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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

GM joins in new Shifting Gears program at Fort Hood: soldiers to be GM techs

GM joins in new Shifting Gears program at Fort Hood: soldiers to be GM techs ==== Participating are Raytheon Vice President Lynn Dugle, U.S. Army Lt.

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5 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Fort Hood Announces Concerns About Rabies on Post

HOUSTON, Texas-A bat was found on Fort Hood on July 28 that tested positive for rabies.

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6 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online

Living in the present tense

I spent last weekend visiting family in east Tennessee. Friday night was a party celebrating my TCU graduation and new job as well as my brother's high school graduation, and Sunday was my grandparents' 50th wedding anniversary celebration.My family's pretty big, so I was expecting to talk to a lot of people at both of these events.

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15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Obama: Muslims responsible for 'core of our democracy'

Though he often ignores any mention of the Christian celebration of Easter, President Obama never misses an opportunity to officially recognize a Muslim holiday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, US News, Religion, Islam, US Military, US Army, Piracy News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

Fifth Rabies Case at Fort Hood Confirmed

According to a news release, a bat found near the Department of Public Works, tested positive for rabies.

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Examiner.com

Identity of Soldier killed in training accident released

Last night the military released the identity of a Soldier who was killed in a training accident Thursday, July 24. Sgt.

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MySanAntonio.com

Fort Hood soldier dies in S.A. of illness caught in Afghanistan

The San Antonio Military Medical Center is seen in the foreground in an Aug. 24, 2013 aerial photo with the Center for the Intrepid seen in the back right of the image.

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WIBA-AM Madison

Fort Hood soldier from Wisconsin dies in Texas

The Defense Department says 20-year-old Pfc. Donnell Antwain Hamilton Jr. of Kenosha, Wisconsin, died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Free Republic

Video shows smiling American bomber in Syria

An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forward to going to heaven.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

OpEdNews

Packing Heat in the Brothers' 'Hood

A group of white gun-rights advocates plan to sling rifles, shotguns, and semi-automatic assault weapons onto their bodies, and walk through a Black neighborhood in Houston.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Channel3000

Kenosha soldier dies from illness contracted in Afghanistan

Donnell A. Hamilton, Jr., 20, died from an illness he contracted while serving in Ghazni province in Afghanistan, according to a report.

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jdsupra.com

Focused on Franchise Law - July 2014

Tal Grinblat, as Vice Chair of Legislation for the Franchise Law Committee of the State Bar of California, was invited to Sacramento by the Department of Business Oversight to discuss Assembly Bill 2289.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss, 1st Armored Division to hold change of command ceremony Aug. 5

Command of Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division will be transferred during a ceremony scheduled for 9 a.m. on Aug. 5 at Noel Field on West Fort Bliss.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Switched

Obama's VA Nominee Vows Corporate-Style Discipline Following Scandal

U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged on Tuesday to bring corporate-style discipline and accountability to the troubled agency plagued by healthcare delays and accusations of mismanagement and fraud.

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CBS Local

Ground Broken For Fort Hood Shootings Memorial

Ground has been broken for a Central Texas memorial to victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage that left 13 people dead and more than 30 wounded.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Police: Couple killed by suspects hired for chores

NOVEMBER 12: Clean laundry remains in the dryer in the apartment where Maj. Nadil Malik Hasan lived at the Casa Del Norte apartment complex November 12, 2009 in Killeen, Texas.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

KIII

Military Matters: Physical Demand Study Could Change Army Standards

Fort Hood soldiers are the subject of a study that will change Army standards. For the first time, the physical demands of each job will be measured and tested.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The United States Army

Briefing on shooting incident on Fort Hood

Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno briefs senators as Army Secretary John M. McHugh listens during a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., April 3, 2014.

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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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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KCEN

Fort Hood Has Fourth Case of Rabies

The Fort Hood Veterinary Center was notified Thursday, July 17, that a bat found in the vicinity of the Department of Public Works motorpool, building 4001, tested positive for rabies.

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