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23 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Former commander of Blue Angels relieved of current assignment at Coronado

Once again, the military cites "unspecified" reasons for the removal of one of its ranking officers.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Blade

Southern LGBT groups file brief in Va. marriage case

Army Lt. Col. Heather Mack and Ashley Broadway-Mack live in Fort Bragg, N.C. Two Southern LGBT advocacy groups on Friday filed an amicus brief in a federal lawsuit challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban.

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Related Topix: Wedding, North Carolina, US Army, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina Government, Fort Bragg, NC

Burlington Times News

Never know when E.B. -- that's Ms. E.B. will come calling

He grew up in the Carolinas. He joined the Army, was stationed at Fort Bragg and served two years in Vietnam.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, North Carolina, Angier, NC, Federal Prisons, Prison, Opinion

Stars and Stripes

Woman rabbi serves as chaplain with 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan

"What's that on your uniform?" passers-by ask the chaplain for the Fort Bragg-based 330th Movement Control Battalion.

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Related Topix: Uzbekistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, US Military, US Army, Life, Holidays, Passover

Rocky Mount Telegram

Military must open all combat jobs to women by 2016

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.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

ABC11

Washington debates future of Fort Bragg unit

The 440th Airlift Wing, an Air Force reserve unit providing critical training and support to the 82nd Airborne Division, is still the center of debate in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Air Force

The Charlotte Observer

Carolinas' military families now front and center in same-sex fight

Supporters of same-sex marriage in the Carolinas opened a new legal front Thursday – highlighting the impact of the states' marriage bans on military couples.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Military, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Fayetteville, NC

Stars and Stripes

Fort Bragg paratroopers stand watch in Afghanistan

From left: Lt. Col. Andrew Zieseniss, battalion commander, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division; Command Sgt.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, US Army, US National Guard,

Army Times

Ft. Bragg soldier accused of Philadelphia robbery

An Army paratrooper at Fort Bragg has been arrested and charged with being involved in a robbery in Philadelphia in 2002.

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Related Topix: Fort Bragg, NC, US Military, US Army, Cumberland County, NC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Kos

The Government He Hates Saved His Sorry Extremist Life

April 15, 2014 - The federal government appears to have shielded murder suspect F. Glenn Miller Jr. in the early 1990s as part of its witness protection program, potentially providing money for his family - and causing lingering confusion over his name.

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

Examiner.com

Making history: Women starting to move into Army platoon artillery jobs

Women have been fighting for equality in many areas for years, and now a major milestone is occurring for women in combat.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Stewart, US Army

Independent Weekly

Man charged in Kansas shooting once a prominent neo-Nazi in North Carolina

On Sunday, the eve of Passover, 73-year-old F. Glenn Miller allegedly shot dead three people, including a 14-year-old Eagle Scout, then shouted "Heil Hitler" from the back seat of a police car following his arrest.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Johnston County, NC, US Military, US Army, Camp Lejeune

TheIndyChannel

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Star Tribune

Militia leader from Maplewood pleads guilty to Fort Bragg ID theft

A Minnesota National Guard member linked to militia groups has pleaded guilty to identity theft, but the U.S. attorney's office will not charge him with leaking classified information under terms of a plea agreement.

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

SFGate

First women move into Army platoon artillery jobs

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

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

CBS Local

Militia Leader Pleads Guilty To ID Theft

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

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

The Marion Star

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.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

ABC News

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.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Fort Bragg troops work to change thinking of Afghan military

Pfc. Ryan Damaska, a fire support specialist from C Company, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, ensures proper body position and goes over fundamentals of shooting an M16 rifle with Afghan National Army soldiers April 25, 2010, at the Kabul Military Training Center.

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

Army Times

Fort Bragg commander suspended

A brigade commander at Fort Bragg, N.C., has been suspended amid an investigation, according to a press release on Thursday.

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

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