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Ravens Coach Harbaugh visit troops in southern Afghanistan

Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, visited southern Afghanistan, yesterday and today, and met with deployed service members and received Regional Command (South) mission updates.

Soldiers see Russian history at Sochi Opening Ceremony

Team USA marched into Fisht Olympic Stadium to thunderous applause during an Opening Ceremony choreographed to highlight centuries of Russian folklore and history.

Unmanned drone crashes at White Sands National Monument

Holloman Air Force Base officials confirm that a QF-4 Drone crashed approximately four to five miles west of Runway 22 at White Sands National Monument shortly after 9:08 a.m. Friday.

SCAM ALERT: ‘My Army Benefits’ website scam targets Soldiers, families

The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command is warning about a new website scam in which criminals are attempting to take advantage of soldiers and their families.

New online GI Bill comparison tool now available

The Department of Veterans Affairs launched an online GI Bill Comparison Tool on Tuesday to make it easier for veterans, service members and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA's approved college

Navy Cheating Scandal

The Military is investigating another cheating scandal at a nuclear facility. Earlier this month dozens of officers were accused at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana.

Veteran transport ‘Honor Flights’ comes to El Paso

Honor Flight, a national organization, has come to El Paso. Honor Flight transports veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit their war memorials, with priority given to senior veterans and veterans who are terminally ill.

U.S. Navy discloses nuclear exam cheating

Senior Navy enlistees seeking credentials to train others on using nuclear reactors that power carriers and subs are under investigation for cheating on an exam that may have involved classified information, top military officials said Tuesday.

Army piloting teen resilience program to strengthen Army families

Strengthening the resilience of teenage children of Army parents is critical to the resilience of the family and the readiness of Soldier-parents, said Army experts.

NASA remembers its own at Arlington National Cemetery

Fallen astronauts, shuttle commanders and crews were memorialized at multiple sites inside Arlington National Cemetery, Friday, during NASA's day of remembrance.

Number of suicides in Army drops in 2013

The number of suicides in the Army dropped last year, compared to 2012, according to the Army deputy chief of staff, G-1.

Army, veterans groups focus on reintegration for Soldiers

As the Army draws down in Afghanistan and reduces its overall force strength, Army leaders and veterans groups remain focused on ensuring Soldiers have the support to be successful in the civilian world.

Army continues with 'mind-boggling' missions

The Army's chief of staff said contrary to what many people may think, the Army has been doing anything but slowing down and becoming stagnant, despite cash flow and end-strength issues.

Lawsuit: Botched childbirth operation ruined Army wife's opera career

An opera singer and Army wife claims in a lawsuit her career is threatened by damage to her digestive and reproductive systems after an Army nurse allegedly botched a childbirth operation.

Army investigators warn of Government Travel Card phishing scam

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning the greater Army community about a new phishing scam where criminals are targeting U.S. Government Travel Card holders.