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Wednesday Aug 20 | Daily Mail

Bowe Bergdahl plans to go to college if he is cleared of desertion by Army

Taliban 'captive' Bowe Bergdahl plans to leave the Army and head to college if he is cleared of desertion charges by inquiry Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier who spent five years in Taliban captivity, plans to leave the Army and go to college if he is cleared of desertion by an inquiry.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Fort-Richardson, AK, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WMUR-TV Manchester

Texas veteran creates designs for amputees free of charge

They fight for our freedom, putting their own lives on the line. Now, a veteran in Texas is trying to help fellow servicemen and women by making their recovery a little easier.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Sat Aug 09, 2014

ABC News

PHOTO: Wrestler Chris Melendez lost one leg when he was deployed in Iraq

Chris Melendez lost one leg when he was deployed in Iraq, but that didn't deter him from becoming a wrestler.


Related Topix: New York, Life, Veteran Affairs, Explosion, US Military, US Army

Wed Aug 06, 2014


Army has begun questioning Bergdahl about capture

The U.S. Army has begun questioning Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl about his disappearance in Afghanistan that led to five years in captivity by the Taliban, his attorney and an Army spokeswoman said Wednesday.


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

Army Times

Purple Heart amputee makes pro wrestling debut

Promo photo of Chris Melendez, a soldier who lost a leg to an IED in Iraq who is now a professional wrestler.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Aug 05, 2014


Skip the steroids for shoulder pain?

Kids who spend a little time playing video games each day might be more well-adjusted than those who never play, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Nutrition, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, US Military, US Army


Skip the Steroids for Shoulder Pain?

Researchers compared the two nonsurgical approaches in a group of 100-plus adults suffering from shoulder pain caused by rotator cuff problems, tendinitis or bursitis.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Sam Houston, TX, Fort Sam Houston, TX, Medicine

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis

Washington People: Susan Bayliss

Susan Bayliss, MD, looks over a dermatology text with Patricia Crader, a staff nurse who has worked with Bayliss for 23 years.


Related Topix: Dermatology, Texas, University of Texas at Austin, US Army, Nursing

Annals of Internal Medicine

One-Year Outcome of Subacromial Corticosteroid Injection Compared...

Disclaimer: The opinions and assertions contained herein are the private views of the authors and are not to be construed as official or as reflecting the views of the Department of the Army or Department of Defense.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Department of Defense, US News, Fort Sam Houston, TX


Injections and physical therapy equal for treating shoulder pain

Researchers compared the treatments for people with shoulder impingement syndrome, a common type of persistent pain that can be caused by tendonitis, bursitis or other inflammation in the shoulder joint.


Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, US Military, US Army, Sam Houston, TX, Fort Sam Houston, TX

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Service dog helps shepherd major into new life

Maj. Will Lyles is assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group at Egland Air Force Base in Florida.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Army

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,197

As of Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at least 2,197 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Visalia, CA, US Military, US Army, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WIBA-AM Madison

Fort Hood soldier from Wisconsin dies in Texas

The Defense Department says 20-year-old Pfc. Donnell Antwain Hamilton Jr. of Kenosha, Wisconsin, died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Military deathsMilitary deathsDeaths of U.S. military personnel...

Military deaths Deaths of U.S. military personnel reported during the week of Aug. 20 Check out this story on Pfc.


Related Topix: Kenosha, WI, US Military, US Army, World News, Afghanistan, Asia

Fri Jul 25, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense News Release: DoD Identifies Army Casualty

Pfc. Donnell A. Hamilton, Jr., 20, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, died July 24, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, from an illness sustained in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Kenosha, WI, World News, Afghanistan,


Celebrity Kindness: Denzel Washington supports military families with Fisher House

Actor Denzel Washington, known for his dynamic roles in Flight and Glory , has embraced Greater Fisher House, a charity that works with the military.


Related Topix: Flight, Glory, Short, Comedy Movies, History Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Denzel Washington, US Military, US Army, US Marine Corps, us Travel, Travel