swirl after Bowe Bergdahl's release

After five years in captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is free. But that's hardly the end of the story.

U.S. soldier held in Afghanistan freed in swap

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier held captive for nearly five years by militants during the Afghanistan war, has been released in exchange for five Guantanamo detainees, authorities said Saturday.

Obama: Almost 10,000 troops to remain in Afghanistan next year

With combat operations in Afghanistan ending this year, President Barack Obama will announce Tuesday his plan for almost 10,000 American troops to remain in the country through 2015 if the Afghan government signs a security agreement.