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Ex-Army Contracting Official Gets 3.5 Years for Bribe-Taking

A former Army civilian contracting official has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for demanding $500,000 in bribes from a private company seeking to renew a $100 million contract.

06/19/2015

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Bergdahl Wants Court to Disqualify Courts-Martial General

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl (boh BURG’-dahl), the soldier who left his post in Afghanistan and was held by the Taliban for five years, is asking a military appellate court to disqualify the general with broad discretion in his case.

06/05/2015

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Army Hearing for Former Captive Bergdahl Set for September

The Army says it has pushed back the date for a preliminary hearing for Bowe Bergdahl, the sergeant who left his post in Afghanistan and was held by the Taliban for five years.

06/04/2015

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Survey: Male Special Operations Soldiers Fear Pentagon Will Lower Standards To Integrate Women Into Units

Surveys find that men in U.S. special operations forces do not believe women can meet the physical and mental demands of their commando jobs, and they fear the Pentagon will lower standards to integrate women into their elite units, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Associated Press.

04/06/2015

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Army Unit Accused Of Having ‘Racial Thursdays’

The U.S. Army is reportedly investigating allegations that a platoon was allowed to use racial slurs against each other.

03/20/2015

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Army Contracting Official Pleads Guilty to Taking Bribes

An Army civilian contracting official has pleaded guilty to demanding $500,000 in bribes from a private company seeking to renew a $100 million contract.

03/12/2015

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Army Denies Claims that Fort Detrick Caused Cancer Deaths

The Army said Tuesday it has denied more than 100 claims seeking millions of dollars in compensation for cancer deaths and other illnesses allegedly caused by chemicals buried or tested decades ago at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland.

03/03/2015

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Army Opens Grueling Ranger Jobs to Women

The Army will allow as many as 60 women to participate in the next Ranger course, allowing women for the first time to compete in the grueling two-month combat school. It is considered one of the first steps into the military special operations field.

01/15/2015

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Army Couple Relocates Wedding For Obama Golf Game

A couple getting married near President Barack Obama’s vacation spot in Hawaii learned the hard way that the big day rarely goes exactly as planned.

12/29/2014

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Bergdahl Investigation Report Goes to Senior Army Commander

The fate of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl now rests with a top U.S. general in North Carolina who will decide if the soldier should be charged with desertion after he left his Afghanistan post in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban.

12/22/2014

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