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Surgeon general says brain health 'new frontier'

Brain health is the "new frontier" in science said Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho as she kicked off a two-day consortium on the topic.

'Top 5' concerns of Soldiers listed

Possible changes to military retirement benefits ranks as the number-one concern of Soldiers, the Army's top enlisted member told senators.

Exchange warns shoppers about used-vehicle scams

The Army & Exchange Service is warning military shoppers about scammers posing as service members offering to broker the sale of used boats, cars and motorcycles through the Exchange.

Odierno: Army faces 'tough' choices in uncertain fiscal times

The chief of staff of the Army told senators "tough" choices must be made in uncertain fiscal times, and up to 46 percent of active brigade combat teams might need to be cut if full sequestration hits in 2016.

Odierno: Army faces 'tough' choices in uncertain fiscal times

The chief of staff of the Army told senators "tough" choices must be made in uncertain fiscal times, and up to 46 percent of active brigade combat teams might need to be cut if full sequestration hits in 2016.

African-American Soldiers upset about new hair policy

African-Americans and others are upset by the U.S. Army's new hairstyle rules. The rules include a ban on many styles, this the ones seen in these pictures.

Marine's memories returned

A Las Vegas World War II veteran has been reunited with his long-lost uniform. It started when World War II Marine Veteran Harold Loew got an unexpected call from a man in Wylie, Texas.

Troops to Teachers program offers post-Army careers

In the coming months, an influx of Soldiers will begin the year-long process of transitioning out of the military, and one program can help Soldiers utilize Army abilities by engaging students as teachers.

World War II veterans make emotional visit to their memorial in D.C.

As the brass band played and American flags fluttered in the breeze, World War II veterans received a hero's welcome on Saturday as they visited the memorial for the war in which they fought in seven decades ago.

Connecting vets and pets

Vietnam veteran Jay Shelly was once helpless and hopeless. "I was in my bedroom on the computer or watching television every day. I didn't move. If I went out the door, I was throwing up," Shelly says.

Female warrior-citizen platoon helped usher visibility, equality in 1974 Army Reserve

 Women have faithfully served in the military since our Nation's inception, but complete equality and acceptance within the ranks has been an ongoing effort with many important milestones.

SecArmy: Tracking 'insider threats' challenging

The Army has done "a great deal since the tragedies at Fort Hood in 2009" to track the "insider threat but something happened, something went wrong, and we need to know what that was," Secretary of the Army John M.

Three Army women honored for extraordinary courage, character

The Department of Defense honored three women yesterday, for their exceptional character, courage, and commitment to Army values.

Fort Hood shooter had ties to El Paso

As the nation watched a deadly mass shooting unfold at Fort Hood on Wednesday, residents of one east El Paso apartment complex, hundreds of miles away from the chaos, shuddered at the sight of the shooter when they realized he used to be their

UPDATE: Four dead in Fort Hood shooting, shooter identified

NBC affiliate KCEN reports:  U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul said that four people are dead and he identified the shooter as Ivan Lopez, age 34. From CNN: