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Eternal flame transferred back to permanent place on Kennedy's grave

Eternal flame transferred back to permanent place on Kennedy's grave

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The eternal flame on U.S. President John F. Kennedy's grave in Arlington National Cemetery was relit Tuesday with the flame transferred from a temporary holder.

U.S. general suspended for allegedly flubbing rape investigation

WASHINGTON, June 8 (UPI) -- The Pentagon says it has suspended a general in charge of U.S. Army forces in Japan for allegedly failing to investigate a reported sexual assault properly.
Fort Hood sex-abuse prevention leader probed for sex crimes

Fort Hood sex-abuse prevention leader probed for sex crimes

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- An Army sergeant in charge of sexual-assault cases at Fort Hood, Texas, is being criminally investigated for alleged abusive sexual contact, the Army said.
Lawsuit challenges ban on women in combat

Lawsuit challenges ban on women in combat

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- Two female U.S. Army reservists, an enlisted woman and an officer, say keeping women out of combat has hurt their careers.
U.S. Army explores green energy options

U.S. Army explores green energy options

CINCINNATI, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army said it was creating a task force to address energy security challenges as it moves toward a goal of having a greener energy footprint.

Army combat vehicle plan criticized

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- A leading U.S. Congressman has questioned why the U.S. Army will require seven years to build a ground combat vehicle.
Next sergeant major of the Army named

Next sergeant major of the Army named

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Command Sgt. Maj. Raymond F. Chandler III was named the sergeant major of the Army, Secretary of the Army John McHugh announced Monday.
Army: Top priority is soldiers, families

Army: Top priority is soldiers, families

CAMP VICTORY, Iraq, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh says the Army's top priority is to take care of soldiers and their families.

Ceremony to honor Fort Hood dead

KILLEEN, Texas, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Military and civilian officials are scheduled to speak this week at a ceremony commemorating the mass murders at Fort Hood in Texas.
New boss aims to fix Arlington cemetery

New boss aims to fix Arlington cemetery

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The Army has named a new head of Arlington National Cemetery, whose predecessor was fired for mismanagement in June.
Call center opens for Arlington questions

Call center opens for Arlington questions

ARLINGTON, Va., June 11 (UPI) -- A call center for people concerned about burials at Arlington National Cemetery opened Friday, a day after a report alleged misconduct at the cemetery.
Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery

ARLINGTON, Va., June 11 (UPI) -- More than 200 graves were misidentified and other irregularities were found at Virginia's Arlington National Cemetery, U.S. Army officials said.
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'Poor' management at Arlington probed

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense said Thursday a commission will look into charges of faulty management at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Body armor to be independently reviewed

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army's body armor will undergo independent assessment, based on a government recommendation for such a review, Army Secretary John McHugh said.

McHugh vows Arlington grave probe

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Alleged loss of accountability of graves and poor record keeping at Arlington National Cemetery will be probed, U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh has vowed.
McHugh sworn in as Army secretary

McHugh sworn in as Army secretary

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- John McHugh was sworn in as the 21st secretary of the U.S. Army during a ceremony Monday at the Pentagon.
Obama's GOP picks seen as strategic plan

Obama's GOP picks seen as strategic plan

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- Choosing Republicans to be in the U.S. leadership fulfills President Obama's campaign pledge and forces the GOP to defend its shrinking turf, analysts say.
Obama crosses aisle for Army secretary

Obama crosses aisle for Army secretary

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama reached across the party aisle Monday to nominate nine-term Rep. John McHugh, R-N.Y., as secretary of the U.S. Army.

Congress may boost military benefits

WASHINGTON, Ark., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- A U.S. House of Representatives joint committee Wednesday heard testimony about extending military education benefits.

Wedding soundtrack to be broadcast

LA CROSSE, Wis., June 16 (UPI) -- A La Crosse, Wis., couple planned to have their wedding reception overseen by a very unusual disc jockey -- the Sirius Satellite Radio company.

US Army uncertain on malaria drug dangers

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The Army this month wrote Congress that there is "sufficient evidence" to question the use of a controversial malaria drug called Lariam because it causes mental problems. But the letter to Rep. John McHugh, R-N.Y. said there is not enough evidence to sto

Congress weighs Lariam in Bragg deaths

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Members of the House Armed Services Committee said Monday they would take a careful look at whether a controversial anti-malaria drug might have played a role i
MARK BENJAMIN and DAN OLMSTED

Congress to military in May: Lariam use?

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- A month before the start of this summer's string of killings and suicides involving Fort Bragg soldiers, a House Armed Services Committee member asked the Penta
MARK BENJAMIN and DAN OLMSTED, UPI Washington Bureau Chief
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