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New BRAC round would save money, increase Army readiness

As the budget shrinks and as the active Army draws down to 490,000, elimination of excess infrastructure is needed, say leaders from Army Installations, Housing & Partnerships.

Soldiers judge projects of future scientists at Tippin Elementary

On a breezy, sunny day in West El Paso, a group of Soldiers assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, volunteered to participate as judges for the Tippin Elementary School science fair Jan. 30.

Formerly homeless veterans need household items

Julio Gutierrez runs the Amistad for Veterans Project, and he knows from experience there are many homeless veterans who need help in El Paso.

Service Salute: SPC Omar Moreno

This Service Salute recognizes United States Army Specialist Omar Moreno, who will be deploying soon.

‘How we met’ contest winner shares letter

Mayra Lopez, winner of the “How We Met Contest,” sponsored by the Fort Bliss Morale, Welfare and Recreation program, shared the story of meeting and falling in love with her husband, Staff Sgt.

Wounded Warriors set sights on Sochi gold

Three wounded warriors who recovered at Brooke Army Medical Center, are aiming to glide to gold in Sochi, Russia, next month.

Duty day with God

On Jan. 23rd at the Survivor Outreach Services facility on West Fort Bliss, Soldiers and families assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, came together for training and counseling to deal with mortality and adversity.

Veterans attend school museum opening in Korea

Veterans from the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division returned to the school they helped to build here for the opening of a museum that chronicles the 62-year relationship between the school and the division.

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.

‘Black Knights’ conduct downed aircraft recovery training

Onlookers would have seen an unfamiliar sight over the taxiways of Biggs Army Airfield Jan. 29. A UH-1 Huey helicopter was airborne again – however, it did not lift off under its own power.

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.