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19 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

Bill would rename VA clinic for Ed O'Neal6:46 pm

Ed O'Neal's name could be added to Richmond County's VA clinic as a permanent tribute to the veterans' advocate and retired Army command sergeant major.

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Related Topix: Richmond County, NC, US Military, US Army, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Richard Hudson, Life, Veteran Affairs, Fort Bragg, NC, Rockingham, NC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Stars and Stripes

New commander takes over Joint Special Operations Command

Army Lt. Gen. Raymond A. Thomas III took the helm of the Fort Bragg-based Joint Special Operations Command, officials announced in a two-paragraph statement.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Air Force, MacDill Air Force Base, US Navy

Army Times

Fort Bragg soldier dies in pedestrian accident

A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with... The body of an unidentified boy was found in the wheel well of an 86th Airlift Wing C-130 on Sunday... Paul Lewis arrived as a Marine Corps security guard at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran on Nov. 3, 1979.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

News Observer

Rescued Afghanistan puppies reunited with Fort Bragg soldier

Blitz, a mixed breed dog from Afghanistan, is reunited in Fuquay-Varina with one of the Special Forces soldiers from Fort Bragg who took care of the dog and his brother, Rommel, in Afghanistan.

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

The Charlotte Observer

Federal judge upholds Jeffrey MacDonald murder conviction

Jurors in the murder trial of Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald enter the murder scene at 544 Castle Drive at Ft.

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Related Topix: Fort Bragg, NC, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Military, US Army, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Star Tribune

Youth shot down after speaking out against gun violence continues to inspire, even in death

Dressed in jeans, a low-neck T-shirt and white sneakers, 19-year-old Ravon Jordan strode confidently to the podium to address the city council.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fayetteville, NC, Cumberland County, NC

Evening Sun

Anti-violence youth gunned down, but not silenced

Dressed in jeans, a low-neck T-shirt and white sneakers, 19-year-old Ravon Jordan strode confidently to the podium to address the city council.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC, US Military, US Army, Cumberland County, NC

Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Observer

Federal judge denies new trial for MacDonald

The Fayetteville Observer reports Senior U.S. District Court Judge James C. Fox ruled Thursday that MacDonald's lawyers failed to show that their client shouldn't have been found guilty of the murder of his wife and two daughters in 1970.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Richmond County Daily Journal

Area agencies join military training exercise4:33 pm

Civitas MediaStudents work to treat and transport participants of Operation Sluss Tiller, who were coated in 'blood' during the exercise at Laurel Hill Community Center.

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Related Topix: Laurel Hill, NC, Scotland County, NC, US Military, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, Laurinburg, NC

WTOC-TV Savannah

Fake valor caught on camera?

A video of a man claiming to be a soldier has quickly gone viral he even name drops Fort Stewart.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Stewart, US Army, US Marine Corps, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Robesonian

Robeson County attorney to appear o...

Maj. Matthew Scott, who is currently an assistant district attorney with Robeson County, will be among those interviewed for CNN's ongoing one-hour "Death Row Stories" series that begins at 10 p.m. Scott was one of four prosecuting attorneys in the 2010 retrial of Timothy Hennis, a Fort Bragg soldier convicted in 1986 of killing his wife and her ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Robeson County, NC, US Military, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, Violent Crime

The Aiken Standard

New principal values military experience

Phyllis Gamble brings an entirely different path to her new appointment as the North Augusta Middle School principal - seven years with the Army on active duty, and in 2005, nine months in Afghanistan with the Army Reserves.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., US Military, US Army, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel

Switched

Iraq Veteran Darin Walker Could Lose Therapy Ducks In Dispute With Town

Darin Welker, a veteran of the Iraq War, says he relies on 14 pet ducks for comfort and physical therapy, but by keeping the birds, he's running afoul of local laws .

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, West Lafayette, OH, Coshocton, OH, US Military, US Army

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Triple murder suspect goes from guilty to innocent and back to guilty

Courtroom experts call it a one-of-kind murder mystery that some people believe has yet to be completely solved.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, NC, US Military, US Army, US Air Force, Prison

The Miami Herald

Fort Bragg airman killed in exercise identified

Officials at Fort Bragg have identified the airman who died after he was run over by a government vehicle during an Air Force training exercise.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, California

El Paso Times

Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty named Fort Bliss commanding general

Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty, a Chesnee, S.C. native, will become the new commander of the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, according to a short announcement issued by the Department of Defense on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX, Fort Hood

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Stars and Stripes

N.C. governor gets bill keeping BRAC details secret

Legislation to shield from the public's eyes the federal government's plans and ideas to close or expand military bases in North Carolina unanimously passed the General Assembly on Wednesday.

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

BroadwayWorld.com

Ricky Schroder's Starting Strong joins RFD-TV's weeknight lineup

Golden Globe Winner Ricky Schroder and Ricky Schroder Productions have partnered with the U.S. Army to produce Starting Strong , a new approach to informing America about Army life and potential careers.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Government Computer News

Army tests driverless vehicles in 'living lab'

In its search for ways to most effectively employ autonomous vehicles on military bases, a team led by the Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center , is putting its primary focus on the process rather than the product.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leonard Wood, US Army

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Army's tighter tattoo policy may mean fewer - but better - recruits

Army Pfc. Kevin Nixon, right, a Fort Bragg solider, watches as tattoo artist Brad Armstrong shades in a tattoo of a cross on Nixon's shoulder on Oct. 11, 2013, at Ink Well in Fayetteville, N.C. More than three months after the Army implemented a more stringent tattoo policy, recruiters say they are the ones feeling the pinch.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fayetteville, NC

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