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1 hr ago | Seattle Times

James Sikking brought military training to role in ‘Hill Street Blues’

When "Hill Street Blues" launched in 1981, it was clear it was not a typical TV cop show.

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Related Topix: Hill Street Blues, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Emmy Awards, US Military, US Army

5 hrs ago | The News Tribune

One star says soldier accused of murdering two Iraqi boys did not report fatal engagement

The one-star general who commanded a paratrooper now accused of murdering two Iraqi cattle herders did not learn about the shootings until more than two years after they took place, he testified in court at Joint Base Lewis-McChord today.

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

12 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Fort Bragg soldier serves as both paratrooper and firefighter

Fifty miles from the Pakistan border, surrounded by the Hindu Kush, a Fort Bragg soldier is embracing roles that combine two passions.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fire, Spartanburg, SC

16 hrs ago | CNN

USAF Lockheed C-130 Crash 7-1-87 The Fallen

This USAF Hercules C-130 crashed on July 1st, 1987 during a military exercise at Fort Bragg, narrowly missing spectators seconds before it crashed and burst into flames, killing four crewmen as... 2 People survived and a lot of lives where changes that day.

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Related Topix: US Air Force, US Military, US News, US Army

Wed Apr 23, 2014

ABC11

Fort Bragg sex assault reporting increases as help center opens

Fort Bragg leaders said Wednesday they are seeing an increase in sex assault reporting, in part due to the opening of a new resource center.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army

Stars and Stripes

Hearing to determine fate of sergeant accused of killing 2 deaf Iraqi youths

Two high-profile attorneys will clash on Wednesday when a military hearing begins to determine whether Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Richardson, US Army, Iraq, World News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Religion News Service

Army approves a humanista as religious preference

WASHINGTON More than two years after first making his request, Army Maj. Ray Bradley can now be known as exactly what he is: a humanist in the U.S. military.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Christian Music, RNS, North Carolina, ACLU

Truthdig

Not Time to Turn Virtual War Into a Real One

Portrait of an activist in Donetsk, Ukraine, near a barricade in front of the regional administration building opposing the government in Kiev.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Army, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KHGI

As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.

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

Tri-cityherald.com

As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

This Nov. 7, 2013 file photo shows Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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

The Daily Beast

U.S. Military: Socialist ParadiseBy Jacob Siegel

It may come as an unwelcome surprise to conservatives, but America's military has one of the only working models of collective living and social welfare the country has ever known.

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Related Topix: Camp Pendleton, US Army, US Military

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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

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