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6 hrs ago | The Spectrum

Vet spent 28 years as a chopper pilot

The Mesquite Veterans Center has scheduled a rummage and bake sale at 7 a.m. Saturday.

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

17 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

Eagle Scouts plan special trip to honor D-Day

Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop No. 380 are hoping to celebrate and honor the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion at Normandy, France at the site of the historic event.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Normandy-Beach, NJ

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Rep. Thompson pushing help for veterans

On Wednesday afternoon, the Republican from Howard Township addressed a group of Patton Township Business Association members at its monthly meeting at the township municipal building about newly signed laws he sponsored and co-sponsored.

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Related Topix: Representative Glenn Thompson, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Military, US Army

MySanAntonio.com

Army's chief of staff says troop cuts to hit Fort Sam

U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert T. Drebenstedt is congratulated Wednesday April 23, 2014 by General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff United States Army.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Sam Houston, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio, TX)

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Gazette

Gazette Exclusive: Report details inquiry of Fort Carson leader,...

New leader Col. Brian Pearl after the the Change of Command ceremony for the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Feb. 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: Fort Carson, US Army, US Military, Fort Carson, CO

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Two victims of the 2009 Ft. Hood shooting have issues with President Obama

"My immediate thoughts and prayers are with the wounded and with the families of the fallen, and with those who live and serve at Fort Hood.

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

Sat Apr 19, 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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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Hood, TX

JD Supra

Fort Hood, Texas Sees More Loss and Devastation

It has not even been five years since the terrifying mass shooting that took 13 lives in Fort Hood, Texas .

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Protect military

The mass shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, last week and the Washington Navy Yard last year have Congress all astir, arguing whether troops should be allowed to carry weapons on domestic military bases.

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX, US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, Dick Cheney, US Army

People's Daily Online

Tragedies that break President Obama's heart

The Iraqi and Afghanistan wars, during which over 6000 American soldiers were killed, have inflicted longstanding trauma on American society.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Slate Magazine

War Is Hell, and the Hell Rubs Off

In September 2007, at the height of the Iraq surge, I spent two weeks with the Army's 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry in Dora, one of the deadliest neighborhoods in Baghdad.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Carson, US Army, Iraq, World News, Hardcore, The Warriors, Fort Carson, CO

KWTX

Fort Hood Shooting Survivor Released From The Hospital

Maj. Patrick Miller, was seriously wounded in the shooting rampage on post earlier this month, has returned home from the hospital and is continuing to recover.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX, Fort Drum, Harker Heights, TX

PennLive.com

'Active shooter' drill focused on preparedness at U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center

More than 150 people gathered Thursday at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center for an "active shooter" drill in which a role-playing gunman made his way through the facility.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Carlisle Barracks

Daily Kos

Tomgram: Ann Jones, Star-Spangled Baggage

In 2007, a new phenomenon reared its ugly head in Afghanistan. With two attacks that year and two more the next, it was first dubbed " green-on-blue violence ," and later the simpler, blunter "insider attack."

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX

Commentary Magazine

A Weak and Ugly Smear Against Veterans

One of the most welcome differences between the post-Vietnam and the post-Iraq/Afghanistan eras is that veterans are not being vilified for serving in an unpopular war.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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