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Thursday Jul 24 | The Miami Herald

Army: Patient IDs wrongly trashed at Ala base

The military says as many as 2,300 patients are affected by a breach of personal information at the Lyster Army Health Clinic at Fort Rucker.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Senate derails Army bid to take National Guard helicopters

The Army has lost an initial Senate skirmish over a hotly disputed plan to take Apache attack helicopters away from National Guard units in a budget-cutting move that has infuriated governors and state military leaders.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Senate derails Army bid to take Guard helicopters

This Oct. 8, 2011, photo released by the U.S Army National Guard shows an AH-64D Apache Longbow with the South Carolina Army National Guard releasing flares during a test over Camp Tajo, Iraq.

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Star-Telegram.com

Senate derails Army bid to take Guard helicopters

The Army has lost an initial Senate skirmish over a hotly disputed plan to take Apache attack helicopters away from National Guard units in a budget-cutting move that has infuriated governors and state military leaders.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

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.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Army Times

General defends move to Lakotas for pilot training

An Army general defended his service's decision to buy 100 Airbus UH-72 Lakota helicopters for pilot training, saying the new aircraft will better prepare aviators at a lower overall operating cost.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

U.S. Secretary of Defense visits Fort Rucker

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Alabama Live

Chuck Hagel, defense secretary, warns of sequester's budget cuts at Fort Rucker

Chuck Hagel, U.S. defense secretary, flew into Fort Rucker on Thursday to thank soldiers for their service while also taking questions from soldiers and talking policy with the troops.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Miami Herald

Hagel says nuclear operation has drifted

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told naval submariners on Wednesday that the U.S. has let its focus on the military's nuclear responsibilities drift a bit, but two reviews are wrapping up and he will be looking at recommendations to strengthen the health of the force.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Secretary of Defense to visit Fort Rucker

Fort Rucker is preparing for a visit from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Thursday during which time he'll discuss the facility's national defense role.

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