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  1. Republicans fail to scream at the lunacy of drafting women :0Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | New York Post

    ... Lyudmila the sniper was an exception. According to a study for the School of Advanced Military Studies at Fort Leavenworth, even under the extreme pressure of the Nazi invasion, women were only 8 percent of the Red Army, and largely served as medics ...

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  2. LISTEN: Chelsea Manning in Her Own WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Advocate

    ... transgender whistleblower. One of The Advocate's 40 Under 40 for 2015 , Manning has been incarcerated at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., since 2011. From inside prison she blogs for Medium and also tweets. She is provided hormone treatment, ...

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  3. Chelsea Manning Releases Podcast To Tell Her Story In Her Own WordsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Common Dreams

    ... through to her time in the Army, and her current home of the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth. We are able to understand a bit better about why she joined the Army in the first place, to come to the aid of her country, and ...

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  4. Trident University International Promotes Senior Member of Outreach TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | PRWeb

    ... of the United States Army, retiring as the Command Sergeant Major for the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth. In this capacity Johndrow also served as the Command Sergeant Major for the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and ...

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  5. Roberts should not stand in way of Army secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Wichita Eagle

    Would Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., rather deny the U.S. Army a leader in a time of war than risk seeing the Obama administration move detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Fort Leavenworth? Apparently, as Roberts has placed a hold on the nomination of Eric Fanning to become Army secretary "until we can get past this year," he told the Topeka Capital-Journal. Fanning, who recently breezed through a Senate confirmation hearing , would succeed Army Secretary John McHugh, who retired Nov. 1. As Fanning would be the first openly gay American to lead a military branch, the oft-used maneuver sends a troubling new signal.

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  6. Dispute over Afghan rape case could delay Army secretary's nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | World Magazine

    ... preventing a full Senate vote until the issue is resolved. Roberts placed the hold when he learned Fort Leavenworth, the location of the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks in Kansas, was being considered as a possible site for relocating detainees from ...

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  7. The first land purchase for AAD is made, 1941Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Anniston Star

    ... Gruber asserted in a speech last night. "Our men have been living too soft a life," said the commander of Fort Leavenworth. "The physical, educational and moral influences of modern American life have not been ideally conducive to building the type ...

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  8. Hunter urges hold on Army secretary nominee over Green Beret caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Washington Examiner

    A member of the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday asked Sen. Pat Roberts to consider using his hold on the nominee to be Army secretary to bring attention to the case of a Green Beret whose career is about to end because he assaulted an Afghan child rapist. Roberts, R-Kan., said last week that he would prevent the Senate from voting on Eric Fanning's nomination to serve as Army secretary over objections to the president's plan to close Guantanamo Bay, which could include moving troops to Fort Leavenworth in Roberts' home state.

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  9. Obama's Army nomination may sink over Gitmo fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Washington Examiner

    ... sites last year to assess the cost of housing high-risk detainees at United States facilities, including Fort Leavenworth in Roberts' home state. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters earlier ...

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  10. Remember Bradley Manning? Hillary Clinton probably does these daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Dallas Morning News

    Hillary Clinton can't quite put the email issue behind her when each new batch holds classified, top secret and now double-secret info. Today he's Chelsea Manning , dishonorably discharged from the Army and bunking for the next three decades or so at Fort Leavenworth.

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  11. Chelsea Manning interview: DNA, big data, official secrecy, and citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Boing Boing

    Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg creates portraits from DNA samples, usually working from found samples -- chewing gum, cigarette butts -- of people she's never met. But this year, she's done a pair of extraordinary portraits of Chelsea Manning, the whistleblower currently serving a 35-year sentence in Fort Leavenworth for her role in the Wikileaks Cablegate publications.

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  12. Solarium: Some warrants get more broadening than othersRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- Warrant officers told Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, commander of the Combined Arms Center, and other senior leaders that it's hit or miss when it comes to broadening assignments, depending on the branch and command.

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  13. Top Army nominee says hea s not keen to cut Alaska troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | APRN

    ... ess the White House promises none of the terror suspect imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay will be transferred to Fort Leavenworth.

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  14. Sen. Pat Roberts: Hold on Army secretary nominee Eric Fanning to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Capital-Journal

    ... receiving assurance from the Obama administration that Guantanamo Bay inmates wouldn't be transferred to Fort Leavenworth. When McHugh called Roberts to state his support for Eric Fanning, the man nominated by Obama to succeed him, he likely had a ...

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  15. Solarium: Warrants need training, Army over-relies on contractorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The United States Army

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- Two major problems impact readiness, warrant officers said at the first-ever chief of staff of the Army-sponsored Warrant Officer Solarium, at the Command and General Staff College, Jan. 15. First, the Army is too dependent on contractors to maintain front-line equipment.

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  16. Army, Air Force collaborate on education, innovationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The United States Army

    ... my University; we want them to take Army University with them to their unit." Army University is located on Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Army University was established July 7.

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  17. Army Press gets Soldiers' thoughts, ideas publishedRead the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | The United States Army

    The best way for Soldiers to share experiences is to publish them, says the deputy director of the new Army Press, which has combined staffs of the Military Review journal with the Combat Studies Institute, online publishing and a new iBooks team. FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan.

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  18. 'Left hook' deception hastened war's endRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Stars and Stripes

    ... the offensive were developed by a small group of junior officers at the Army Command and Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, according to "The Commanders," an account of the war written by Bob Woodward in 1991. The coterie of majors and lieutenant ...

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  19. LGBT groups call on Pat Roberts to drop hold on Army nominee Eric FanningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Obama's plans to close a controversial prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and possibly move its detainees to Fort Leavenworth. "Senator Roberts' blatant political hold leaves the Army without a service secretary during critical missions and engagements ...

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  20. Fanning steps aside as acting Army Secretary as confirmation remains on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2013 | Stars and Stripes

    ... ces from the administration that the remaining terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay will not be transferred to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas," Katherine Knight, a spokeswoman for Roberts, wrote in an email to Stars and Stripes.

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