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Even as the drawdown continues of American troops in Afghanistan, the death toll continues to mount.á Just this past week, seven more casualties were confirmed by U.S. Central Command, according to the website http://projects.militarytimes.com/valor...
I wish to express how delighted I am that the Maryland National Guard is seeing its final deployment to Afghanistan ("Md. Guard preparing for Afghanistan, and after," May 10). Now, let's bring all of them home from the all the other hellholes. (Kosovo,...
The remains of a Navy helicopter pilot from Huntington Park who was shot down and killed in Vietnam nearly 46 years ago have been identified, the U.S. Defense Department announced Tuesday. Lt. Dennis W. Peterson will be buried Thursday in Arlington...
Fred Reimann had just started his career as an elementary school teacher in Mount Prospect in 1955 when the opportunity to purchase Trump Lake Lodge, a private camp for boys in Wabeno, Wis., presented itself. It was an easy decision for Mr. Reimann, who...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - The boxer who pummelled opponents with his words as well as with his fast fists rarely talks these days, and his dazzling footwork is a memory frozen on video tape and in the minds of millions of admirers. But the spirit and...
WASHINGTON -- The budget feud on Capitol Hill is looking like those Vietnam War peace talks when negotiators bickered over the shape of the table. House Republicans, after howling for years about Senate Democrats' failure to pass a budget, are...
A large, stained-glass window at the Brown County Courthouse is set to be restored next year, a project that could cost $50,000. áThe window, on the second story of the courthouse, is visible from Lincoln Street. It has not been re-leaded since the...
It has taken the Department of Veterans Affairs nearly two years to approve disability benefits for Jeff Colaicovo, a Vietnam War veteran with two Purple Hearts. He hasn't received a penny, but he believes he is close. About two dozen veterans came to...
One girl gasps as the grainy black-and-white footage rolls: Women are screaming, thrusting their babies at soldiers boarding a helicopter. In the next scene, hundreds of refugees packed in the belly of a rickety boat rock in the ocean, desperately...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange By Benjamin Standig, The Sports Xchange Kerr claims Kingsmill crown in playoff JAMES CITY, Va. -- Cristie Kerr emits a confident if not boastful aura on the golf course, especially when the ultimate stakes are in play. Entering...
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South Bend TribuneThe Memorial Retirement Club representing all aspects of Memorial Hospital, Memorial Health System and Memorial Home Care will gather from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 13 for a casual lunch and meeting at the First Methodist Church, 333 N. Michigan St.,...
Tags: Human Interest
Thirty-eight years ago last week, I was among the last CIA officers to be choppered off the U.S. Embassy roof in Saigon as the North Vietnamese took the country. Just two years before that chaotic rush for the exits, the Nixon administration had withdrawn...
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