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12 min ago |

Neighbor accused of shooting Army Captain's dog, rescued from Afghanistan

According to Wednesday's KSAT News , a man in La Vernia, Texas, is accused of shooting and killing his neighbor's dog, who had recently been rescued from the war-torn country of Afghanistan.


Related Topix: La Vernia, TX, US Military

1 hr ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Coming to America: Nigerian native to commission in U.S. Army

A Hurlburt Airman is going the distance. From Nigeria to America ... from graduate school to the U.S. Air Force ... from an enlisted Airman to an Army officer ... there is no stopping him.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Hurlburt Field

5 hrs ago |

Fort Drum Soldier Spc. Kerry M. G. Danyluk dies of combat injuries

Just moments ago, the Pentagon announced the combat death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Drum, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Cuero, TX

8 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

Fort Hood shooting sparks debate on concealed guns

For decades, soldiers and their families have been able to purchase guns for personal use in retail stores on some bases.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Military, Fort Hood, Guns, Fort Hood, TX

12 hrs ago | Lenoir News-Topic

Lenoir native leads testing of NASA's latest, greatest rocket

Ashley Lee never really had an interest in computers and engineering while he was a student at Hibriten High School and Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute, focusing more on sports and martial arts.


Related Topix: Computers, Lenoir, NC, Science / Technology, Space, US Military, University of North Alabama, Science, Computer Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Brothers accused of producing child pornography indicted

Officials have confirmed that Richard Hastings, 18, and Robert Hastings, 22, were indicted by a grand jury in U.S. District Court in Albany on charges of production of child pornography and possession of child pornography.


Related Topix: US Military, Hastings, Albany, NY, Schoharie, NY

Navy Times

Veterans slam New York Times piece linking vets to hate groups

Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, appears at his arraignment April 15 in New Century, Kan.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Hood, Life, Veteran Affairs

Veterans bike through Vietnam to help heal wounds of war

Yancy Baer deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan _ and when he came home the last time in 2009 to face the amputation of a leg _ Vietnam veterans were always there to greet him and lend their support.


Related Topix: US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, Corpus Christi, TX


Live fire exercise scheduled at Fort Knox

A live fire training exercise is scheduled to take place at Fort Knox. The 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment stationed at Fort Benning, Ga., will conduct the training Wednesday at the central Kentucky military post.


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

Daily Record

Morris prosecutor honored for supporting veterans

The employer of 13 U.S. military veterans, acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp was honored Tuesday as a supporter of workers who are committed to service in the armed forces.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

Volunteers honored for saving Fort Benning $2 million

After volunteering more than 1,000 hours last year to help soldiers and their families, retired Command Sgt.


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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Navy Times

DoD told to quantify cost to victims of '09 Fort Hood shooting

The first sea pay raise in over a decade will kick in for sailors and Marines with three years or... A new war is on the Navy's horizon, one for keeping the best people with the hottest skills in the... Congress wants to put a dollar figure on what victims of the first Fort Hood, Texas, shooting have lost because the tragedy was classified as ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, US Marine Corps, US Navy, US News

The Baltimore Sun

Ft. Hood shooting is part of the scenery in gun-crazed America [Commentary]

In response to this month's mass shooting at Fort Hood, Speaker of the House John Boehner said mentally disturbed people should not be allowed to get their hands on firearms.


Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX, US Military, Fort Hood, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

KURB-FM Little Rock

Brad Pitt to Portray Gen. Stanley McChrystal in Movie?

Brad Pitt may play legendary former U.S. Army general Gen. Stanley McChrystal in a movie based on the late Michael Hastings book The Operators , according to Deadline .


Related Topix: US Military, Hastings


Maplewood man accused of taking Army IDs pleads guilty

A Minnesota man accused of stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit has pleaded guilty to an identity theft charge.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, Minneapolis, MN

Greenwich Citizen

First women move to Army platoon artillery jobs

In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 1st Lt. Kelly Requa is interviewed at Ft.


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

National Public Radio

First Women Move To Army Platoon Artillery Jobs

Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Gwynne Dyer: Seymour Hersh claims false-flag poison gas attack in Syria

But he's getting old , and he's a freelancer, and he won't even disclose the name of his key informant.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Prison, US Military, Abu Ghraib, Turkey

The Modesto Bee

Gazette's Philipps wins Pulitzer for vets' stories

Dave Philipps' series, "Other than Honorable," focused on how the Army was discharging veterans, many of them with traumatic brain injuries or post-traumatic stress disorder, for misconduct.


Related Topix: Journalism, Colorado Springs, CO, Fort Carson, US Military, Fort Carson, CO, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Mike Coffman, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat


Manning's conviction, 35-year sentence upheld

An Army general has upheld Private Chelsea Manning's conviction and 35-year prison sentence for giving reams of classified U.S. government information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, the Army said Monday.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS