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April 3, 2018
Gen. Anthony P. German, the adjunct general, announced the promotions of members of the New York Army National Guard: Promoted are: ... Union Springs, with the Company E, 3-126th Aviation; Sgt. William Ward, of East Syracuse, with the Headquarters and Service Company, 642nd Support Battalion;ÃâÃÂ ...
March 28, 2018
Ann Benzel, president of Benzel's Bretzel Bakery Inc., a fourth-generation family business, will be honored at the Business Excellence Dinner on June 11 at The Casino at Lakemont Park. The award recognizes a Blair County business ... 2003: G. William Ward. 2004: Stephen Sheetz. 2005: Donald Devorris.
National Catholic Register
March 27, 2018
James Longstreet (1821-1904) — Confederate general during the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865) under Gen. Robert E. Lee. Compton ... William Ward (1812-1882) — An English mathematician, editor and theologian, he belonged to the brilliant circle of Blessed John Henry Newman. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)ÃâÃÂ ...
January 18, 2018
The recruitment ceremony was held in the spring of 1984, with the officer candidates from the ROTC program gathered in the ballroom of Missouri Southern's Billingsly Student Center. For Brigadier General William Ward, it was a moment that saw him continuing in his father's footsteps. It would also prove toÃâÃÂ ...
The Daily Progress
November 6, 2017
Hundreds of area residents attended the Community Table event Oct. 15 on the grounds of the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. Arranged by the United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area and local community and religious leaders, the event was designed to bring people of differentÃâÃÂ ...
William & Mary News
May 10, 2017
Eight William & Mary ROTC cadets will be commissioned as officers in the U.S. Army during a May 12 ceremony on campus. Gen. David G. Perkins, commander of the U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command, will commission the cadets and speak at the ceremony, scheduled for 12:30 p.m. in theÃâÃÂ ...
November 13, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has demoted the former head of U.S. Africa Command who was accused of spending thousands of dollars on lavish travel and other unauthorized expenses, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday. Panetta stripped Gen. William "Kip" Ward of a star, whichÃâÃÂ ...
August 21, 2012
When General William E. Ward was chosen to lead the new U.S. Army Africa Command (AFRICOM) in 2007 nobody imagined he'd have sidelined his four decade career and been pulled from the post in less than four years—but that's exactly what happened. Ward was nominated by President Bush andÃâÃÂ ...
Wired News (blog)
August 17, 2012
Last year, the four-star Army general once in charge of all U.S. military operations in Africa was quietly reduced in rank for unexplained reasons. Now we know why William "Kip" Ward's career ended in disgrace. Ward was the first commanding general of U.S. Africa Command, the youngest of the military'sÃâÃÂ ...
Stars and Stripes
May 28, 2012
STUTTGART, Germany — More than a year after turning over the leadership of U.S. Africa Command, former four-star Gen. William E. Ward remains on active duty pending the outcome of an inspector general's probe, serving as a special assistant at a reduced rank, Army officials say. Army spokesmanÃâÃÂ ...
February 8, 2005
Lieutenant General William E Ward ("Kip") follows in the footsteps of, among others, four-star Marine Gen Anthony Zinni and former CIA director George Tenet. He will be hoping his mission does not end as theirs did - swamped by events and tit-for-tat violence that spun out of control. Gen Ward gained aÃâÃÂ ...
Stars and Stripes
December 31, 1999
Gen. William E. Ward, who stood AFRICOM up in 2007, to Gen. Thomas Waldhauser today, all have said the same thing — that extremists on the African continent aspire to attack America. When four soldiers were killed in an October ambush in Niger, lawmakers were surprised by the risk troops face, butÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Since the outcry began, the state Education Department has decreased the number of questions and the number of days of the exams. The state even changed the controversial name of the Common Core exams. Now it is The Next Generation English Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards.
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