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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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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.
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.
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.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
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.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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.
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.
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 .
Fri Apr 18, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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.
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.
'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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.