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March 12, 2018
In what has to be perceived as an act of national benevolence, a U.S. Army base in Texas was named after the general who once fought against the American flag. Like the namesake general himself, Fort Hood, scene of a 2009 mass shooting incident, would become a symbol of triumph and tragedy.
March 10, 2018
DEVENS -- Fort Devens Museum's monthly program on Saturday, March 17, brings back a focus on the American involvement in World War I. The program picks up the extended celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Camp Devens, which would become the largest U.S. Army base in NewÃâÃÂ ...
March 10, 2018
FORT BLISS, Texas — During my first couple days at Fort Bliss, I had heard smatterings from soldiers about a non-indigenous species of African antelope population that somehow inhabited the training grounds. But no one really quite knew how the animals, known as the oryx, got there. Many of the soldiers told meÃâÃÂ ...
American Military News
March 9, 2018
An American soldier stationed at Camp Carroll in South Korea was found dead Friday morning. U.S. Army Soldiers aboard an M1126 Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle from Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment prepare to fire its .50-caliber heavy machine gun during live-fire exercises atÃâÃÂ ...
Sentinel & Enterprise
March 5, 2018
They moved around a lot as Hermann was still serving in the Armed Forces, but settled in Lunenburg in the 1960s when Watson was transferred to the U.S. Army base in Fort Devens. Watson learned to speak English by reading the local newspaper from front to back each day. She worked as a homeÃâÃÂ ...
San Francisco Chronicle
March 1, 2018
The U.S. Army base in southern Monterey County sits on nearly 170,000 acres of mountains, valleys and meadows with its main entrance about 25 miles west of Highway 101 near King City. From San Francisco, it takes about three hours to reach the Hacienda on 101, but as I was intent on exploring theÃâÃÂ ...
February 27, 2018
... by 'chemical incident' – 'multiple victims'. MULTIPLE victims have been identified after a "chemical incident" at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia believed to have been caused by contaminated letters, it has been reported. By Joseph Carey. PUBLISHED: 03:15, Wed, Feb 28, 2018 | UPDATED: 03:16, Wed, Feb 28, 2018ÃâÃÂ ...
February 24, 2018
Camp Hero, the US army base built in World War II to defend the coast, sits in 400 acres of woodland near Montauk. During the Cold War, the top secret base was the centre of a series of radars trained on the Atlantic to detect any incoming Russian attacks. But after closing in 1981, it became shrouded inÃâÃÂ ...
February 14, 2018
At the height of the Cold War in the 1950s, the Greenland ice sheet hosted a number of clandestine U.S. Army bases whose job it was to get an estimated 600 medium-range ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads ready for deployment. The largest of these sites was Camp Century, which had the publicÃâÃÂ ...
Alaska Dispatch News
December 31, 1999
The truck had been heading from U.S. Army base Fort Greely near Delta Junction to Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, DeRuyter said. Army Lt. Col. Martyn Crighton confirmed that the overturned vehicle was an Army truck and not a contractor's. Crighton wasn't sure how many people were in the truck when itÃâÃÂ ...
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