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13 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hampton Roads was the backdrop for many milestones in military aviation | Our Story

Eugene Ely pilots the first flight off a ship just off Old Point Comfort in Hampton Roads on Nov. 14, 1910.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Quintas: Resources decreasing for the Army

Minutes before military leaders said goodbye to Brig. Gen. Leopoldo A. Quintas, the chief of the U.S. Armor School at Fort Benning said he thinks the Army is facing a transitional period.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Switched

Obama Attributes Wildfires To Climate Change

President Barack Obama says a wildfire that has burned nearly 400 square miles in the north-central part of Washington state, along with blazes in other Western areas, can be attributed to climate change.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Archaeologists showcase finds from refugee slave camp

Archaeologists are uncovering pieces of Hampton's history downtown, and Friday they took tarps off several dig sites and showed the public what they've recovered.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Maj. Gen. Scott Miller takes command of Fort Benning

While he is an Infantryman, Miller has spent much of his 31-year career in Special Operations, a group of military personnel who carry out mostly covert operations in hostile or politically sensitive areas.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Maj. Gen. Scott Miller to assume command of Fort Benning on Friday

Maj. Gen. Scott Miller, who has extensive special operations experience, assumes command of Fort Benning from Maj.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Bayonet

Miller to take command during July 11 ceremony at National Infantry Museum

Maj. Gen. H. R. McMaster will relinquish command of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning to Maj.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Manchester Journal

'Our Company ... is Gone'

A special audio presentation describing the tragic ending to a locally recruited unit of soldiers deployed to Virginia in 1862 in the early stages of the Civil War will be the prelude to the traditional 4th of July fireworks display at the Dana Thompson Memorial Rec Park this Friday.

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