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Army Center of Military History. Stars and Stripes — the venerable military publication that has chronicled the heroism of America's fighting men and women since the Civil War — could be on the budget-strapped Pentagon's chopping block. But word that it could shutter a proud paper read by generations of soldiers left at least one former military man disappointed.
The Stars and Stripesnewspaper for U. It was revived in as a weekly for U. A European edition has been published continuously since that time.
The rest of the budget comes from funds not allocated by Congress. The team It was established two years ago to "to reduce the cost of management headquarters by 20 percent over the next five years," according to an August DoD memo. Stars and Stripes Editor Terry Leonard declined to comment on the column, citing conflict of interest concerns.
Pershing, requested the newspaper be established to improve morale in occupied France. The paper was written by and for servicemen. Stars and Stripes began as a modest, eight-page weekly.
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Stars and Stripes is unique among the world's publishing institutions. The U. Defense Department's official newspaper for its troops stationed abroad, it is considered indispensable for the sense of community that it instills in soldiers, particularly during long deployments.
It is a cost-cutting effort that has outraged staff members worried that they will lose their journalistic independence and also has attracted new high-level attention from Congress. An inside-the-office debate began to simmer when Pentagon officials — answering the order from Defense Secretary Leon E. The member newsroom and business staff was ordered to Fort Meade, Md.
Stars and Stripes is an American military newspaper that focuses and reports on matters concerning the members of the United States Armed Forces. It operates from inside the Department of Defensebut is editorially separate from it, and its First Amendment protection is safeguarded by the United States Congressto whom an independent ombudsmanwho serves the readers' interests, regularly reports. As well as a website, Stars and Stripes publishes four daily print editions for the military service members serving overseas; these European, Middle Eastern, Japanese, and South Korean editions are also available as free downloads in electronic format, and there are also seven digital editions.