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  1. Fayetteville couple charged with animal cruelty in puppy's drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Stars and Stripes

    A Fort Bragg soldier charged with felony animal cruelty admitted to drowning the dog in a pond, according to court documents from the Cumberland County Magistrate's office. John Garrett Burrow, 22, and his wife, Kelsey Caroline Burrow, 20, of the 400 block of Georgetown Circle, were charged in the intentional drowning of the puppy on Wednesday, a news release said.

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  2. Fort Bragg soldiers to leave controlled Ebola monitoring, return home ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Stars and Stripes

    One of the first groups of Fort Bragg soldiers to deploy to Africa to help stop the spread of Ebola will be home later this week. The soldiers, believed to be the first group of Fort Bragg troops to return from the mission in West Africa, will have spent the previous 21 days in controlled monitoring at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

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  3. Fort Bragg troops answered the call to help after Haiti earthquake 5 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Stars and Stripes

    Troops from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C., are silhouetted against the rising sun at the Haiti International Airport, Jan. 16, 2010. Most of the 800 or so troops that came in overnight slept under the stars and began moving out to forward operating bases as the morning progressed.

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  4. Army parachute rigger's jump marks end of 40-year careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Stars and Stripes

    The Army's top parachute rigger has retired and plans to move back to Fayetteville, where he has spent most of his 40-year career. He is part of the Parachute Rigger Warrant Officer Hall of Fame and previously served in the 82nd Airborne Division, 18th Airborne Corps and 1st Corps Support Command, now known as the 1st Theater Support Command.

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  5. Civilians welcomed at Fort Bragg homes as Army ranks thinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Stars and Stripes

    As the Army thins its ranks, competition to fill rental homes around and even on Fort Bragg is heating up. The private company managing homes on Fort Bragg announced this week it is recruiting Defense Department civilians and easing eligibility requirements to allow Army sergeants into its 120 new, luxury apartments for singles.

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  6. Lt. Gen. John F. Mulholland Jr., ex-special ops commander, takes CIA jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2011 | Stars and Stripes

    A former commander of Army Special Operations and the officer who led the first Green Berets on the ground in Afghanistan has joined the CIA. Lt. Gen.

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  7. 100 soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord headed to IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Stars and Stripes

    About 100 soldiers stationed at Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington will deploy to Iraq later this month, the Army announced Wednesday. The soldiers of 51st Signal Battalion , 35th Signal Brigade , will provide communication support for the combined joint task force there as part of Operation Inherent Resolve.

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  8. Some Fort Drum housing being opened to military retirees, federal civilian workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Stars and Stripes

    A small amount of on-post housing will now be available to military retirees, federal civil service and Department of Defense civilian workers. About 30 residences, a mixture of two-, three- and four-bedroom units, will be made available immediately, though that number could fluctuate based on the demands of active-duty soldiers, who have first priority for the housing.

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  9. 2015 is a year of reflection for Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Army Jumpmasters from the 3rd Military Information Support Battalion meet at sunrise by a UH-60 Black Hawk to discuss the days Airborne operations, Dec. 5, 2014, at Fort Bragg, N.C. But 2015 also will be a year of reflection for those on Fort Bragg and Fayetteville, because it will mark several important anniversaries. Twenty-five years ago, come August, Fort Bragg soldiers were among the U.S. troops massing in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield, the build-up to the first Gulf War in Iraq.

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  10. After year of trouble, Fayetteville Veterans Affairs hospital building for futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Stars and Stripes

    At seven town hall meetings held since September, Goolsby - the director of the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center - calmly stood before crowds of sometimes angry veterans. At the height of the national VA scandal - and after Fayetteville was revealed to have the longest wait times for veteran health care in the nation - she took the abuse, the calls for her job and the criticism of her staff.

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  11. A year of change, a year of challenges for Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | Stars and Stripes

    Paratroopers fill the sky at Sicily Drop Zone for the 17th Annual Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop, hosted by the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command , a U.S. Army Reserve operational command, Dec. 6, 2014 at Fort Bragg, N.C. So it is only fitting that, as this year draws to a close, we've been pretty busy writing about Fort Bragg troops returning home from Afghanistan. But while the war in Afghanistan has served as the bookends to 2014, there has been plenty of news in between.

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  12. Soldiers rarely prosecuted for desertion, Army data showRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The U.S. Army has prosecuted about 1,900 cases of desertion since 2001, despite tens of thousands of soldiers fleeing the service in the face of deadly combat, long and multiple deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan and strains on military families. The data reflect how rarely the military takes desertion cases to court.

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  13. Army data shows rarity of desertion prosecutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The U.S. Army has prosecuted about 1,900 cases of desertion since 2001, despite tens of thousands of soldiers fleeing the service in the face of deadly combat, long and multiple deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan and strains on military families. The data reflects how rarely the military takes desertion cases to court.

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  14. Facebook plea brings strangers to aid of Vietnam veteran near Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Vietnam veteran Donald Lee wobbled around with a cane as the sound of axes chopping wood and chainsaws taking down trees echoed throughout his five-acre property. He occasionally stopped to pet one of his many rescue dogs or to hug one of the soldiers who arrived to join the others already working on his property.

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  15. Hostage killings have given new impetus to even risky rescue attemptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Under cover of darkness, three dozen U.S. commandos crept up on a walled compound in southern Yemen. Intelligence indicated that Luke Somers, an American hostage, was imprisoned inside.

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  16. Suspect in NYPD cop killings shot Fort Bragg airman hours earlier, investigators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    This photo provided by the New York Police Department shows officer Wenjian Liu. Liu and officer Rafael Ramos where shot and killed Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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  17. N.C. veteran turns out for every departure and homecoming at Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    More than 300 paratroopers assigned to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, are scheduled to return from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. The soldiers' family members have gathered in force to greet their loved ones.

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  18. Afghanistan was Fort Bragg's warRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    At the Afghan National Army commando school just south of the capital city, there's a classroom where Afghan soldiers are learning to speak English. On a wall across from a large map of the United States was a familiar sight: a photograph of a wooden sign with white letters.

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  19. Former Delta Force doc named top rural physician in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    RAPHINE, Va. - Dr. John "Rob" Marsh was already more than 12 hours into his workday last Tuesday when he rolled up to a tiny darkened house in Vesuvius, an out-of-the-way town in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley.

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  20. 1st Theater Sustainment Command troops return from Mideast to Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    For most of the nearly 12 hour drive to Fort Bragg, 2-year-old Arielle Perkin bounced in her seat and chattered incessantly about her mom. "On the drive all the way up here, that's all we heard," said Kwann Hicks, Perkin's grandfather, who drove the young girl from Detroit for a very special early Christmas gift.

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