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Fort Meade Army Base

Virginia, Maryland Bases Largely Spared in Army Cuts

Maryland and Virginia Army bases have largely been spared under a plan that will cut 40,000 soldiers from the military’s ranks.

07/10/2015

U.S. Army soldiers stand together as they salute during the memorial service that U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended in honor of the thirteen victims of the shooting rampage allegedly by U.S. Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan on November 10, 2009 in Fort Hood, Texas. Hasan, an army psychiatrist, is accused of killed 13 people and wounded 30 in a shooting at the military base on November 5, 2009.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Army to Cut More Than 400 from Va. Bases

The Army plans to eliminate more than 400 soldiers from three bases in Virginia.

07/09/2015

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Army Cuts Could Grow Even Bigger if Budget Impasse Persists

In the midst of a war against the Islamic State that the Obama administration says will last many years, the Army is moving ahead with big troop cuts.

07/08/2015

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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

Guantanamo

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

Guantanamo

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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