Military

TPR/NPR's coverage of Military and Veterans' issues. The Military Desk at Texas Public Radio is made possible in part by Champions A/C, Wayland, & Witte Museum's Portraits of Courage Exhibition.

For specific stories from the American Homefront Project, see also this special section, archived at this link.

Carson Frame / TPR News

The Bexar County Commissioners Court proclaimed June 12 as Women Veterans Day, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the enactment of a law integrating women into the military.

Carson Frame / TPR News

At Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Friday, volunteers from the Missing In America Project laid to rest eight veterans whose unclaimed cremains they located and identified.


In California - a state with strong differences with the White House on immigration policy - about 400 troops are on border duty. But they're keeping a low profile.

Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who died in military service. But a group of military veterans in Florida works all year to commemorate their comrades who died with no family by their side.

Eileen Pace / TPR News

U.S. representatives Henry Cuellar, Joaquín Castro, and Lloyd Doggett Thursday secured an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act which would improve the wastewater infrastructure for Joint Base San Antonio and surrounding areas.

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