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15 hrs ago | El Paso Times

Fort Bliss' 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade enters next chapter with new commander

Col. Clem Coward Jr., commander of the 11th ADA Brigade, has heart-felt words for his soldiers prior to relinquishing command Friday to Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Bliss, Fort Bliss, TX

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Washington Examiner

Rep. Jim Bridenstine says he'll abide by immigration facility...

Rep. Jim Bridenstine says he won't let the Obama administration keep him away from visiting camps for underage migrants who entered the U.S. illegally.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine, US Military, US Army, Healthcare Law, Law

Yahoo!

Teen immigrants await fate at Okla. base

FORT SILL, Okla-Plastered on the walls of an old Army barracks in Oklahoma are childish drawings depicting the American Dream.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, US Military, US Army, Fort Sill, OK, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Family, Teenagers, Kids

KMBC-TV

KMBC reporter tours facility where immigrant children are held

Hundreds of immigrant children who were taken into custody after crossing the border between the United States and Mexico without an adult are being held in military installations, including Oklahoma's Fort Sill.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

KMBC-TV

KMBC reporter tours facility where immigrant children are held

Hundreds of immigrant children who were taken into custody after crossing the border between the United States and Mexico without an adult are being held in military installations, including Oklahoma's Fort Sill.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

NewsOK.com

Top Army brass defend troubled intelligence system

This week, after an inquiry by The Associated Press, the Army acknowledged that Campbell misspoke about his son's unit.

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KAUZ

Federal officials open Fort Sill shelter to media

Federal officials plan to allow members of the media to tour a temporary shelter at Fort Sill that is being used to house more than 1,000 mostly teenage immigrants from Central America.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Fort Jackson commander doubts cuts will be as deep as Army warns

Fort Jackson's commander, Maj. Gen. Brsadley Becker, said Tuesday that any future cuts at the nation's largest training base likely will be less than the 3,100 workers warned by the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Jackson, US Army, Chattahoochee County, GA, Fort Benning, GA, US Air Force

NewsOK.com

Rep. Tom Cole: White House not telling truth about illegal minors

Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, said Tuesday he would listen to the Obama administration's arguments for needing nearly $4 billion to deal with the current wave of illegal aliens.

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Stars and Stripes

Most young immigrants will be returned home, White House say

A ferry boat carrying goods and immigrants bound for Mexico and the United States crosses the Suchiate River almost directly beneath the formal border crossing bridge that joins Mexico and Guatemala, on June 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, Prison, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine, US Military, US Army, Fort Sill, OK

Lucianne.com

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As members of Congress and reporters ask to visit federal facilities housing children who have been apprehended by the U.S. in recent months, federal officials are slapping limits on members of the news media who want a glimpse inside.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Sill, OK, World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma Rep. Jim Bridenstine wants "unfettered access"...

Rep. Jim Bridenstine said Monday that he wants "unfettered access" to the Fort Sill facility housing unaccompanied alien children, and he criticized the media tour scheduled for Thursday at the U.S. Army post in southwestern Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Senator Jim Inhofe, US Senate, Tom Cole, Representative Mary Fallin, Oklahoma, US Military, US Army

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Schumer says Fort Drum is not seriously considered for child refugee site

The prospect of hundreds of refugee children being placed at Fort Drum seems unlikely, according to U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Drum, US Army, Fort Drum, NY, Prison, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base

Fri Jul 04, 2014

KSWO

Fort Sill celebrates 238 years of American independence

The United States Army, with all of its pride and pageantry, put on the annual Fort Sill ceremony, complete with the 77th Army band.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Sill, OK, Life, Holidays, 4th of July

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Vicksburg Post

POW recalls service in Korea

"We were in hand-to-hand combat. I got lucky and ran up on the top of the hill," said Williams who now lives in Augusta, Ga., but is in Vicksburg this weekend for events sponsored by the Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

NewsOK.com

Bridenstine: I couldn't get in to see illegal minors at Fort Sill

Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Tulsa, said he was denied access Tuesday to the Fort Sill facility housing unaccompanied minors who have illegally crossed the U.S. border.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine, US Politics, US Military, US Army, Fort Sill, OK

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Fort Drum eyed as site for housing refugee children

Vacant space on the base has been identified as a possible location for housing refugee children who arrive in the United States unaccompanied by an adult.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Drum, US Army, Fort Drum, NY, Prison, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base

KSWO

Naturalization ceremony is a dream come true for young soldiers

FORT SILL, Okla._For Independence Day this year, a group of Fort Sill soldiers got the gift they've always dreamed of, becoming a U.S. citizen.

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Missileer

West Point graduate assumes command of DEOMI

Lt. Gen. Michael Linnington, Military Deputy to the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, left, and Army Col.

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Related Topix: West Point, NY, US Military, US Army, US Air Force, Patrick Air Force Base, Nellis Air Force Base, United States Military Academy

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Washington Times

Pentagon approaching cap for housing immigrant children at military bases

The Pentagon is nearing its cap for the number of illegal immigrant children that it has agreed to house on military bases, forcing the Obama administration to consider its options for sheltering the influx of unaccompanied minors flooding over the borders.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Military, US Army

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