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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 1:34pm

Military News + Fort Bliss

All clear at Army's Fort Lee after 'active shooter incident'

A female soldier with a gun who caused a lockdown on Monday at Fort Lee in Virginia shot and wounded herself, the Army installation said in a statement after the all-clear was given.

Millions awarded to Texas veteran support programs

The Texas Veterans Commission recently awarded 38 organizations $6.95 million in General Assistance, Housing4TexasHeroes, and Veterans Mental Health grants from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.

Holloman keeps the future of Air Force flying

Recently, Holloman's mission has transformed from projecting combat airpower to training the next generation of combat pilots. Among its many aircraft, Holloman is the premier training base to both the MQ-1 Predator and the MQ-9 Reaper.

Once a Soldier, always a mentor, for VA education chief

Inspiring, mentor, professor, Soldier, entertaining, a planner. His business card is embossed with the words “Together, Maintaining Excellence through Empowerment.”

Throwing paper planes isn’t just for kids

Many children grow up playing with paper airplanes. They do their best to fold the paper to create optimum aerodynamics.

Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered as leader, hero during ceremony

He was brilliant, "always two steps ahead of the rest of us." He was tenacious, "a warrior poet who never, ever gave up."

New lives for old dogs

Prior to the year 2000 when a Military Working Dog was retired from service it was euthanized, but on Sept. 27, 2000, Congress passed "Robby's Law," which allows military dogs to be adopted once they retire.

New Army PT uniforms result of Soldier feedback

A new Army Physical Fitness Uniform will become available service-wide, beginning in October next year.

Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient, Special Forces legend dies at 70

Medal of Honor recipient, Vietnam prisoner of war and Special Forces legend Sgt. Maj. Jon R. Cavaiani lost his long battle with a bone marrow disorder, July 29, passing away at 70 years old, in Stanford, California.

Fort Bliss WTB holds sports camp for wounded warriors

Fort Bliss wounded warriors were given the opportunity to focus on their abilities rather than disabilities through a three-day sports camp held at the Fort Bliss Warrior Transition Battalion.

Shyanne’s big day at school

Monday morning, dad is not the only one getting up early. Five-year-old Shyanne Jordan joins her father, Sgt. Timothy Jordan, in his early morning rituals as she prepares for her first day of school, July 28.

Fuerzas Comando: Exercise promotes comaraderie, improves regional security

Fuerzas Comando 2014 is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored exercise conducted in Central and South America and the Caribbean since 2004.

Fuerzas Comando: Exercise promotes comaraderie, improves regional security

Fuerzas Comando 2014 is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored exercise conducted in Central and South America and the Caribbean since 2004.

Rock the Fort tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the seventh annual Rock the Fort event at Biggs Park, featuring the rock band Theory of a Deadman.