It’s that time of year again. Christmas is less than two weeks away, the shopping isn’t completely done, plans are still being finalized for travel and leave papers still haven’t been signed.
I’m not going to lie — I had a great time covering my main story in this week’s Fort Hood Herald about the taping of World Wrestling Entertainment’s Tribute to the Troops celebration.
Yesterday, on Patriot Day, we remembered the nearly 3,000 lives lost during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Most of us can still vividly remember exactly where we were and what we were doing the day we woke up to see airplanes flying into the World Trade Center.
On Sept. 11, 2001, al-Qaida terrorists attacked American soil by flying airplanes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, with yet another hijacked plane taken down by the courageous passengers before it could reach its unknown destination.
May is Military Appreciation Month, a time to honor those who are currently serving in our great U.S. armed forces. On May 28, near the end of the month, we’ll observe Memorial Day — the day we honor those who gave their lives while serving our nation.
The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is seeing the largest contingent of U.S. athletes ever at a Winter Olympics with more 244 athletes (135 men, 109 women) representing our great nation.
Recently the argument to begin using medical marijuana to treat veterans with post traumatic stress has been in the news.
As Hurricane Harvey prepared to make landfall on the Texas coast, my Facebook timeline began to light up with all my battle buddies within the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National guard saying they were headed out to Galvaston/Houston/Corpus Christi areas.
Yesterday marked the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid and, as it has done since 1943, the City of Killeen proclaimed the day “Bob Gray Day.”
I’m sure if you’ve spent more than a minute in the Army you’ve heard the saying, “If it’s not raining, we’re not training.”
A new year is right around the corner, people will talk about how 2017 will “be their year,” everyone will resolve to make changes in their lives and very few, if any, will follow through.
This the season for annual or block leave and of traveling galore, as those who can will take off for frantic visits to family and friends across the nation.
I had intended to write my column this week about the great things Congress is finally doing with the National Defense Authorization Act, the bill that authorizes funding the military and gives it direction for the next year.
So the election is over and Donald Trump is our president elect. So what is this going to mean for our service members and veterans?
As a former Guardsman myself, I was deeply disturbed to read a story on thousands of National Guard soldiers beign ordered to repay re-enlistment bonuses from an improperly managed system.
As 1st Brigade Combat Team makes its way back from Korea, the homecoming ceremonies are happening back-to-back and bringing families together again. We in the media love these times — we love looking for young, married couples who were on their first deployment and, of course, the joyful tea…
After the first debate, I really didn’t want to watch the second one on Sunday. Besides, it was on during “Westworld,” so we decided to record the debate for later viewing.
So, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is slowly making its way back home from Korea and, soon enough, I’ll be firing up the grill again for my boys from 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment.
Racial tensions have been at the forefront of the news for a while now, but after San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided to sit out the national anthem, things really started to get ugly on Facebook and other social media sites.