Obama's VA Nominee Vows Corporate-Style Discipline Following Scandal
U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged on Tuesday to bring corporate-style discipline and accountability to the troubled agency plagued by healthcare delays and accusations of mismanagement and fraud.
Ground Broken For Fort Hood Shootings Memorial
Ground has been broken for a Central Texas memorial to victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage that left 13 people dead and more than 30 wounded.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Police: Couple killed by suspects hired for chores
NOVEMBER 12: Clean laundry remains in the dryer in the apartment where Maj. Nadil Malik Hasan lived at the Casa Del Norte apartment complex November 12, 2009 in Killeen, Texas.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Military Matters: Physical Demand Study Could Change Army Standards
Fort Hood soldiers are the subject of a study that will change Army standards. For the first time, the physical demands of each job will be measured and tested.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The United States Army
Briefing on shooting incident on Fort Hood
Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno briefs senators as Army Secretary John M. McHugh listens during a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., April 3, 2014.
El Paso Times
Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty named Fort Bliss commanding general
Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty, a Chesnee, S.C. native, will become the new commander of the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, according to a short announcement issued by the Department of Defense on Friday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Fort Hood Has Fourth Case of Rabies
The Fort Hood Veterinary Center was notified Thursday, July 17, that a bat found in the vicinity of the Department of Public Works motorpool, building 4001, tested positive for rabies.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Business Law Prof Blog
Legal Studies Position - Texas A&M University-Central Texas
I recently received notice of a legal studies position opening at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Non-essential personnel at Fort Hood ordered to stay home Monday
Fort Hood commanders have ordered only key and essential personnel to report for duty Monday due to a break in the base's water supply.
Case promoted to Gilmer police chief
Mirror Photo / Phillip Williams MARK CASE, right, a longtime officer and lieutenant in the Gilmer Police Department, was promoted to chief Tuesday evening.
Militarize Our Border? O'Reilly, Here's Your Plan
Bill O'Reilly almost nightly calls for the militarization of our southern border, but he never has any guests to explain how this could be done.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Apache battalion leaders suspended, under investigation
Lt. Col. Tammy Baugh and Command Sgt. Maj. Derrick Merriwether have been suspended from their leadership roles at 1st Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, pending the outcome of an investigation.
El Paso Times
Fort Bliss commander up for promotion to three-star general
FORT BLISS >> The commanding general of Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division is up for a promotion, and it could have a ripple effect at the post and across the Army.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
FORSCOM head nominated to be new Army vice chief
The top general at Forces Command has been nominated to be the next Army Vice Chief of Staff, according to information on the Senate Armed Services Committee website.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
VA Patients Resort To Desperate Measures
While local VA leadership admits it's struggling to meet the needs of local veterans, many of them are turning to other veteran organizations for help.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Veteran Dies Waiting For Ambulance In VA Hospital
A veteran who collapsed in an Albuquerque Veteran Affairs hospital cafeteria - 500 yards from the emergency room - died after waiting around 20 minutes for an ambulance, officials confirmed Thursday.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Fairfield Ledger
Bidding a fond farewell
As a native of a San Diego suburb, El Cajon, it has been a mixture of pleasure and discomfort to live in Iowa and western Illinois for 22 years.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Staff Sgt. Colton Smith talks UFC loss, future career
Staff Sgt. Colton Smith said he's enjoyed all the support from his fans in the wake of his UFC loss on Saturday.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Female soldier reaches milestone, paves way for others
A Fort Hood soldier was honored Tuesday for being the first woman to qualify to command a Bradley fighting tank.
Daily Press & Argus
U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers: In defense of killing a U.S. citizen
The November 2009 Fort Hood shooting. The December 2009 attempted 'underwear' bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 over metro Detroit.