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Twist of Fate: Vets reunited

Two World War II veterans, who served together in Guam in 1945, reunited thanks to a stranger, his goddaughter and a picture. This story of fate began at a Naples restaurant where Tom Bossone has breakfast every Sunday.

Fort Hood lockdown lifted following threatening call

UPDATE: Fort Hood has resumed normal traffic flow through all installation access control points. Officials on Fort Hood initiated a prudent security measure based on a telephone call received here.

Soldiers' take on Godzilla

Several dozen Soldiers, with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), got a treat Thursday, when they watched a preview of "Godzilla," a film the Army helped support with technical advice.

White inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

The world should know about the service and sacrifice of the six service members who paid the ultimate price during the Battle of Aranas, nearly seven years ago, America's newest Medal of Honor recipient said.

Smartphone app aids victims of sexual assault

U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recently developed a "We Care" app that can be used by victims of sexual assault, someone who witnesses sexual harassment or assault, and those in need of suicide prevention help.

Medal of Honor recipient's former commander recalls his heroism

Values are defined as a person's principles or standards of behavior.

Apache-UAV teaming combines 'best capabilities of man, machine'

 Apache helicopters, teamed with Gray Eagle and Shadow unmanned aerial vehicles, are a winning combo, according to Col. Thomas von Eschenbach.

Special Operations Command leads development of 'Iron Man' suit

The U.S. Special Operations Command is using unprecedented outreach and collaboration to develop something special with revolutionary capabilities.

Commissary, TRICARE adjustments needed to retain readiness, senators told

Slowing the growth of military pay and housing allowances, reducing commissary subsidies and adjusting TRICARE costs will save $31 billion over the next five years and enable readiness to be maintained, senior leaders told lawmakers.

New undersecretary highlights value of service, sacrifice

As a youngster growing up in a small town in the Midwest, Brad R. Carson recalled talking to other kids about their hometown hero who joined the Army and went off to war in Vietnam and received the Medal of Honor posthumously.

President honors Army public servant for strides in Soldier protection

Ronald Polcawich's first chemistry test in high school was "eye-opening."

Soldier killed in Fort Bliss chopper crash felt "blessed" to fly in helicopters

NewsChannel 9 has confirmed the sergeant killed during a helicopter crash at Fort Bliss is 27-year-old Dwight Burn of the 82nd Airborne Division out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

1 dead; 3 injured in CH-47 Chinook helicopter crash near Orogrande

The NBC Affiliate in Raleigh, NC is reporting that the helicopter crash outside of Orogrande, NM on Saturday night claimed the life of a Sergeant stati