Military

Fort Knox selected for new Army headquarters

Ky., Governor posthumously promotes Colonel to the honorary rank of Brigadier General

VIDEO: Soldier stands in the rain to pay tribute to WWII nurse in viral photo

Fort Campbell increases security as tensions increase in the Middle East

Sen. Duckworth introduces bill for body armor, equipment to fit female service members

78 years ago, bombs fell on Pearl Harbor. Vets paused to remember the tragic day

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State leader supports legislation to benefit veterans and their families

Veterans Day in the Heartland 2019

BBB: Research veterans charities before giving

Treasurer encourages Missourians to search for unclaimed military medals

Veterans town hall to be held in Cairo, Ill.

  Vietnam veteran receives Purple Heart

Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial to host Wreaths Across America

The deadline for a wreath sponsorship is Monday, Dec. 2.

Community college to host Veterans Day event

Shawnee Community College is set to host its annual Veterans Day event on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Poplar Bluff VA to host pink, purple-out 2K walk

Snacks will be provided and there will be door prizes.

Benefit to be held for the 2020 Run for the Wall

The Mt. Vernon Elks will be hosting a chicken dinner fundraiser for motorcyclists participating in the annual Run for the Wall.

23 soldiers injured in training accident at Camp Shelby

  VA hosts walk-in flu shot clinics for veterans

Candlelight vigil to bring awareness to veteran suicide prevention

  Honor those who served on National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Legislation could help military widows/widowers access full survivor benefits

MS soldier surprises son with first pitch reunion

Suicide rates among Marines, Navy reached 10-year high in 2018

Many of the cases are young Marines who have not been deployed overseas nor been in combat, a situation that has also been seen in other military branches.

Veteran denied surgery for rare condition that causes constant pain, severe weight loss

After almost a decade of tests with the VA, the veteran sought outside care, but when he found a possible treatment, he was denied surgery twice.

Saluting those who serve 2019

We want to thank all the brave men and women who are serving our country this holiday season.

A Vietnam veteran died with no family, so other vets stepped up to remember him

The community also provided the funeral home with the proper paperwork to ensure the Marine veteran got military honors at the service.

  With evidence of Russian buildup in European foothold, US military is at the ready

With concern that Russia is upgrading its capabilities at NATO’s doorstep, the U.S. is increasingly on guard.

Medal of Honor awarded to Sgt. Maj. John Canley, who saved fellow Marines during Vietnam battle

Canley fended off numerous attacks during the Battle of Hue and repeatedly charged across fire-swept battle grounds to take wounded marines to safety.

Free rides for veterans to see Vietnam Memorial moving wall

A transit service will be offering free rides to veterans to go see the moving Vietnam Memorial wall in Paducah.

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson becomes first woman to lead largest command in US Army

The command Richardson will lead, United States Army Forces Command, is composed of 776,000 soldiers.

Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

The Pentagon says there has been a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that compromised the personal information of military and civilian personnel

‘Lowest level of humanity’: Man allegedly urinates on flags in veterans cemetery

Police are investigating, and the mayor says he’s confident anyone found guilty will be held “fully responsible for these despicable actions.”

  Passport issues: Texas veteran born at home faces citizenship scrutiny

More than two months after Daniel Jimenez applied for the passport, the State Department sent him a letter saying it cannot accept his birth certificate.

US: Killing of US soldier Monday was by Afghan policeman

The U.S. military says it has determined for certain that the shooting death of an American service member Monday in Afghanistan was a so-called insider attack

National Guard schools Clippard Elementary at 'boot camp'

Guard members took the students through "boot camp" to help teach the school's expectations of respect and proper conduct while in class

Murray State ROTC program honored as Top Manned Partner

The Army ROTC program at Murray State University was recently recognized for being the best Top Manned Partner program in the region.

Missouri National Guard continues state partnership with Panama

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri – A historic and meaningful bond was strengthened once again this spring, as the Missouri National Guard played host to public forces personnel from Panama.Since 1996, the Missouri National Guard has continued to partner with the country of Panama, as part of the State Partnership Program, to conduct subject matter expert exchanges with this Central American ally.