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  1. Pentagon surveying potential U.S. a Guant namo Northa lockupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Miami Herald

    ... Pentagon security restrictions. Pentagon teams studying alternative lockups to GuantA namo Bay visited Fort Leavenworth in Kansas this week and head to the Charleston, S.C., brig next week as part of spadework for a proposed closure plan that ...

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  2. Kansas, South Carolina Take NIMBY Stance On Guantanamo PrisonersRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WNYC-AM New York

    The Pentagon's only maximum security prison, at the U.S. Army's Fort Leavenworth in Kansas, is one of the facilities being considered for placement of Guantanamo prisoners deemed too dangerous to release. In hopes that it can persuade Congress to drop its prohibition on transferring detainees in Guantanamo to American soil, the White House is hunting for a highly secure place in the U.S. for some 50 detainees.

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  3. Pentagon: No deadline, progress on site surveys for Guantanamo closure planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Stars and Stripes

    The Pentagon's new press secretary said Tuesday that the Obama administration has not settled on a date to deliver its Guantanamo closure plan to Congress and has not identified future survey sites beyond U.S. military lockups at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and Charleston, S.C. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter "wants to move expeditiously," press secretary Peter Cook told reporters in response to a series of questions about developing a plan to be presented to Congress on transferring some of Guantanamo's last 116 detainees to the United States. "We'd like to do it soon," he said.

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  4. South Carolina, Kansas governors on Guant namo closure plan: Not in our backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2011 | The Miami Herald

    ... Also under consideration is a maximum-security Army lockup called The U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Closure of the GuantA namo Bay detention center has been a top priority for President Barack Obama. But that effort has ...

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  5. ADA focus of Dole Institute's fall 2015 programmingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | University of Kansas

    ... the ADA with former disability adviser to Dole, Maureen "Mo" West. Daytime regular events such as the 2015 Fort Leavenworth Series and the Fall 2015 Study Group: First in Their Class-Authentic Women & the Originality That Got Them There, featuring ...

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  6. Trident University International's Philip F. Johndrow Named to the USASMA's Hall of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | 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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  7. Op-ed: Chelsea Manning's Plight Highlights Trans Prison AbusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Advocate

    ... whistleblower Chelsea Manning, a transgender woman confined at the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., made public the prison's attempt to silence and dehumanize her. After being charged with disrespecting an officer, ...

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  8. Investigation: Robert Balesa JBLM unit was set back by uncertain plans, rushed deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Olympian

    ... guilty to the murders of 16 villagers. He's serving a life sentence without possibility of parole at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas . Just two others were disciplined for actions connected to the killings. One was a Green Beret ejected from the Army for ...

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  9. USBA names Chief Financial OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | PR Leap

    ... high-level positions in the Army and retired as the Director of the Combat Training Center Directorate at Fort Leavenworth, KS. "Throughout Matt's military career, he has held leadership positions for a wide range of management, operational and ...

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  10. Caitlyn Jenner Vanity Fair magazine charge 'was bid to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | IcNetwork

    ... for sending more than 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks while working in Iraq. She is jailed at Fort Leavenworth for leaking war logs, diplomatic cables and battlefield video to the anti-secrecy website in 2010. Mr Moller added: "This kind ...

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  11. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Lucianne.com

    ... Bay, Cuba, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday. The first two sites are the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and the naval brig at Charleston, S.C., Carter said. "That does not mean those sites will be chosen," Carter said. The ...

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  12. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Lucianne.com

    ... Bay, Cuba, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday. The first two sites are the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and the naval brig at Charleston, S.C., Carter said. "That does not mean those sites will be chosen," Carter said. The ...

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  13. Pentagon chief says military looking for U.S. site to send Gitmo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | UPI

    ... and house a few hundred detainees from Cuba. The top two options, Carter said, are the Army prison in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and a Navy facility in South Carolina. The Guantanamo prison has been dogged by controversy for a decade since former ...

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  14. Pentagon surveying potential U.S. a Guant namo Northa lockupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Miami Herald

    ... Pentagon security restrictions. Pentagon teams studying alternative lockups to GuantA namo Bay visited Fort Leavenworth in Kansas this week and head to the Charleston, S.C., brig next week as part of spadework for a proposed closure plan that ...

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  15. Carter Congratulates Army Ranger School GraduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... and costs to make other facilities suitable for holding the second group. While the teams have looked at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and will visit Charleston, South Carolina, other sites will be considered so that DoD, the White House and Congress ...

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  16. Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning convicted for having magazines, expired toothpasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... cut her off from the outside world," the statement said. Manning is serving a 35-year prison sentence at Fort Leavenworth, an Army prison in eastern Kansas, for leaking a trove of classified documents to Wikileaks. She was convicted of violating the ...

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  17. Chelsea Manning Given Restrictions for Prison Rule ViolationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Wall Street Journal

    ... anity Fair, her attorney said. Ms. Manning, a transgender Army private who is serving a 35-year sentence at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., for espionage and other offenses, had been accused of having a tube of toothpaste that was expired as well as a...

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  18. Chelsea Manning found guilty of violating prison rulesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... than 700,000 classified documents to WikiLeaks while working in Iraq. She is serving a 35-year sentence at Fort Leavenworth for leaking reams of war logs, diplomatic cables and battlefield video to the anti-secrecy website in 2010.

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  19. Ashley Madison-Using Troops May Have Bonked Their CareersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | US News & World Report

    ... the nation's first female B-52 pilot, was charged with adultery in the late 1990s. Rosen doubts the Army's Fort Leavenworth prison population will swell as a result of the Ashley Madison hack. He points out an uproar against charges by the public ...

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  20. Baswell among WWII vets honored at CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Courier

    ... sites during the height of the Cold War. Baswell entered the Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1963, and he was given command of the 11th Combat Engineer Battalion in Korea until his return to Fort Leavenworth in ...

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