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Freed American POW Bowe Bergdahl to return to active duty with US Army TODAY

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is to return to active duty with the US Army on Monday just four weeks on from his return to the United States after spending five years in captivity with the Taliban.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Sam Houston, Prison, Fort Sam Houston, TX

Sun Jul 13, 2014

El Paso Times

Fort Bliss: Cavalry squadron reaches back to past with Spur Ride

MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M.>> A tradition-rich cavalry unit from Fort Bliss reached back into its own past and the history of the cavalry service last week.


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


Long Beach landmarks: Clark Avenue named after controversial copper baron William Andrews Clark

Bonner, known as the “founder of Lakewood” and a land baron, also had an impact on Long Beach.


Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Lakewood, CA, US Military, Los Angeles, CA, Bellflower, CA

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Special Honor

A Chautauqua County native who spent nearly 40 years in the military has received the highest form of recognition his regiment offers.


Related Topix: Chautauqua County, NY, US Military, Mayville, NY

The Age

Tougher tattoo rules bring fewer 'but better' recruits

US soldier Roy Lawrence, of Maine, cleaning his weapon somewhere in Iraq in March 2003.


Related Topix: US Military


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

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.


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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.


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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