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17 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Whinsec has campus dedication ceremony

Col. Glenn R. Huber, Jr. called it a “momentous day” as the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation at Fort Benning held a ceremony dedicating its new campus Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Fort Benning, GA, Combined Arms Center

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wisconsin Gazette

San Francisco Pride organizers name Chelsea Manning honorary grand marshal

Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the whistleblower in prison at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas, is the honorary grand marshal of this year's San Francisco Pride parade.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Transgender

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Domestic digest

Ohio must recognize the marriages of same-sex couples wed legally outside the state, a federal judge ruled on Monday in the latest in a string of decisions supporting an expansion of gay rights.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Gay/Lesbian, Tax, US Military, US Army, US Politics, US News

WCAX-TV Burlington

Manning's conviction, 35-year sentence upheld

The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the... Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, The Goldfinch, Books, Gay/Lesbian

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Politico

New Manning lawyer hits Espionage Act charges

A new lawyer for convicted leaker Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning is railing against the Obama Administration's use of the Espionage Act in a wave of cases charging individuals with releasing classified information to the press or public.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Military, US Army, Employment / Labor Law, Albuquerque, NM

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Hot Air

Finally. Bradley Manning to Grand Marshal gay pride parade

So there's a name you haven't heard in a while, eh? Bradley Manning is still cooling his heels at Fort Leavenworth, serving a 35 year sentence for violating his oath and releasing the nation's classified documents.

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

Sun Apr 06, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Military must study mental illness more closely

Let's stipulate that no amount of security can guarantee an end to shootings like the one Wednesday at Fort Hood.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Fort Hood shootings could be a sign of wars' toll

For years after the 9/11 attacks, Americans worried about fundamentalist Islamic cells infiltrating the homeland and radical jihadists hiding in their midst.

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

Wed Apr 02, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

4 killed in shootings at Fort Hood

A dispute between two soldiers spiraled into a bloody attack that left four people dead and 16 wounded Wednesday afternoon near a medical building at Fort Hood, according to preliminary law enforcement reports.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Prison, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard

News Herald

Official: 1 dead, 14 injured in Fort Hood shooting

A U.S. law enforcement official says the suspected gunman at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas is now believed to be dead.

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The Marion Star

Fort Hood confirms shooting with injuries

Soldiers there were waiting to get vaccines and routine paperwork after recently returning from deployments or while preparing to go to Afghanistan and Iraq.

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CBC News

Another shooting at Fort Hood military post, injuries confirmed

The entrance to Fort Hood Army Base in Fort Hood, Texas, is shown in a 2009 file photo.

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The Press-Enterprise

Moreno Valley: Armory named after retired general

A host of dignitaries is expected to be on hand Saturday as the California National Guard's Moreno Valley Readiness Center is renamed in honor of retired Lt.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Palm Desert, CA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Camp San Luis Obispo, Command and General Staff College, US Army

India Talkies

FBI launches manhunt for former Army recruit suspected of planning jihad - Indiatalkies.com

Washington, Apr 2: The FBI is reportedly searching for a former Army recruit believed to be plotting a "Fort Hood-inspired jihad" against U.S. soldiers.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Hood, Kansas City, MO

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Sunherald.com

Manning's new lawyer decries 35-year sentence

The lawyer representing Chelsea Manning in her court-martial appeals says the soldier's 35-year sentence for leaking classified information is out of proportion with the offenses of which she was convicted.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, US Army, US Military

Mon Mar 31, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Shocking Report: FBI Hunting Recent Army Recruit Believed to Be...

Shocking Report: FBI Hunting Recent Army Recruit Believed to Be Planning 'Fort Hood-Inspired Jihad Against U.S. Soldiers' - And There Could Be More The FBI is looking for a recent Army recruit who authorities believe is planning a "Fort Hood-inspired jihad against U.S. soldiers," Fox News reports.

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Bryan County News

There will be no parole for Aguigui

Pvt. Isaac Aguigui received another life sentence Thursday, this time from military Judge Andrew J. Glass at the conclusion of a four-day court-martial on Fort Stewart.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Jackson Sun

The Unknown Soldiers: Daughter keeps dad's memory in her heart

Sara Beth Bedgood was only 13 years old on Sept. 11, 2001. As the Twin Towers collapsed, she felt anguish for the victims and a deep sense of concern for her father, Col.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Bryan County News

Families speak out following four-day trial

Pvt. Isaac Aguigui received another life sentence Thursday, this time from military Judge Andrew J. Glass at the conclusion of a four-day court-martial.

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

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Unknown Soldiers | Daughter keeping father’s memory alive

U.S. Army Col. Thomas Felts Sr. spent time in Kuwait before arriving in Iraq in early 2006.

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

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