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3 hrs ago | AlertNet

Amateur explorers claim to find lost Army fort in Florida ...

A team of amateur explorers say they found the site of a lost U.S. Army fort buried deep in the Everglades that once served as a restocking post for troops during a series of guerilla-like battles with Seminole Indians.


Related Topix: Florida, US Military

7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Column: Veterans and suicide

Retired U.S. Army Sergeant Josh Renschler, right, testifies before the House Veterans Affairs Committee last week.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US National Guard, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Kos

US military wants 25% of its energy from renewable sources by 2025, solar saving lives in war zones

Stephen O'Brien, of The Motley Fool, writes in The Business Insider that, The US Military Could Drive Solar Energy Growth, telling us that the Department of Defense, DOD, spends $20 billion a year on energy making them the largest energy consumer on earth.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Department of Defense, US News, US Military, Fort Huachuca

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Black Hawk Native Helps Disable Roadside Bombs

A Black Hawk native is leading soldiers who have one of the most dangerous jobs in the military - disabling roadside bombs in Afghanistan.


Related Topix: US Military

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Latest Immigration Firestorm Touches Oklahoma

As hundreds of immigrant children stay at a temporary shelter at the Fort Sill Army Post near Lawton, some Oklahoma leaders say they are concerned a broad agreement on the nation's immigration policy won't be reached this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Oklahoma, US Military, Fort Sill, OK, Fort Sill, Immigration Reform

Bellingham Herald

Wounded veteran standing tall, looking to future

At least that's what he says. She swears it was the summer after sixth grade, maybe seventh.


Related Topix: Elkins Park, PA, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, Explosion

Army Times

Army General: Black Hawks Better Suited for Guard Mission

The Army's plan to shift National Guard AH-64 Apaches into the active duty in exchange for UH-60 Black Hawks will allow governors to better respond to state disasters, the general in charge of training the service's helicopter pilots said.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Rucker, US National Guard, Science / Technology, NASA, Bell OH-58 Kiowa, Bell Aircraft, Aircraft, Military Aircraft

Stars and Stripes

Warrior's brew: Army vets launch Georgia craft brewery

Service Brewing Co. CEO Kevin Ryan takes a gulp of beer. Ryan and Dan Sartin, a fellow former infantry officer, joined together last year to begin the plans for Service Brewing.


Related Topix: Hunter Army Airfield, US Military, Beer, Drink, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, World News, Germany, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies

Stars and Stripes

Fog of war in Benghazi hampered military response

The military might have been able to prevent two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi if commanders had known more about the intensity of the sporadic gunfire directed at the CIA installation where Americans had taken refuge and had pressed to get a rescue team there faster, according to senior military leaders.


Related Topix: Africa, Libya, US Military

Dimon Kendrick-Holmes: Then it's Hi! Hi! Hey

While watching Friday's change of command, I remembered how much I enjoy listening to Army music, especially when played by Fort Benning's Maneuver Center of Excellence Band, which is, well, excellent.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Russia Taday

Fire and Forget: DARPA successfully tests revolutionary self-guiding bullet

US military research agency DARPA says it is homing in on its long-term ambition of producing self-guided bullets, after staging a test in which a sniper was able to shoot at a target at a radically wrong angle, and yet still hit it perfectly.


Related Topix: US Military

Aerotech News And Review

Army tests putting NERO electronic warfare jammer on UAVs

Last month within the mountainous terrain of The Great Salt Lake Desert at Dugway Proving Ground Utah, the U.S. Army conducted flight testing of an unmanned airborne electronic attack capability known as NERO, or the Networked Electronic Warfare Remotely Operated.


Related Topix: Dugway Proving Ground, US Military

Jul. 11: A hero is killed in Madison County

Lemuel Augustus Penn was murdered on July 11, 1964 in Madison County, Georgia. He died without knowing he would play an important role in the struggle for civil rights in the USA and particularly in the South.


Related Topix: Madison County, GA, US Military, Fort Benning, Howard University, Benning (Washington, DC), Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Soldier's surprise homecoming caught on camera

Army Specialist James Muir is back home from Korea, but his reunion with his young family and son in Milton included a big element of surprise.


Related Topix: US Military, Kunsan Air Base, US Air Force

The Baltimore Sun

Former Korean 'comfort women' for U.S. troops sue own government

Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, US Military, Camp Humphreys, 9

Globe and Mail

Homegrown jihadis: Canadians have always fought in other people's wars

Canadians seem to be shocked that Canadian citizens are fighting for al-Qaeda and its more radical rival offshoot, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Nigeria, US Military, Roman Catholic Church, Religion,

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Military leaders back Bergdahl prisoner exchange

Bowe Bergdahl for five imprisoned Taliban leaders, letters released Thursday show.


Related Topix: Brooke Army Medical Center, US Military, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military Prisons

Sunday Interview with Maj. Gen. H.R. McMaster

ROBIN TRIMARCHI Maj. Gen. H.R. McMaster talks with the Ledger-Enquirer for the Sunday interview.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Benning, Fort Monroe, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA

The Washington Post

Can Netflix survive its fight with cable?

Reed Hastings, the lanky and goateed chief executive of Netflix, is on a mission: to turn his company into the Internet's first-ever television network.


Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, US Military, Hastings, House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Science / Technology

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Mark A. Sluder

Mark was born Nov. 28, 1991, at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.


Related Topix: US Military, Tripler Army Medical Center, Texas, Texas A&M University, Washington State University