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Yesterday | 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.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, US Military, US Army, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Tuesday | 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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Killeen, TX, US Military, US Army

Sun Jul 20, 2014


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.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military

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.


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

Thu Jul 17, 2014


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.


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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Business Law Prof Blog

Legal Studies Position - Texas A&M University-Central Texas

I recently received notice of a legal studies position opening at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.


Related Topix: Texas, Texas A&M University, US Military, US Army, Killeen, TX

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Non-essential personnel at Fort Hood ordered to stay home Monday

Fort Hood commanders have ordered only key and essential personnel to report for duty Monday due to a break in the base's water supply.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX, Copperas Cove, TX, Bell County, TX, Killeen, TX

Gilmer Mirror

Case promoted to Gilmer police chief

Mirror Photo / Phillip Williams MARK CASE, right, a longtime officer and lieutenant in the Gilmer Police Department, was promoted to chief Tuesday evening.


Related Topix: Gilmer, TX, Upshur County, TX, US Military, US Army

American Thinker

Militarize Our Border? O'Reilly, Here's Your Plan

Bill O'Reilly almost nightly calls for the militarization of our southern border, but he never has any guests to explain how this could be done.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, Fort Bliss, Camp Pendleton, Fort Carson, Fort Bliss, TX

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Army Times

Apache battalion leaders suspended, under investigation

Lt. Col. Tammy Baugh and Command Sgt. Maj. Derrick Merriwether have been suspended from their leadership roles at 1st Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, pending the outcome of an investigation.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Eustis, Fort Carson, US Army, Hunter Army Airfield, Fort Bliss, Fort Carson, CO

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss commander up for promotion to three-star general

FORT BLISS >> The commanding general of Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division is up for a promotion, and it could have a ripple effect at the post and across the Army.


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Wed Jul 09, 2014

FORSCOM head nominated to be new Army vice chief

The top general at Forces Command has been nominated to be the next Army Vice Chief of Staff, according to information on the Senate Armed Services Committee website.


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

Mon Jul 07, 2014


VA Patients Resort To Desperate Measures

While local VA leadership admits it's struggling to meet the needs of local veterans, many of them are turning to other veteran organizations for help.


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

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Veteran Dies Waiting For Ambulance In VA Hospital

A veteran who collapsed in an Albuquerque Veteran Affairs hospital cafeteria - 500 yards from the emergency room - died after waiting around 20 minutes for an ambulance, officials confirmed Thursday.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Life, Veteran Affairs, us Travel, Travel, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Fairfield Ledger

Bidding a fond farewell

As a native of a San Diego suburb, El Cajon, it has been a mixture of pleasure and discomfort to live in Iowa and western Illinois for 22 years.


Related Topix: Iowa, Thirty, IA, Keokuk, IA, US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, US Air Force, Kelly Air Force Base

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Army Times

Staff Sgt. Colton Smith talks UFC loss, future career

Staff Sgt. Colton Smith said he's enjoyed all the support from his fans in the wake of his UFC loss on Saturday.


Related Topix: Entertainment, The Ultimate Fighter, Television, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Female soldier reaches milestone, paves way for others

A Fort Hood soldier was honored Tuesday for being the first woman to qualify to command a Bradley fighting tank.


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Daily Press & Argus

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers: In defense of killing a U.S. citizen

The November 2009 Fort Hood shooting. The December 2009 attempted 'underwear' bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 over metro Detroit.


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