U.S. Army

Eastern Massasauga Rattle Snake (Bill Reker/KMOX)

St. Louis-Area Snake Guide: Don’t Be Afraid

People across St. Louis Metro became a little snake jittery when two recent stories surfaced: A Nixa, Mo., man died from venomous snake bites May 27, and more recently, public works department employees in Maryville, Ill., removed four snakes from Drost Park.

06/05/2015

Herbert Walker speaks about his late grandson Matthew during a ceremony held May 23, 2015 in Manchester, Mo. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Remembering Spc. Matthew Walker

Fallen soldier’s family gathers in Manchester one year later, for Memorial Day Weekend tribute

05/23/2015

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Army Referral Scheme Makes Couple Millionaires

The scheme, perpetrated by a retired Army sergeant and his wife, used a website to gather names of individuals interested in joining the Army. The couple then submitted those names to the Army, earning them a cash bonus for each recruit they “referred.”

01/20/2015

Purple Heart of PFC Alvin T. Smith of St. Louis was presented to Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in St. Louis on January 17, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Lost Purple Heart Returned to St. Louis

Medal earned during St. Louisan’s service in World War Two saved from scrap heap in Texas

01/17/2015

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Army: Soldier Grandfathered In Under Tattoo Policy

The U.S. Army says a Kentucky National Guard soldier with aspirations of joining a U.S. Army special operations unit is grandfathered in under new regulations concerning soldiers with tattoos and asked a federal judge to dismiss his lawsuit.

07/14/2014

Pamela Toppen (L) gets a hug after the remains of her son Pfc. Aaron Toppen were loaded into a hearse after arriving at Midway Airport on a charter aircraft from Dover Air Force Base on June 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Toppen, 19, was killed alongside four other American Soldiers and an Afghan soldier in a friendly fire airstrike during a firefight earlier this month in Afghanistan.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Fallen Ill. Soldier Brought Home

Army PFC Aaron Toppen’s family accompanied hearse from airport to funeral home.

06/22/2014

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Missouri Woman Accused of Defrauding Army

Virgie Dillard is accused of providing counterfeit, used or modified computer products to an Army program.

05/27/2013

photo courtesy: Daily Mail

McCaskill, Blunt Call For U.S. Army Response to ’50s & ’60s Testing in St. Louis

British newspaper reports on St. Louis researcher’s new findings on chemical-spraying.

09/29/2012

Missouri University School of Medicine

MIZZOU Med School Gets Big Federal Grant

The $13.3 million grant comes from the Department of Health and Human Services.

07/27/2012

Army Spc. Jeffrey L. White Jr.

Fallen Soldier’s Remains Come Home to Pacific

Funeral for Army Specialist Jeffrey White, Jr. will be Wednesday.

04/15/2012

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