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Meet the Top NCO from Florida's 53rd Infantry Brigade

The top Non-Commissioned Officers from the Florida Army National Guard this weekend are at Camp Blanding vying for the title of “Florida NCO of the year.” 425 more words

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Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.

Lloyd’s alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. 189 more words


U.S. military not out of Kandahar just yet

In the first official sign that the Pentagon plans to keep a U.S. military presence in southern Afghanistan after this year, the U.S. Army is sending the 7th Infantry Division headquarters on a year-long deployment to Kandahar Province this spring, writes… 103 more words

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Nostalgic Moments

Today, I didn’t choose to be too sentimental and reminisce my childhood. Nostalgia chose me.

As I have been following the investigation of the Fallen 44… 457 more words


Army veteran, family gifted mortgage-free home

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A wounded Army veteran got the surprise of a lifetime Monday evening when he and his family were given a brand new, mortgage-free home. 269 more words


David Swanson on new report: U.S. Army claims to be full of liars

On World Without War, February 23 2015
By David Swanson

“Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession” is the title of a new… 618 more words