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23 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Fond du Lac military news

Matthew Vanden Boogaard and Brandon Sabish joined the United States Army Reserve under the delayed training program.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KSWO

Fort Sill soldier becomes a hero

FORT SILL, Okla._During a live grenade training exercise, one grenade didn't quite make it over the wall but thanks to the quick reactions of one instructor, no one was hurt.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

KSWO

Fort Sill trains women for combat positions

FORT SILL, Okla._Women in the military have made history, they're now doing jobs that they were unable to a year ago.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Sill, OK

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The News-Gazette

Soldier gets surprise welcome

Seth Dickey received a hero's welcome when he arrived in his hometown of Gibson City on Monday after a year of service in the U.S. Army, including six months in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Gibson City, IL, US Military, US Army, Bloomington, IL, Melvin, IL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KSWO

RACH: Turning ER into urgent care center

FORT SILL, Okla._The Reynolds Army Community Hospital will convert their current emergency room into an urgent care room on July 1. Ninety-nine percent of the care provided by the Reynolds Army Community Hospital emergency room in 2013 is considered to be non-emergency cases.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Warrior of the Month: Matthew Cullen spent nine months in Afghanistan

Redlands >> As 26-year-old United States Army Specialist Matthew Cullen, a 2007 graduate of Redlands East Valley High School, flew into Afghanistan on a military supply plane, he couldn't keep out the thoughts if he would make it back home alive.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, US Army, Fort Lewis, Redlands, CA

The Fresno Bee

Large numbers of vets with PTSD live near military bases

Data compiled by the Department of Veterans Affairs and analyzed by McClatchy show that hundreds of veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and live near Fort Hood, while thousands more reside near the nation's other military installations.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, Fort Bragg, Fort Carson, Camp Lejeune

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Westminster student in new volley of women in Army artillery

Courtesy U.S. Army/Department of Defense U.S. Army soldiers assigned to Bulldog Battery, Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment prepare for a fire mission with an M777A2 towed 155 mm howitzer during the regiment's mission rehearsal exercise at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, in Grafenwoehr, Germany, in 2013.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Prison, University of Utah

Fri Apr 04, 2014

KSWO

Special Olympics competition comes to Fort Sill

FORT SILL, Okla._Over five hundred athletes from across southwest Oklahoma stormed Fort Sill's Prichard Field for the annual Great Plains Area Special Olympics.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Sill, OK

NBC Philadelphia

Army ID's Ft. Hood Shooting Victims

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, speaking at Fort Hood on Friday, April 4, 2014, two days after a mass shooting on the Texas Army post.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Eustis, Rose Barracks, Fort Jackson, Fort Monroe

NBC Dallas

Army Confirms Names of Soldiers Killed at Fort Hood

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, speaking at Fort Hood on Friday, April 4, 2014, two days after a mass shooting on the Texas Army post.

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NBC Washington

Army ID's Ft. Hood Shooting Victims

Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, speaking at Fort Hood on Friday, April 4, 2014, two days after a mass shooting on the Texas Army post.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Eustis, Rose Barracks, Fort Jackson, Fort Monroe

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Charleston Business Journal

Fort Jackson steels itself to possible loss of 3,100 jobs

Fort Jackson and the post's local supporters are bracing for the possibility that 3,100 military and civilian jobs could be lost by the end of the decade.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Jackson, US Army, Fort Benning

The Macon Telegraph

Soldier dons scuba gear to re-enlist under water

The unusual re-enlistment ceremony for Army Sgt. Jason Baringhaus was held Wednesday in a pool at Chattahoochee Scuba, a snorkel and swim center in Columbus.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Burlington Times News

Father and son, marching in step

It was both a proud and surprising day for Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Pulliam Sr. when his son called to tell him the news, "Dad, I got selected."

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KSWO

Ft. Sill soldier uses training in real-life car rescue

COMANCHE COUNTY, Okla._ A Fort Sill soldier is being hailed a hero tonight after witnessing a brutal car accident and rushing to the aid of the two people trapped inside the vehicle.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Couple who lost two sons in less than a year work to help others deal with depression, PTSD

Army Col. Mark Graham hugs his wife Carol at the end of burial ceremonies from their son Army 2nd Lt.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Knox, Fort Carson, US Army, Jeff Dylan Graham, Frankfort, KY

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Charleston Business Journal

Fort Jackson braces for possible loss of 3,100 jobs

Fort Jackson and the post's local supporters are bracing for the possibility that 3,100 military and civilian jobs could be lost by the end of the decade.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Jackson, US Army, Fort Benning

Tue Mar 25, 2014

KSWO

Ft. Sill sets 500 acre prescribed burn

FORT SILL, Okla._Nearly 500 acres of land was burned Tuesday on the west side of Fort Sill in order to reduce the fire risk.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

KSWO

Army looks to revamp appearance policy

FORT SILL, Okla._A new Army regulation means big changes for soldiers, when it comes to their personal appearance and tattoos.

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