Stories tagged: U.S. Army
Sat., May 16, 2009, 6 a.m.
U.S. Army eyeing fake diplomas
The U.S. Army is investigating soldiers who bought degrees from an illegal diploma mill that was based in Spokane and resulted in prison time for its operators. It’s also warning …
Tue., March 3, 2009
Attorney says mom will be discharged from Army
RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina mother who reported for Army duty with her two young children will be discharged from the military, her attorney said Monday. Attorney Mark Waple, …
Mon., March 2, 2009
Nation in brief: Mother reports to Army with kids
A North Carolina woman who was recalled to the Army four years after being honorably discharged drove nearly 400 miles and braved a Southeastern winter storm to report for duty …
Sun., March 1, 2009
Recalled to Army, mom bringing her kids
DAVIDSON, N.C. – When Lisa Pagan reports for duty today, four long years after she was honorably discharged from the Army, she’ll arrive with more than her old uniform. She’s …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2009
Our View: Information on treatment should be public
To its credit, the military has been more forthcoming with information about the number of suicides in its ranks. The Army recently began releasing monthly figures, rather than the usual …
Wed., Feb. 18, 2009
Army investigates teenage girl’s death at Fort Lewis base
FORT LEWIS, Wash. – A 16-year-old girl found unconscious at a Fort Lewis barracks is getting better, and investigators are looking to her to explain the circumstances of another teen’s …
Tue., Feb. 17, 2009, 4:18 p.m.
Army investigates girl’s death at Fort Lewis
A 16-year-old girl remained in stable condition Tuesday at Madigan Army Medical Center as the military investigated the death of another 16-year-old girl at a Fort Lewis barracks.
Tue., Feb. 17, 2009
16-year-old found dead in Army barracks
FORT LEWIS, Wash. – One 16-year-old civilian girl was found dead and another was found unresponsive in a barracks on this Army base south of Tacoma, the Army said Monday. …
Tue., Feb. 17, 2009
Soldier in Missouri dies from meningitis
ST. LOUIS – One soldier is dead of meningitis at Fort Leonard Wood and a second is “very seriously ill,” according to officials at the Army base in southern Missouri. …
Mon., Feb. 16, 2009, 4:42 p.m.
Army: 2 girls found in Fort Lewis barracks; 1 dead
FORT LEWIS, Wash. — The Army says one 16-year-old civilian girl was found dead and another was found unresponsive in a barracks on the Fort Lewis base south of Tacoma.
Fri., Feb. 6, 2009
Suicides in Army show sharp rise
WASHINGTON – The Army is investigating a stunning number of suicides in January – a count that could surpass all combat deaths on America’s two warfronts last month. According to …
Fri., Feb. 6, 2009
Soldier suicides speak to hell of war
Good News: Millions of Iraqis went to the polls to vote in local elections last weekend in what has been described as basically a “violence-free” event, although not one free …
Sun., Feb. 1, 2009
Combat gear’s weight triggers injury spike
WASHINGTON – Carrying heavy combat loads is taking a quiet but serious toll on troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, contributing to injuries that are sidelining them in growing numbers, …
Fri., Jan. 30, 2009, 12:01 a.m.
Colville man died in Iraq copter crash
A Colville man was one of four soldiers killed when two helicopters crashed Monday in northern Iraq. Chief Warrant Officer Benjamin H. Todd, 29, was flying one of the Kiowa …
Fri., Jan. 30, 2009
Suicide rate among cadets reaches high at West Point
WASHINGTON – Two West Point cadets have committed suicide since December and two others attempted suicide in the past two weeks, prompting the military academy’s leaders to summon an Army …
Wed., Dec. 24, 2008
Army drops wound treatment after warning
WASHINGTON – Until more testing can be done, Army medics are being told to stop using a new product just sent to the war front to help control bleeding among …