A medal of dishonor

...desertion and misconduct ? walked into enemy hands unarmed and of his own free will after deliberately abandoning his base. The Pentagon had said as much when he disappeared in 2009.That's why House Republicans in late 2011 rebuffed the Obama administration's...

South Carolina Senate panel approves bill to drop wait for out-of-state veterans to get in-state tuition

...the quality of South Carolina's workforce.They also argued it makes the state more "military friendly" and will blunt Pentagon moves to close or reduce the size of the state's military installations."This is the right thing to do, and it's also...

National Guard hopes new Columbia County location will boost recruiting

...the National Guard."Latella said the move to Columbia County has been in the works for 18 months, about the same time the Pentagon began making plans to relocate the Army Cyber Command to Fort Gordon. That includes a $175 million addition to the Whitelaw...

Calling it by name

The Pentagon finally seems to have acknowledged what most Americans recognized long ago ? that the 2009 Fort Hood shooting was an act of terrorism...

Fort Gordon soldier sends Augusta family Valentines video from Kuwait

...husband. Life would be horrible without my Rees."Maurice and Darshell Woods met in 2006 while Maurice was stationed at the Pentagon and each was living in the high-rise Cascade at Landmark apartment complex in Alexandria, Va.Darshell, who lived on the...


...hutlike structure. At Chichibu, northwest of Tokyo, scientists found what appear to be 10 post holes forming two irregular pentagons, as they would if supporting two huts side-by-side. The volcanic ash layer in which the holes rest is about 500,000...

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Amateurs the unsung heros of science, math

...combinations of sides and angles of pentagons on 3-by-5 cards. She...she had found new kinds of pentagons that could tile. She sent...Rice had come up with 58 pentagon tilings, most of them previously...patterns and three more types of pentagons, all of which were important...

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Quick hits

...two teams, formed intricate alliances, and created interesting and sometimes disgusting love triangles (and squares and pentagons). THE VERDICT: Very entertaining and -- let's face it -- who doesn't love reality TV? MY GRADE: B+ -- Lauren...

City Ink: Let's hope Pentagon took eyes off Augusta

...because Cyber Command is coming to town, and the Pentagon is watching."They're looking at us every...them in March. "That comes directly from the Pentagon."We can only hope the Pentagon had already left town for the Fourth of July...

You Remembered: Fort Gordon

...Christmas vacation, I learned that I had contracted pneumonia!The next occasion was in March 1973, when I was assigned to the Pentagon and attended the MP Physical Security Course at Fort Gordon. This was memorable because that was the month and year of the...