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Friday Sep 12 | The United States Army

Fort Leavenworth dedicates library in honor of Rep. Ike

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan.- Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno, hosted a public ceremony renaming the library here in honor of deceased former Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Missouri Representative Ike Skelton, today.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Leavenworth, KS, US Politics, US News, Ike Skelton, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Madeleine Bordallo

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Army Times

Leavenworth library to be named for former Rep. Ike Skelton

Officials at Fort Leavenworth are memorializing the late Missouri congressman Ike Skelton by renaming the northeast Kansas post's library in his honor. Army Chief of Staff Gen.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Ike Skelton, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Leavenworth, KS, US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Representative Vicky Hartzler, Republican

Fri Sep 05, 2014

TheDay.Com

Rear Adm. Dixon Smith nominated to rank of vice admiral

Rear Adm. Dixon R. Smith, son-in-law of Anne Connerton of Stonington and a 1978 Staples High School graduate, has been nominated for promotion to the rank of vice admiral, according to a press release from Navy Region Mid Atlantic in Norfolk, Va.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, Norfolk, VA, US Army

Foreign Policy

The warrior and moral injury

In May, after delivering a paper on moral injury to a break-out group at the Army Command and General Staff College's annual ethics symposium, I asked for questions. The audience of about 40 junior field grade officers, nearly all of whom were combat veterans, and a few academics just sat there, stunned.

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KHGI

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A Kansas State University researcher is receiving a $2.52 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to compare typical Army physical training with a newer type of workout. Assistant kinesiology professor Katie Heinrich says so-called "high-intensity functional training" is promising.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Military, Fort Leavenworth, Combined Arms Center, US Army, Kinesiology

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Newswise

NIH Grant Funds High-Intensity Functional Training in Army Personnel Study

MANHATTAN, Kansas - Katie Heinrich, assistant professor of kinesiology at Kansas State University, has been awarded an investigator-initiated grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for more than $2.52 million.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, Combined Arms Center, US Army, Manhattan, KS, Medicine, Kinesiology, Kansas State University

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Kos

"We don't have a strategy yet, " which I'm fine with.

Our commander in chief, aka President Obama, has created quite the tempest in the teapot of our nation's capital.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Kansas' climate change debate settled in Europe

Scrolling through slides on his laptop, Jon MA ller displayed for a visitor recently myriad carbon emission targets for the governments of his Nordic home.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Life, Food, Fast Food, US Military, US Army

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Civic leaders alarmed about possible Army cuts

Army fatigues are ubiquitous in Leavenworth, a town synonymous with the storied military fort that gives the place its name.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Fort Riley, Fort Leonard Wood, Fort Sam Houston, Leavenworth, KS

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