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1 hr ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Youngest P.O.W. in U.S. history dies in San Antonio

On Tuesday, friends and family remembered a military hero who lived in San Antonio after surviving years in Japanese War camps.


Related Topix: US Military, Life, Veteran Affairs, Prostate Cancer, Health

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

5 hrs ago | WSYR-AM Syracuse

2 Counties Join Forth Drum for Emergency Exercise

Military officials at Fort Drum say the Army's 10th Mountain Division and local emergency response agencies will be conducting a mass casualty exercise.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Drum, Fort Drum, NY, Watertown, NY

6 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Business Journal

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As the U.S. Army assesses how to make inevitable post-war cuts in its budget and numbers, Colorado Springs leaders have decided not to take anything for granted about Fort Carson's future.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Carson, Colorado Springs, CO, Fort Carson, CO

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Army Criminal Command actively searching for person connected to missing Soldier

Just moments ago, this Examiner was notified by the mother of Pvt. Juliet Striped Wolf, a missing Fort Bragg Soldier, that the Army's Criminal Investigation Command is now actively searching for a "person of interest" allegedly connected to the young Soldier's disappearance.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, NC

Harlan Daily Enterprise

'Warrior' mentality under fire

Photos of officers bearing assault rifles and wearing head-to-toe battle armor this week in Ferguson, Mo., are raising questions over the blurred lines between police and soldiers.


Related Topix: Lorain County, OH, US Military, Opinion

Fox News

US Army general accused -- again -- of obstructing probe of grisly Afghan hospital

A two-star Army general, reprimanded once already for misconduct, is being accused of obstructing another investigation into patient abuse and fraud at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan made infamous for its grisly conditions, according to a new watchdog report.


Related Topix: US Military, World News, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, US Navy, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Conservative Political News


Groups try to stave off cuts at Fort Knox

Central Kentucky officials are in the final stages of a letter-writing campaign to oppose potential cuts at Fort Knox.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Knox, Fort Knox, KY

Army Times

Civilian employee union opposes military cuts

The Fayetteville Observer reported that the American Federation of Government Employees has sent letters to U.S. Rep. Renee Elmers and Sens. Richard Burr and Kay Hagan.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg

US army base shooting: Soldier open fire leaves 3 killed, 11 injured in Texas

Washington, April 3: A soldier opened fire at Fort Hood, an army base in Texas and scene of a massacre in 2009, killing three people and wounding at least 11 others before taking his own life.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, Killeen, TX


Assange says will leave Ecuador embassy in London 'soon'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Monday he would "soon" leave Ecuador's embassy in London but his organisation played down the comment, saying he would not depart until there was an agreement with Britain's government.


Related Topix: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Prison, US Military

Mon Aug 18, 2014

News Max

Bowe Bergdahl Investigation Extended

An Army investigation into whether Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deserted his unit, leading to his five-year capture by the Taliban and a rescue by U.S. forces last May, has been extended for at least three more weeks, The Hill reported .


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Sam Houston, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, San Antonio, TX, Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio, TX), Fort Sam Houston, TX

The Baltimore Sun

U.S. ship finishes neutralizing Syria's worst chemical arms: Pentagon

A specially equipped U.S. ship has finished neutralizing all 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria's chemical weapons components surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened air strikes, the Pentagon said on Monday.


Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News, US Military


Iraqi Militants Threaten Revenge Attacks On US

Iraqi militants have threatened to respond to US airstrikes by attacking American targets, posting a video in which they warn: "We will drown all of you in blood."


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military


Fort Hood soldier killed has been named

Have you ever had the thought while fighting traffic, "who are all these people?" The city of Austin calls them "single occupants."


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Battle Rages for Mosul Dam, Fate Uncertain for Millions Downstream

Gen. Karim Fatah, commander of a Kurdish peshmerga battalion near the dam, told ABC News Kurdish forces have taken control of both ends of the dam, but fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria still control some positions near the western end of the structure.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US Military, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Afghanistan: Murder Capital for US Warriors

There is something deeply shameful about the official American response to this week's unprecedented gunning down of a U.S. Army two-star general by an Afghan army soldier.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, Opinion

Times Herald

Report alleges theft, moonlighting, nepotism rampant at National Guard's Camp Grayling

A Michigan National Guard investigation produced allegations of widespread theft, moonlighting, destruction of government property and nepotism at an equipment maintenance facility at the Camp Grayling military training base.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Camp Grayling, US Air Force

Intelligence: Islamic State Planning Terror Attack in US, Europe

Members of the Islamic State are planning to carry out major terror attacks against targets in the United States or in Europe, American intelligence officials said Saturday.


Related Topix: US Military

Five questions with East Columbus Magnet Academy teacher Michael Armstrong Sr.

Joe Paull Michael Armstrong is a 7th and 8th grade math teacher at East Columbus Magnet Academy.


Related Topix: Muscogee County, GA, Education Etc., Family, Kids, Columbus, GA, US Military, United States Military Academy

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Town Talk

Cenla rallies to fight possible cutbacks at Fort Polk

Cenla rallies to fight possible cutbacks at Fort Polk Army enters final week of public comment period on possible troop reductions at bases Check out this story on Fort Polk could lose up to 6,500 of its current ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Polk, Fort-Polk, LA, Pineville, LA