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Tuesday | 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.

Comment?

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.

Comment?

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)

Mon Jun 23, 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.

Comment?

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

AlertNet

Obama to award Medal of Honor to U.S. ex-paratrooper Pitts

President Barack Obama will award former Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts the Medal of Honor, the highest U.S. award for heroism, on July 21 for gallantry during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghan war, the White House said on Monday.

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

Sat Jun 21, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Health Newsmakers

Southcoast Health is proud to announce that David Gillespie, MD, has joined Southcoast Physicians Group as Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and will see patients at 300A Faunce Corner Road, Suite 200, in Dartmouth.

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Related Topix: University of Rochester, US Military, US Army, Bethesda, MD, Boston University

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Honor: The nation must live up to its promises to our military veterans

The federal government has failed and continues to fail to ensure that our nation's veterans, including the many here in Guam, get the benefits they earned by serving our country.

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

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Medal of Honor recipient celebrated as miracle

Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter cracks a smile at the White House on Thursday, moments before receiving the Medal of Honor from President Obama.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, University of South Carolina, South Carolina, US Army, Sports

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.

Comment?

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

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Lansing State Journal

From 2009: Michigan soldier wounded in Iraq focuses on family, friends, future

This story was originally published in 2009 Outside the house on Algoma Drive, an American flag snaps in the November breeze as a red mini-van pulls into the driveway.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Williamston, MI, US Military, US Army, Okemos, MI

Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Veterans advocate Steve Robinson dies

WASHINGTON Steve Robinson, a former Army ranger and veterans' advocate who pushed for benefits for veterans dealing with the aftermath of combat, died Thursday.

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Related Topix: Fort Carson, US Army, US Military, Fort Carson, CO

USA Today

Veterans advocate Steve Robinson dies

WASHINGTON Steve Robinson, a former Army ranger and veterans' advocate who pushed for benefits for veterans dealing with the aftermath of combat, died Thursday, at age 51. Veterans advocate Steve Robinson dies WASHINGTON Steve Robinson, a former Army ranger and veterans' advocate who pushed for benefits for veterans dealing with the aftermath of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fort Carson, US Army, US Military, Fort Carson, CO

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.

Comment?

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

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Daily Mail

The surreal US Army sexual harassment training video from the 1970s ...

'This is our football... it's made of skin': ISIS fanatics post sick World Cup tweet alongside shocking images of a beheaded Iraqi policeman as they boast of slaughtering 1,700 soldiers Revealed: How Obama RELEASED the merciless terrorist warlord now leading the ISIS horde blazing a trail of destruction through Iraq 'The chickens are coming home to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Iraq, World News, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Wedding

Stars and Stripes

One VA nurse's story: service, recovery, care

Douglas Connor joined the Army at 17 and spent three years in the infantry, posted in Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Life, Veteran Affairs, Walnut Creek, CA, Opinion

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