US Army troops celebrate Thanksgiving in Iraq with turkey dinners and football as they enjoy a taste of home while ...
US Army troops in Iraq were rewarded with a taste of home on Thursday as they celebrated Thanksgiving at their Mosul base. Soldiers were given ... Similar celebrations were seen at Camp Swift, another US Army base in the region. Military chefs cooked ...
How Texas reacted to and benefited from World War II
The entrance of the United States into World War II after the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor set in motion an industrial boom across Texas. According to the Texas Historical Commission, before the war started in the European and Pacific theaters ...
17 parties that altered Austin
14, 1945: VE and VJ days salute the end of World War II: When fighting ended in Europe, and then three months later in the Pacific, Austinites — including military personnel stationed at Bergstrom Air Force Base and Bastrop's Camp Swift — flocked to ...
Seeking Adventure, American Volunteers Fight ISIS Alongside Kurds in Iraq
The U.S. troops that remain in Iraq are largely on a mission to train and support Iraqi government and peshmerga forces, with those at Camp Swift restricted to their base several kilometers from the front line. While the volunteers are less restricted ...
Secretive military operation 'Jade Helm' gets underway across seven states - as conspiracy theorists who fear it ...
The U.S. military began its secretive two-month, seven-state military exercise on Wednesday in Texas, as conspiracy theorists prepared for the worst. The massive scale of the operation raised suspicions among right wing groups, many of whom fear the ...
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Texas Governor Calls in National Guard on US Military
U.S. News & World Report
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday asked the State Guard to monitor a U.S. military training exercise dubbed "Jade Helm 15" amid Internet-fueled suspicions that the war simulation is really a hostile military takeover.
Texas officials quietly approve another US military exercise on the heels of Jade Helm
On the heels of the furor that followed Jade Helm, military officials are developing plans for another training exercise in the Concho Valley region. Earlier this week, Tom Green County commissioners unanimously approved military officials' request to ...
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Voted for Democratic president in last seven elections; two Democratic senators; four out of five House representatives are Democrats; past three governors have been Democrats; Democratic-controlled Legislature. CALIFORNIA Voted for Democratic ...
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