| Apr 25, 2008
ON Sept. 13, 2001, after watching footage of President Bush brandishing his bullhorn atop the rubble of the World Trade Center, Tomas Young, a 22-year-old from Kansas City, Mo., enlisted in the Army. He thought he'd be sent to Afghanistan to smoke the...
| Aug 1, 2008
Wendy Hoffman (Kristina Lear), an earnest screenwriter with an attractive, low-key style, wants to tell the story of injured vets at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Capt. Gray Whitrock (Michael James Reed), a strapping military guy with a prosthetic foot...
| Dec 2, 2007
It happens, inevitably, at every sporting event. Katie Odierno Funk hears the national anthem and her eyes well up with tears.
It's true whether she's watching baseball or basketball, but it hits her the hardest, without fail, at the Army-Navy football...
| Nov 26, 2007
It sounds like a nice idea, but before you add "Any Wounded Soldier" to your Christmas card list, keep in mind that your well wishes will likely wind up in the trash.
In-boxes are flooded this time of year with mass e-mails urging us to remember our...
| Dec 27, 2007
It was just what American soldiers had been longing for -- a patrol vehicle designed to withstand the powerful roadside bombs that have killed more service members than any other insurgent weapon in the Iraq war.
But as the Defense Department hits its...
| Nov 6, 2009
| 2:34 AM
Reporting from Ft. Hood, Texas, Washington and Los Angeles -- An Army psychiatrist who was about to be deployed to Iraq allegedly armed himself with two guns and opened fire Thursday afternoon on the grounds of Ft. Hood, the country's largest military...
| Nov 6, 2009
As authorities continue to search for clues on what prompted the shooting Thursday at Ft. Hood, the death toll rose today to 13.
Twenty-eight of the 31 people injured in the attack on the nation's largest military base remain hospitalized. The alleged...
| Nov 7, 2009
There was the classroom presentation that justified suicide bombings. Comments to colleagues about a climate of persecution faced by Muslims in the military. Conversations with a mosque leader that became incoherent.
As a student, some who knew Nidal...
| Dec 11, 2009
A treadmill developed at NASA Ames Research Center more than a decade ago for exercising in space has seen more athletes than astronauts lately.
AlterG, a Fremont, Calif., startup, has sold more than 200 of the "anti-gravity" physical therapy and...
| Mar 24, 2009
The long trip home from a devastating suicide blast in Afghanistan has felt like a dream for Spec. Daniel Acosta Jr., but none of it so much as his arrival Monday in Chicago.
He met his extended family at a yellow-ribboned gate in O'Hare International...
| Jul 10, 2009
| 11:58 AM
WASHINGTON -- Former GOP presidential candidate Bob Dole is recovering from leg surgery performed after he sought medical treatment for heart problems.
The 85-year-old Dole has been hospitalized in Washington since last week when he experienced an...