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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

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

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

File photo of soldiers during training exercises. (Photo by ROLAND MAGUNIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Marine Reservist Sues After Being Fired From Job

An 18-year-old Marine reservist has sued a Milford auto dealership in federal court, saying he was fired because of his service in the military.

05/03/2012

In this handout image provided by the U.S. Army, Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin is seen in front of a flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Retired Army Officer Withdraws From Prayer Breakfast Over Muslim Comments

A retired U.S. lieutenant general who made comments denigrating Islam withdrew Monday from speaking at a West Point prayer breakfast after a veterans’ advocacy group asked the Army chief of staff to rescind the invitation.

01/31/2012

Officials Seek To Ease Sale Of Stratford Site

Federal officials have agreed to a new process to sell a 78-acre Stratford property once used for making Army vehicle engines.

01/27/2012

(Credit:  Uyri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

New London Serviceman Killed In Afghanistan

Another Connecticut service member has been killed in Afghanistan.

11/01/2011

Sgt. EdwardJ. Frank II (Photo Courtesy of Fort Drum Public Affairs)

Soldier With Hartford Ties Dies In Afghanistan

Governor Dannel Malloy has ordered flags to fly at half staff in honor of the latest Connecticut serviceman killed in Afghanistan

08/15/2011

Army Ranger Impersonator Faces Police Charges

A Connecticut man facing charges that he falsely claimed to be an Army Ranger wounded during four tours of duty in Afghanistan has apologized.

06/20/2011

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News)

Army Looks For New Combat Rifle

After buying more than 700,000 Colt M4 carbines, the Defense Department has started a search for the rifle’s successor, giving competitors of West Hartford-based Colt the long-awaited chance to break the company’s grip on the market.

05/25/2011

(Credit:  Uyri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

Plainfield Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Family members have confirmed the death of Seargeant Frank Adamski of Plainfield.

03/31/2011

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