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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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Prison, US Military Prisons, ACLU

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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Related Topix: The Citadel, US Military, US Army, Leavenworth, KS

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Riley, Fort Leonard Wood, Fort Sam Houston, Leavenworth, KS

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Combined Arms Center, Leavenworth, KS

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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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Myer, US Army, Wedding, Opinion

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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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US Army,

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

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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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Army Times

The Solarium 7: Proposals from young Army leaders

Captains participate in mid-July in the 2014 Solarium conference. It was up to the young officers to strategize improvements to the service and pitch them to the chief of staff.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

KSL-TV

Honor Flight radio interviews

Join KSL in supporting Utah Honor Flight and give our veterans a chance to see their monuments.

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Business Journal

Fort Leavenworth cuts could deal big blow to regional economy

The Kansas City region could take a significant economic hit as a result of force reductions the U.S. Army plans.

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The United States Army

SMA: Ethics 'doorway' to Army profession

Ethics is the "doorway" into our profession, said Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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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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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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

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