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7 min ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Gov. Cuomo touts Fort Druma s strengths in letter to top Army officials

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has sent a letter to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Drum, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fort Drum, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Florida Army sergeant killed in Afghanistan

Army Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. Leggett of Ruskin died after being "engaged by the enemy" in Afghanistan Wednesday, the Department of Defense said Thursday.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, Florida, Department of Defense, US News

Stars and Stripes

US Army-Bangladesh exercise hones earthquake disaster response

Col. Mohammad Tawhid-Ul-Islam of the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division delivers a presentation on the Dhaka City Earthquake Contingency Response Plan on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, the opening day of the Pacific Resilience Disaster Relief Exercise and Exchange in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Military,


GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap

This August 2014 file photo provided by Eugene R. Fidell shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl preparing to be interviewed by Army investigators.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Sam Houston, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Virginian-Pilot

Marine who vanished in Iraq has court hearing

U.S. Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun prepares himself as he waits to make a statement to a large crowd of media outside the gates to USMC Base Quantico, Va.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Camp Lejeune

DC Military

General killed in Afghanistan buried in ANC

Dr. Susan Myers, widow of Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, places a red rose on her husband's casket following a graveside service for the major general in Arlington National Cemetery, Aug. 14. Greene was killed by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier Aug. 5 while visiting Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul, Afghanistan.


Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Afghanistan,

North County Public Radio

Support at Ft. Drum for missile site that may never be built

Fort Drum is one of four locations the military is considering for a missile defense site for the East Coast.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Drum, Fort Drum, NY, Strategic Defense Initiative, Watertown, NY, Carthage, NY

Business Journal

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.


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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Fillmore, UT, US Military


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Colorado Springs Business Journal

No Comment

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.


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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg