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2 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Farnsworth Takes Command of U.S. Army Combat Readiness Safety Center

After 33 years of service to the military, two of those years as commander of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, Brigadier General Timothy J. Edens transferred his duties to Brigadier General Jeffrey A. Farnsworth.


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6 hrs ago | WBTV

Missing Fort Bragg private Striped Wolf found in Florida

Private Juliet Striped Wolf has been located in Volusia County, Florida, and is safe and unharmed, said Army Criminal Investigation Division spokesman Chris Grey.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, Volusia County, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Two soldiers attempted suicide during so called Jedi Council sex scandal

'I've killed a lot. And if I need to, I'll kill a whole bunch more': Ferguson cop suspended for racist, sexist, homophobic speech caught on video after he pushed CNN's Don Lemon live on-air The rapper, the hacker and the terror travel guide writer: Is one of these British extremists Jihadi John who beheaded James Foley? Spies close in on his killer ... (more)


Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US Military, Hastings

Washington Examiner

Leader touts value, potential of Md. Army post

The new senior commander at Aberdeen Proving Ground said Friday that stronger ties between the Army installation and the surrounding community could help avert large job cuts at the sprawling research and weapons-testing post near Baltimore.


Related Topix: US Military, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Changes coming to Army's tattoo policy

The Army is close to announcing changes to its tattoo policy as it pertains to enlisted soldiers hoping to go officer or make warrant.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg

Seguin Daily News

Fort Hood shooting victim to share journey of healing, faith

One of the survivors of the Fort Hood shooting earlier this year is hoping to bring a message of faith and survival to Seguin.


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

WSJV-TV South Bend

Ogden woman deported to stand trial for murder of Three Oaks man

Nuri Liseth Aquino-Torres , 28, was deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Enforcement and Removal Operations .


Related Topix: US Military, Salt Lake City, UT

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Gov. Cuomo touts Fort Druma s strengths in letter to top Army officials

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has sent a letter to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Drum, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fort Drum, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Florida Army sergeant killed in Afghanistan

Army Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. Leggett of Ruskin died after being "engaged by the enemy" in Afghanistan Wednesday, the Department of Defense said Thursday.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, Florida, Department of Defense, US News

Stars and Stripes

US Army-Bangladesh exercise hones earthquake disaster response

Col. Mohammad Tawhid-Ul-Islam of the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division delivers a presentation on the Dhaka City Earthquake Contingency Response Plan on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, the opening day of the Pacific Resilience Disaster Relief Exercise and Exchange in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Military,


GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap

This August 2014 file photo provided by Eugene R. Fidell shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl preparing to be interviewed by Army investigators.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Sam Houston, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Virginian-Pilot

Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

U.S. Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun prepares himself as he waits to make a statement to a large crowd of media outside the gates to USMC Base Quantico, Va.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Camp Lejeune

DC Military

General killed in Afghanistan buried in ANC

Dr. Susan Myers, widow of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, places a red rose on her husband's casket following a graveside service for the major general in Arlington National Cemetery, Aug. 14. Greene was killed by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier Aug. 5 while visiting Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, Afghanistan.


Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Afghanistan,

North County Public Radio

Support at Ft. Drum for missile site that may never be built

Fort Drum is one of four locations the military is considering for a missile defense site for the East Coast.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Drum, Fort Drum, NY, Strategic Defense Initiative, Watertown, NY, Carthage, NY

Business Journal

Burgos Group wins major federal contract

On the same day that Burgos Group was named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies, the company announced a $160 million federal contract that will likely boost its growth even more.


Related Topix: US Military, White Sands Missile Range, US Air Force

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Topless photos: bisexual soldier row

An investigation into peptide use in the military is at the centre of a row over alleged discrimination against a bisexual soldier and complaints about topless barmaids partying with special forces at a Defence Force club.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, US Military, Campbell Barracks


From A Father And Son, What It Means To Be A Military Man

Military service once defined the lives of many men in the United States, particularly before the end of the draft in 1973.


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Lawyer: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Wants to Attend College

The attorney for an Army sergeant held as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five years says the soldier wants to attend college once the investigation into how he was captured by the Taliban is finished.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Sam Houston, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, San Antonio, TX, Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio, TX), Fort Sam Houston, TX

The Arizona Republic

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway strips original 1941 runway

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport strips original 1941 runway A runway reconstruction project at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway digs up memories of the airport's past.


Related Topix: US Military, Higley, AZ, US Air Force, Williams Air Force Base, Mesa, AZ

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