- Across Arizona, parents name children after Pat Tillman Updated: Apr-29-16 3:33 pm
TEMPE, Arizona - Doctors told Jeff Okrepkie and Stephanie Ottolini not to expect children. Though her cervical cancer had been in remission since 2012, the odds of conception were minimal.
- Fort Leavenworth commanding general departs for Hawaii post Updated: Apr-29-16 11:59 am
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas - The commanding general of Fort Leavenworth in Kansas has been picked to lead the U.S. Army Pacific in Hawaii.
- Memorial set for 25 WWII US soldiers lost in Italian lake Updated: Apr-29-16 8:43 am
ALBANY, New York - A trio of U.S. Army veterans has teamed up to establish a memorial in Italy to the 25 American soldiers who drowned in an Alpine lake when their amphibious vehicle sank during World War II.
- GOP senator blocks vote on Army secretary over Guantanamo Updated: Apr-28-16 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON - The nomination of President Barack Obama's choice to serve as Army secretary remains blocked by a Kansas senator over administration efforts to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and transfer detainees to the U.S.
- Corps determines Kennewick Man is Native American Updated: Apr-27-16 6:36 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native American tribes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday, opening the process for returning to tribes for burial one of the oldest and most complete set of bones ever found in North America.
- Army Reservists from Willmar area to deploy to Kuwait Updated: Apr-27-16 3:17 pm
WILLMAR, Minnesota - U.S. Army Reserve soldiers from the Willmar area are preparing to deploy to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
- 5 Frederick homes may get city water after 10-year wait Updated: Apr-27-16 12:34 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - Residents of five Frederick homes near Fort Detrick may finally have clean tap water after getting bottled water shipments supplied by the Army for the past 10 years.
- US Rep. Hal Rogers pulls funding for Lake Cumberland study Updated: Apr-26-16 12:11 pm
SOMERSET, Kentucky - U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers has pulled funding for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineer study of Lake Cumberland.
- Tribe officials disagree on who should get excess Corps land Updated: Apr-25-16 8:21 am
NEW TOWN, North Dakota - The federal government is preparing to return 48 square miles of land to the Three Affiliated Tribes, but tribal officials disagree on who should get the property.
- Homeless veteran turned student booted from Florida campus Updated: Apr-23-16 3:55 pm
NEW PORT RICHEY, Florida - Florida college officials are investigating allegations that a homeless U.S. Army veteran and a student at the school was kicked off campus by security officers because of his appearance.
- Video of Army airborne drop shows Humvees falling from sky Updated: Apr-22-16 10:28 am
BERLIN - A U.S. Army airborne exercise in Germany is attracting more than a million viewers on social media after a video surfaced showing a Humvee breaking free of its rigging and plummeting to the ground, followed by another - and another.
- Oregon defense contractor pleads guilty to bribery charge Updated: Apr-18-16 5:19 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - An Oregon defense contractor acknowledged Monday that he bribed a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers program manager to secure $171 million in contracts over a decade.
- Retired general and wife on mission to prevent suicide Updated: Apr-18-16 10:01 am
NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut - After losing one son to suicide and another to a roadside bomb in Iraq just eight months later, Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Mark Graham implored those gathered inside Central Connecticut State University's Torp Theatre last week (April 11) to help banish the stigma surrounding suicide and mental illness among veterans and military service members.
- After 65 years, soldier's remains return from Korea to Miss Updated: Apr-17-16 6:49 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Roy Evans tried to join the Army in the early 1950s so he could hunt for his older brother's body in Korea. The Army wouldn't let him. Now, 65 years after Cpl. Dudley L. Evans went missing in action, his remains are going home to Mississippi.
- Military brass to gather in Vermont to highlight ROTC origin Updated: Apr-16-16 9:34 am
NORTHFIELD, Vermont - Almost 200 years after Vermont native Alden Partridge set up the nation's first private military college on the banks of the Connecticut River, thousands of young women and men across the country are perpetuating his dream of having civilian-educated officers leading the nation's military.
- The Citadel considers exception to allow Muslim headscarf Updated: Apr-15-16 4:56 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - An incoming freshman female student at The Citadel has asked the military college to let her wear a traditional Muslim headscarf when she begins classes in the fall, the first time such a request has been made at the school known for its buttoned-up uniforms and close-cropped haircuts.
- Army: 1st women commissioned as infantry, armor officers Updated: Apr-15-16 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON - The Army says it has approved the first women to be commissioned as infantry and armor officers - leadership roles that until now were open only to men.
- Des Moines man convicted of killing neighbor Updated: Apr-14-16 6:32 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A 31-year-old man has been convicted of killing his neighbor in Des Moines.
- Police instructor accidentally shot at Fort Devens Updated: Apr-14-16 6:54 am
DEVENS, Massachusetts - Federal officials are investigating after a police training instructor was accidentally shot by a colleague at a firing range located at Fort Devens.
- EPA, other agencies seek more careful review of oil pipeline Updated: Apr-13-16 8:23 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Environmental Protection Agency and two other federal agencies have asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to more carefully review and revise its preliminary plan for the Dakota Access oil pipeline, saying it should pay closer attention to the impact a spill would have on drinking water for Native American tribes.
- UConn to display work of biologist who collected 2M insects Updated: Apr-13-16 7:26 pm
STORRS, Connecticut - The University of Connecticut will use a $500,000 grant to give the public access to decades of work by a former biologist and his wife, who collected more than 2 million army ants, mites and other critters during more than 20 expeditions to the jungles of Central and South America.
- Remains of soldier who vanished in Korean War return to US Updated: Apr-13-16 2:04 pm
WARREN, Ohio - The remains of a Pennsylvania-born soldier declared missing during the Korean War have been returned to his family in Ohio after DNA testing helped with identification.
- Corps seeks volunteers to help at Burnsville Lake Updated: Apr-13-16 4:55 am
BURNSVILLE, West Virginia - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking for volunteers to work at Burnsville Lake.
- Wilder weather means tricky times for reservoir operators Updated: Apr-12-16 6:39 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Wilder swings in weather patterns in the past decade are making it trickier to keep reservoirs filled for irrigation and power generation while also avoiding the risk of flooding homes downstream, some Pacific Northwest reservoir operators say.
- Knoxville woman makes quilts to honor military veterans Updated: Apr-10-16 10:39 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Stacks of unfinished quilt tops, colorful fabric and thousands of spools of thread fill the basement of Doyleen Workman Taylor's Knoxville home.