Growing Urban Farmers teaches veterans how to use their skills to make a living from working the soil, improving their mental health along the way.
A Plano woman wonders why so many small towns have so many big guns.
My father spent twenty years in the Air Force. I value his service, but generations of Latinos have sought equality through the military only to remain suspect citizens.
Since 1941, a family company called Anodyne Wool has provided the raw material for uniforms in every branch of the military.
After a battlefield attack left him mentally scarred, Steven Rossler found strength in telling his story and working the Rossler’s Blue Cord Barbecue pit with his family.
At the high-tech testing ground near College Station, the Army can develop its future drones, missiles, lasers, and vehicles.
Dallas brothers Hal and Ted Barker, who have spent decades studying Korean War deaths, believe the wall is riddled with omissions and errors.
Pastor Buddy Blake led volunteers who help step in for the Department of Defense to honor fallen soldiers with a proper military burial.
“Mixed-reality” tools are in development in San Antonio and Wichita Falls for the next generation of airmen.
The Texas Heritage Museum at Hill College has grown into a nationally recognized collection specializing Civil War history.
Thirty years ago, Ralph Hayles fired the missiles that killed two American soldiers in Iraq. Ever since, he has worked to develop technology that could prevent similar deaths, while the military has looked elsewhere to address the problem—with little success.
Roy Knight Jr. was killed in action in Vietnam, and his remains were missing for decades. Now his family has finally found closure.
In the next big military conflict, experts expect heavy casualties on battlefields from which quick medical evacuation may be impossible. Whether wounded Americans live or die will depend on work happening now in Texas.
The national Latinx civil rights organization pushes for the Central Texas army base to finally honor a Texan hero.
We should honor this badass Medal of Honor winner, not an incompetent Confederate general who fought against the United States government in defense of slavery.
Digging into the provenance of a provocative message carved into a shrine to fallen soldiers.
What should be done with the historic dreadnought once it’s relocated from its longtime home?
Texas GI Hershell Riggs went missing in 1950, but his family never gave up hope he’d come back home.
The new book by the retired special forces commander and former UT chancellor is filled with tales from an adventure-seeking life.
In the series’ debut episode, a trio of military veterans from the Valhalla Club invite comedian and TV host Jordan Klepper into the ring.
When no next of kin could be located, Texans showed up en masse to make sure this veteran’s service was honored at his burial.
General John Murray and his staff recently got their first chance to size up the research possibilities in College Station.
In his quiet, selfless way, 1st Lt. Herron exemplified Marines everywhere. February will mark the 50th anniversary of Herron’s death in Vietnam.
Top Army brass emphasized the need for innovation, while Austin Mayor Steve Adler tried keeping it weird.
The Army chose Austin, citing its entrepreneurial culture and incentives from UT.
Podcast: Andy Langer speaks with the four-star admiral and newly retired chancellor of the University of Texas system about the holiday and the state of our American ideals.
"In the military, there’s a sense of camaraderie that can sometimes make people bystanders. Once people see that this kind of treatment is damaging to the group, that’s when they’ll speak up. We have to change it so that people are more embarrassed to stand by and let it happen
The Best Thing in Texas: Shea Serrano Fans Are Sending a Whole Bunch of Copies of His Basketball Book to Soldiers Deployed Overseas
The generous spirit of the Houston-based writer—and his online army of fans—continues to impress.
A background check should have stopped Devin Kelley from purchasing a rifle.
Nate Boyer, a six-year Army vet who served multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, inspired the idea of taking a knee.
The conflict about Confederate statues reflects the contradictions within historical figures themselves.
The NSA contractor accused of leaking a classified document has South Texas roots.
My son was jobless, directionless, and apartmentless. So when he decided to join the Army, we were just glad he was out of the house. What we didn’t know was just how much the military would change him—and us.
I never knew my father, a decorated World War II pilot who died before I was born. But a trek at age 67 to the site where his airplane crashed brought me closer to him than I’d ever dared hope.
It’s possible to be both a hero and a liar.
Michael McManus was one of thousands of men and women who embellish their military service. But his story casts a different light on stolen valor.
In Africa Texas Special Forces unit are trying to help win the War on Terror, teaching one lesson at a time.
According to a new list from USAA and the U.S. Chamber Of Commerce, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio are among the best cities for job-seeking military veterans.
A few lessons from retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson.
After retiring from a celebrated career in the Navy, William McRaven takes on a new fight: the battle over higher education.
The former POW has been formally charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy and now faces court-martial.
Clint Eastwood’s Chris Kyle biopic took in an astonishing $89.5 million in its wide release this weekend.
The lives of military dogs.
It looks every bit as intense as you might guess.
The Texas National Guard in the Valley Reached Out to a Local Food Bank While Waiting For Their Paychecks
It's unclear if any troops have used the charity resource, but it's bad optics surrounding the already controversial decision to send the National Guard to the border.
We asked four people—including a legislator, a doctor, and a veteran—to have an open dialogue about the pros and cons of using marijuana to help people cope with PTSD.
For many military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, their only relief comes from a drug that is illegal in Texas: marijuana. Can a growing band of cannabis advocates persuade our legislators to change that?
The two-minute preview of the film depicts a heartbreaking homecoming.
The last news anyone wanted about the Army post at Fort Hood was another mass shooting. Here's what we know right now.