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FORSCOM head nominated to be new Army vice chief

The top general at Forces Command has been nominated to be the next Army Vice Chief of Staff, according to information on the Senate Armed Services Committee website.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX

4 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

Federal officials open Fort Sill shelter to media

Federal officials plan to allow members of the media to tour a temporary shelter at Fort Sill that is being used to house more than 1,000 mostly teenage immigrants from Central America.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Sill, Fort Sill, OK

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Civilian Aid to the Secretary of the Army Joe Fitzgerald discusses...

Civilian Aid to the Secretary of the Army Joe Fitzgerald is this week's guest on Leadership Perspectives.


Related Topix: US Military, Redstone Arsenal

KHQA-TV Quincy

Officials: Remains belong to WWII airman from Iowa

Officials say remains found in Germany in 2012 have been positively identified as belonging to a WWII airman from Iowa who went missing more than 69 years ago.


Related Topix: Iowa, Moulton, IA, US Military, US Air Force, World News, Germany, Moravia, IA

Army leaders defend flawed intelligence system

This March 18, 2013 file photo shows Gen. John Campbell speaking at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS, US Marine Corps, Theater, Arts

Hollywood Helping US Army Create 'Iron Man' Inspired Tactical Suit

There's been plenty of instances where sci-fi on film has informed technology in real life.


Related Topix: US Military

Midweek Herald

USA to thank Seaton for its D-Day support

Seaton Royal British Legion member Bill Beardsell, ex Royal Airforce Regiment, and his wife Jean were amongst a large crowd who attended a service at Windsor Gardens in June to honour the heroes of D-Day.


The News Tribune

Nimble procurement better protects US troops

Put another way, has the $45 billion to $50 billion invested in purchasing some 25,000 MRAPs - mine-resistant, ambush-protected troop-carrying vehicles - been worth it? Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in speeches and in his book "Duty," pretty well set the public version of the story.


Related Topix: National Defense University, US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US Military, Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Reporter

Judge fulfills 20-year sentencing deal for stepmom

This undated photo released by the U.S. Army shows Naeem Williams, father of Talia Williams.


Related Topix: US Military, Death Penalty, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law


Fort Carson civilian employee arrested in terror threat

A former Fort Carson civilian employee who boasted of being a domestic terrorist in text messages has been charged with making terrorist threats, including vowing to turn the Army base into "Fort Columbine."


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Carson, Fort Carson, CO, Startups, Facebook, Social Software


Reno Man Accused of Stealing Equipment From Sierra Army Depot

From the Department of Justice: Former Sierra Army Depot employee Tony Herrin, 36, of Reno, Nev., was arrested on Monday for conspiracy to steal and sell government property and theft and sale of government property, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.


Related Topix: US Military, Sierra Army Depot, Reno, NV, Prison

Walk at Zachary Taylor Park on a dry day

The fire danger must be high. Check that: 92 degrees, overcast and no rain until tonight.


Related Topix: Arlington, VA, US Military

Fox News

Widow of decorated soldier appeals denial of honor

The widow of a highly decorated World War II veteran from southern Kentucky has asked a federal appeals court to require the U.S. Army to review an application to award her husband a Medal of Honor.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Chambersburg Public Opinion

The President's elite to perform July 13 in Hagerstown

The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, the official fanfare ensemble for the President of the United States, will be the guest performers at Hagerstown Municipal Band's 100th anniversary concert July 13 in City Park, Hagerstown, Md.


Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD, US Military, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Pacific Daily News

US survivors of WWII battle recall Saipan attack

Survivors: This photo provided by Bob Dial shows World War II veterans Wilfred "Spike" Mailloux, left, and John Sidur, both of Cohoes, N.Y., at a presentation on the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Saipan at the New York State Military Museum on June 7 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Both served on Saipan with the U.S. Army's 27th Infantry Division, ... (more)


Related Topix: Cohoes, NY, Saratoga Springs, NY, Springs, NY, US Military, New York

Rock Hill Herald

Court testimony: Veteran who killed Chester Co. baby ordered to kill child in Afghanistan

The target: An 8-year-old boy who carried what Bradley's unit thought was an improvised explosive device , common in the Afghanistan war zone where Bradley experienced his first overseas deployment.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, US Military, Fort Riley, Fort Riley, KS

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.


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

Fox News

Right to Bare Arms? Army soldiers in big fight to roll up uniform sleeves

The black beret, seen above, was shelved in 2011 as the official headgear for the Army Combat Uniform.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, Fort Polk, North Carolina

Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

But it's a truism confirmed time and time again, that when a natural disaster strikes, people often find a streak of inner goodness.


Related Topix: Nebraska, Natural Disasters, Pilger, NE, US Military, Hastings, Education Etc., Opinion

Stars and Stripes

'Chaplain with the Dog' breaks down barriers at Fort Bliss, Afghanistan

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley, Chief of the Army Reserve and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, thanks Sgt.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX