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Pfc. Elmer Meyers captured by Germans at Battle of the Bulge

Two dog tags — one worn by an American soldier, the other by a German soldier — were found in a Luxembourg woods near the German border more than half a century after hostilities ended. 1,853 more words

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Remembering Spc. Matthew Walker

MANCHESTER, Mo. (KMOX)- Nearly one year since Patriot Guard motorcycle riders guided Army Specialist Matthew Walker’s funeral procession to Jefferson Barracks Cemetery, on Saturday they led dozens of Walker’s loved ones to Veterans Memorial in Manchester. 216 more words

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Soldier reunites with teen he rescued from Iraq 18 years ago

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – When an Atlanta teen graduates from high school soon, she’ll have a very special friend watching.

She was just a baby when she was whisked out of Iraq by a U.S. 272 more words

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Remembering the First Fallen from All-Female Team

Among those who will be remembered this Memorial Day is 1st Lt. Ashley White, a member of an all-female, all-Army Cultural Support Team attached to a Joint Special Operations Task Force in Afghanistan. 525 more words

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Army seeks comments on proposed biofuel-capable power plant

Your input is needed on the proposed construction of a new power plant on Oahu.

Known as the Schofield Generating Station Project, the 50-megawatt biofuel-capable power generation plant would be constructed, owned, operated and maintained by Hawaiian Electric on an 8.13-acre parcel of land to be leased from the U.S. 288 more words

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First sergeant surprises his daughter at Ida B. Wells graduation

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An Ida B. Wells eighth grade graduate got a lot more than just her diploma Thursday.

Just after Antoniesha Cowan introduced the commencement speaker to the crowd, administrators took her aside. 180 more words

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Princeton Hockey Alumnus Mark Milley Nominated for Army's Chief of Staff

Princeton hockey alumni General Mark Milley was nominated for the Army’s chief of staff on May 13.

“He not only has plenty of operational and joint experience in Afghanistan, in Iraq and on the Joint Staff, but he also has the intellect and vision to lead change throughout the Army,” Defense Secretary Ashton Carter… 322 more words

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