The Senate is expected to pass a two-year compromise budget deal today. It eases some spending cuts, but it also adds some—including a reduction to military benefits.
And that’s causing major controversy.
Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division also known as the “Iron Knights” visited with students from Santa Teresa Middle School during their annual Thanksgiving lunch Nov.
The Army is now issuing to Soldiers the more robust, more streamlined "Individual First Aid Kit II" as replacement for the older kit which was built inside an ammunition pouch for a Squad Automatic Weapon.
It was the Sunday following the hectic Black Friday shopping craze and the weather was cloudy and gray, but that didn’t halt the success of the German Christkindlmarkt (Christmas market), also known as the German Advent Bazaar.
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, joined students at Morehead Middle School to help bring history to life during a social studies event Nov. 20.