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  1. This day in historyRead the original story

    Friday Nov 18 | The Inyo Register

    ... the War of Jenkins' Ear. 1776 - American Revolutionary War: British forces land at the Palisades and then attack Fort Lee. The Continental Army starts to retreat across New Jersey. 1789 - New Jersey becomes the first U.S. state to ratify the Bill of ...

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  2. Face of Defense: 1st Lt. Shipmon has some unfinished businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | The United States Army

    FORT LEE, Va. -- For Army 1st Lt. Amber Shipmon, an assignment to Fort Lee, Virginia, was not just a return to the familiar, but an opportunity to continue some unfinished business.

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  3. Face of Defense: Army Officer Supports Fort Lee CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | U.S. Department of Defense

    For Army 1st Lt. Amber Shipmon, an assignment to Fort Lee, Virginia, was not just a return to the familiar, but an opportunity to continue some unfinished business.

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  4. Welcome home! Fort Lee soldiers return from 6-month deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 13 | WTVR Richmond

    The soldiers from two of the Army`s 111th Quartermaster Company said they are glad to be back on U.S. soil. Lt. Philip Brown said his daughter was just two months old when he left.

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  5. Varnville soldier to be named commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | Hampton County Guardian

    CPT Tiffiny M. Watkins, the daughter of the late Vivian Fennell McQuire and Delano McQuire of Varnville, SC, enlisted in the South Carolina Army National Guard in May of 2000. She completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Lenard Wood, MO, and Advanced Individual Training as a Supply Specialist at Fort Lee in Petersburg, VA.

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  6. Veteran Employment Transition Summit: - prepare for separation as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | DC Military

    ... purpose and structure? These are things that employers are desperate to find." Army Maj. Jas Boothe, stationed at Fort Lee, and also the founder of the nonprofit Final Salute, Inc., stressed the importance of traditional networking. "It's not all a ...

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  7. FMWR Council wraps 2016 schedule, seeks engagement from military spousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | DC Military

    ... for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Program is hosting a paintball tournament with Forts Belvoir and Lee Nov. 19 at Fort Lee. BOSS also is hosting two trips to New York City Dec. 3 and Dec. 17. Call Sean Urban, BOSS adviser, at 703-696-3469/70 to learn more. ...

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  8. Steadfast SoldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Kingstree News

    Cinqwetta Cox successfully completed and graduated Basic Combat Training and reported to Fort Lee, Virginia, for AIT for her MOS training. Cox is one of few that have chosen a MOS that was recently opened to females in the military as a 91P-Artillery Mechanic, working on the M109A6 guns.

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  9. 'I still feel like I'm dreaming' Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... in front of a sitting President. But Brown found herself doing just that at a presidential town hall meeting in Fort Lee, Virginia on Sept. 27. The 2002 Crest High School graduate was selected to attend President Barack Obama's town hall meeting in ...

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  10. Afghan military student AWOL from Fort Lee; 1 of 7 missing from postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    The seven were taking part in the international military student program and were stationed at five different Army posts across the country. He wasn't the only one to be listed as AWOL that weekend.

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  11. Obama thanks troops, pledges country will honor debt to those who serveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    President Barack Obama greets a throng of Fort Lee community members during his visit to the Sustainment Center of Excellence Sept. 28, 2016.

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  12. Veteran springs into action after car catches fire at Ft. Lee gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | NBC12

    A car goes up in flames at the Fort Lee gas station and a veteran jumped into action to help avoid the unthinkable at the busy business. "I was not thinking.

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  13. Why Obama won't say 'Islamic terrorism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | CNN

    ... Marine Cpl. Brandon Rumbaugh, who lost both of his legs in Afghanistan. Obama listens to a member of the audience. Fort Lee is home to the U.S. Army's Combined Arms Support Command. Col. Adam Butler, Fort Lee's garrison commander, has served in the ...

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  14. Obama: You may a disagreea with Colin Kaepernick, but he has right to protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... people's rights to have a different opinion." The town hall, moderated by the network's Jake Tapper, took place at Fort Lee, an Army base in Virginia, and the president was asked a variety of questions about his handling of military issues . At one ...

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  15. Obama faces tough questions from military, veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... do. President Obama saluted 98-year-old WWII veteran Staff Sgt. Millie Dunn Veasey during the CNN Town Hall held in Fort Lee.

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  16. Obama - would tell daughters to 'go for it' if wanted to enlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | The Star Online

    ... 15, if they wanted to serve in the military. "I'd say, 'Go for it,'" Obama said, describing to the audience at the Fort Lee military base how inspired he has been by the discipline and patriotism in service members he has met during his time as ...

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  17. Obama would tell daughters to 'go for it' if wanted to enlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... 15, if they wanted to serve in the military. "I'd say, 'Go for it,'" Obama said, describing to the audience at the Fort Lee military base how inspired he has been by the discipline and patriotism in service members he has met during his time as ...

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  18. Obama faces tough questions from military and veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Washington Post

    President Barack Obama holds a town hall meeting with members of the military community hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper, right, at Fort Lee in Virginia. - Military personnel and veterans challenged President Obama, often aggressively, on his refusal to use the phrase "Islamic terrorism," his decision to open combat jobs up to women and the performance of the Department of Veterans Affairs at a town hall meeting here Wednesday.

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  19. Faces of the military at the Obama town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | CNN

    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a town-hall event in Fort Lee, Virginia, on Wednesday, September 28. The forum airs at 9 p.m. ET on CNN. The event gave Obama a chance to meet with members of the military community, including veterans and active-duty service members.

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  20. Obama: Why I won't say 'Islamic terrorism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | CNN

    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a town-hall event in Fort Lee, Virginia, on Wednesday, September 28. The forum airs at 9 p.m. ET on CNN. The event gave Obama a chance to meet with members of the military community, including veterans and active-duty service members.

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