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  • U.S. Army soldier accused of smuggling undocumented immigrants

    (Reuters) - A U.S. Army soldier has been accused of smuggling two undocumented immigrants across the Texas-Mexico border while in uniform, according to a federal criminal complaint. Eric Alexander Rodriguez, 20, a private in the Army, was charged with...
  • Since 1925, vets have found healing, camaraderie in Wisconsin camp

    LAKE TOMAHAWK, Wis. It's not a hospital or clinic, but a lot of healing is done here. Perched between two lakes in northern Wisconsin, bucolic Camp American Legion opened in 1925 as a respite for wounded and disabled World War I soldiers. Nine decades...
  • Shooter at U.S. Army base in Virginia kills herself, sparks lockdown

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. soldier armed with a pistol fatally wounded herself after barricading herself in a building at Fort Lee, Virginia, sparking a lockdown of the Army base, officials said. The soldier entered the four-story Combined Arms...
  • Iraq redux: Around the country a chorus of troubled voices

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration's lethal return to Iraq will test a public resolve depleted by the past decade of war. Interviews, instant polling and the social media fire hose following the U.S. airstrikes Friday revealed deep ambivalence in a...
  • Barricaded soldier shoots herself at Fort Lee

    WASHINGTON A distraught female solider at the Fort Lee army garrison shot herself in the head Monday morning as negotiators tried to calm her at the base south of Richmond, Va. The incident triggered fears of another deadly base rampage. Maj. Gen....
  • Army identifies shooter at Virginia base as Iraq war veteran

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army on Wednesday identified the soldier who fatally shot herself at a Virginia base this week as Sergeant First Class Paula Walker, an Iraq war veteran. Walker, 33, brandished a pistol and barricaded herself inside an...
  • Mujer protagoniza tiroteo en base militar en Virginia, EEUU; incidente controlado

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Una soldado protagonizó el lunes un tiroteo en la base estadounidense Fort Lee, en el estado de Virginia, provocando el cierre de la instalación, dijo el centro militar en su página de Facebook. La soldado se disparó a sí misma...
  • In Chicago for fundraisers, Obama speaks about Fort Hood incident

    In Chicago for fundraisers, Obama speaks about Fort Hood incident
    President Barack Obama stopped for a few hours in his hometown today, and what was supposed to be a quick visit for two Democratic fundraisers also included the president’s first opportunity to express concern over the shootings at Fort Hood....
  • Shooting at Ft. Hood; everyone at base ordered to shelter in place

    Foot Hood officials said they have received an initial report that a shooter at the base is dead, but the information is unconfirmed, the statement said.  Fort Hood's Directorate of Emergency Services also said that injured personnel are being...
  • Ft. Hood lockdown lifted; shooting leaves 4 dead, at least 11 hurt

    Ft. Hood lockdown lifted; shooting leaves 4 dead, at least 11 hurt
    KILLEEN, Texas - Four people were dead, including a gunman, and at least 11 others were wounded in a shooting at Ft. Hood, officials said Wednesday. The base was locked down for about four hours, until a siren sounded shortly before 9 p.m. to end the...
  • U.S. Marine shot dead by comrade at N.C. base

    U.S. Marine shot dead by comrade at N.C. base
    A U.S. Marine was killed at a military base in North Carolina on Tuesday when a sentry's rifle discharged, a base spokesman said, without specifying whether the shooting was intentional. The incident took place at around 5:30 p.m. at the main gate of...