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9 hrs ago | Free Republic

DOD to provide space for 5,000 more migrant children until next year

The U.S. military will provide housing space for up to an additional 5,000 unaccompanied Central American children who have illegally come across the border, Pentagon spokesman Col.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, US Army, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, US News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Washington Times

Okla. legislator doctor wants minors quarantined

A state legislator who is one of two doctors in the Oklahoma Legislature says state officials are ignoring his request that unaccompanied immigrant minors being housed at Fort Sill be quarantined.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Military, US Army, Fort Sill, OK, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma lawmakers reiterate opposition to Fort Sill as shelter for minors

WASHINGTON _ Members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation said Monday they don't want Fort Sill, the U.S. Army artillery post near Lawton, used to house unaccompanied alien children past the October deadline.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Yahoo!

'No Illeagles Here.'

Demonstrators picketing against the arrival of undocumented migrants who were scheduled to be processed at the Murrieta Border Patrol Station block the buses carrying the migrants in Murrieta, California July 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Lawton, OK, US Military, US Army, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Man accused of being Army deserter is released from jail

A Hampton man accused of deserting the Army was released from Allegheny County Jail on Tuesday, but he must answer to the military charge.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Mon Jul 14, 2014

CBS Local

GOP Rep: Mexican Criminal Organizations Controlling Southern Border, Not US

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, Illegal Immigration, Texas, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Marsha Blackburn, US Military, US Army

Sun Jul 13, 2014

SFGate

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Two Republican members of Congress toured a temporary shelter Saturday at the Fort Sill Army Post near Lawton, where more than 1,100 immigrant children are being housed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Jim Bridenstine, US Military, US Army, Clarksville, TN

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KAUZ

Latest immigration firestorm touches Oklahoma

As hundreds of immigrant children stay at a temporary shelter at the Fort Sill Army Post near Lawton, some Oklahoma leaders say they are concerned a broad agreement on the nation's immigration policy won't be reached this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, US Military, US Army, Immigration Reform

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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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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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Illegal Immigration, Prison, US Military, US Army

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

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