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Police: Couple killed by suspects hired for chores

NOVEMBER 12: Clean laundry remains in the dryer in the apartment where Maj. Nadil Malik Hasan lived at the Casa Del Norte apartment complex November 12, 2009 in Killeen, Texas.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MLive.com

Rock the Island Christian Music Festival in Saginaw

As organizers hoped, Grammy Award-winning Christian rapper Lecrae brought the house down Saturday, July 19, at the third annual Rock the Island Festival on Ojibway Island.

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Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Saginaw County, MI, US Military, Camp Grayling

KSWO

Okla. delegation decries holding kids at Fort Sill

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe and all five of Oklahoma's U.S. House members released a joint statement on Monday opposing a decision by the Department of Defense to extend the use of temporary shelters at several military installations, including Fort Sill, through January 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Jim Inhofe, US News, US Senate, US Military, Fort Sill, Fort Sill, OK, Barack Obama

WHAS11

Agency: No plans to use Fort Knox as shelter

A federal agency said Monday it has no plans to use Fort Knox as a temporary shelter for migrant children, offering assurances after U.S. Sen. Rand Paul signaled that the Army post has been considered as a possible site to house some of the young immigrants pouring across the U.S. border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Knox, Fort Knox, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Representative John Yarmuth, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Navy Times

Ryan Pitts receives Medal of Honor for Battle of Wanat

Ryan Pitts, a former Army staff sergeant, stands July 21 after being awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama at the White House.

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Related Topix: US Military, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Nashua, NH

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Chuck Williams: Fort Benning is where the tradition starts for soldiers

That question, in a round about way, came up a couple of weeks ago when Maj. Gen. Scott Miller was taking command of Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

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

Stars and Stripes

Cavoli takes command of 7th Joint Multinational Training Command

Newly frocked Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt handed over command of the U.S. Army's 7th Joint Multinational Training Command to Brig.

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Related Topix: US Military, World News, Germany, Fort Bragg, NC

Silicon Alley Insider

An 'Astonishing' Poll Just Found US Voters Widely Oppose More Military Engagement Abroad

U.S. Army 155mm self-propelled Howitzers assigned to the 7th Corps head toward the Kuwaiti border, Jan. 18, 1991 in Saudi Arabia.

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Related Topix: US Military

Pacific Daily News

Changing parade direction hare-brained idea

When I think about the Liberation Day Parade this year, the first things that come to mind are celebration and portrayal.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

US Army veteran shares story of Cold War-era service

For 58-year-old retired U.S. Army veteran Steve Queen, what started as a way to possibly land a job as a bus driver turned into seven years of service to his country that spanned the globe.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Lewis

WHAS11

Community urged to fight possible Fort Knox job cuts

FORT KNOX, Ky. Thousands of jobs could be on the chopping block at Fort Knox. The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce wants the community to fight the cuts.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Knox, Fort Knox, KY, Hardin County, KY, Louisville, KY

Bryan County News

Armstrong waiving fees for soldiers

To demonstrate its commitment to the military community, Armstrong State University will waive all mandatory student fees for active-duty military starting in the fall semester.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Stewart, Fort Stewart, GA, Liberty County, GA, Hunter Army Airfield

CBS Local

Veteran Turns Pastime Into A Profession

Charles "Doug" Harris, a double amputee who was injured in Afghanistan, used his time in the hospital not only to recover, but also to begin a hobby that is now a business.

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Related Topix: US Military, Kentucky

Stars and Stripes

Friends, family gather as Army names Reserve Center after fallen hero

Mills was one of half a dozen soldiers whom Cashe pulled from a burning Bradley Fighting Vehicle after a roadside bomb hit it in Iraq on Oct. 17, 2005.

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Related Topix: US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, Rick Scott, US Governors, John Mica, US Politics, Corrine Brown, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Bill Nelson

The Baltimore Sun

Harford County still waiting on a base-driven boom in Aberdeen

A chain-link fence marks the edge of Aberdeen Proving Ground , an Army installation where a nationwide base reorganization was supposed to bring so many people and jobs to Harford County that officials worried they would not have the space or resources to meet demand.

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Related Topix: Harford County, MD, Aberdeen, MD, US Military, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, Fort Meade, Baltimore, MD

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Age

'This is a hard system to use'

Ukraine accuses Russia of shooting down MH17, while a rebel leader hits back at accusations that pro-Russian separatists are to blame.

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UpNorthLive.com

Camp Grayling attracts record numbers National Guard training

The eXportable Combat Training Capability, is a two week long training program for National Guard soldiers.

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Related Topix: US Military, Camp Grayling

Air Force Times

Alcohol ban in South Korea reflects 'fight tonight' readiness

Airmen new to Korea cannot buy or drink alcohol within 30 days of arrival - a requirement under a new orientation policy.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Osan Air Base, North Korea, World News, Asia

The Bennington Banner

US communities diverge on child migrant response

As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into South Texas, community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse, N.Y., have offered to set up temporary shelters to relieve the Army bases, holding cells and converted warehouses at the border.

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Related Topix: Texas, US Military, Camp Edwards, US News, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Daily Reporter

US communities diverge on child migrant response

Demonstrators hold signs and flags outside the Mexican Consulate on Friday, July 18, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Texas, US Military, Camp Edwards

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