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  1. Meet the US Generals Ramping up the Training Mission in Iraq and SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Fox News

    ... 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne). He later commanded a battalion in the 1st Special Warfare Training Group at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, worked for the undersecretary of defense for intelligence, and deployed to Pakistan, among other ...

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  2. Schuylkill United Way renames Day of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Times News

    ... Military Academy at West Point. He then chose to branch into the Infantry Division with the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. His first deployment was to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he served as a Platoon Leader for ...

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  3. North Carolina editorial roundupRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Washington Times

    Amid criticism over measures to mothball the 440th Airlift Wing based at Fort Bragg's Pope Airfield, Air Force spokesman Col. Robert Palmer has fired back with assurances that steps taken included "no actions prohibited by law."

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  4. Enlisted leaders tell Congress budget uncertainties hurt moraleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Stars and Stripes

    ... are at odds over how to offset any increase in defense spending. Rep. David Price, D-N.C., whose district borders Fort Bragg, called the budget caps irrational and destructive, and said lawmakers must seek at least another short-term agreement to ...

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  5. Expand film grants to bolster competitive statusRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Lawmakers' agenda is misguided, anyway. Among the incentives' recipients was a U.S. Army Internet show filmed at Fort Bragg. Reality shows produced in North Carolina have featured gun shops, Southern cooking, car racing, antique shops and country ...

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  6. V.A. Secretary McDonald 'misstates' claim of being Special ForcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Examiner.com

    ... V.A. Secretary McDonald was actually a "Maroon Beret", the cover worn by 82nd Airborne paratroopers, based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Plainly stated, he was never a special operator. Fort Bragg is home to the United States Forces Command, U.S. ...

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  7. Fort Bragg leader: Air Force 440th Airlift Wing 'should not go'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Stars and Stripes

    Lt. Gen. Joseph Anderson, commander of Fort Bragg and the 18th Airborne Corps, said the 440th Airlift Wing "should not go" during the Fayetteville Regional Chamber's annual Command Performance Breakfast.

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  8. Fort Bragg leaders describe tight budgets, possible deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Stars and Stripes

    Military leaders Monday morning described tightening budgets and tough decisions, but said the mission of troops at Fort Bragg has not changed. "Nothing has changed about why Fort Bragg exists," Lt.

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  9. Veteran entrepreneurs say military service gave them skills to succeed in businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Stars and Stripes

    ... after each served about 10 years in the Army. They served together on an Operational Detachment Alpha team in Fort Bragg's 3rd Special Forces Group. Spartan Blades, which makes knives in Southern Pines, was started in 2008 by Curtis Iovito and Mark ...

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  10. Air Force move could leave little to save in Fort Bragg's 440th Airlift WingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Stars and Stripes

    Despite having not issued a Congressionally mandated report, the Air Force is moving forward on plans to inactivate Fort Bragg's 440th Airlift Wing. Later this week, when the 440th's nearly 1,200 airmen will gather for a regular drill weekend and annual awards banquet, many will also meet with Air Force Reserve officials who will help them find other units.

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  11. Fort Bragg troops return from Ebola mission in LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Stars and Stripes

    ... home. The clock on a mandatory 21-day isolation started Tuesday as servicemembers settled into their rooms at Fort Bragg, N.C., after completing their mission in Liberia to help fight Ebola. About 60 soldiers and sailors - 25 of whom are based at ...

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  12. Carlisle man among 4 soldiers dead in IED attackRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | The Daily Advance

    ... Mo. The Fayetteville Observer reports Moreno, who volunteered as a Cultural Support Team member, was trained at Fort Bragg and was assigned to a joint special operations task force for her deployment, according to Army Special Operations Command. ...

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  13. Working together with a land preservation group, the Army gets needed space for trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Stars and Stripes

    ... in Moore County, born of a partnership between conservationists and the Department of Defense that has allowed Fort Bragg to conduct military training on several thousand acres of undeveloped woodland. CARTHAGE (Tribune News Service) - For roughly a ...

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  14. Working together with a land preservation group, Fort Bragg gets needed space for trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Stars and Stripes

    For roughly a decade, a seemingly unlikely partnership between conservationists and the Department of Defense has allowed Fort Bragg to conduct military training on several thousand acres of undeveloped woodland in Moore County. It is conservation land, set aside in perpetuity, but at the same time is coveted training ground for today's camouflaged global warrior with Army special operations.

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  15. Special Warfare Center at Fort Bragg to get new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School to Maj. Gen. James B. Linder, the Pentagon said. Wendt, who has led the Fort Bragg-based SWCS since May, will become chief of staff of U.S. Pacific Command at Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii. SWCS oversees training ...

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  16. Fort Bragg's 440th Airlift Wing continues to operate in state of limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Army paratroopers and foreign jumpmasters board an Air Force Reserve Command C-130H Hercules aircraft from the 440th Airlift Wing, during 17th Annual Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop on Dec. 5, 2014, at Pope Army Air field in Fort Bragg, N.C. The Air Force hasn't officially closed the books on the 440th Airlift Wing, but that doesn't mean it's business as usual. The one-star Air Force Reserve unit that manages Fort Bragg's Pope Field in North Carolina and flies the only Air Force planes permanently stationed at the home of the Army's airborne continues to operate in a state of limbo.

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  17. Troops returning from Africa to be monitored at Fort BraggRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WRAL.com

    "Our focus now is getting to zero because, as long as there's even one case of Ebola that's active out there, risks still exist," Obama said. Almost all of the U.S. troops who were deployed to West Africa at the depths of the crisis are heading back to the U.S., and Fort Bragg is one of the controlled monitoring areas where troops will stay for 21 days before reuniting with their families.

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  18. Duncan D. Hunter: Why Is the Army Brass Punishing This Special Forces Hero?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | National Review Online

    ... The Army separated Major Golsteyn from his Special Forces unit and kept him in limbo status for three years at Fort Bragg, while investigators conducted a witch hunt. They leaned heavily on every member of Golsteyn's team. They called Bing West, ...

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  19. Avery and Alaya Alexander, 9: Fatherless from the startRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Washington Post

    ... pounds and 15 ounces, at 9:11 a.m. on Sept. 28, 2005. Then his sister, Alaya, 5 pounds, 1 ounce, at 9:48 a.m. At Fort Bragg's Womack Army Medical Center, their exhausted mother, Marissa Alexander, greeted her newborns with a mixture of exhilaration ...

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  20. Around the ArmyRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Bayonet

    ... and mathematics. This year, Army Brig. Gen. Bertram Providence, command surgeon for U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, was chosen as the Army's award recipient. "(Providence) earned his skills where it matters most: putting ...

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