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President Barack Obama returns to the White House after visiting the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

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The Cannock Area in World War One: The Deggs of Hednesford

This is the story of John Henry Degg from High Town, Hednesford. John Henry epitomises the opening day casualty of the Battle of the Somme – one of 19,240 dead – but I wanted to show that he was a person and not just a statistic. 55 more words

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Musings on the Welsh Troops

In the column ‘Items and Episodes‘ included in the Bedfordshire Times and Independent of 30 July 1915, the columnist wrote, amongst other items, about: 153 more words

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Join the ‘eggciting’ adventure run for kids, adults this October

Did you know that eating egg a day is vital to one’s health? According to the Philippine Egg Board Association, having an egg a day is vital to one’s health as it manages weight, provides muscle strength and prevents muscle-loss, leads to better brain function and maintains eyes’ health. 456 more words

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Reserve forces culminate year of hard work in CFB Gagetown training exercises

Hundreds of reserve soldiers from all over the Atlantic provinces are taking part in the biggest event of their training year as the Exercise Strident Tracer 2016 runs this week. 244 more words

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Three Soldiers Tell Each Other Ghost Stories During A Quiet Moment In The Trenches

Three Soldiers Tell Each Other Ghost Stories During A Quiet Moment In The Trenches

Three men stood side by side in the trenches and began to tell each other camp-fire ghost stories, a way to connect to the past, and to forget about the last few days of brutality. 3,096 more words

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​We’ve video, pictures of soldiers engaged in oil bunkering —Avengers


WARRI —Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, yesterday, alleged that soldiers were the merchants of oil bunkering in the Niger Delta and that they have video and pictorial evidence of their involvement in crude oil theft and records, including how much they collect and make per day from illegal oil bunkering. 394 more words

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