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I posted a story last weekend entitled The Power of Music. I wrote about how music can bring a tear to my eye, make me angry, or just fill me with energy, depending on my mood and the music Im listen... Posted on 7/10/11 at 6:30 PM
Fort Hood announced Brig. Gen. Terence Hildner's death today in a statement posted on its website. Hildner had commanded the 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Fort Hood since August 2010. He left for Afghanistan in December to support the NATO mission there.
UPDATED 9:14 P.M. An AWOL Muslim soldier who had weapons stashed in a motel room near Fort Hood admitted planning an attack on the Texas post, where 13 people died in 2009 in the worst mass shooting ever on a U.S. military installation, the Army said in an alert issued today. See a video at the end of the article.
A new book tells the story of the 164th Infantry Regiment, the North Dakota National Guard unit that became the Army’s first group to offensively engage the enemy in World War II "I had just finished a book; when I had that dinner in 2006, that book was going through the publication process. My first thought was, “Oh gosh, I don’t want to start another book now. But I thought, “These guys are here, they’re in their 80s, you pass up this opportunity now, and you’ll never get it again.”
Ray, 23, died of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol, according to information the U.S. Army provided to North Dakota’s congressional delegation and governor.
Retired Army Lt. Col. Joe Repya joined the hunt today for the Independence Party nomination. The former Republican activist said he'd be a consensus builder between political parties and to further that goal would hold himself to one, four-year term.
Pushed to the far edge of desperation, earthquake-ravaged Haitians dumped decaying bodies into mass graves and begged for water and food Friday amid fear that time is running out to avoid chaos and to rescue anyone still alive in the wreckage.
By Alfred de Montesquiou and Mike Melia
, January 15, 2010
The former Republican vice presidential candidate planned to sign copies of her new memoir at a post store today. Army officials say former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will not make a speech, pose for photos, or personalize notes in the books she signs.
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