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  1. veterans
    The Next Fight for Cory Remsburg, the Wounded Veteran Obama Made FamousIn 2014, a White House speechwriter made a brain-injured soldier a symbol of resilience. Now he finds the story didn’t end so neatly.
  2. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Will Face Court-MartialThe news comes a week after the first episode of the second season of “Serial” dropped. 
  3. islamic state watch
    Obama Will Ask Congress for Permission to Fight ISISSomething to get done before the newly electeds take over.
  4. 3 Missing Afghan Soldiers Found Trying to Cross Into CanadaIs it because of the socialized medicine?
  5. military sexual assault
    Army Removes 588 Soldiers From Sensitive PositionsFive hundred eighty-nine if you count the guy in charge of the background checks.
  6. Army General Gets Gross in E-mail About Congresswoman“She is smoking hot.”
  7. the military
    More Military Sexual Assaults Were Reported This Year Than Ever BeforeWhy that’s a good thing.
  8. spy games
    You Won’t Read The Guardian’s NSA Reporting on an Army BaseIt’s part of “network hygiene.”
  9. crimes and misdemeanors
    Military Sex Assault Prevention Not Going WellAnother one got arrested.
  10. crimes and misdemeanors
    Now the Army Has an Ironic Sexual Assault Scandal of Its OwnSergeant in a sexual-assault prevention program accused of running a prostitution ring.
  11. sad things
    38 Army Suicides in July Marks All-Time HighUp from 24 in June.
  12. Wade Michael Page Identified As Wisconsin Sikh Temple Shooter [Updated]He’s a 40-year-old, “heavily tattooed” Army veteran.
  13. the war in afghanistan
    U.S. Troops Posed for Pictures With Dead Suicide Bombers in AfghanistanThe Los Angeles ’Times’ has released the photos despite requests from the government not to publish them.
  14. arlington national cemetery
    Up to 65,000 Arlington Graves May Have ProblemsThe final resting places of nearly 65,000 fallen service members could have errors.
  15. religion
    Brooklyn Rabbi Can Join U.S. Army With BeardHe received a waiver after filing a federal lawsuit.
  16. loose lips
    Frontline: Bradley Manning’s Facebook Page Shows Conflicted Soldier, Ardent Gay-Rights SupporterAnd also, a lonely man missing an ex-boyfriend.
  17. revolt like an egyptian
    Hosni Mubarak May Be Stepping Down [Updated]Omar Suleiman is expected to take over.
  18. grave errors
    More Than 200 Graves at Arlington MismarkedCemetery’s two employees have been forced to resign.
  19. don’t ask don’t tell
    Military Chiefs of Staff Object to Early ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ CompromiseThey’d rather wait until their much-touted study is completed in December.
  20. gays
    Army Secretary Says He Won’t Pursue ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ CasesHe says it would be “counterproductive.”
  21. don’t ask don’t tell
    Two Top Generals Wary of Swift Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’The chiefs of staff of the Army and Air Force cautioned against rapid action while the military is stretched thin on two fronts.
  22. gays
    Gates and Mullen to Argue Against ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’That Pentagon will detail the steps it’s taking toward preparing for a repeal of the ban.
  23. gays
    Military Steps Up Talks on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ RepealHigh-level meetings have been called to talk about making good on one of Barack Obama’s campaign promises.
  24. fort hood
    Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan Still Alive After Killing 12, Wounding 31 at Fort HoodHasan was working as a counselor for soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington before he was transferred to Fort Hood to prepare for his own deployment later this month.
  25. 5-person poll
    Five-Person Poll: What’s on the Minds of New Army Recruits?We talked to a group of new Army recruits in Times Square this week as they are sworn in, and found out some (but not all) of what is on their minds.