Military News

Army Secretary notes Wounded Warrior progress, challenges

Army Secretary John M. McHugh acknowledged the depth and breadth of wounded warrior issues during a panel discussion at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, Calif., Nov. 16.

Troops to send satellite radio Christmas, Thanksgiving messages

The Joint Hometown News Service, part of the Defense Media Activity, is partnering this year with SiriusXM Radio to enable service members worldwide to send holiday greetings to loved ones back home.

Women to graduate from Marine Corps infantry training course for first time

- This year, for the first time in the history of the Marine Corps, the graduation class at its infantry training course will include women.

TSA expanding pre-check for military

Members of the military will have it a little easier at most airports by the end of the year. Service members that go through airport security will be able to leave their shoes, belt and jacket on, and laptops in bags.

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.