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June 5, 1995 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On mornings when he hasn't had to fly the night before and isn't exhausted, U.S. Army helicopter pilot Melvin Dixon has been getting up at 6 a.m. lately to catch the evening network news as it's broadcast here from the United States. "I figure it must be getting interesting, because O.J. Simpson's getting to be about No.
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July 18, 1998 | H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A California National Guard soldier who was found dead last month in Germany and who became the center of an ongoing dispute between the guard and the U.S. Army, killed himself, according to an autopsy report released Thursday. Meanwhile, a separate document indicated that a National Guard official has filed a complaint with the Department of Defense Inspector General's office, alleging that three Army officers conspired to wrongly accuse the man of being a deserter.
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December 31, 1990 | TAMARA JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. military hospitals in Europe are quietly taking extraordinary steps to prepare for mass casualties from the Persian Gulf should war break out, but the key facilities still appear woefully ill-equipped to treat large numbers of wounded. A lack of beds, specialists and burn units have some doctors worried about plans for the three major American hospitals--all in Germany--to serve as a crucial way station for soldiers seriously wounded in the gulf.
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February 11, 1997 | From Associated Press
U.S. Army investigators are looking into allegations that three male instructors at an Army training center in Darmstadt sexually assaulted or harassed female students, a newspaper reported Monday. Stars and Stripes, the unofficial U.S. military newspaper, said authorities are looking into allegations of rape, sodomy, cruelty and maltreatment of subordinates. The Army instructors, who were not identified, have been removed from their jobs at the training center, the newspaper said.
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November 9, 1990 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush's announcement Thursday that he is sending nearly a quarter million more troops to the Persian Gulf reflects the military payoff for the end of the Cold War and 18 months of massive change in the international balance of power. No longer needed to stand guard against the Soviet Union in Europe, an entire Army corps--about 110,000 soldiers--will be moved from Germany to Saudi Arabia, cutting U.S. armed forces in Europe in half.
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October 26, 1990 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Defense Secretary Dick Cheney said Thursday that he may send as many as 100,000 more troops to join the 210,000 American personnel already deployed in Saudi Arabia to counter an expanded and increasingly fortified Iraqi force. A major element of the buildup is expected to be heavy armor units, many of them likely to be rotated from Europe, to match up against a huge force of Iraqi tanks now in defensive positions in Kuwait.
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January 12, 1991 | From Associated Press
The pacifist Greens party said Friday that 100 U.S. soldiers stationed in Germany have filed for conscientious objector status to avoid Persian Gulf war duty and that another 40 American GIs have deserted. Greens in the northern city of Bremen have formed a committee called "Action Winter Vacation" with other pacifist groups to help the soldiers file applications for objector status, said Martin Thomas, a Greens leader in Bremen's state government.
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January 30, 1991 | TYLER MARSHALL and JANNY SCOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In an attempt to revive Germany's battered image, Chancellor Helmut Kohl's government moved onto the political offensive Tuesday, pledging an additional $5.5 billion to support the U.S.-led Gulf War effort and unveiling a plan to tighten export controls to help halt the flow of military-related goods. He also ordered German army antiaircraft missile systems to Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organization ally, to help deter a possible Iraqi attack against the alliance's southernmost country.
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January 2, 1991 | From Associated Press
U.S. military officials downplayed reports Tuesday that they do not have enough space, qualified personnel or equipment to accommodate heavy combat casualties from the Persian Gulf. Officials said they have classified contingency plans to deal with an influx of American wounded if fighting breaks out with Iraq. Bill Swisher, a spokesman for the U.S.
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January 14, 1992
On Friday, U.S. Army strength in Germany will officially drop from four to two divisions as the withdrawal of American forces in Europe proceeds apace. In separate ceremonies, the 3rd Armored Division, headquartered in Frankfurt, and the 8th Infantry Division, located in Bad Kreuznach, will be officially deactivated. From a peak strength of about 340,000 before the collapse of the Berlin Wall, the number of U.S.
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June 5, 1995 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On mornings when he hasn't had to fly the night before and isn't exhausted, U.S. Army helicopter pilot Melvin Dixon has been getting up at 6 a.m. lately to catch the evening network news as it's broadcast here from the United States. "I figure it must be getting interesting, because O.J. Simpson's getting to be about No.
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June 19, 1994 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nearly 2,000 U.S., French and British soldiers shouldered their rifles and marched for the last time down Berlin's monument-studded main boulevard in a farewell parade that provided a muted final chapter to the long saga of the Cold War.
NEWS
January 14, 1992
On Friday, U.S. Army strength in Germany will officially drop from four to two divisions as the withdrawal of American forces in Europe proceeds apace. In separate ceremonies, the 3rd Armored Division, headquartered in Frankfurt, and the 8th Infantry Division, located in Bad Kreuznach, will be officially deactivated. From a peak strength of about 340,000 before the collapse of the Berlin Wall, the number of U.S.
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August 24, 1991 | JOHN LANCASTER, THE WASHINGTON POST
The chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, who just returned from a tour of U.S. military bases in Germany, has called for an investigation into what he described as pervasive race discrimination against black service personnel and civilian employees in the armed forces. Arthur A. Fletcher said Friday that he returned this week with a stack of documents alleging discrimination in areas ranging from job evaluations to the selection of cheerleaders at high schools for U.S.
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August 16, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The U.S. Army, marking the end of an era in Europe, will dissolve two divisions based in Germany, including the 3rd Armored Division, which routed Iraqi forces in the climactic desert tank battles of the Persian Gulf War, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
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January 30, 1991 | TYLER MARSHALL and JANNY SCOTT, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In an attempt to revive Germany's battered image, Chancellor Helmut Kohl's government moved onto the political offensive Tuesday, pledging an additional $5.5 billion to support the U.S.-led Gulf War effort and unveiling a plan to tighten export controls to help halt the flow of military-related goods. He also ordered German army antiaircraft missile systems to Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organization ally, to help deter a possible Iraqi attack against the alliance's southernmost country.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 18, 1998 | H.G. REZA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A California National Guard soldier who was found dead last month in Germany and who became the center of an ongoing dispute between the guard and the U.S. Army, killed himself, according to an autopsy report released Thursday. Meanwhile, a separate document indicated that a National Guard official has filed a complaint with the Department of Defense Inspector General's office, alleging that three Army officers conspired to wrongly accuse the man of being a deserter.
NEWS
October 5, 1990 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the wake of German unification, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is adopting a strategy in which a thin trip-wire line of troops will guard Germany's border with East Europe, in place of the shoulder-to-shoulder contingents that have been facing the Iron Curtain, a senior Pentagon officer told Congress on Thursday.
NEWS
January 12, 1991 | From Associated Press
The pacifist Greens party said Friday that 100 U.S. soldiers stationed in Germany have filed for conscientious objector status to avoid Persian Gulf war duty and that another 40 American GIs have deserted. Greens in the northern city of Bremen have formed a committee called "Action Winter Vacation" with other pacifist groups to help the soldiers file applications for objector status, said Martin Thomas, a Greens leader in Bremen's state government.
NEWS
January 2, 1991 | From Associated Press
U.S. military officials downplayed reports Tuesday that they do not have enough space, qualified personnel or equipment to accommodate heavy combat casualties from the Persian Gulf. Officials said they have classified contingency plans to deal with an influx of American wounded if fighting breaks out with Iraq. Bill Swisher, a spokesman for the U.S.
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