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Top Brevard football recruit chooses U.S. Army

Merritt Island defensive coordinator Ben Waldrop immediately began to laugh at the story Jeff McLean told. Not only did he remember it, but he understood its meaning. 931 more words


Shooter Ian Foos has sights set on Kentucky

BELLEVUE — There just weren’t enough hours in the day for Ian Foos to do two sports with the commitment they each deserved.

As a freshman and sophomore, Foos followed the family tradition and played football for Bellevue High School. 547 more words


Jimmy Quits the Army

The day after Veterans Day.

This is a true story except Jimmy is not his name.

Jimmy looked through the door at me, waiting to recognize him. 713 more words

From The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer:

Brig Gen. Tammy Smith, the first openly gay general in the U.S. Army, is poised to take over as the commander of the 98th Training Division, a Reserve unit at Fort Benning.

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Dear Mr. Snowden

I wrote this letter nearly a year ago, in the hope that Edward Snowden — unlikely to talk to a minor journo like me – would answer some questions to help me make my portrait of him as accurate as possible, (if not as three-dimensional as Laura Poitras’ Oscar-winning one, or Oliver Stone’s will be). 1,504 more words

Human Rights

Benning TV: Tank Talk

Here are a couple videos created by the Armor and Cavalry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia.  These films are narrated by Museum director Len Dyer and  feature the many vehicles found in the Museum collection.   32 more words

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