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Trump defends keeping Fort Bragg name amid calls to rename bases named after Confederate leaders

President Donald Trump defended the name of Fort Bragg amid calls to remove relations to Confederate general on U.S. military bases.

For 1st time, female soldier set to join a Green Beret team

A female soldier has graduated from the Army’s elite Special Forces course and will for the first time join one of the all-male Green Beret teams.

Army quarantines 90 soldiers with coronavirus at Fort Bragg

The US Army has quarantined 90 soldiers and instructors who tested positive for the coronavirus during a survival course at Fort Bragg.

Trump: I’ll veto defense bill to keep Confederate base names

President Donald Trump is vowing to veto a massive defense bill to keep military bases such as Fort Bragg named after Confederate officers.

Trump: No change at bases named for Confederate officers

President Donald Trump says he is ruling out changing the name of Army bases named for Confederate Army officers.

US military now rethinking links to Confederate army symbols

The military is rethinking its traditional embrace or tolerance of Confederate Army symbols.

Remains of Fort Bragg paratrooper found on NC coast

The remains of an 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper were found near Cape Lookout National Seashore on May 29.

Esper orders remainder of active duty troops in Washington region back to home base

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has ordered that active duty troops who were moved to the Washington DC area should return to their home base of Fort Drum in New York, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Friday.

Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis

Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to put several active-duty U.S. military police units on the ready to deploy to Minneapolis, where the police killing of George Floyd sparked the widespread protests.

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