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Friday Apr 18 | Hattiesburg American

Protect military

The mass shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, last week and the Washington Navy Yard last year have Congress all astir, arguing whether troops should be allowed to carry weapons on domestic military bases.

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX, US Military, US Navy, Dick Cheney, US Army, Fort Hood

Thu Apr 17, 2014

DC Military

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Gains Momentum

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month , Naval District Washington is hosting a variety of events and classes, including self defense courses.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Self Defense, US Navy

KAKE

Kansas Regents sticking with social media policy

Kansas Board of Regents leaders say they do not plan to back away from the board's social media policy, which has been criticized for allowing administrators to fire or discipline employees for their social media postings.

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Related Topix: University of Kansas, US Military, US Navy

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Family of Navy Yard shooting victim files suit

The Florida family of a woman slain during the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Hillsborough County Court.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Hillsborough County, FL

Hispanic Business

Navy's Underwater Archaeologists Dive Headfirst into Naval History

But when the team from the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command eased the cork out of it, the air that came out was nearly 200 years old, perhaps created by the organic material it had stored on the sloop-rigged floating battery Scorpion before it was scuttled , doesn't always get to work in such rarified air, but ... (more)

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, US Military, US Navy, US News, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

HR Magazine

Security Clearance Reforms Aim for Improved Records Access

Seven months after 12 people were gunned down by a troubled government contractor at the Washington Navy Yard, an interagency review panel chaired by the White House Office of Management and Budget announced a series of recommendations designed to improve the federal security clearance process.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US Military, Falls Church, VA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jon Tester, US Politics, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Navy Times

Your medical files may be at risk

After veteran Aaron Alexis shot and killed a dozen people at the Washington Navy Yard last September, the Air Force noted a spike in the number of personnel dipping into his electronic medical file.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, Healthcare Law, Law, Life, Veteran Affairs

Navy Times

Navy releases March court-martial results

Assault consummated by battery. Drug possession. Sexual assault. Violation of the Arms Export Control Act.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Privacy, Norfolk, VA

Switched

Frazier Glenn Miller, Former KKK Member And Suspect In Jewish Center Shootings, Was 'A Loose Cannon'

Former Ku Klux Klan member Frazier Glenn Miller -- also known a Frazier Glenn Cross -- is now in police custody for allegedly going on a shooting spree outside of two Jewish Centers in the suburbs of Kansas.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Military, US Navy, Santa Monica, CA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

Navy Department Library looks to future-proof unique historical documents

WASHINGTON Four pages of a message drafted in May 1814 sent from Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry to Secretary of the Navy William Jones detailing cargo and items seized from British ships during the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

For NHHC Curator Preserving and Protecting Navy History is Personal

Family vacations often have a profound and lasting effect on children. For some, it's an Instagram or Facebook album of selfies taken at landmark sites with the occasional snarky comment about being dragged to "old" places.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, College of Charleston, Missouri

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Belfast in the Civil War: The gun-boat Penobscot

"The Washington correspondent of the New York Herald makes the following mention of the gun-boat Penobscot: 'The gun-boat Penobscot, Commander DeHaven, which came to the Washington Navy Yard from the Wilmington blockading station for repairs, has received a general overhauling, and is now nearly ready for sea again.

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Related Topix: New York, US Military, US Navy

WTVR Richmond

Historic POW flag crafted by Richmond native on display

An iconic American Flag made from a bed sheet with stars and stripes lovingly filled in by colored pencils is on display at the Virginia War Memorial.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, US Military, US Navy

Lucianne.com

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Bashar al-AssadA s Lebanese ally Hezbollah said his Western foes must now accept he will go on ruling Syria after fighting rebels to a standstill - a "reality" to which his foreign enemies seem increasingly resigned.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Murrysville, PA, Brandeis University, US Military, US Army, US Navy

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Navy's History Collections, A Surprising Trip through Time

They are part-detective, part-researcher, technology-savvy defenders with a smidgeon of enforcer.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

Navy Department Library looks to future-proof unique historical documents

WASHINGTON Four pages of a message drafted in May 1814 sent from Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry to Secretary of the Navy William Jones detailing cargo and items seized from British ships during the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy

Athens Banner-Herald

What Others Say: Get troubled military personnel the help they need

Investigators may never know exactly why a U.S. soldier, Ivan Lopez, went on a homicidal rampage recently at Fort Hood, Texas, killing three people and wounding 16 more before, when confronted by a military police officer, he turned his gun on himself.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Fort Hood, TX, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, US Navy, Opinion

CNN

How to reassure your child

Parents and students embrace near Franklin Regional High School, where authorities say at least 20 people were injured in a stabbing spree Wednesday, April 9, in Murrysville, Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Murrysville, PA, Family, Kids, US Military, US Navy

West Hawaii Today

An off-base idea needs to be looked at cautiously

After any mass shooting, a vocal faction in Congress insists that Americans would be safer if more people carried guns into restricted public places.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fort Hood, TX, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, US Navy, Opinion

KSTP

Reprising Grim Role, Obama to Grieve at Fort Hood

Returning once again to a grief-stricken corner of America, President Barack Obama is reprising his role as chief comforter, mourning with families of those killed last week at Fort Hood and offering solace to the nation.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Navy

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