KILLEEN — Soldiers from the 13th Sustainment Command visited East Ward Elementary on Friday with bucket-loads of school supplies donated by the unit’s soldiers.
When Col. Douglas Woodall assumed command of Fort Hood’s Warrior Transition Unit in July, both he and wife Paulette saw a need: increasing family involvement among the unit.
KILLEEN — Active and retired soldiers from Fort Hood and members of the community participated in Operation Give to our Youth, an annual back-to-school drive at the Transforming Life Fellowship Church on Aug. 16.
WASHINGTON — It is 1861 and the two men are going off to war. They sit side by side before the camera, their elbows and knees touching. They wear the uniform of the Confederacy and are armed with pistols, knives and a shotgun.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military is relying on bases in the Persian Gulf and elsewhere in the Middle East to carry out airstrikes in Iraq, but is masking the locations and other details about the units and aircraft involved to avoid embarrassing partners in the region.
WASHINGTON — By 1982, when the Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened on the National Mall, something had shifted in the way we remember our wars. A national memorial, prominently placed on the nation’s most symbolically significant public space, came to seem like an essential dignity offered to veterans, and the families and memory of those who gave their lives.