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2 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Defense cuts prompt Lockheed, Bell to seek new markets

As the budget battles in Congress continue, one casualty has been any kind of certainty about defense spending.

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Related Topix: Bell Aircraft, Aircraft, Bell AH-1Z, Military Aircraft, Texas, Lockheed Martin Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Fort Worth, TX, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX

7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Four Ways The U.S. Military Can Adopt Clean Energy For National Security

At the U.S. Defense Department, the multiple national security threats created by sea level rise and severe weather command daily attention; climate change has been on its radar for years.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Army, Fort Hood, TX

11 hrs ago | Air Force Times

Veterans slam New York Times piece linking vets to hate groups

Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, appears at his arraignment April 15 in New Century, Kan.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Life, Veteran Affairs

15 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

Fort Hood shooting sparks debate on concealed guns

For decades, soldiers and their families have been able to purchase guns for personal use in retail stores on some bases.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Military, US Army, Guns, Fort Hood, TX

19 hrs ago | 13WHAM

WNY native out of Texas hospital after shooting

A Western New York native injured in a deadly mass shooting at a Texas military base two weeks ago has been sent home from the hospital.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Cattaraugus County, NY, Allegany, NY, St. Bonaventure, NY, Syracuse University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Holder wants $15 million from Congress

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. urged Congress on Tuesday to approve $15 million in funding for "active shooter" training for law enforcement officers in light of the recent shootings at Fort Hood and a Jewish community center in Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Army, Fort Hood, TX, US Politics, US News

MyFoxPhilly

New Details On Fort Hood Gunman

The mother of a 37-year-old Illinois soldier killed during an attack at Fort Hood, Texas, says she was reunited less than two weeks earlier with a daughter she gave up for adoption at birth.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX, Life, Veteran Affairs

Army Times

DoD told to quantify cost to victims of '09 Fort Hood shooting

Here's a workout that is as close to a 'total package' as I could get using a minimum number of... Congress wants to put a dollar figure on what victims of the first Fort Hood, Texas, shooting have lost because the tragedy was classified as workplace violence.

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U.S. Department of Defense

Face of Defense: Despite Jitters, Singer Joins Soldier Show

With shaky legs and sweaty palms, Army Spc. Aurielle Polynice walked on stage, hoping to make the cut for the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Sam Houston, TX, Fort Sam Houston, TX

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Crescent-News.com

Cynthia Allen - Honoring sacrifice, supporting military families

That may not be immediately obvious on meeting the spirited Texas Christian University freshman, whose easy smile exudes a confidence beyond her youth.

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Related Topix: Texas Christian University, US Military, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, US Army, Iraq, World News, Opinion

DigitalBURG

Fort Hood victim laid to rest in Missouri

A U.S. Army sergeant killed in last week's shooting in Fort Hood, Texas, was been buried Saturday in the Missouri town where he went to high school and met his wife.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Leonard Wood, Rolla, MO, Phelps County, MO

Stars and Stripes

US unprepared for military mental-health caseload, senator says

Authorities say Army Spc. Ivan Lopez killed three people and wounded 16 others in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, before killing himself.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Barack Obama, Democrat

Army Times

The push for pullups: Why soldiers want it added to PT test

Army Times asked soldiers how to improve the Army Physical Fitness Test and many wrote back to say pullups would be a better measurement of strength than pushups.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US National Guard, California

Government Executive

Why Are So Many Older Veterans Committing Suicide?

Army veteran Julio Bernal works with others from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to place 1,892 flags representing veteran and service members who have died by suicide to date in 2014 on the National Mall in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Life, Veteran Affairs, Washington, DC, National Mall, US National Parks

Jewish World Review

Mark Steyn

In After America , I write inter alia about Fort Hood, and in particular the disgraceful statement by General Casey, and the Pentagon's absurd decision to classify what happened as "workplace violence": In the days after the slaughter, the news coverage read like a satirical novel that the author's not quite deft enough to pull off, with bizarre ... (more)

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Watertown Daily Times

Congressman Owens wants Army input about concealed carry regulations after Fort Hood shootings

In the aftermath of the deadly shooting at Fort Hood, a push is underway for the military to change its policies to allow soldiers to carry concealed weapons on installations.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Politics, Fort Drum, Representative William Owens, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Major Owens

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Post and Courier

Have the inmates taken over the asylum again?

"The 1960s saw an explosion of domestic violence without modern precedent. That was also the time when, in effect, the inmates took over the asylum: When the notion took hold that great universities should be run by their students, and pandering college faculties and administrations supinely acquiesced; when police departments were stripped of the ... (more)

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Power Line

The Warthog, a soldier's best friend; Obama, not so much

Why is President Bush so much more popular than President Obama among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans? That's an easy one.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Life, Veteran Affairs, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, US Army, US Air Force

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lathrup Village Eccentric

Victims of 1st Fort Hood attack hope for more benefits

Army Staff Sgt. Shawn Manning watched in horror as a shooting spree again unfolded at his former Fort Hood army post.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, John Carter, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

CBS Local

Funeral Held For Army Sergeant Killed In Ft. Hood Shooting

A U.S. Army sergeant killed in last week's shooting in Fort Hood, Texas, has been buried in the Missouri town where he went to high school and met his wife.

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

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