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11 hrs ago | 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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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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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

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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Government Executive

Army to Begin Chelsea Manning's Gender Treatment

The Bureau of Prisons has rejected the request to transfer Pvt. Chelsea Manning from a military prison and the Army will begin gender treatment.

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WTOP-FM Washington

APNewsBreak: Manning to begin gender treatment

In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Gazette

Buffalo Soldiers deserve hero status in Colorado Springs

And largely forgotten are their infantry regiments assigned to dusty outposts across a dozen states including Colorado to build forts and roads and telegraph lines, guard stage stations and watering holes, escort supply trains, survey parties and mail routes, and perform other less-glamorous work of settling the Wild West .

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, Fort Lewis, US Politics, Dennis Moore, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Bayonet

Soldier Life Cycle preps troops for transition

Soldiers will begin to have a more defined plan for transitioning out of the Army on Oct. 1 with the implementation of the Soldier Life Cycle.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Ad Astra: Post-Civil War years one of clashes with Plains Indians

This is one in a series of vignettes celebrating Kansas history. The series' name comes from the state motto, Ad astra per aspera: To the stars through difficulties.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Military, US Army, Leavenworth, KS, Ellsworth, KS, Kanopolis, KS

Sat Jul 12, 2014

News Max

First Female Four-Star Admiral Promoted for 'Capability'

Adm. Michelle Howard's fourth star sends a message to others in the military - and it's not that she's the first female four-star admiral in the U.S. Navy's 239-year history, says one of her former instructors.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Miami Herald

Army leaders defend flawed intelligence system

This March 18, 2013 file photo shows Gen. John Campbell speaking at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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