U.S. Army http://www.kplu.org en U.S. Stepping Up Enforcement of Veterans' Reemployment Rights http://www.kplu.org/post/us-stepping-enforcement-veterans-reemployment-rights <p></p><p>An Army Reservist will collect back pay from an Everett, Wash. company accused of violating his reemployment rights.</p><p>The U.S Justice Department announced a settlement Monday with the battery retailer that fired the Iraq War veteran.</p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:10:12 +0000 Tom Banse 10686 at http://www.kplu.org National Guard to spend millions on new Tacoma facility http://www.kplu.org/post/national-guard-spend-millions-new-tacoma-facility <p>The Army is planning to spend $26 million on a new National Guard facility in Tacoma. The readiness center would bring the Guard back to the city after leaving its historic Armory two years ago.</p><p>Congressman Derek Kilmer, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Reps. Adam Smith and Denny Heck in pushing the Army to fund the new center. He said the Tacoma project is a high priority, even in an atmosphere of military budget cuts.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 23:03:27 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 9110 at http://www.kplu.org National Guard to spend millions on new Tacoma facility Army fancies unfinished nuclear plant for training http://www.kplu.org/post/army-fancies-unfinished-nuclear-plant-training <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-968442.mp3</p><p>The quest to find new uses for an uncompleted nuclear power plant in western Washington has a new twist. The U.S. Army has taken a liking to training soldiers in the tunnels, plazas and towers of the old Satsop complex. Thu, 12 May 2011 20:25:50 +0000 Tom Banse 1589 at http://www.kplu.org Army fancies unfinished nuclear plant for training German news agency obtains secret 5th Stryker Brigade report http://www.kplu.org/post/german-news-agency-obtains-secret-5th-stryker-brigade-report <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-961399.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-961399.mp3</a></p><p>A German news publication says it&rsquo;s obtained a copy of a secret Army investigation into leadership problems within the 5th Stryker Brigade. One soldier from this Joint Base Lewis-McChord based unit has pleaded guilty. Four others are charged with war crimes including the murder of innocent Afghan civilians.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 04 Apr 2011 20:28:15 +0000 Austin Jenkins & KPLU News Staff 1132 at http://www.kplu.org German news agency obtains secret 5th Stryker Brigade report