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Burgos Group wins major federal contract

On the same day that Burgos Group was named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies, the company announced a $160 million federal contract that will likely boost its growth even more.

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Related Topix: US Military, White Sands Missile Range, US Air Force

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Topless photos: bisexual soldier row

An investigation into peptide use in the military is at the centre of a row over alleged discrimination against a bisexual soldier and complaints about topless barmaids partying with special forces at a Defence Force club.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, US Military, Campbell Barracks

WGBH

From A Father And Son, What It Means To Be A Military Man

Military service once defined the lives of many men in the United States, particularly before the end of the draft in 1973.

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Related Topix: Fillmore, UT, US Military

KRON 4

Lawyer: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Wants to Attend College

The attorney for an Army sergeant held as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five years says the soldier wants to attend college once the investigation into how he was captured by the Taliban is finished.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Sam Houston, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, San Antonio, TX, Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio, TX), Fort Sam Houston, TX

The Arizona Republic

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway strips original 1941 runway

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport strips original 1941 runway A runway reconstruction project at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway digs up memories of the airport's past.

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Related Topix: US Military, Higley, AZ, US Air Force, Williams Air Force Base, Mesa, AZ

WFAA-TV Dallas

Youngest P.O.W. in U.S. history dies in San Antonio

On Tuesday, friends and family remembered a military hero who lived in San Antonio after surviving years in Japanese War camps.

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Related Topix: US Military, Life, Veteran Affairs, Prostate Cancer, Health

WSYR-AM Syracuse

2 Counties Join Forth Drum for Emergency Exercise

Military officials at Fort Drum say the Army's 10th Mountain Division and local emergency response agencies will be conducting a mass casualty exercise.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Drum, Fort Drum, NY, Watertown, NY

Colorado Springs Business Journal

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As the U.S. Army assesses how to make inevitable post-war cuts in its budget and numbers, Colorado Springs leaders have decided not to take anything for granted about Fort Carson's future.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Carson, Colorado Springs, CO, Fort Carson, CO

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Army Criminal Command actively searching for person connected to missing Soldier

Just moments ago, this Examiner was notified by the mother of Pvt. Juliet Striped Wolf, a missing Fort Bragg Soldier, that the Army's Criminal Investigation Command is now actively searching for a "person of interest" allegedly connected to the young Soldier's disappearance.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, NC

Harlan Daily Enterprise

'Warrior' mentality under fire

Photos of officers bearing assault rifles and wearing head-to-toe battle armor this week in Ferguson, Mo., are raising questions over the blurred lines between police and soldiers.

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Related Topix: Lorain County, OH, US Military, Opinion

Fox News

US Army general accused -- again -- of obstructing probe of grisly Afghan hospital

A two-star Army general, reprimanded once already for misconduct, is being accused of obstructing another investigation into patient abuse and fraud at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan made infamous for its grisly conditions, according to a new watchdog report.

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Related Topix: US Military, World News, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, US Navy, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Conservative Political News

WKYT

Groups try to stave off cuts at Fort Knox

Central Kentucky officials are in the final stages of a letter-writing campaign to oppose potential cuts at Fort Knox.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Knox, Fort Knox, KY

Army Times

Civilian employee union opposes military cuts

The Fayetteville Observer reported that the American Federation of Government Employees has sent letters to U.S. Rep. Renee Elmers and Sens. Richard Burr and Kay Hagan.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg

India.com

US army base shooting: Soldier open fire leaves 3 killed, 11 injured in Texas

Washington, April 3: A soldier opened fire at Fort Hood, an army base in Texas and scene of a massacre in 2009, killing three people and wounding at least 11 others before taking his own life.

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

Yahoo!

Assange says will leave Ecuador embassy in London 'soon'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Monday he would "soon" leave Ecuador's embassy in London but his organisation played down the comment, saying he would not depart until there was an agreement with Britain's government.

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Related Topix: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Prison, US Military

Mon Aug 18, 2014

News Max

Bowe Bergdahl Investigation Extended

An Army investigation into whether Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl deserted his unit, leading to his five-year capture by the Taliban and a rescue by U.S. forces last May, has been extended for at least three more weeks, The Hill reported .

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Sam Houston, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, San Antonio, TX, Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio, TX), Fort Sam Houston, TX

The Baltimore Sun

U.S. ship finishes neutralizing Syria's worst chemical arms: Pentagon

A specially equipped U.S. ship has finished neutralizing all 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria's chemical weapons components surrendered to the international community this year to avert threatened air strikes, the Pentagon said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News, US Military

Ananova

Iraqi Militants Threaten Revenge Attacks On US

Iraqi militants have threatened to respond to US airstrikes by attacking American targets, posting a video in which they warn: "We will drown all of you in blood."

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military

KYTX-TV News

Fort Hood soldier killed has been named

Have you ever had the thought while fighting traffic, "who are all these people?" The city of Austin calls them "single occupants."

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

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Battle Rages for Mosul Dam, Fate Uncertain for Millions Downstream

Gen. Karim Fatah, commander of a Kurdish peshmerga battalion near the dam, told ABC News Kurdish forces have taken control of both ends of the dam, but fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria still control some positions near the western end of the structure.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US Military, US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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