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Shot at point-blank range, Soldier gets back life-saving body armor

The Army has returned to Sgt. Timothy Gilboe the body armor that saved his life from a point-blank gunshot during close combat in Afghanistan.

Holloman AFB to close main gate

Officials with the 49th Wing are advising military personnel and visitors to avoid the Main Gate on Thursday, April 24.

April is National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month

Across the United States, April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month.

Military personnel moving overseas? POV shipping program changes May 1

The Personal Property directorate at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command manages the Department of Defense's Privately Owned Vehicle shipping program and wants service members to know there are several changes in the progra

Stressors in life can result in greater resilience

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Army News Service, April 15, 2014) -- Repeated deployments into harm's way can accumulate unresolved tensions and stress, resulting in post-traumatic stress.

Army lab teams up with Boston Marathon to prevent heat injury

As runners get ready for the Boston Marathon, many no doubt partake in training programs aimed at helping them to be optimally prepared, whether it be helping them achieve their best time and reduce physical injuries or simply to finish.

Corps of Engineers shares 'Nation's T. Rex' with Smithsonian Natural History Museum, public

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History welcomed the arrival of a nearly complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton to the facility here, today.

NM Governor working to create rural area Veterans' cemeteries

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is working on a plan to create cemeteries for rural area veterans.

President Obama to Award Medal of Honor

On May 13, 2014, President Barack Obama will award Kyle J. White, a former active duty Army Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

Caught on Cam: Soldier surprises son

There was a special moment at the Phoenix Suns basketball game Monday night. It was bigger than the playoffs or any win or loss. An eight year old boy was reunited with his dad.

91-year-old WW II vet receives POW Medal

A 91 year-old World War II veteran from Colorado received a POW medal on Monday. Eric Egan has his story of survival. Dechant has already received a long list of medals and commendations.

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.