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Secretary of Army: 'Take back your Army' from sexual predators

"Take back your Army from those who harm or assault our Soldiers. Take back your Army from those who ignore the values and who stain our honor. Take back our Army from those who fail to lead," said Secretary of the Army John M.

Army medic honored as 'angel of battlefield'

An Army medic was recognized for rushing into an intense firefight to help other Soldiers, despite having just suffered a traumatic brain injury.

El Paso VA center cutting patient wait times with phone calls

The El Paso Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been able to significantly cut patient appointment wait times with a simple approach: phone calls.

Raising money for veterans with a little muscle

A stunning twenty-two veterans commit suicide every day.

The Uncounted: The 'invisible' sibling

Monica Velez, 36, lives near Austin, Texas. Her story highlights the often-overlooked family member touched by war: the sibling. The following is Velez's story as told to CNN's Ashley Fantz.

El Paso and Juarez men among those to receive Medal of Honor posthumously

Five Texans, including one El Pasoan and one Juarez man, will be honored alongside 19 other heroes Tuesday, March 18. LIVE STREAM

B-17 'Flying Fortress,' P-51 'Mustang' to fly high above El Paso skies

There are few things in a lifetime that could compare with the pure exhilaration of lift-off in a piece of history.

Study assesses physical demands for combat arms

In full gear, Sgt. Shawanna Washington moved ammunition, loaded mortar rounds into a gun tube, moved agilely as if under enemy fire, and completed other physically demanding tasks of a Soldier on the battlefield.

Military relationships with China under consideration

Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno said a military training relationship with China is possible as the U.S. strengthens its presence in the Asia-Pacific theater.

Trinity Site to open for the public

White Sands Missile Range will open Trinity Site to the public for another open house on April 5. Trinity Site is where the world’s first atomic bomb was tested at 5:29:45 a.m. on July 16, 1945.

Husband and wife promoted to colonel, lieutenant colonel in shared ceremony

Two married officers stationed at Fort Bliss had the rare honor of being jointly promoted by the post commanding general during a ceremony held at the Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums, Feb. 13.

Fort Bliss Colonel tells EPCC women to be themselves

Col. Karen H. Carlisle, Staff Judge Advocate, 1st Armored Division, encouraged women to be themselves during her keynote speech at the El Paso Community College’s 6th Annual Women’s Diamond Awards March 5.

Local Sailor serves aboard one of Navy’s most versatile combat ships

A 1997 Franklin High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a small crew working aboard one of the country’s most versatile combat ships.

From ‘untrainable’ to inseparable: K-9 finds new ‘pack’ through adoption

The room fell silent as the door opened. After being apart for two months, their eyes found each other’s, as if the handful of onlookers surrounding them were nonexistent.

Bodybuilding champion serves as Pentagon chaplain assistant

Serving as the only chaplain assistant at the Pentagon Chaplain's Office -- responsible for facilitating religious support to 25,000 service members and civilians from all branches of the military -- you wouldn't think Staff Sgt.