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  1. Army orders financial benefits for 2009 Fort Hood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Watertown Daily Times

    Dozens of soldiers and surviving family members of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting are receiving additional Army pay that they felt was long overdue. The announcement from Army Sec. John McHugh on Thursday comes a week after 36 Purple Hearts were awarded to victims and relatives of the deadliest shooting on a U.S. military base.

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  2. Army orders financial benefits for 2009 Fort Hood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Dozens of soldiers and surviving family members of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting are receiving additional Army pay that they felt was long overdue. The announcement from Army Sec. John McHugh on Thursday comes a week after 36 Purple Hearts were awarded to victims and relatives of the deadliest shooting on a U.S. military base.

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  3. The John McHugh Story: A Tribute to the Late SingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Black Country Bugle

    Having just returned from a trip to Dublin, a city of singers and musicians, I was saddened to learn of the recent death of one the greatest singers ever to hail from the Black Country. While D-Day ceremonies were in full swing, world famous Wolverhampton tenor, and World War Two veteran, John McHugh, passed away peacefully, aged 92, at a nursing home in Penn.

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  4. How often do we have a brush with fame?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton, former Congressman and current Secretary of the Army John McHugh, and several other politicians at the federal and state level. I don't write this to brag. After all, meeting such people ...

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  5. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to visit Fort Drum Monday, opposes House budget keeping sequestrationRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Watertown Daily Times

    Days before his scheduled Monday appearance at Fort Drum, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter had tough words for congressional lawmakers looking to bypass traditional avenues to fund his department. The House budget matched the defense spending number of $612 billion from President Obama's budget, but did so by adding billions of dollars to an Overseas Contingency Operations account of the Department of Defense, which then would transfer to the department's main account.

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  6. House approves GOP budget with war funding boost - Saudi Arabia...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Politico

    ... at 9:30 a.m. alongside other military commanders before the Senate Armed Services Committee. And Army Secretary John McHugh and Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno appear at 10 a.m. before the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. FOR YOUR RADAR - ...

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  7. Mac Thornberry's defense acquisition reform aims to cut paperwork, empower managersRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... acknowledged problems in the acquisition system and said they are doing what they can to improve. Army Secretary John McHugh told members of the Senate Committee on Armed Services last week that he is looking forward to working with lawmakers in ...

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  8. Former Toledo mayor leaves legacy of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Toledo Blade

    ... meetings. Mr. Ford's death follows that of the late Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins on Feb. 6 and former Mayor John McHugh, who served 1989 through 1993 and died on Jan. 30. The news was announced at a fund-raiser for Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson's ...

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  9. Army's withdrawal of officer's Silver Star sparks ire of CongressRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Washington Times

    A group of House lawmakers is moving to strip the armed services' civilian leaders of the power to revoke combat valor awards in response to Army Secretary John McHugh unilaterally canceling the Silver Star, one of the military's highest honors, for a former Green Beret officer. Mr. McHugh took the action against Maj.

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  10. Army Secretary Revokes Green Beret's Silver Star MedalRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Canadian Content

    The Army was unable to prosecute the officer because the CIA won't give them a copy of his interview transcript, so in a mind blowing act of petty outrage over a dead terrorist, Army Secretary John McHugh retaliated by stripping him of his medal and is trying to kick him out of the military with a less-than-honorable discharge. Via Washington Times A group of House lawmakers is moving to strip the armed services' civilian leaders of the power to revoke combat valor awards in response to Army Secretary John McHugh unilaterally canceling the Silver Star, one of the military's highest honors, for a former Green Beret officer.

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  11. Sequestration cuts put American lives in danger, military chiefs sayRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Washington Times

    Military service chiefs warned Tuesday that American lives will be at greater risk if lawmakers refuse to lift the sequestration cuts set to take full effect in fiscal 2016, reiterating concerns that top defense lawmakers say they already take seriously. But many say the message is getting to the wrong audience.

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  12. Sequestration will put American lives in danger, military chiefs warnRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Washington Times

    Military service chiefs warned Tuesday that American lives will be at greater risk if lawmakers refuse to lift the sequestration cuts set to take full effect in fiscal 2016. The top uniformed and civilian leaders in the military told members of Congress that while they understand budgets are tight, they can no longer do more with less and any further cuts will effect the country's national security.

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  13. Army's withdrawal of officer's Silver Star sparks ire of CongressRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Washington Times

    A group of House lawmakers is moving to strip the armed services' civilian leaders of the power to revoke combat valor awards in response to Army Secretary John McHugh unilaterally canceling the Silver Star, one of the military's highest honors, for a former Green Beret officer. Mr. McHugh took the action against Maj.

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  14. Army secretary defends stripping awards from former Green BeretRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle

    ... the case. The investigation closed in 2014 without Golsteyn's being charged with a crime, but Army Secretary John McHugh made the rare decision to strip him of both awards anyway. The move has been scrutinized by the media and criticized by Rep. ...

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  15. Army Says 'No Chance' It Would Ever Save The A-10s From Scrap YardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    Given the choice between adopting the A-10 fighter jets to his branch of the military and resigning them to the scrap yard, Army Sec. John McHugh thinks the choice is obvious. According to McHugh, there's just "no chance" that the Army would ever consider adopting the jets, DOD Buzz reports .

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  16. McHugh visits Service members at Joint Task Force GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The United States Army

    Describing their unique mission as often misunderstood and certainly under-appreciated, Secretary of the Army John McHugh met with Soldiers who comprise the guard force at the detention facilities at Joint Task Force Guantanamo, Cuba, or JTF-GTMO, Feb. 9. This was McHugh's second trip to GTMO, although it was his first as Army secretary. McHugh said the last time he was on the island -- located just 90 miles from the U.S. mainland -- was more than 20 years ago when he was a U.S. Congressman from New York.

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  17. GITMO gets SecArmy visit, thanksRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | The United States Army

    Describing their unique mission as often misunderstood and certainly under-appreciated, Secretary of the Army John McHugh met with Soldiers who comprise the guard force at the detention facilities at Joint Task Force Guantanamo, Cuba, or JTF-GTMO, Feb. 9. This was McHugh's second trip to GTMO, although it was his first as Army secretary. McHugh said the last time he was on the island -- located just 90 miles from the U.S. mainland -- was more than 20 years ago when he was a U.S. Congressman from New York. 1 comment

  18. Fort Hood victims to get Purple HeartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Hill

    ... criteria has prevented us from awarding it to victims of the horrific attack at Fort Hood," Army Secretary John McHugh said in a statement on Friday. "Now that Congress has changed the criteria, we believe here is sufficient reason to allow these ...

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  19. Stefanik named to Armed Services subcommitteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... and to protect and strengthen Fort Drum.. I will be continuing in the legacy of North Country Congressman John McHugh who served on the Subcommittees on Personnel and Readiness,” Ms. Stefanik said. Thousands of readers like you have made ...

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  20. Report: Army Secretary John McHugh calls for slowed soldier reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Army Secretary John M. McHugh said he was hoping to slow the Army's reduction of personnel to 450,000 soldiers. The report said the Army is on track to have 490,000 soldiers by the end of the 2015 fiscal year, reaching the goal by the end of the 2017 fiscal year.

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