Army

Boot camp
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 08, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Imagine yourself at 17 or 18 years old, just out of high school. "Uncle Sam Wants You," reads the poster. Suddenly, people with stripes and brass are teaching you seamanship, airmanship and marksmanship. You may learn about tanks and bridge building. The "old man" is...
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Jan 20, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Members of the US Army Herald Trumpets before the Inauguration of Donald J. Trump at the Capitol.
Bill O'Leary/Pool Photo via USA TODAY NETWORK
October 08, 2018 - 5:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Army officials say it will take time to overcome the recruiting challenges that caused them to miss their enlistment goal this year. But they say changes that include adding recruiters and beefing up marketing will enable them to get the recruits they need in 2019. Gen. Mark...
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Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
June 06, 2018 - 4:04 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A mental health care treatment program for military vets is being launched in Philadelphia. Headstrong was founded six years ago by three combat veterans who wanted to get help for those who served in the military post-9/11 who were struggling with post-traumatic...
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Plastic surgeons harvested cartilage from Burrage's ribs to create a new ear and then grew it under the skin of her forearm.
US Army
May 10, 2018 - 6:48 pm
By Doug Criss (CNN) -- Shamika Burrage survived a near-fatal car accident two years ago, but not without losing something pretty important: her left ear. Now, thanks to a novel procedure performed at an Army medical center in Texas, Burrage is getting that ear back in a most unusual way. Plastic...
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Veterans Affairs clinic in Salt Lake City
Christopher Wilson via AP
May 01, 2018 - 10:21 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Veterans Affairs clinic in Salt Lake City is investigating why an Army veteran was put in a room with an overflowing trash can and medical supplies strewn about after the man's father tweeted images of the unclean space. Stephen Wilson, the father of Christopher Wilson who...
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