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  1. Man Will Admit To Impersonating General For Helicopter RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WMAL-AM Washington

    ... Desgroux told a security officer who confronted him that he was there to pick up a female employee to take her to Fort Bragg for a classified briefing authorized by President Donald Trump, according to federal agents. After he was charged with a ...

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  2. North Carolina man to plead guilty to impersonating Army generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Daily Mail

    Christian Desgroux plans to plead guilty to a federal count of pretending to be a military officer and admit that he was sane during commission of crime He chartered a helicopter, wearing full military dress including combat patches and stars, and went to pick up a woman from a software firm last year Desgroux claimed he was on a mission from the president and needed the female companion for a classified meeting at Fort Bragg, North Carolina Woman he picked up told federal investigators it seems as though Desgroux was trying to impress her to land a date, even though she is married North Carolina car mechanic Christian Desgroux, 58, plans to plead guilty to a federal count of pretending to be a military officer and admit that he was sane during commission of crime A North Carolina man accused of trying to impress a woman by impersonating a three-star Army general and picking up a woman ... (more)

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  3. Man who impersonated a general and landed a helicopter to impress a woman pleading guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Desgroux told a security officer who confronted him that he was there to pick up a female employee to take her to Fort Bragg for a classified briefing authorized by President Donald Trump, according to federal agents. After he was charged with a ...

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  4. Man to plead guilty to impersonating general in helicopter landing at SASRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | WRAL.com

    The strange case against Christian Desgroux unfolded after authorities say he unexpectedly had a charter helicopter pilot land on a soccer field last November at the sprawling corporate campus of SAS Institute in Cary. Wearing a military battle uniform, Desgroux told a security officer who confronted him that he was there to pick up a female employee to take her to Fort Bragg for a classified briefing authorized by President Donald Trump, according to federal agents.

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  5. Army Reserve names Best Warriors after Fort Bragg competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Stars and Stripes

    For the past week, they had been tested mentally and physically. They had begun work in the early hours of each day and had little time to rest as they moved between challenges amid Fort Bragg's vast training grounds.

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  6. Trump's choice to lead Afghan war, former Delta Force commander, to testify in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Stars and Stripes

    ... to command U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan. Miller has commanded the Joint Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg in North Carolina for the last two years. WASHINGTON - Army Lt. Gen. Austin "Scott" Miller will step out of the shadows of ...

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  7. Moore County, N.C. lake provides 'excellent training area' for Fort Bragg soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Stars and Stripes

    ... water. And they celebrated each time the helicopter returned with more jumpers. Members of the community and the Fort Bragg soldiers later dedicated the drop zone in honor of a local resident and World War II veteran, Ray Lambert. "What a fantastic ...

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  8. Fort Bragg Air Assault School Teaches Soldiers, Civilians the RopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Rappelling is one of those skills. Competitors train in preparation for the rappel operations event at the 2018 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg, N.C., June 11, 2018.

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  9. Question of address while stationed at Fort Bragg puts airman's concealed carry permit on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Stars and Stripes

    ... from Calhoun County a year prior, expired, he testified. Upon returning to his home in North Carolina, near Fort Bragg where he has been stationed since 2012, the airman submitted an application for a new permit, he said. "I wasn't born in Calhoun ...

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  10. Question of address puts airman's pistol permit request in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Anniston Star

    ... from Calhoun County a year prior, expired, he testified. Upon returning to his home in North Carolina, near Fort Bragg where he has been stationed since 2012, the airman submitted an application for a new permit, he said. "I wasn't born in Calhoun ...

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  11. Fort Bragg soldiers prepare Army birthday cakesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Stars and Stripes

    ... They are dutifully applying layers of buttercream icing. And carefully shaping stars and the emblems of several Fort Bragg units. These are no normal birthday cakes. These are birthday cakes to celebrate an institution that's even older than the ...

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  12. The Army reveals Raleigh's competition for 500-employee Futures Command CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Hat, SAS and IBM and a manufacturing sector that includes such players as GE Aviation. The region's also close to Fort Bragg, the headquarters for the Army's primary training, airborne and special-forces commands. Local supporters are eager to land ...

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  13. A jump zone 'half a world away': Paratroopers make a non-stop...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Stars and Stripes

    ... from the 82nd Airborne Division and the British army's 16 Air Assault Brigade made nonstop flights from Fort Bragg to Eastern Europe, traveling more than 4,300 miles before leaping onto drop zones near Riga, Latvia and Rukla, Lithuania, on Saturday. ...

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  14. Army scouts big cities for new command HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Texarkana Gazette

    Generals salute during an installation ceremony on Sept. 12, 2011, at the U.S Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., one the Army's three major command headquarters.

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  15. Shockers move to 8-0 overall, sweep weekend setRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 10 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... High School in Beaver and was a member of the 192nd Ordinance Battalion and the 18th Ordinance Company out of Fort Bragg in North Carolina. "At the beginning of the season, the team decided to honor a fallen soldier by hanging a jersey at each of ...

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  16. Veterans' Voices: Amanda HinshawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... when trucks were blown up. Still, returning to Germany, Hinshaw re-enlisted for another four years and went to Fort Bragg, N.C. She was put into what she called a "Med-Com," and it was her worst experience in the military, she said (even though she ...

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  17. Fort Bragg partners with local institutions to better prepare soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | Stars and Stripes

    A newly formed nonprofit called the Fort Bragg Research Institute aims to seek millions of dollars in annual grants to bolster the operational readiness of soldiers and the health and economic well-being of Cumberland County. Area leaders who helped form the institute "say this is a game changer.

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  18. Army leaders were in Raleigh last week on a 'house hunting' mission for command centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | HeraldSun.com

    ... the Futures Command Center. Before taking over as chief of staff in 2015, he led U.S. Army Forces Command, the Fort Bragg-based headquarters that organizes the training of the service's soldiers. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley will be one of ...

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  19. Fort Bragg general approves sentence for Bowe BergdahlRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Hawk Eye

    A Fort Bragg general has approved the sentence handed down by a military judge late last year in the Army's trial against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

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  20. 1st Brigade paratroopers, fresh from Afghanistan mission, refocus for new fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Stars and Stripes

    On Fort Bragg this week, 1st Brigade paratroopers are conducting a training exercise meant to prepare them for that future, using live ammunition and a scenario meant to mimic a real world fight against one of the nation's top military competitors. It's a big step up in complexity from the brigade's most recent deployment, where it worked alongside Afghan army partners.

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