Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Mendoza, Fort Bliss Garrison command sergeant major, speaks to a crowd of children and parents during a celebration at the Main Child Development Center on West Fort Bliss April 2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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