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5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case allowed to change name

Pfc. Bradley Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick. Manning plans to live as a woman named Chelsea and wants to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible, the soldier said Aug. 22, 2013, a day after he was sentenced to 35 years in prison for sending classified material to WikiLeaks.

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Related Topix: Transgender, US Military, US Army

15 hrs ago | KHGI

3 international officers join Army college hall

Three military officers have been chosen for induction into the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College International Hall of Fame at Fort Leavenworth.

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

Wed Apr 23, 2014

World Magazine

Midday Roundup: Obama plans wide-scale prisoner release before he leaves office

Bid for freedom. The Justice Department announced a new clemency initiative that could facilitate widespread pardons during President Barack Obama's final years in office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Drugs, Boat Disaster, US Military, US Army

KAUZ

Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name

Space station astronauts are taking a spacewalk to replace a dead computer and get their orbiting home back up to full strength.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Judge to mull Chelsea Manning name change request

A Kansas judge has scheduled a hearing to consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley Manning.

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The Bayonet

WHINSEC dedicates campus

The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation officially has a new home on Fort Benning, as the organization dedicated its new campus during a ceremony Friday at Bradley Hall.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Stars and Stripes

FORSCOM command sergeant major heading to CENTCOM

Army Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher K. Greca, currently assigned to U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, has been selected as the command senior enlisted leader at U.S. Central Command in Tampa.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Next COIN manual tries to take commanders beyond Iraq and Afghanistan

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Andrew Crisp from Company F, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment interviews three Afghan men during counterinsurgency operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2013.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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