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Georgia politicians critical of troop reductions plans at state bases

...Hinesville and 3,400 at Fort Benning. The Georgia congressional delegation had sent a bipartisan letter to the Army Secretary John McHugh in May stressing the importance of those troops, but when the cuts were formally announced nonetheless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-14/georgia-politicians-critical-troop-
U.S. Sen Isakson reports Fort Gordon adding small number of troops while other installations prepare for large losses

...sequestration. Army leaders intend to reduce the force from its current level of 490,000 to 450,000 within two years."Army Secretary McHugh told Sen. Isakson that Fort Gordon would have a net increase of 40 due to the addition of a few units...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-08/us-sen-isakson-reports-fort-
Army secretary calls Fort Stewart an "enduring facility"

FORT STEWART, Ga. - As the military looks to shed 80,000 soldiers and endure another round of base closures, Army Secretary John McHugh said Friday he sees Fort Stewart as an "enduring facility" though he didn't rule out the possibility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-02-24/army-secretary-calls-fort-ste
Army secretary promises to resolve problems for sick reservists at Fort Stewart

...housing - and some might be sent to other military bases if that means they could get faster medical care. Acting Army Secretary Les Brownlee is the highest-level Army official to comment on complaints from sick and injured soldiers in the National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/27/met_398609.shtml
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Army secretary visits troops, spouses at Fort Stewart

FORT STEWART, Ga. -- Army Secretary Thomas E. White visited Fort Stewart, home to about 15,000 soldiers fighting in Iraq, to meet the troops' spouses and National...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/04/met_475097.shtml
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Hails Coverdell; jabs 'chicken hawk'

...Paul Coverdell, R-Ga., for writing to our draft-dodger President Bill Clinton urging him to fire Assistant Army Secretary Sara Lister for referring to the U.S. Marines as "extremists." I have as much respect and admiration for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/21/edi_217856.shtml
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Citadel graduates might have to compete for active-duty officer slots

...number of new officers automatically inducted into the service from the so-called "essential military colleges" Army Secretary Togo West told a congressional committee this week. It is part of continuing efforts to make the Army smaller after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/07/met_204982.shtml
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Lawmakers air water worries

WASHINGTON - Army Secretary Pete Geren has a war in Iraq to manage. But he spent much of his time Thursday getting up to speed on a long-standing feud over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/08/met_142904.shtml
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Across the Southeast

Governor wants corps to open reservoir MONTGOMERY, ALA.- Gov. Bob Riley has asked Army Secretary Pete Geren to order the Army Corps of Engineers to release water from a federal reservoir in Georgia to help with drought relief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/18/met_136226.shtml
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Military official inspects training

...America's resolve to finish its mission overseas, Army Secretary Francis J. Harvey said Tuesday. "It's tragic...touring Fort Gordon and visiting with soldiers there, Army Secretary Francis J. Harvey will travel to Fort Stewart, Ga...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/21/met_86081.shtml
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