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  1. Vet still gives continuous service to country, communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    ... and they'd put ammo on there and they'd come back and land. Sometimes, you'd put a parachute on and jump into Fort Bragg. Sometimes, they would just see if everyone could be there and say, 'This is a test.' and then they'd send you back home at 2:00 ...

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  2. Bragg medic named Soldier of the Year in Fort Hood competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stars and Stripes

    Spc. Christopher Kenney, a combat medic with the 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion from Fort Bragg, N.C., completes an obstacle course June 21, 2016 at Fort Hood, Texas. The obstacle course is one of the events in the III Corps Best Warrior competition.

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  3. Does North Carolina have the world's largest military bases?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the largest in their respective branches in terms of military population, as well as facility value - the Army's Fort Bragg and the Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune. Fort Bragg in Fayetteville is home to the 82nd Airborne, the Army Rangers and a host of ...

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  4. Fort Bragg Bird Dog Living DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Los Angeles Times

    On the 40th anniversary of California's Coastal Act , Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez is on a road trip from Oregon to Mexico to explore the state's 1,100 miles of beaches, wetlands, wave-pounded coves, rocky cliffs and the characters who thrive in that iconic realm. Rolling into Fort Bragg on Highway 1, I regretted not having had more time to explore California's under-discovered Lost Coast, other than Shelter Cove.

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  5. Army accepts first two female officers to attend school to become Green BeretsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Washington Times

    Two female Army officers will make history when they report to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in their first step toward earning the Special Forces tab and becoming Green Berets. The female officers, whom Army officials declined to identify, could attend their first Special Forces Assessment and Selection class as early as October, though neither has yet received orders for training at Fort Bragg, The Washington Times has learned.

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  6. Military convoy involved in Johnston County I-40 wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WRAL.com

    Traffic cameras in the area showed police and ambulances holding up traffic on the road around 8 a.m. Traffic began flowing again roughly an hour later. North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers said the convoy was heading to Fort Bragg when the driver of one of the cars might have fallen asleep and ran into the lead vehicle, a Humvee.

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  7. Paratrooper killed on Fort Bragg was from MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Stars and Stripes

    A paratrooper from Mexico has been identified as the soldier killed during an airborne training exercise at Fort Bragg last week. Arturo Godinez Valenzuela, 31, of Cajeme, Sonora, in northwest Mexico was killed during the training jump on Sicily Drop Zone on July 14, according to his death certificate.

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  8. Fort Bragg soldiers jump into Louisiana as part of no-notice exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Stars and Stripes

    ... to miss the paratroopers." The mission commander, Clarke rode in a C-17 with nearly 90 other paratroopers from Fort Bragg to Fort Polk. Along the way, he received updates on the target from unmanned aerial vehicles and spoke directly with leaders on ...

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  9. The US Army is dumping Android for 'fast, smoother' iPhone 6sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Sgt. Christopher Wright (Far Right) gets ready to jump onto St. Mere Eglise drop zone from a UH-60 Black Hawk at Fort Bragg on July 12, 2011. Wright is one of 40 paratroopers from the U.K. who is training with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and ...

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  10. Man who killed Army soldier wife wanted by the FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | New York Daily News

    A 27-year-old man charged with murdering his wife, an Army soldier, in their home on a North Carolina base is wanted by the FBI. The feds announced a $5,000 reward Friday for information leading to the arrest of Jason Earl Armstrong, Jr. in connection with the July 1 killing of his wife Iris Armstrong, 24, at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville.

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  11. Air-defense soldiers compete at Fort Bliss to see who is the bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Stars and Stripes

    ... 32nd AAMDC. Baldwin, of Fairfax, Va., was one of 15 soldiers from Fort Bliss, Fort Hood, Fort Lewis, Wash., and Fort Bragg, N.C. who participated. Baldwin won the competition in the officer category. It ended up as a Fort Bliss sweep with the other ...

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  12. FBI searches for husband in killing of Fort Bragg soldier, offers rewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fox News

    The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of 27-year-old Jason Earl Armstrong Jr., Fox 11 Los Angeles reported Saturday. A federal warrant charges him with killing Iris Armstrong in the couple's Fort Bragg home in North Carolina July 1. The FBI said Armstrong was captured on a surveillance video using his wife's debit card shortly after the murder, the station reported.

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  13. Jump underscores allies' resolve for paratroopers to work togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... month's international jumps were examples of that goal being put into action after years of efforts on and off Fort Bragg. In 2013, the 82nd added its first deputy commanding general for interoperability, a British general tasked with leading the ...

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  14. Fix family's Army service spans a century, four generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Stars and Stripes

    The family of Capt. Joe Fix has served more than 100 combined years in the U.S. Army, much of it at Fort Bragg, N.C. In this picture, U.S. Army paratroops with the 82nd Airborne jump out of an Air Force C-130 at Pope Army Airfield at Fort Bragg in January 2016.

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  15. 82nd Airborne trains to build multinational force with European alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Stars and Stripes

    Hours before, Tuley and hundreds of his fellow paratroopers had been more than 4,500 miles away, facing down Tropical Storm Colin on Fort Bragg's Green Ramp. But now they were part of the largest military exercise in Eastern Europe since the Cold War.

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  16. FBI offers $5,000 for man accused of killing his wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Orange County Register

    ... Jr., 27, on July 8. He is suspected of killing his wife, Iris Armstrong, on July 1 inside their home on the Fort Bragg Army Base in Fayetteville, N.C., according to a release by the Charlotte Division of the FBI. Armstrong, considered armed and ...

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  17. FBI offers reward for wanted manRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a 27-year-old man with ties to Los Angeles and Orange counties who is suspected of killing his wife at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The body of Iris Armstrong, a human resources specialist assigned to the 189th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, was discovered July 6 in the Nijmegen neighborhood home on Fort Bragg she shared with Jason Earl Armstrong Jr., according to the FBI.

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  18. Wanted North Carolina man with LA County connections sought by FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... arrest of a 27-year-old man with ties to Los Angeles and Orange counties who is suspected of killing his wife at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The body of Iris Armstrong, a human resources specialist assigned to the 189th Combat Sustainment Support ...

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  19. FBI: Man accused of killing his soldier wife at Fort Bragg has Houston tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Chron

    The Charlotte, N.C., Division of the FBI is looking for Jason Earl Armstrong Jr., 27, who is accused of killing his wife Iris Armstrong on July 1. His wife was a soldier based at Fort Bragg, N.C. The FBI said Armstrong has ties to Houston, Dallas and Amarillo. The Charlotte, N.C., Division of the FBI is looking for Jason Earl Armstrong Jr., 27, who is accused of killing his wife Iris Armstrong on July 1. The Charlotte, N.C., Division of the FBI is looking for Jason Earl Armstrong Jr., 27, who is accused of killing his wife Iris Armstrong on July 1. His wife was a soldier based at Fort Bragg, N.C. The FBI said Armstrong has ties to Houston, Dallas and Amarillo.

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  20. Golden Knight commander says he never dreamed he'd have the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Weinrich will relinquish command of team during a ceremony at the team's hangar today. Weinrich will remain at Fort Bragg for his next assignment in a joint-operation position. Lt. Col. Carlos Ramos, who last served as the executive officer for 8th ...

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