Army Budget Director Maj. Gen. Phillip E. McGhee and Army Budget Deputy Director Barbara L. Bonessa brief reporters on President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2013 defense budget proposal at the Pentagon, Feb. 13, 2012. (Photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley, DOD)

Army rolls out 2013 budget request

14 February 2012

Despite cutbacks, the Army's fiscal 2013 budget request includes a pay increase of 1.7 percent for Soldiers, as well as allowance increases of 3.9 percent for housing and 3.4 for subsistence.

Wounded veteran J.R. Martinez and his partner, Karina Smirnoff, perform some of the "sickest" lifts one of the judges had ever seen in the freestyle portion of the "Dancing with the Stars" finals, earning a perfect score of 30 and going on to win the mirror ball trophy. Martinez said that war injuries to his arms sometimes made staying in frame a challenge. (Photo by Adam Taylor, ©2011 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission.)

From combat boots to dancing shoes

10 February 2012

Find out how wounded warrior-turned "Dancing With the Stars" champ J.R. Martinez stayed motivated throughout his recovery, and how he has been able to use his fame to help his fellow veterans.