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  1. Army foresees no changes to bases named for Confederate generalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Some of the country's biggest military bases, among them Fort Bragg , N.C., and Fort Hood , Texas, carry the names of Confederate heroes who were once reviled north of the Mason-Dixon line but revered throughout the South. "Every Army installation is named for a soldier who holds a place in our military history," said Brig.


  2. Survivors of 2009 Fort Hood attack receive Purple HeartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Eric Jackson took a bullet in the forearm during the deadliest mass shooting on a U.S. military base, and returned to Fort Hood five years later with other survivors Friday to receive Purple Heart medals. Some smiled over an honor they felt was overdue, but also clenched their teeth over needs in their scarred and injured lives they say the Army has denied.


  3. Survivors of 2009 Fort Hood attack receive Purple HeartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    A top Army commander says he hopes that Purple Hearts awarded to dozens of survivors and relatives of soldiers who died in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting gives them closure. The ceremony Friday took place on the sprawling Texas military post where an Army psychiatrist opened fire on unarmed soldiers and killed 13 people.


  4. Yemen war: A historic turning pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    It's easy to dismiss yet another outbreak of fighting in the Middle East - this time led by Saudi Arabia in Yemen - as more of the same; more fighting in a region of perennial turmoil. But that would be a mistake.


  5. a Basetrack Livea at South Miami-Dade Cultural Center brings veteransa experiences back homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Anthony Torres was not on the front lines when he was sent to work at Abu Ghraib Hospital in Iraq in 2004, during the second U.S. assault on anti-U.S. insurgents down the road in Fallujah. In the aftermath of the killing and mutilation of four U.S. contractors and the discovery of torture at Abu Ghraib prison, the Iraq War was at its horrifying height.


  6. Investigator finishes secret review of Guant namo female guardsa ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    An officer from the U.S. Southern Command has completed an investigation of some female prison camp guards' sex discrimination complaint against two war court judges, the military said Tuesday, declining to disclose the results. The unnamed women lodged the complaints several weeks ago against Army Col.


  7. Guant namo hearing abruptly recessed over supposed presence of CIA black site workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The 9/11 trial judge abruptly recessed the first hearing in the case since August on Monday after some of the alleged Sept. 11 plotters said they recognized at least one person at the war court from a secret CIA black site.


  8. Fort Hood shooting victims will receive military honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    After a hard-fought battle by lawmakers, the U.S. Army announced Friday that the victims of the Fort Hood shootings in 2009 will receive Purple Heart medals and the civilian equivalent, the Defense of Freedom awards, and the benefits that accompany them. The 13 people killed and 32 injured by a Muslim extremist, who was also a U.S. soldier and psychiatrist, had been denied the recognition until Congress passed legislation, and the president signed it, last year that put them on a par with the victims of the Sept.


  9. Guant namo judge to revisit separate trial for 9/11 defendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    One of five men facing trial by military commission for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks may be dropped - again - from the case so proceedings can resume at the U.S. Navy base at GuantA namo Bay, Cuba.


  10. Texas soldier's death investigated; Ebola test a precautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    Officials say they're investigating the death of a Fort Hood soldier who was found outside an off-base apartment after he returned from deployment in West Africa. An Ebola test was given as a precaution.


  11. Guant namo order bars women from moving accused in 9/11 caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    A military judge ordered officials at the U.S. Navy base in Guantnamo Bay, Cuba, on Wednesday to stop using female guards to move the five defendants in the Sept. 11 case to court and back and to meetings with their lawyers.


  12. Judge rebuffs prosecution bid to set 9/11 trial dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    The 9/11 case judge has rebuffed a prosecution request for a trial schedule, saying there are too many outstanding issues to set a date in the five-man death penalty case. Army Col.


  13. Soldiers from Arizona, New York killed in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Officials said Sunday that U.S. Army Spc. Wyatt J. Martin of Mesa, Arizona, and Sgt.


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