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In 1987 al-Qaeda Master Spy Tells Fort Bragg Officers the Goal of Radical Islam Is to Set Up an "Islamic State"

Peter Lance | Posted 11.14.2016 | World
Peter Lance

In the annals of espionage, few men have moved in an out of the deep black world between the hunters and the hunted with as much audacity as Ali Mohamed--known to his al Qaeda brothers as Ali Amiriki, or "Ali the American."

Insulting America's Sacred Idols: Helping Veterans Recover From Moral Injury

Matthew Hoh | Posted 07.30.2016 | Politics
Matthew Hoh

If we are serious as a nation in our platitudes and compassion for veterans, then we must adhere to our nationally self-professed and loudly proclaimed values of justice, honor and courage and speak honestly with our veterans.

David Lohr

Man Loses Job, House, Reputation After Police Wrongly Charge Him With Child Rape | David Lohr | Posted 12.04.2014 | Crime

A North Carolina man says authorities ruined his life when they mistakenly arrested him on child sex charges, which cost him his reputation, his home ...

8 Amazing Hidden Travel Gems in California | Posted 04.01.2016 | Travel

The next time you're rolling down the West Coast and feeling car-bound jitters, take a breather and discover some of California's top hidden travel gems as picked by us here at Hopper.

How to Talk Yourself Out of Loving Mendocino

Kari Haugeto | Posted 10.29.2013 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

We're moving to Mendocino. No wait -- we're not! Will somebody stop us, please? We visited the Northern California coast with our family and were immediately taken with its cool climate, dramatic cliffs, too-charming fishing villages and no-nonsense residents.

Amanda Terkel

Sequestration Concerns Follow Chuck Hagel Around The World | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wherever Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel goes these days, one topic keeps coming up: sequestration. Hagel went to Fort Bragg, N.C., on...

7 Colorful Beaches

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

From a Mediterranean shore with a vibrant orange hue to a California coastline strewn with multicolored sea glass, we've rounded up seven of the world's most colorful beaches. So grab your camera and visit one of these beautiful shorelines.

FATAL VISION REVISITED: Jailed Army Doc Pins Hope On DNA And New Witnesses

Posted 04.04.2013 | Crime

An Army doctor controversially convicted of murdering his wife and two daughters in 1970 would be found not guilty if he got another trial because of ...

Marines Lead, Ft. Bragg Lags... and Hagel Waits

Allyson D. Robinson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Allyson D. Robinson

Having apologized for his own very public failures and committed himself to supporting gay and lesbian service members, Senator Hagel is now under pressure to detail how he plans to make good on that commitment. He would do well to follow Marine Commandant General Amos's example.

Same-Sex Military Spouse Discrimination At Fort Bragg: What's The Bigger Picture?

Stephen Peters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephen Peters

While the situation in Fort Bragg is still developing, this whole situation could have been avoided if the DoD had made the aforementioned changes soon after the repeal of DADT and issued same-sex spouses military identification cards as "family members."

An Open Letter To The President Of The Association of Bragg Officers' Spouses

Ashley Broadway | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ashley Broadway

Earlier this month I was delighted to find that there is an Officers' Spouse Club (OSC) on the Fort Bragg base. My wife and I have been together for 15 years, so I emailed and eagerly waited to hear back. When I did, I was incredibly disappointed to be told that I "do not qualify."

Police Testing If Remains Found Near Base Are Missing Soldier

Posted 11.22.2012 | Crime

UPDATE: 11/22/12 -- Multiple sources report that the remains found near Fort Bragg are not human. ORIGINAL STORY: The discovery of remains on Tu...

A Jury Said Jeffrey MacDonald Killed His Wife and Kids. So Did '60 Minutes' and a Bestseller. 40 Years Later, Errol Morris Counters With 500 Pages of Awkward Questions.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 11.04.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Because on the basis of the evidence presented at trial and the evidence that was not allowed to be presented at trial, Errol Morris does not believe that Jeffrey MacDonald is guilty. If you followed this case, you know different.

An "Americafest" for All Our Country's Veterans

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 09.03.2012 | Impact
Paul Rieckhoff

For 99% of Americans, this Fourth of July marks yet another annual tradition of barbecues, block parties and fireworks. It's the halfway point of a long hot summer. A day to celebrate freedom, 'Merica, and being born in the U.S.A. But for the other one percent? The war still rages on.

Fort Bragg Shooter Accused Of Killing Soldier In Critical Condition

Reuters | Posted 08.30.2012 | Crime

June 29 (Reuters) - A soldier at the Fort Bragg, North Carolina Army base suspected of killing one member of his unit, wounding another and then tur...

1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Fort Bragg Shooting

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2012 | Crime

(Adds details about unit involved) June 28 (Reuters) - A U.S. soldier killed a member of his unit during a safety briefing at Fort Bra...

Missing Soldier's Husband Denies Couple Was Estranged

Posted 04.27.2012 | Crime

The husband of missing Fort Bragg solider Kelli Bordeuax says that "there was no trouble" between the couple at the time of his wife's disappearance a...

Sex Offender Who Last Saw Missing Soldier Arrested

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.23.2012 | Crime

The 25-year-old bar hand -- and convicted sex offender -- who gave missing Fort Bragg soldier Kelli Bordeaux a ride home the last night she was seen w...

How a Christian Fighter Pilot and FOX News Tried to Stop Fort Bragg Atheist Festival (And Failed)

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.15.2012 | Media
Chris Rodda

While the upcoming Rock Beyond Belief festival at Fort Bragg is starting to get more media attention as its March 31 date approaches, the event has also been the subject of increased attacks by those who are attempting to stop it from taking place.

Soldiers 'Jump' At Chance To Donate Toys

Posted 12.09.2011 | Impact

Donating a toy action figure and mimicking one is a long-standing tradition for soldiers in North Carolina. Fourteen years ago, Ft. Bragg began its...

Former Mayor Killed, Suspect On The Loose

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.29.2011 | San Francisco

On Saturday morning, longtime forester and former mayor Jere Melo was shot and killed in Fort Bragg when he stumbled upon a poppy farm while investiga...

Army Agrees To Host Concert For Atheists

Posted 10.05.2011 | Religion

By Kimberly Winston c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) A group of military atheists have won the backing of U.S. Army officials to hold a "Rock B...

David Wood

Dreading Peacetime 'Garrison' Life, Some Combat Troops Want One More Deployment | David Wood | Posted 09.10.2011 | World

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Among the paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne's 1st Brigade Combat Team, there's a sinking feeling the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ...

Church-State Groups Seek Equal Play For Atheist Concert At Fort Bragg

Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion

By Jack Jenkins Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Three church-state activist groups criticized the Army for allowing an evangelical concert ...

David Wood

WATCH: As Violence In Iraq Rises, Paratroopers Practice a New Iraq Mission | David Wood | Posted 09.04.2011 | World

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The assault began late on a moonless night with the muted drone of heavy, low-flying aircraft and the silent blossoming of a thous...