18 hrs ago
Firefighters find lost engagement ring
Rochester, N.Y. --- It was a perfectly planned proposal...but it still required four Rochester Firefighters to save the day.
22 hrs ago
E. Texas soldier welcomed home for Christmas
She made it through basic training just in time for the holidays. U.S. Army Private Kirstin Roush came back to East Texas and was greeted by a group of people who really love their "work"- the Welcome Home Soldiers group.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
GI jailed after trying to sell explosive
A Fort Hood soldier remained jailed Thursday on charges of possessing illicit explosives the FBI said were stolen during a military field exercise.
U.S. Gov't to Pay $6.5M for Baby's Brain Injury
A Michigan family is set to collect $6.5 million for their baby's brain injury at a military hospital, after a judge approved a settlement agreement with the federal government.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Outside the Beltway
US Army Honors Confederate Generals
The U.S. Army War College, which molds future field generals, has begun discussing whether it should remove its portraits of Confederate generals - including those of Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Coburn shows what $28 billion in government waste looks like
Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, speaks during a news conference to release his annual report of what he calls "wasteful and low-priority" spending.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
MILLER: Allen West's fitness routine puts holiday revelers to shame
Tis the season to eat and drink too much and let workout routines slip. While the rest of put off the gym and diets until after the New Year, former U.S. Rep. Allen West keeps to his military workout routine.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Army announces deployments for 8,300 soldiers
A soldier patrols near Baraki Barak base in Logar province in October. DoD announced the names of four brigades and a division headquarters that will deploy to Afghanistan next year.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
SMURFS 2 screening set for Saturday at Palmer Theater at Fort Hood
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Fort Hood, and Smurf characters are inviting military children of all ages to a special screening of The Smurfs 2 at 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at Palmer Theater here.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Taliban Magazine Pays Tributes To Fort Hood jihadi U.S. Major Nidal Hasan
Issue IV Of Taliban Magazine Azan Pays Tributes To Convicted U.S. Major Nidal Hasan, Says If A Stupid Smoker Could Cause Fire In Sydney Stadium, 'Then What About An 'Intelligent' Mujahid Who Decides To Trigger Off Bushfires In Australia? The latest issue of the English-language jihadi magazine Azan, which is published by the Taliban in Khurasan , ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Contemporary Fiction Views: Institutions and those who also serve
It rarely pays to go into any reading experience with my expectations already in place.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Stars and Stripes
First three female soldiers join Fort Hood artillery unit
Pvt. Anika Degraff, a fire direction specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Pegasus Fires at Fort Hood, Texas, speaks with her supervisor Nov. 19 inside 2-20th FAR command tent during a validation exercise.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Battle over benefits for family of soldier killed at Fort Hood
The spouse of a fallen soldier choked back tears Thursday as she glanced for the first time at his name etched in granite at Houston's Fallen Warriors Memorial.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Female army members allegedly pressured into prostitution by officers at Ft. Hood
A number of female Army privates at Fort Hood military base in Texas were allegedly pressured to prostitute themselves to superior officers, with the senior-most officer being the one in charge of sexual assault prevention for the unit.
Fort Hood jury finds soldier guilty of solicitation of adultery
A Fort Hood jury late Tuesday found Master Sgt. Brad Grimes guilty of conspiring to patronize a prostitute and solicit adultery in a case involving an alleged prostitution ring that officials say was run by a sexual assault prevention officer at the Army post.
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A Fort Hood sergeant convicted in a prostitution and adultery case allegedly involving cash-strapped female soldiers has been reprimanded and demoted.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Army sergeant accused of recruiting soldiers as prostitutes
Female soldiers at Fort Hood testified Monday that they were recruited for a prostitution ring set up by a sergeant involved in the sexual assault and harassment program at the Central Texas post.
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Military jury deliberating in Fort Hood prostitution trial
A military jury is now deliberating the fate of Fort Hood Master Sergeant Brad Grimes who is charged with adultery and solicitation of prostitution.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Fort Hood prostitution ring trial to start today
In what could be the first of multiple court-martials involving an alleged prostitution ring at Fort Hood, a senior non-commissioned officer who served in Iraq and Afghanistan is set to go on trial this afternoon on charges of conspiring to pay a female private for sex in February.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Long War Journal
Analysis: Al Qaeda seeks to spin capture of top operative
Al Qaeda propagandist Adam Gadahn has released a new video denouncing the capture of a top operative known as Abu Anas al Libi.