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11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Jersey girls get firsthand look into politics with Girls State, Girls Nation programs

From Lakewood, N.J., to Washington, D.C., New Jersey high school students Ankita Satpathy and Daphne Gould have been exploring the ins and outs of government through the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State and Girls Nation Programs.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lakewood, NJ, US Military, US Army

Thu Jul 24, 2014

City Paper

Chatter: Au Revoir, Les Diplomates

"Oh good, pretty soon the effin' NIMBYs of DC are going to cause an international incident."

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army

Nashua Telegraph

Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts of Nashua breaks gavel at New York Stock Exchange

Former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts, of Nashua, who was awarded the Medal of Honor this week, brought a definitive close to the trading day at the New York Stock Exchange, inadvertently breaking a gavel used in the ceremony.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Nashua, NH

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

N.H. Vet To Receive Medal Of Honor

Ryan Pitts joined the Army in 2003 after he graduated from Souhegan High School in Amherst, N.H. Five years later he was fighting for his life in one of the bloodiest battles of the war in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Amherst, NH, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Nashua, NH

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Switched

Quadruple Amputee Vet Doesn't Have A 'Sob Story,' But It's A Story That's Inspiring Thousands

Of all the soldiers who have been injured in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, retired Staff Sgt.

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The White House

ADVISORY: President Obama to Award the Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON In the afternoon of July 21, 2014, President Barack Obama will award Ryan M. Pitts, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Nashua, NH

American Reporter

ConstanceWORKIN' for the Yankee Dollar

In May 2004, the New York Times , while claiming it was aggressive in pursuing stories about the Bush-Cheney Administration, slipped in an apology for acting more as the mouthpiece for politicians than as a watchdog for society.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, US Army

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Washington Post

Federal Eye: A brief history of the federal government's information-security problems

U.S. officials confirmed Thursday that hackers may have breached an Office of Personnel Management's network that contains personal information about federal employees.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, US Army, Liberal Political News

American Reporter

ConstanceWORKIN' for the Yankee Dollar

In May 2004, the New York Times , while claiming it was aggressive in pursuing stories about the Bush-Cheney Administration, slipped in an apology for acting more as the mouthpiece for politicians than as a watchdog for society.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, US Army

Tue Jul 08, 2014

American Reporter

ConstanceWORKIN' for the Yankee Dollar

In May 2004, the New York Times , while claiming it was aggressive in pursuing stories about the Bush-Cheney Administration, slipped in an apology for acting more as the mouthpiece for politicians than as a watchdog for society.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, US Army

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Fine Print: Whata s the price tag on keeping troops safe?

Put another way, has the $45 billion to $50 billion invested in purchasing some 25,000 MRAPs - mine-resistant, ambush-protected troop-carrying vehicles - been worth it? Former defense secretary Robert M. Gates, in speeches and in his book " Duty ," pretty well set the public version of the story.

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Related Topix: National Defense University, US Military, US Army, US Politics, US News

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Seattle Times

Vet wants to share award with fallen comrade

On the morning of July 13, 2008, Cpl. Jason Bogar fired some 600 rounds of ammunition at Taliban fighters trying to overrun his small observation post in a rugged corner of eastern Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, US Army

Thu Jul 03, 2014

American Reporter

ConstanceWORKIN' for the Yankee Dollar

In May 2004, the New York Times , while claiming it was aggressive in pursuing stories about the Bush-Cheney Administration, slipped in an apology for acting more as the mouthpiece for politicians than as a watchdog for society.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, US Army

Sun Jun 29, 2014

American Reporter

ConstanceWORKIN' for the Yankee Dollar

In May 2004, the New York Times , while claiming it was aggressive in pursuing stories about the Bush-Cheney Administration, slipped in an apology for acting more as the mouthpiece for politicians than as a watchdog for society.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, US Army

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

'I am in awe of the men I served with'

After 14 months in combat in Afghanistan, from the spring of 2007 to July 2008, the 50 members of 2nd Platoon's Chosen Company had come to know each other so well, they could identify each other in the dark, simply by how the other soldier walked.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, US Army, Aiea, HI

Wed Jun 25, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumDON'T Hold the Presses, Please

In May 2004, the New York Times , while claiming it was aggressive in pursuing stories about the Bush-Cheney Administration, slipped in an apology for acting more as the mouthpiece for politicians than as a watchdog for society.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, US Army

Nashua Telegraph

Nashua Medal of Honor recipient says he'll be 'caretaker' of award

Ryan Pitts never wanted the Medal of Honor. In fact, it's good that it took six years for the award recognizing his uncommon valor on an Afghanistan battlefield to arrive, because it gave him time to think - to "come to terms with it."

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Related Topix: Nashua, NH, US Military, US Army, Benning (Washington, DC)

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