The Army identified the crash victim as 31-year-old Capt. Clayton O. Carpenter, who was a special operations helicopter platoon leader.
Five-year-old Matthew Rivera was surprised at school by his father who returned home early from Army training camp.
Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.
U.S. military academy football teams will play as scheduled this weekend, despite the government shutdown.
The Defense Department says it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown.
In just a few years, women could be training to be Navy Seals or Army Rangers on the front lines, under a plan just released Tuesday by the Pentagon.
Cassidy, who has served in the National Guard and Army Reserve for more than 17 years, told CBS 2 that he wants to make sure that no one forgets the sacrifices of those who gave their lives, and the many who are still waiting to come home.
The Yankees finished their spring training schedule by visiting West Point and playing Army in an exhibition game.
According to the Yankees’ official website, the team “occasionally played other exhibition games in West Point, dating back to the era when Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig were in uniform.”
This weekend the road to the BCS continues, and the top teams cannot let off the throttle.
With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
Forty years after a battle that left him with a piece of shrapnel in his knee, a Vietnam War veteran is still fighting for his right to wear the Purple Heart medal that he earned during an indirect fire attack along the Laotian border in 1968.
Army Private First Class Leroy Deronde III, a soldier from Jersey City, was killed on Saturday during an ambush in Afghanistan.
Pvt. Danny Chen of Chinatown committed suicide in Afghanistan in October. The resolution calls on the U.S Department of Defense to closely examine its policies around cultural diversity and sensitivity.
Speaking a news conference on Wednesday, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. John Kirby offered his condolences to the family of Pvt. Danny Chen.