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Sunday Jul 6 | KeysNews.com

His return is a homecoming for commander

Army Special Forces Maj. Josh Eaton is back in Key West, but this time he's in command -- a far cry from his visit some 14 years ago when just a cadet.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Key West, FL, United States Military Academy

Wed Jul 02, 2014

CNN

I Want to Serve

My name is Sebastian Garcia, and I need your help. This is a matter very close to my heart.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

McRaven, credited with launching plan to get Osama in Laden, to retire from Tampa

Adm. William H. McRaven, widely credit with planning and launching the mission that killed Osama bin Laden in 2011 shortly before ascending to oversee all special operation forces from Tampa, will retire from the military, a spokesman for the U.S. Special Operations Command said Monday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, MacDill Air Force Base, US Army

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Free Dictionary

George Goethals

June 29, 1858 January 21, 1928) was a United States Army officer and civil engineer , best known for his supervision of the construction and the opening of the Panama Canal .

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leonard Wood, US Army, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, United States Military Academy, Astronomy, Science

Free Republic

West Point captain named Weinstein winner. Widow of award namesake made honoray member to MI Corp

At least it wasn't a life-size replica of the sphinx, which sits out the Intelligence Center of Excellence headquarters building.

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Related Topix: West Point, NY, US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, Fort Hood

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Obama seeks military aid for Syrian rebels

President Barack Obama on Thursday asked Congress for the first lethal aid to arm moderate Syrian rebels in a move aimed against both Syrian President Bashar Assad and radical Islamists who have increasingly dominated the opposition movement.

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The Wichita Eagle

Obama seeks military aid for Syrian rebels

June 16, 2014, demonstrators chant pro-al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant as they carry al-Qaida flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, 225 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Military, US Army, United States Military Academy

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fivecoat takes over command of Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade

In a change of command ceremony held Thursday morning at Fort Benning, Col. David G. Fivecoat took over as commander of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade.

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Marshfield News-Herald

Army Band to headline at bandshell

The 451st United States Army Band will perform a free public concert beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Columbia Park Bandshell, 201 W. Arnold St. This concert is free and open to the public and is offered as a tribute to military veterans, their families and community.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Life, Veteran Affairs, Minnesota

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Salem County Prosecutor John T. Lenahan confirmed by state Senate for new term

Lenahan appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Trenton on Thursday for an interview and afterwards the committee recommended, by a 13 to 0 vote, that his name be forwarded to the full Senate for confirmation.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Lt. Gen. Joseph Votel nominated as next Special Operations Command chief at MacDill Air Force Base

Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Votel has been nominated to be promoted to general and serve as commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, MacDill Air Force Base, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Granddaughter of veteran earns appointment to West Point

Emily McGowan has earned an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point from U.S. Senator Roger Wicker and Congressman Gregg Harper of Mississippi.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, United States Military Academy, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, US House of Representatives, Roger Wicker, Representative Gregg Harper, Brandon, MS

Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Times

Fort Polk brigade welcomes new commander

Col. Guy Jones assumed command of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division during ceremonies Thursday at Warrior Field on the Vernon Parish Army base.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

Highest Civilian Award Presented to Senator Larkin

The United States Army presented Senator William J. Larkin Jr. with its highest civilian award, the Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service, in recognition of his decades of distinguished service on behalf of veterans and making a substantial contribution to the accomplishments of the Army's mission.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US News, Cornwall on Hudson, NY, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Stars and Stripes

2nd Airborne Division's 3rd Brigade welcomes new commander

Col. Michael R. Fenzel, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, will relinquish command to Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, George Bush

AmmoLand

President Obama vs. George Washington on Prisoner Exchange

Last week, I spoke about how President Barack Obama justified his prisoner swap of five senior Taliban leaders for U.S. Army Sgt.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Army launches Bergdahl probe

In this image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt.

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Related Topix: Brooke Army Medical Center, US Military, US Army, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Life, Veteran Affairs, West Point, NY

Star-Telegram.com

Army launches Bergdahl probe

The Army on Monday started its investigation into the mysterious June 2009 disappearance of Sgt.

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Roseville Review

East Side young man headed to West Point

Christian Banks, 18, an East Sider and a graduate of Washington Technology Magnet School, is headed to West Point, the United States Military Academy.

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Business & Heritage Clarksville

Fort Donelson, Paris Landing welcome 129th Army Band

DOVER, TN: Fort Donelson National Battlefield and Paris Landing State Park are pleased to be welcoming the 129th Army Band for a special free performance at Paris Landing on Wednesday, July 2. Their concert will be held at Paris Landing's amphitheater, and will begin at 6:30 p.m..

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Dover, TN, Fort Donelson National Battlefield, US National Parks

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