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Wednesday Aug 27 | American Legion Magazine

Student veterans share transition experiences

Student veterans Chris Johnson, Keith Jones, Lacy Evans and Aaron Harper share their experiences of transitioning to school from the military during The American Legion's Education Symposium on Aug. 26 at the 96th National Convention.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, US Military, US Army

Mon Aug 25, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Contracts for August 25, 2014

Johnson Controls BAS, LLC, Huntsville, Alabama ; Evergreen Fire Alarms LLC, Tacoma, Washington ; and exp Federal Inc., Chicago, Illinois , were awarded a $2,500,000,000 combined firm-fixed-price contract for procurement and installation of utility monitoring and control and similar systems.


Related Topix: Mobile, AL, US Military, US Army, Picatinny Arsenal, US Navy, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

Black Enterprise

Navy Releases 12-Year Veteran for Refusing to Cut Natural Hair

After much criticism, it seems that the military still doesn't have a clue when it comes to its regulations on black women hair.


Related Topix: African-American, Sam Houston, TX, Fort Sam Houston, TX, US Military, US Army

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Court decision delayed on Marine's Iraq vanishing

Camp LeJeune N.C. a A defense attorney said Thursday that a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago in Iraq was kept in Lebanon for eight years while he faced a military trial there.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US Army, US News

Marine Corps Times

Rob Richards' funeral a salute to Marine sniper's complicated legacy

In the week following the 28-year-old retired scout sniper's sudden death Aug. 13, first there were the Marines in dress blues standing watch outside the funeral home near Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US Army, Jacksonville, NC

Detroit Free Press

Navy boots sailor over hairstyle despite military's eased hair rules

A week after the military announced it would relax hair rules for women, a sailor has confirmed she will be discharged Friday from the Navy after a 12-year career for failing to obey an order to cut off her natural hairstyle.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Army

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily Star

Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina: A Marine hearing officer has postponed a decision on a Marine accused of deserting his unit in Iraq 10 years ago.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military


WWII vet gets high school diploma 67 years late

In the fall of 1946, Quinton Dwight Aldridge left Tennyson High School after only three weeks into his senior year to join the Marine Corps.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US Army, Warrick County, IN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Marine Corps Times

Last Marine regiment departs Afghanistan

Col. Peter Baumgarten, outgoing commanding officer of 1st Marine Regiment and Task Force Belleau Wood, at Camp Leatherneck in May. And the exodus of the 1st Marine Regiment, a 45-man core of base security at Camp Leatherneck and the adjoining Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province , is just one of many departures the base has seen in recent ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Europe, United Kingdom, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US Army

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Editorial: McCrory takes look at military

As Gov. Pat McCrory reminded area residents during his visit to Jacksonville last week, North Carolina hasn't relinquished its self-proclaimed title of friendliest state for the U.S. military.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Jacksonville, NC, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Army, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Onslow County, NC, Opinion

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Creative Loafing

N.C. school board to vote on corporal punishment

North Carolina may not yet have gone to pot, but it's certainly rapidly losing its nerve when it comes to firmly discipling its children, if you're one who espouses the "spare the rod, spoil the child" philosophy.


Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, US Army, US Military, Education Etc.