Clyde Drury III, the former program manager for the Pierce County Veterans Bureau, has been sentenced for misspending money meant for veterans. Drury pleaded guilty to third-degree theft earlier this year and was sentenced Thursday.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct mortar firing and demolitions training starting this evening. Training will occur continuously during the during night, morning and afternoon from 6 p.m. Thursday until 5 p.m. Saturday.
Christian Michelle Harris, the baby daughter of fallen U.S. Army Spc. Chris Harris, helped honor her father’s memory with a special photoshoot recently. Harris was killed in Afghanistan last August when a suicide bomber attacked a NATO convoy.
Tanya Porter, a Madigan Army Medical Center nurse who came to the aid of victims after happening upon last year's Amtrak derailment in DuPont has received the Army Award for Valor from the Secretary of the Army.
17 percent of commissary shoppers in a recent survey cited product availability, or empty shelves, as a top complaint. The interim director of the Defense Commissary Agency says he's working to fix that.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will do demolitions and mortar training from 6:30 a.m. Friday until 1 p.m. Monday, according to a news release from the base. Training will occur continuously during the day, evening and night.
A task force will be formed to develop a business case for consolidating the military’s exchange services. Meanwhile, DOD will not hire executives or invest in new technology. Consolidation requires Congress' approval.
Brigadier General Richard Blunt, a 33-year Army veteran, was the guest speaker at Manatee County's Memorial Day Observance in Florida. He said Americans, especially young people, have lost their way when it comes to honoring fallen soldiers.
California Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez adjourned a floor session in the memory of Army Green Beret Captain Joseph Schultz who was killed over the Memorial Day weekend May 29, 2011, while on duty in the Wardak Province of Afghanistan.