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  1. Army Reserve names Best Warriors after Fort Bragg competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Stars and Stripes

    For the past week, they had been tested mentally and physically. They had begun work in the early hours of each day and had little time to rest as they moved between challenges amid Fort Bragg's vast training grounds.

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  2. Fort Bragg 82nd Airborne paratrooper from Kansas is killed in a motorcycle wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | Stars and Stripes

    An 82nd Airborne paratrooper from Kansas was killed in a Fayetteville, N.C., motorcycle wreck on Thursday, according to Fort Bragg officials. Spc. Isaiah Flowers, 21, of Topeka, was a cannon crewmember assigned to Charlie Battery, 2-319 Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.

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  3. Missing soldier's family: 'You just want the truth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 27 | Stars and Stripes

    Fifty-one years after he was killed in action on a reconnaissance mission near the height of the Vietnam War, Anspach's status remains classified as killed in action and body not recovered. "They've never brought him home," said Cindy Anspach Baucom, his youngest daughter.

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  4. Global War on Terrorism monument poignant for a NC parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | Stars and Stripes

    He knows the ultimate sacrifice of men and women in military uniform who have fought and died for American freedom. McNeill, 71, can tell you all about what it was like to face the foes from Afghanistan to the Persian Gulf to Panama to Vietnam.

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  5. 3rd Special Forces Group honors fallen, celebrates familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    As the 3rd Special Forces Group paid tribute to its fallen soldiers on Saturday, the tight-knit unit added another member to its ranks. Col. Maj.

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  6. Army announces next 82nd Airborne Division commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Officials announced the assignment days before the 82nd Airborne Division begins its annual All American Week, which will include Monday's division-wide run and Wednesday's memorial. It will culminate in a public capabilities exercise at Sicily Drop Zone on Thursday.

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  7. Farmers needed: North Carolina turns to veterans to bolster state's industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    But in recent years, thousands of farms across the state have been shuttered as land has been developed or farmers have closed up shop because of shrinking profits. In response, local, state and federal officials are hoping to enlist reinforcements from North Carolina's second largest economic driver: the military.

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  8. Wilkie fills VA, DOD roles in visit to Fayetteville and Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Robert Wilkie, a top Department of Defense official and acting VA secretary, said the stretch of N.C. 24 is the most important road in America. "At the eastern end is 40 percent of the Marine Corps," Wilkie said.

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  9. Ground is broken for $65M Civil War history center in FayettevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Ground was ceremonially broken in Fayetteville on Wednesday for a $65 million museum complex dedicated to the Civil War era, the most divided period in American history. Participants at the event said they hope the complex will be an educational resource and help heal racial and cultural divides that persist in the United States more than 150 years after the war ended.

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  10. NC expected to be finalist for Army Futures CommandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    North Carolina is expected to be named one of the finalists for a new major U.S. Army command, according to Sen. Thom Tillis. Tillis, who was in Fayetteville on Friday for a round table discussion on opioid abuse, told The Fayetteville Observer that Army leaders plan to ask the state to make a case to be the home of U.S. Army Futures Command.

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  11. Military task force aims to avoid 'fair fights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A new task force is devoted to improving the most important yet long overlooked portion of the American military - the infantry. Robert Wilkie, a Fayetteville, N.C., native who is currently dual hatted as undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness in the Department of Defense and acting secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, is responsible for that task force.

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  12. NC vet surprised by long-lost military recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Bobby Ivey didn't quite know what to make of the rolled sheets of paper - tied off with a small ribbon - that were thrust into his hand Friday morning. Ivey, 84, believed he was coming to Certainty Home Loans on Boone Trail Extension to finalize a loan.

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  13. Missing Fort Bragg soldier found, has returned to his unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A Fort Bragg soldier who was listed as AWOL for more than a week was found Monday near the Army post in Fayetteville, N.C., local police said. Army Sgt.

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  14. Missing Fort Bragg soldier is found in FayettevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A Fort Bragg soldier who was reported missing last month has been found in Fayetteville, the Police Department said today. Carl Seeman was found early today in the Yadkin Road corridor by detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department.

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  15. More than 200 Fort Bragg soldiers return from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Especially not the cold, dreary weather that descended Monday afternoon on Fort Bragg. The same weather that delayed a flight carrying her husband and more than 200 other 82nd Airborne Division paratroopers who have been deployed for much of the past year.

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  16. 'I'm not dead,' Vietnam veteran says after VA declares he isRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    "It's not very nice to kill me," Covell, 81, said from his Fayetteville home this week, where he is very much alive. Many of the mistakes are caused by information reported by the Social Security Administration, according to a VA spokesman.

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  17. Fort Bragg soldiers return from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    In the crush of hundreds of paratroopers and their families, Staff Sgt. Evan Boatman held tight to his 20-month-old daughter Emry while his wife looked on smiling.

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  18. 4th person charged in connection with bribery scheme involving Aberdeen Proving Ground contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A fourth person has been indicted by a federal grand jury in an alleged bribery scheme involving contracts awarded by an Aberdeen Proving Ground tenant to an Ohio company, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office announced. Eric D. Price, 58, of Fayetteville, N.C., was indicted Tuesday in U.S. District Court for conspiracy to defraud the United States and wire fraud charges related to payments to him for a "no show" job on a sub-contract under contracts awarded by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, according to a news release from Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Stephen M. Schenning.

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  19. Jump policy update ensures paratroopers maintain hazardous duty payRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Paratroopers who miss a jump within the required three-month time frame because aircraft aren't available or other unforeseen circumstances can make it up and still receive parachute hazardous duty pay, according to a revamped Department of Defense instruction. The change will allow paratroopers to keep their pay when circumstances out of their control prevent them from performing jumps.

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  20. Census officials change how deployed troops are countedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    A change in rules ahead of the 2020 census could prove a boon for military communities, such as the communities surrounding Fort Bragg. Fayetteville and North Carolina leaders have praised the change, which could ensure that the state's large military population is not counted elsewhere, leading to more federal money and the possibility for an additional seat in Congress.

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