Army

File photo of a surgeon's table (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Army Suspends Head Of Western Medical Command

The Army said Thursday it has temporarily suspended the head of its Western Regional Medical Command, which is in charge of Army hospitals in 20 Western states.

CBS Seattle–09/04/2014

Japanese army soldier Hirro Onodo emerges from the jungle on March 11, 1974 after finally being persuaded that World War II had ended. (File photo: JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan’s Last WWII Straggler Dies At 91

Hiroo Onoda hid in the jungle of Lubang Island in the Philippines until 1974.

01/17/2014

A family member holds a sign before the start of the deployment ceremony for the US Army's 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Army To Reduce Authorized Soldier Count In Alaska

A spokesman for the U.S. Army in Alaska says the state is facing a loss of 373 soldiers by late 2015.

01/08/2014

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride

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.

12/18/2013

File image of soldier in Afghanistan (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Local Soldier Receiving Medal Of Honor Recounts Battle

Nearly four years after a daylong firefight that killed eight of his fellow soldiers in Afghanistan, the emotion of that day remains just below the surface for Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, who will receive a Medal of Honor next month for his actions during that attack by Taliban fighters.

CBS Seattle–07/30/2013

File image of Black Hawks  (Photo by Faleh Kheiber-Pool/Getty Images)

Army Apologizes For ‘Scary’ Choppers In Port Angeles

Port Angeles Mayor Cherie Kidd met with Army officials Monday and received an apology for a nighttime training exercise last week that she says “terrorized my city” with low-flying helicopters.

CBS Seattle–07/16/2013

NATO soldiers board a Chinook helicopter after a security handover ceremony at a military academy outside Kabul on June 18, 2013. (credit: SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Father Of American POW: Son ‘Part Of The Peace Process’ Between US, Taliban

The tearful mother of the only known U.S. prisoner of war said Saturday she’s feeling “very optimistic” about his eventual release after his Taliban captors offered last week to exchange him for prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.

CBS Seattle–06/23/2013

File photo of some of the grave stones of the 16 Afghan villagers who were allegedly killed by Robert Bales. (credit: Mamoon Durrani/AFP/Getty Images)

AP Exclusive: Soldier To Admit Afghan Massacre

The Army staff sergeant charged with slaughtering 16 villagers during one of the worst atrocities of the Afghanistan war has agreed to plead guilty in a deal to avoid the death penalty, his attorney told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

05/29/2013

File photo of Joint Base Lewis-McChord. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Soldier Found Guilty Of Premeditated Murder

A military judge at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington could decide Monday whether an Army sergeant who fatally shot five fellow service members in Iraq acted with premeditation.

05/13/2013

Army veteran Brad Schwarz walks through the garage of the home with his service dog Panzer (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report Details Flaws In Army’s Handling Of PTSD

An Army report released Friday finds the service still has trouble diagnosing and treating soldiers for post-traumatic stress disorder, despite more than doubling its number of military and civilian behavioral health workers over the past five years.

03/08/2013

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