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Thursday Jul 10 | Stars and Stripes

Civil War generals ride again at National Portrait Gallery

"Ulysses S. Grant," was taken by photographer Mathew Brady outside Grant's tent at Cold Harbor, Va., in June 1864.

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Related Topix: Appomattox, VA, Fredericksburg, VA

Thursday Jul 10 | Publishers' Weekly

S&S, West Point Collaborate for New Series

The U.S. Military Academy, Simon & Schuster and Rowan Technology Solutions have announced that they will publish a series of books on military history called The West Point History of Warfare.

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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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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Fort Monroe, Monroe, VA

SFGate

Obama seeks $3.7B to deal with border kids

In this June 20, 2014 file photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Texas, McAllen, TX, Granjeno, TX

The Marion Star

Harding Symposium workshop to focus on Eisenhower

Those attending the Warren G. Harding Symposium will have the opportunity to hear about President Dwight D. Eisenhower's role in the civil rights movement in the United States.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Winfield, KS, Abilene, KS

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Clarksville Online

Vice Chief of the Army General John F. Campbell nominated as new ISAF commander

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army General John F. Campbell received a presidential nomination to serve as commander of NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, Fort Campbell, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Golden Gate University

Sun Jul 06, 2014

KeysNews.com

His return is a homecoming for commander

Army Special Forces Maj. Josh Eaton is back in Key West, but this time he's in command -- a far cry from his visit some 14 years ago when just a cadet.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, United States Military Academy, Key West, FL

Fri Jul 04, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Obama's foreign policy on the line in Iraq

The conflict in Iraq presents the sharpest test yet of the foreign policy doctrine of President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Iraq, World News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, American University

Stars and Stripes

150 years ago: Washington statue theft caused controversy in Wheeling

One hundred and fifty years ago today, in the midst of the American Civil War, newspapers in Wheeling reported on the unexpected arrival in West Virginia's then-capital city of an unusual trophy of war - the first bronze statue ever cast of America's first president.

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Related Topix: Virginia Military Institute

MassLive.com

Cynthia Simison: 'Wall of Faces' needs help to ensure...

I knew immediately that Robert O. Gagne from Chicopee attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point; the regalia of his uniform makes it clear.

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Related Topix: Chicopee, MA, US National Guard, US Military, US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Patch.com

Reader Photo: Mahwah Grad Gets Send Off to West Point

Kiersten Spencer, a Mahwah High School graduate, received a personal farewell Wednesday from township Mayor Bill Laforet as she reports for R-Day at the United States Military Academy Class of 2018.

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Related Topix: Mahwah, NJ

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Canada.com

Abel: Twin strains of history haunt Barack Obama amid bloodbaths abroad

Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, West Point, NY, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Class of 2014 Graduates from Poughkeepsie High School

For the first time in more than 30 years, Poughkeepsie High School held its graduation outdoors on the school's football field.

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USA Today

Ranking America's top 10 business colleges

Majoring in business is a great way to gain a wide range of skills that can lead to employment in several fields.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, UC Berkeley

Bellingham Herald

Obama Doctrine on the line in Iraq

That philosophy, most recently outlined at a May speech at the U.S. Military Academy, resists pressures to intervene militarily at flashpoints around the globe; limits military force to cases where U.S. interests are clearly at risk, Americans are threatened or allies are in danger; and puts greater emphasis on allies or foreign governments.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, American University

The Daily Caller

US Military To Face Growing Crises, Falling Budgets

First it was worries over the South China Sea, Afghanistan, Libya, Mali and Syria.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Conservative Political News

Reuters

U.S. military to face growing crises, falling budgets

First it was worries over the South China Sea, Afghanistan, Libya, Mali and Syria.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Trials and triumphs at West Point

New book by Virginia's J.E. Bandy examines life as a female plebe at the United States Military Academy In 1976, the United States Military Academy at West Point admitted its first female cadets.

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Related Topix: College of William and Mary, Entertainment

PE Hub

Paladin Capital Group hires former NSA executive Chris Inglis

Paladin Capital Group has hired former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency Chris Inglis as a venture partner.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, US Military, US News, US Air Force

Politico

Pro Report: Obama's evolving graduation speeches - HSBC to pay...

TODAY'S TOP READ: THE EVOLUTION OF OBAMA'S GRADUATION SPEECHES - It's a recess week, so take the time to read Seth Zweifler's story [ http://politico.pro/1pHI7FH ] on the evolution of President Barack Obama's commencement speeches and how their content has shifted from broad themes of citizenship and change at the beginning of his presidency to, ... (more)

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Related Topix: UC Irvine

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