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  1. Bergdahl hearing expected to focus on criticism from TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Stars and Stripes

    Lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will try Monday to convince a judge that he cannot get a fair trial on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy because of highly charged statements made by President Donald Trump.

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  2. Army veteran, Team RWB founder helps students stay positiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Stars and Stripes

    David Gilchrist is standing in an imaginary car, his hands gripped around a wheel that no one else in the room can see, his face snarled into an expression of exaggerated rage. Tires screech.

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  3. Trump called Bergdahl a 'dirty, rotten traitor,' now a judge has to decide if it mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Stars and Stripes

    Attorneys for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will spar with Army prosecutors Monday over disparaging comments about the accused deserter made by President Donald Trump on the campaign trail and whether they will have an impact on the soldier's ability to receive a fair trial.

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  4. NC court rules against retired soldier who lost legs to drunken driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Stars and Stripes

    The North Carolina Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled against a retired soldier who sued the state, an insurance company and a drunken driver following a car crash that took his legs and part of his hand. The Court of Appeals dismissed this lawsuit, which was filed by retired Sgt.

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  5. North Carolina court rules against retired soldier who lost legs to drunken driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Stars and Stripes

    The North Carolina Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled against a retired soldier who sued the state, an insurance company and a drunken driver following a car crash that took his legs and part of his hand. The Court of Appeals dismissed this lawsuit, which was filed by retired Sgt. 1 comment

  6. Paratroopers, airmen learn from each other in Charleston tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Stars and Stripes

    Crews assigned to the C-17 squadrons located at the South Carolina base often travel to North Carolina in support of airborne exercises, working with the 82nd Airborne Division and other paratrooper forces based at Fort Bragg. Jumpmasters and leaders from the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment were welcomed by airmen of the 437th Airlift Wing on Friday.

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  7. Former Fort Bragg contractor sentenced to prison in theft of military supplies for black marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Stars and Stripes

    A former civilian contractor on Fort Bragg has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in the theft of more than 1,700 cases of ready-made military meals that were then sold on the black market in and around Fayetteville. John E. McCaa, who worked in a dining facility on Fort Bragg, was sentenced Wednesday to one year and one day in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, according to court records.

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  8. Report examines impact of Bragg's troop reductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Stars and Stripes

    The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on Monday expect to hear a presentation on the regional impact of troop reductions at Fort Bragg. The draft report by Creative Consulting and Fayetteville State University will include potential ways to deal with the negative economic impact of the reductions.

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  9. 2-day employment event planned for Fort Bragg spouses in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Stars and Stripes

    Fort Bragg spouses can get career advice and meet with potential employers during a two-day event that begins Wednesday. An estimated 45 potential employers and service organizations are expected to participate in the event, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes program.

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  10. Fort Bragg soldiers assess neighborhoods, make recommendations to city leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Stars and Stripes

    Three dozen Fort Bragg soldiers spread out across several Fayetteville neighborhoods in December, cataloging data on blighted properties, neighborhood risks and community concerns. For the soldiers from the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion, the exercise represented real world experience to help prepare them for possible deployments overseas.

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  11. US military botching online fight against Islamic State, investigation findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Stars and Stripes

    Then-Lt. Col. Victor Garcia walks during a change-of-command ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C. Garcia, a 1990 West Point graduate and decorated officer who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, led U.S. Central Command's information operations division from 2013 through July 2016.

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  12. Jeffrey MacDonald case gets new airing in 2 courts: law and public opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Jeffrey McDonald during an interview at the federal correctional institution in Sheridan, Ore. in 1995.

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  13. Army quietly deactivates its small-team reconnaissance unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The Army will quietly deactivate its three long-range surveillance companies in the active-duty force in the remaining days of January, along with four National Guard companies in 2018, the Army said. The nearly 100 soldiers in each of three active-duty companies attached to three Corps commands at Fort Hood in Texas, Fort Bragg in North Carolina and Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington will be reassigned to other units at those posts, said Lt.

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  14. Fort Bragg: Soldier's death during physical training was accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The death of a Fort Bragg soldier who was hit by a vehicle during training last fall was accidental, investigators have determined. Sgt. Jalisha Vonshay Tucker, a 24-year-old parachute packer for 3rd Special Forces Group's Support Battalion, was struck by a vehicle on Yadkin Road near Canopy Lane.

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  15. US sending 24 Apache helicopters to South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Forces Korea will deploy 24 Apache helicopters to South Korea as the allied forces face a growing threat from the North. But the battalion will be temporarily split between two bases because a new parking apron hasn't been completed, the military said Monday.

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  16. Federal, military courts proceed cautiously in Ronald Gray death penalty caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The longest-serving prisoner on the military's death row was facing an imminent execution date in 2008. Two decades after a horrific rape and murder spree on and around Ft.

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  17. Child abuse in the military: Failing those most in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    A Defense Department photo illustration depicts a scene of domestic violence. According to a Los Angeles Times report Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, citing previously unreleased reports by the Army, Navy and Air Force had numerous cases where military officials knew or suspected that child abuse or neglect was occurring - but failed to intervene or to alert the Family Advocacy Program or state child welfare agencies.

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  18. Judge lifts execution stay for ex-soldier in military prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    A Kansas federal judge has lifted a stay of execution for a former soldier sentenced to death for two killings and a series of rapes, inching the man closer to becoming the military's first death sentence carried out in more than a half century. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten last week sided with the U.S. government in denying a bid by former Fort Bragg, North Carolina, soldier Ronald A. Gray to block the military from pressing ahead with the execution by lethal injection.

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  19. Fort Bragg soldiers in Korea trained and ready, including for North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    For more than half of the year, soldiers from the Army's last Kiowa squadron have been away from home. That hasn't been easy for the roughly 350 soldiers from Fort Bragg's 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment who have been serving in South Korea since June, missing birthdays and graduations, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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  20. Holidays a busy time for Army recruitersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The new year is one of the busiest times to welcome future soldiers from across the nation, making the holiday season a busy time for Army recruiters. That's especially true in North Carolina, a state with one of the largest military populations.

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