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3 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

The Unknown Soldiers: The 'unselfie' is what truly matters the most

Before leaving for his ninth combat deployment since 9/11, Master Sgt. Robert Horrigan, who had been planning to retire from the U.S. Army, told his commanding officer that "if you're going, I'm going with you."

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Armor chief Leopoldo Quintas leaving Fort Benning for Fort Bliss, Texas

Almost three months after his promotion to brigadier general and just seven months after arriving at Fort Benning to lead the U.S. Armor School, Brig.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Fort Benning, GA

Food Management

Silver Plate Awards 2014: Meet the Winners

It's never easy identifying the very best in onsite dining, but this year's class of honorees from IFMA leaves little doubt.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Gillibrand Appointed to USMA at West Point Board of Visitors

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that she has been appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point Board of Visitors by Senator Carl Levin, the Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Carl Levin

Food Management

Silver Plate Awards 2014: Kevin D'Onofrio

Established in 1802, the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, is a place filled with tradition that must also embrace the modern and the cutting edge in order to turn out effective military officers.

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Related Topix: West Point, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The News Tribune

Fort playing both corner and safety for UW

Fort entered kindergarten a year early, and from there on he was always the youngest kid in his class.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Obama to speak at West Point graduation in May

President Barack Obama will give the commencement address at this year's graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

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Examiner.com

Braxton Bragg led the best organized and disciplined army in the Confederacy

A native of Warrenton, North Carolina , Braxton Bragg was one of six sons born to Thomas Bragg and Margaret Crosland.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss to send 1,700 soldiers to Fort Knox to train ROTC cadets

Lt. Col. Brandon L. DeWind, left, commander of the 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Armored Division and Command Sgt.

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CiteULike

Federated simulations for systems of systems integration

Simulation Conference, 2008. WSC 2008. Winter In Simulation Conference, 2008. WSC 2008.

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WIS-TV Columbia

SC soldier who died in Afghanistan laid to rest

Ed was a 2005 Honor Graduate of Brookland-Cayce High School where he played football, was a member of the Interact Club, the National Honor Society, and the newspaper staff, according to Chaffin's obituary.

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WAND-TV Decatur

UK lawmaker cleared of rape wants legal fees paid

18, 2013 file photo, senior British Conservative Party politician and deputy speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans arrives at Preston Magistrates Court, in Preston, England.

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NJ.com

Penns Grove senior to attend U.S. Military Academy at West Point

PENNS GROVE - A local high school senior will not only graduate with a diploma, but also an acceptance to the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Penns Grove High School's Courtney Smith, 18, knew she wanted to be a leader and when applying to universities, her heart was stolen by West Point, she said.

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Related Topix: West Point, NY, US Military, US Army, United States Military Academy, US Navy, US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Apr 12, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Mag-7.6 quake, waves strike Solomon Islands

By MARTIN GRIFFITH Associated Press Federal land managers abruptly ended the roundup of cattle on public land in southern Nevada owned by a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority,... By MARTIN GRIFFITH Associated Press Federal land managers confirmed they released all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern ... (more)

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Globe and Mail

Rat rods explained: Neglect, carefully cultivated

The Storm King Highway, a twisting two-lane ribbon carved into a mountainside here nine decades ago, hardly seemed the place to test the road-worthiness of a hot rod that looked to have just escaped the junkyard.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Military academy representatives meet with Charlotte students

Officials from the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will be in Charlotte Saturday to meet with middle and high school students.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, United States Air Force Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy, Education Etc., US Politics, US News, Representative Robert Pittenger, Republican, US House of Representatives

WATE-TV Knoxville

Military dog that saved patrol retires with honors

Staff Sgt. Shannon Hutto thought his bomb sniffing dog Eddie was just being lazy when he wouldn't move from a certain spot one hot day in Afghanistan in 2012.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Police: Facebook posts prompted fatal casino fight

Staff Sgt. Shannon Hutto thought his bomb sniffing dog Eddie was just being lazy when he wouldn't move from a certain spot one hot day in Afghanistan in 2012.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Chronicle

University round-up: new appointmentsStaff ReportsTommy Sowers has...

Tommy Sowers-assistant secretary for public and intergovernmental affairs at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs-has been named to a one-year appointment at the Sanford School of Public Policy as visiting assistant professor of the practice and as assistant director of the Hart Leadership Program.

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Related Topix: Veteran Affairs, US Army, United States Military Academy, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Duke University

Greenwich Citizen

Call of cyber duty: Military academies take on NSA

United States Military Academy cadet Kiefer Ragay stands in a projection of data results, as he talks to fellow cadets at the Cyber Research Center at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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