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  1. 70 years later, Battle of the Bulge vet still shivers at memory of battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stars and Stripes

    ... Bastogne in warm weather. Rogers grew up south of Kansas City in Adrian, Mo., and enlisted in the Army at Fort Leavenworth in 1942. Wanting "something different," he asked to join the parachute infantry. In his first combat jump, he landed in a tree ...

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  2. 70 years later, Battle of the Bulge looms large in this veteran's memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Bastogne in warm weather. Rogers grew up south of Kansas City in Adrian, Mo., and enlisted in the Army at Fort Leavenworth in 1942. Wanting "something different," he asked to join the parachute infantry. In his first combat jump, he landed in a tree ...

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  3. Fort Hood Attack Victims Closer To Purple HeartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | CBS Local

    ... led himself a religious warrior, was convicted and sentenced to death in August 2013. He is on death row at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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  4. Chiefs vs. Raiders: How to Watch and ListenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Kansas City Chiefs

    ... renowned speaker and author. To kick things off, an Army Reenlistment Ceremony featuring 50 soldiers from Fort Leavenworth will occur on the field before the game. Navy Petty Officer Generald Wilson will be performing the national anthem, while 50 ...

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  5. Fort Hood Shooting Victims Closer To Purple HeartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    ... himself a religious warrior, was convicted and sentenced to death in August 2013. He is on death row at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so. If you ...

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  6. More Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | KHGI

    ... to 450,000 people by 2020. A commission has already announced a potential loss of 2,500 personnel at Fort Leavenworth. An official with the Mid-America Regional Council warns an extra 2,500 jobs could be lost in the Kansas City metro region because ...

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  7. Business leaders urge no cuts at Fort LeavenworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | KAKE

    ... to 450,000 people by 2020. A commission has already announced a potential loss of 2,500 personnel at Fort Leavenworth. An official with the Mid-America Regional Council warns an extra 2,500 jobs could be lost in the Kansas City metro region because ...

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  8. One-of-a-kind caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | CNN

    ... rendered a guilty verdict, and he was sentenced to death. Hennis now sits on death row, awaiting appeals at Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas. But many unanswered questions remain. "There's a ton of physical evidence in that house that they ...

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  9. Busy 2015 predicted for 10th Mountain Division soldiers; FDRLO...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... events have been held in communities around Fort Stewart, Ga.; Fort Huachaca, Ariz.; Fort Sill, Okla., and Fort Leavenworth, Kan. With just under 100 days before the listening session takes place, Mr. McLaughlin said he and the organization will be ...

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  10. Leavenworth pleads with Army not to cut fort personnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Capital-Journal

    Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, left, speaks to a crowd of nearly 400 people about the reduction of about 2,500 positions at Fort Leavenworth during a town hall meeting Thursday afternoon in Leavenworth.

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  11. Many worried over potential cuts to Fort LeavenworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KCTV5

    ... across the country. That study is known as the Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA). Fort Leavenworth as among the 30 and stands to lose 2,500 jobs, 750 of those would be civilian jobs. If cuts happen, residents want the Army to ...

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  12. Uw-L Rotc Says Goodbye, Welcomes New CommanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... served in Iraq twice. He will serve as UW-L's ROTC commander until June, when he will take a position at Fort Leavenworth. Hill is headed to North Carolina, where he will be Chief of Medical Operations and Plans for the U.S. Army Reserve. Cadets ...

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  13. Israelis visit, share lessons learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Bayonet

    ... between the IDF and the U.S. Army, said Col. Paul Reese, director of the Center for Army Lessons Learned at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. "Both the Maneuver Center of Excellence and CALL have a habitual relationship with the IDF," Reese said. "We were ...

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  14. A 3-Star General Explains Why America Lost The Global War On TerrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Saturday, June 11, 2011. We should have known better. In the military schools, like West Point, Fort Leavenworth, Quantico, and Carlisle Barracks, soldiers study the work of the great thinkers who have wrestled with winning wars across the ages. ...

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  15. Locked in Military Prison, Chelsea Manning Speaks Out for Transgender People EverywhereRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Common Dreams

    ... and government documents of the post-9/11 era is not staying silent as she serves a 35-year sentence at the Fort Leavenworth prison in Kansas for making those disclosures. In a powerfully worded op-ed published on Monday in the Guardian , Manning ...

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  16. Operation Just Cause in Panama remembered 25 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The United States Army

    Twenty-five years ago this month on Dec. 20, 1989, U.S. forces commenced combat operations in Panama as part of Operation Just Cause. The operation was significant because U.S. interests in Panama were threatened by its dictator, Manuel Noriega, and his Panama Defense Forces, or PDF, according to Dr. Larry Yates, who was there in 1989 and 1990, documenting the operation and events leading up to it on behalf of the Center for Army Lessons Learned, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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  17. Army to discuss reduction of 2,500 Fort Leavenworth jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Capital-Journal

    A team from the Department of the Army will conduct a town hall meeting in Leavenworth on Thursday, Dec. 11 to discuss the implications of a proposed 2,500 reduction in military and civilian positions at Fort Leavenworth. The force reduction is part of a Congressional budget mandate to reduce the size of Army personnel from 490,000 to at least 450,000 by 2020.

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  18. When the enemy of the state is the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Lamar Daily News

    ... to self-defense. Earlier this year, an act of clemency released Behenna from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth but not before he had served five years behind bars - for what? Surviving? The legal travesty of the Behenna case is unlikely to ...

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  19. Truth of what retired military leaders think of Obama mistrust is frighteningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Examiner.com

    ... organization at one time. The general produced a 2009 report from the Army Command and General Staff at the Fort Leavenworth School of Advanced Military Studies that acknowledged "moderate Muslims are not exercising moderation; they are simply ...

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  20. Convicted military sex offenders slide under the public radar and claim more victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    ... of rape and forcible sodomy and sentenced to 11 years and 10 months behind bars. The Army released him from Fort Leavenworth in July 2005 and, according to regulations, it was up to Kingsberry to register himself as a sex offender after release. ...

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