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Wednesday | New Scientist

US government chatbot gets you to tell all

Millions of Americans need federal security clearance to allow them to gain access to classified information.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Jackson, SC, University of Rochester, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Army Downsizing Could Mean Big Cuts To Midlandsa

Army Downsizing Could Mean Big Cuts To Midlands Economy As the army continues to downsize that could mean big cuts here in the Midlands.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Columbia, SC

WBTV

Fort Jackson general offers public tours of base

The commanding general of the Army's largest training base is inviting members of the public to see how soldiers train at Fort Jackson.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Fri Jul 25, 2014

New Scientist

US government chatbot gets you to tell all

Some 5.1 million Americans hold federal security clearance of one level or another, entitling them access to classified information.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Jackson, SC, Science, Computer Science

Bangor Daily News

Old Town man graduates from basic training

Army PV2 Tyler J. Whitmore, son of Cathy Jo Whitmore of Greenbush and Kevin Whitmore of Old Town, recently graduated from U.S. Army Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, S.C. During the 10 week program, Whitmore excelled in the army values, physical fitness, combat marksmanship and discipline.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Old Town, ME

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Deming Headlight

NMSU veteran, military programs carry priority

NMSU students and employees turn out for a special Veteran's Day picnic near Garcia Annex in honor of U.S. military veterans.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, New Mexico State University, US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Minot Daily News

Oscar C. Johnsrud

Oscar Calvin Johnsrud, 86, Fargo, formerly of Watford City, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, after a 6-month battle with cancer.

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Related Topix: Fargo, ND, Watford City, ND, US Military, US Army, World News, Germany

Free Republic

FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina ~ 22 JULY 2014

Fort Jackson is a United States Army installation, which TRADOC operates on for Basic Combat Training , and is located in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Columbia, SC, US News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBTV

Fort Jackson commanding general gets 2nd star

Friday's ceremony honoring Brig. Gen. Bradley Becker is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at Victory Field at Fort Jackson.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Bayonet

Reservists train IET Soldiers in Echo units

"Of the 34,000 IET Soldiers trained here at Fort Benning last year, 16,612 were trained during the four-month summer surge," said Paul Pass, reports technician with 30th Adjutant General Reception Battalion.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Dalton Daily Citizen

Col. Higdon retires from Army

Dalton native Col. Mark L. Higdon retired from the U.S. Army on June 12 after a 25-year career.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Dalton, GA, Whitfield County, GA, Berry College, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The State

SC business notebook, July 9

A Charlotte-based hotel development and management company said Tuesday it has acquired the 189-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel in downtown Columbia adjacent to the core of the USC campus.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC, University of South Carolina, US Military, US Army, Mount Pleasant, SC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Fort Jackson commander doubts cuts will be as deep as Army warns

Fort Jackson's commander, Maj. Gen. Brsadley Becker, said Tuesday that any future cuts at the nation's largest training base likely will be less than the 3,100 workers warned by the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Sill, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, US Air Force

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Rock Hill WWII veteran Roseborough - lived life as an example to all'

Members of VFW Post 3746 carry the casket of World War II veteran Johnie Roseborough out of Rock Grove AME Zion Church on Monday.

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

The News Item

Veterans committee flag raised in honor of Vietnam War vet

On Sunday, June 22, the Mount Carmel Area Joint Veterans Committee raised its 455th flag in honor and memory of a veteran of the Vietnam War.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Indiana

Sun Jul 06, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

SC Guard unit turns wrenches with Colombian army

Soldiers with the South Carolina Army National Guard spent the month of June in Colombia, helping fellow soldiers in the South American nation learn how to care for their military vehicles and equipment.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, South Carolina, South Carolina Government

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Learn about Macon’s history with Fort Hawkins Fourth of July Celebration

The “traumatic events” of summer 1814 as seen through the eyes of Col.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, US Military, US Army

SavannahNow

Fort Jackson breaks ground on new orientation center

Historical interpreters Dianna Jowers, left, and Ray Christie fire a 12 pound Howitzer at Fort Jackson on Thursday to break ground on the new orientation center at Georgia's oldest brick fort.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, World News, Asia, Georgia

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