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  1. West Point grad, amputee returns to competeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Stars and Stripes

    William Reynolds, a 2002 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, competes in the 100-meter race at the Warrior Games in West Point, N.Y., on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Reynolds breezed past the finish line first in his 100-meter race at West Point, down the hill from where he once marched as a cadet and a dozen years since the attack in Iraq that cost him part of his left leg.

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  2. Tenacity, resilience on display at annual Warrior GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Stars and Stripes

    It was only one year ago that a training mishap left Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dakota Boyer completely paralyzed with little hope of ever regaining any motion.

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  3. America's wounded warriors inspire, says Jon StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Stars and Stripes

    Television and movie personality Jon Stewart, most notably of The Daily Show, poses for a photo with the Air Force team for the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games June 15, 2016. Stewart emceed the opening ceremonies for the games.

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  4. Warrior Games kick off Wednesday at West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    When the Warrior Games kick off Wednesday on the historic grounds of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. some 250 injured and ill servicemembers and veterans will begin their gold medal quests in eight adaptive sports. But for the people who have spent the last year preparing for the first Army-sponsored Warrior Games, the event is about much more than winning, said Col.

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  5. 'American Dream' photo of West Point grad from Haiti goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Tears stream down the face of West Point Cadet Alix Idrache during the 2016 commencement ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy. As 2nd Lt.

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  6. No punishment for 16 West Point cadets in raised-fist photoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    This undated image obtained from Twitter on Saturday, May 7, 2016 shows 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised while posing for a photograph at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. The U.S. Military Academy has launched an inquiry into the image that has spurred questions about whether the gesture violates military restrictions on political activity. NEW YORK - Sixteen black West Point cadets who posed with raised fists for a pre-graduation picture that sparked debates on race and proper behavior in uniform won't be punished for the gesture, the U.S. Military Academy said Tuesday.

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  7. West Point cadets have free-speech rights, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    This undated image obtained from Twitter on Saturday, May 7, 2016 shows 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised while posing for a photograph at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. The U.S. Military Academy has launched an inquiry into the image that has spurred questions about whether the gesture violates military restrictions on political activity. Should female African-American cadets at West Point be punished for posing for a photograph with their fists raised? Most discussion so far has focused on the contemporary meaning of the gesture and whether it's a political statement of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

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  8. West Point launches inquiry into cadets' fists-raised photoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    This undated image obtained from Twitter on Saturday, May 7, 2016 shows 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised while posing for a photograph at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. The U.S. Military Academy has launched an inquiry into the image that has spurred questions about whether the gesture violates military restrictions on political activity. NEW YORK - The U.S. Military Academy has launched an inquiry into a photo showing 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists raised, an image that has spurred questions about whether the gesture violates military restrictions on political activity.

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  9. Cash-strapped ISIS offers $50 a month to fighters - but more if they own sex slavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The base salary offered to the worker named al-Jiburi was a pittance, just $50 a month. But even the cash-challenged Islamic State knew it had to do more to sustain the loyalty of a man with nine mouths to feed.

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  10. West Point cadet candidate pleads guilty to sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    President Barack Obama passes saluting cadets on May 28, 2014, as he arrives in West Point, N.Y., where he delivered the commencement address to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point's Class of 2014. Obama said at the event that he would use military force under two scenarios: a direct threat against Americans or U.S. interests and a humanitarian crisis on a scale that he said would "stir the conscience."

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  11. Gen. Lloyd Austin ends 41-year Army careerRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III was a quiet general and a soldier's soldier. Austin, whose retirement last week ended a 41-year Army career, was known for eschewing the spotlight, but the former Fort Bragg commander often found himself in many a high-profile role.

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  12. Carter at West Point: Force of the Future reforms will continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks with West Point faculty during his trip to the U.S. Military Academy on March 23, 2016. WEST POINT, N.Y. - Defense Secretary Ash Carter vowed to push forward "full speed ahead" with his controversial military personnel reforms, even after the program's architect announced he'd soon resign.

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  13. Wounded warriors find 'peace,' renewed purposeRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Army Staff Sgt. Greg Quarles saw his life change dramatically during two quick flashes while deployed in Afghanistan in July 2012.

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  14. Commandos at MacDill gear up for the annual Warrior GamesRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Sitting on the floor of the MacDill Air Force Base gym, Army Sgt. Lauren Montoya swats a red, white and green volleyball across the net, where another group of men and women are sitting on the floor waiting to swat it back.

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  15. Female midshipmen to wear trousers, not skirts, at graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    When female midshipmen in the Naval Academy Class of 2016 stride out onto the field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium for commencement in May, they'll be wearing trousers, not skirts, officials said Tuesday. It will be the first time men and women have worn essentially the same uniforms as they mark the end of their training in Annapolis.

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  16. Couple's passion for Gen. Darby's legacy nearing pinnacleRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    For a Fort Smith couple inspired to give back to their community, years of planning and fundraising to honor a famed war hero are about to pay off. Retired U.S. Army Ranger Joe Armstrong and wife Liz spearheaded an effort to raise enough money to have built a bronze statue of Fort Smith's Gen.

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  17. On anniversary of his death, MoH recipient a model for Army special operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Sgt. Robert Miller is seen while deployed to Afghanistan. On the eighth anniversary of his death, Miller remains the only Special Forces soldier to receive the Medal of Honor for service in Afghanistan, and the only Fort Bragg soldier to be so recognized in the Global War on Terror.

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  18. Army tables decision on Bergdahl's POW Medal, Purple Heart until after court-martialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The Army will not decide whether alleged deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will receive two significant medals that could be associated with his five years of captivity until after he is court-martialed for deliberately walking away from his infantry platoon's base in 2009, an Army official said.

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  19. Fort Carson brigade gets new boss and global missionRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    During Hodne's tenure, the brigade switched from 72-ton tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles to eight-wheeled Stryker rigs. The unit proved its road skills last summer when it sent all of its soldiers and vehicles on a 150-mile drive to Fort Carson's PiA on Canon Maneuver Site east of Trinidad for training.

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  20. Doctors say long-neglected ear injuries from war now getting the critical attention neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Air Force Col. Mark Packer, executive director of the Defense Hearing Center of Excellence and chief of the otology, neurotology and cranial base surgery at the San Antonio military health system, talks about military hearing loss and treatments on Nov. 30 during a federal health conference in San Antonio.

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