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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | TwinCities

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

19 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

Government Executive

Why Are So Many Older Veterans Committing Suicide?

Army veteran Julio Bernal works with others from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to place 1,892 flags representing veteran and service members who have died by suicide to date in 2014 on the National Mall in Washington.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Hood, Life, Veteran Affairs, Washington, DC, National Mall, US National Parks

Daily Mail

U.S. Army sergeant-turned-beauty queen to host extreme hunting show

A former U.S. army sergeant who became one of America's best-loved beauty queens is now set to host her own hunting show.


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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.


Related Topix: US Military, United States Military Academy, Warrenton, NC, Prison

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Westland Observer

Michigan soldier receives Silver Star for valor in Afghanistan

In the middle of it all, with the bullets whizzing and the bombs exploding and the situation deteriorating, Bob Hinsley returned a text message.


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

The WSU Signpost

Honors program brings former State Dept. member to WSU

On Tuesday, Weber State University's honors program and the women and gender studies program will sponsor Ann Wright as the next speaker in the honors program's Food for Thought series.


Related Topix: Weber State University, US Military

Western Telegraph

Military heritage finds a new home

ARTEFACTS from the fine military past of the former Llanion Barracks, Pembroke Dock, have now found a home at the town's new heritage centre.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, US Military

Bryan County News

Sweet smell of a Fort Stewart burn

You may have noticed the smoke in the air from time to time as tree farmers conduct prescribed burns.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Stewart, Fort Stewart, GA, Fire

Kent Online

Hamstreet marks bravery of US pilot Lt William Johnson who crashed...

The bravery of an American pilot who gave his life saving his crew and residents of Hamstreet 70 years ago will be remembered today.


Related Topix: Kent County, England, United Kingdom, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, US Military,

Clarksville Online

101st Airborne Division conducts Brigade-Level Air Assault Training Operation at Fort Campbell

The 101st Airborne Division holds a unique position as the only air assault division in the world.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Campbell

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Funeral held for Florida soldier killed in Fort Hood shooting

As an honor guard stands by family members begin to surround the casket carrying the remains of Army Sgt.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Hood, Tampa, FL

Stars and Stripes

Fort Hood shooting victim laid to rest in Missouri

Members of the Rolla Patriot Guard Riders travel along the procession route on 10th Street in Rolla, Mo., after the funeral service of Sgt.


Related Topix: Rolla, MO, US Military, Fort Hood, Fort Leonard Wood