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Two active-duty Soldiers shot to death in unrelated incidents

Active-duty Soldiers from Fort Hood and Fort Bragg have died in unrelated shooting incidences, on opposite sides of the country, this week.


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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

National Journal

Congress Passes One VA Bill - But There Are Still Many More To Go

A bill that reforms the besieged Veterans Affairs health system headed toward the president's desk Thursday, but other veterans legislation remains stubbornly stuck in the halls of Congress.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Suicide, Electronic, US Military, US Army, Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat


LTG Milley Moves On To Fort Bragg

Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley, commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood, was confirmed for promotion to general and assignment as the commanding general of United States Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., on July 24. Maj.


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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Slate Magazine

An Evil Wind

Global terrorist enterprises inspired by al-Qaida's ideology pose a continuing threat to the United States.


Related Topix: Terrorism, US Army, US Military

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

Mon Jul 28, 2014


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.


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

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.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Polk, US Army, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Campbell, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

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.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX, Brooke Army Medical Center

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.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Brooke Army Medical Center

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.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Sat Jul 26, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Texas, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, TX, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014


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.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, Fort Hood, TX

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.


Related Topix: California, US News, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, US Military, US Army

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.


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

Tue Jul 22, 2014


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)

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