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3 hrs ago | University of Kansas

Ft. Leavenworth commander visits to discuss educational partnerships

The commander of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth visited the University of Kansas last week and met with senior leaders and faculty to discuss future educational partnerships between both institutions.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Combined Arms Center, Leavenworth, KS, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

7 hrs ago | Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

Soldier tells rally crowd there is no Plan B, Israel must win the fight

Photo by Alyssa Dinberg/Jewish Federation Supporters of Israel filled the Kehilath Israel Synagogue to capacity Monday night for the Community Solidarity Gathering.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Governors, US Military, US Army, Leavenworth, KS, Palestinian Territories

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Balloon Juice

Follow Up Post, Michael Behenna

Former Army 1LT Michael Behenna was paroled four months ago from the US Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, KS.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Life, Self Defense, Medford, OK, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Freshnews

Leidos' Tom Fergusson Inducted into Military Intelligence Hall of Fame

Leidos , a national security, health and engineering solutions company, announced that Colonel Thomas G. "Tom" Fergusson, U.S. Army , was inducted into the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame at Fort Huachuca, Arizona during a ceremony on June 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, School of Advanced Military Studies, United States Military Academy, Duke University

Pravda

Military sexual assault proceedings: Enlisted hammered, officers not so much

As the guilty finding of an Army General makes the headlines, the subsequent sentencing further illustrates the vast difference between punishments meted out to the enlisted men, and those awarded to the college educated officers.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Navy, Raleigh, NC

American Thinker

Another Dem War Hero

My reaction to the revelation that Democrat senator John Walsh, a retired brigadier general and one-time adjutant general of Montana's National Guard, had plagiarized much of his master's thesis at the Army's Command and General Staff War College was similar to that of most veterans .

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, Command and General Staff College, US Army, US Military Prisons

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NewsOK.com

Michael Behenna: Once-imprisoned soldier looks ahead to his future

A handful of "old-timers" sit in a downtown cafe tucked between vacant buildings as old as they are and gossip over a pot of coffee.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Iraq, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

El Paso Times

New Cobra Strike commander wants to take 'winning team' to next level

Lt. Col. Glenn Henke is the new commander of the 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX, Command and General Staff College, Peterson Air Force Base, US Air Force

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pridesource.com

News You Should Know July 23, 2014

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning has been approved to begin receiving hormone replacement therapy while serving her 35-year prison sentence at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., the Associated Press reports.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Army, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US News, US Supreme Court

The Bayonet

WHINSEC class opens with Flag Ceremony

The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation's Command and General Staff Officer Course Class of 2014-2015 began its year of study with a Flag Ceremony at the Benning Club July 16. Institute Assistant Commandant Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, Command and General Staff College, Combined Arms Center, US Army, Leavenworth, KS

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTVY Dothan

General Lundy Appointed to Rank of Major General During Promotion Ceremony

During a promotion ceremony at the Army Aviation Museum at Fort Rucker, General Michael D. Lundy was appointed to the rank of Major General from Brigadier General, making him a two star general.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Rucker, AL

Spring Hope Enterprise

July 24, 2014 People You Know

Army Major John G. Gubitosi has graduated from the Command and General Staff Officers Course at the Army Command and General Staff College, the Army's senior tactical school, in Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

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Related Topix: US Military, Command and General Staff College, US Army, Leavenworth, KS, Spring Hope, NC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KMBC-TV

Ex-pilot describes likely final moments on downed jet

A former commercial airline pilot said passengers and crew on the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that was shot down over Ukraine last week had about a minute to realize what was happening to them.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

APNewsBreak: Manning to begin gender treatment

The Bureau of Prisons has rejected the Army's request to accept the transfer of national security leaker Pvt.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Military Prisons, Prison, Leavenworth, KS, Federal Prisons

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

July 28: Buffalo soldiers day

The Buffalo Soldiers were the first black soldiers sanctioned by the United States government; today, many biker groups, Boy Scouts troops, and even ski groups have taken on the name as a tribute to the heroes of our past.

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Related Topix: African-American, US Military, US Army

Fri Jul 18, 2014

CNN

From guilty to innocent and back again

The death row case of former U.S. Army Master Sgt. Timothy Hennis is unprecedented.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Army, Violent Crime, Fort Bragg, NC

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Officials: Lightning sparks huge wildfire in Sabine National Wildlife Refuge

Raw sewage, mold, and pests have chased people from their homes.Money generated from tax revenue helps pay the rent.The federal government has launched a probe of its own following tenant's complaints to 9News Investigators.As soon as the sun rises, children and parents who live a Baton Rouge's Elm Grove Garden hurry outside to enjoy the fresh air.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Elm Grove, LA, US Military, US Army, US Military Prisons, Prison

Thu Jul 17, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

The Missile That Likely Shot Down MH17

The missile system most likely used to shoot down Malaysia Airline MH17 is common, lethal, and crewed by men with little training.

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Related Topix: US Military, Foreign Military Studies Office, US Army, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Leavenworth, KS

The Capital-Journal

International officers learn about American justice system

Two prosecutors whooped and clapped on Thursday when court of appeals justices upheld the conviction of a burglar appealing his earlier conviction in district court.

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Related Topix: US Military, Command and General Staff College, US Army, United States Army Command & General Staff College, Leavenworth, KS

Russia Taday

Army will reportedly begin gender treatment for Chelsea Manning

The Pentagon will reportedly begin providing rudimentary level gender treatment to Army Private Chelsea Manning following a decision by the Bureau of Prisons on Thursday to reject a plea to have the soldier transferred to a non-military facility.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Prison, Leavenworth, KS

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