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Polly Mann: Betty McKenzie, a Prisoner of Conscience

Betty’s Pekin home housed about 300 inmates, all nonviolent offenders—a few were bank robbers, one had been an embezzler, but most had been convicted of drug-related charges.

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General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Army announced the following assignments:

Maj. Gen. Gordon B. Davis Jr., deputy chief of staff, operations, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe… 653 more words

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First women advance to next stage of gruelling U.S. Army Ranger tests: One hour to climb mountain

CHATTAHOOCHEE NATIONAL FOREST, Ga. — Dozens of Ranger School students lined up at the base of a 964-metre tall mountain here on Tuesday morning, dread hanging on some of their faces. 1,096 more words


Fort Benning project team shines with delivery of industry-leading hospital

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Fort Benning’s newly unveiled Martin Army Community Hospital brims with exceptionalism, earning the hospital’s area team the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 Project Delivery Team of the Year for Excellence Award. 910 more words

Soldier Falsely Accused of Rape Sues City For False Imprisonment

COLUMBUS, Ga. — One man says he plans to sue the city for false imprisonment in connection to a rape report made by Renee Eldridge.

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False Rape? No Problem!

Darby Pass - Ranger School

This week has been one of the most mind blowing adventures of my life. I have stepped out of my comfort zone so many times, and every time I have been pleasantly surprised. 1,107 more words


Army Announces Force Structure and Stationing Decisions

The Department of the Army announced today force structure decisions and stationing plans for the reduction of the regular Army from 490,000 to 450,000 soldiers. The reduction of force structure will occur in fiscal years 2016 and 2017; the reduction of 40,000 end strength will be completed by the end of fiscal year 2018, and will be accompanied by the reduction of 17,000 Department of the Army civilian employees. 424 more words

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