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Paratroopers de-plane from their year-long tour in Iraq with the US Army's 82nd Airborne Division July 30, 2010 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

As Army Shrinks, Young Officers Being Pushed Out

After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.

04/21/2014

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Defense: General’s Deal Drops Sex Assault Charge

An Army general was expected to enter pleas Monday in a deal that includes the dismissal of sexual assault charges stemming from accusations that he forced a subordinate officer to perform oral sex.

03/17/2014

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New Hearing Set Monday In Army General’s Sex Case

The case of an Army general accused of sexually assaulting a female captain under his command is set to return to a Fort Bragg courtroom less than a week after proceedings were postponed to allow time for a possible plea agreement.

03/16/2014

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

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Jim Grobe: Expectations Got Higher And That Is Tough At Wake

Former Wake Forest Football Coach, Jim Grobe, joined the show to discuss his time in Winston-Salem and what the future holds.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–12/17/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 8: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers is sacked during a game against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 8, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints defeated the Panthers 31-13. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Hitman’s Weekend 5 Football Predictions

I went 4-1 my last time out so like I have said time and time again to the Drive crew here,  I NEVER shy away from putting my money where my mouth is. Let’s see if we […]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–12/13/2013

Former CIA director David Petraeus addresses a University of Southern California event honoring the military on March 26, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Broadwell Apologizes For Petraeus Affair

The biographer whose extramarital affair with then-CIA director David Petraeus triggered his resignation says she regrets the relationship.

05/24/2013

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Mothers In Uniform Get Room On Army Base To Breast-Feed

Nursing women at a major Army headquarters in South Carolina don’t have to hide in a rest room if they want to breast-feed their babies or express milk for their young.

05/11/2013

File photo of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, right. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Sinclair’s Wife Expects Army To Drop Sex Charges

The wife of an Army general facing sexual misconduct charges in North Carolina said Monday she thinks the charges will be dropped.

11/19/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

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