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Deadwood Officers

General DePuy looks back at his early army days, waiting in England for D-Day, when every unit was still full of deadwood officers : My main retrospective thought about all of that is, that because we didn't have any officers in positions of responsibility who had confidence in their war fighting role, their tactical role, we didn't have any ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan asks to be a citizen of Islamic State

Nidal Hasan, the former Army psychiatrist condemned to death in the killings of 13 people at Fort Hood, has asked to become a citizen of the Islamic State.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Mail

'I just want to be able to live my life as I am': Wikileaker...

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning says the military is continuing to deny her sex change treatment one year after she was jailed for handing secret documents to WikiLeaks.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KCEN

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The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.

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The Capital-Journal

Fort Leavenworth to break ground on $15.6M battle training center

Fort officials announce Wednesday that the ceremony Wednesday will begin construction of a Regional Simulation Center, which will house the hardware, software and technology that simulate battlefield activity.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Appeal for soldier convicted in '03 grenade attack

A military appeal hearing was set Thursday for a U.S. soldier sentenced to death for killing two fellow servicemembers and wounding 14 others in a grenade attack in Kuwait nearly 10 years ago.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Bayonet

America losing touch with its Army

A 2011 Pew Research Center survey found that only 57 percent of civilian respondents, ages 30 to 49, said they had an immediate family member who served.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

New York Daily News

All clear given at Fort Lee after active shooter scare: reports

An all-clear has been given at Fort Lee in Virginia after an alert about an active shooter early Monday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Time

Chelsea Manning Says Military Still Denying Gender Treatment

U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning is escorted as he leaves a military court at the end of the first of a three-day motion hearing June 6, 2012 in Fort Meade, Maryland.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Attorneys for Chelsea Manning promise fight if Pentagon doesna t grant treatment

Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick in this undated photograph released by the U.S. Army.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Post and Courier

Citadel launches leadership department, degree

The state's military college is now formalizing that role with the creation of a new Department of Leadership Studies and a Master in Science of Leadership degree, both of which are officially launching this month as students return for the fall semester.

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Washington Times

Civic leaders alarmed about possible Army cuts

Army fatigues are ubiquitous in Leavenworth , a town synonymous with the storied military fort that gives the place its name.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

KAUZ

Attorney: Manning not receiving hormone therapy

Alaska Republican Joe Miller says he has no plans to run as a third-party candidate for U.S. Senate should he lose in next week's GOP primary.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Attorney: Manning not receiving hormone therapy

In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning poses for a photo wearing a wig and lipstick.The American Civil Liberties Union and an attorney said Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 that convicted national security leaker Manning isn't receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition at the military prison in Fort ... (more)

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WMDT

Attorney: Manning Not Receiving Hormone Therapy

The American Civil Liberties Union and an attorney say convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn't receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as previously approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Foreign Policy

A letter from a major fired by the Army

My name is Major Charles V. Slider III and I am currently stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Fox News

Todd Starnes

A member of the U.S. Army Band said he was forced out of the U.S. Army for having anti-Obama bumper stickers on his personal car, serving Chick-fil-A sandwiches at a party and reading books written by conservative authors like Sean Hannity, a federal lawsuit alleges.

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South China Morning Post

Wrong place, wrong time: US general's killing shows growing Afghan peril

The 34-year military veteran has become the highest-ranked American officer killed in combat in the post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the highest-ranked officer killed in combat since 1970 during the Vietnam war.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Army Times

Out of prison, Afghanistan vet works as ranch helper

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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SFGate

Former Army man works as ranch helper in Oklahoma

ADVANCED FOR RELEASE MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014 Michael Behenna talks with co-worker Sam Chavez in Medford, Okla., Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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