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The Soldier's Words

Watching sandy letters melt into the sunset lighted tide,
She stands upon the floor of gold, a tear of pealdrop in her eye

By the beam from yonder lighthouse, her last words slip from view. 673 more words

Poetry

USO Northwest Steps Up to Support Washington Mudslide Rescue Effort

It’s been a month since the mudslide disaster in Oso, Wash., claimed 39 lives and shattered even more families – many with loved ones still to be recovered. 224 more words

Troops

Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Culture of History

The Massie-Kahahawai case of 1931–1932 shook the Territory of Hawai‘i to its very core. Thalia Massie, a young Navy wife, alleged that she had been kidnapped and raped by “some Hawaiian boys” in Waikīkī. 311 more words

History

Feds to lift protections for Pacific humpback

Video: Pipelines and politics are a potent mix in Canada, Now whales have been added to the equation, after the federal government said it no longer considers humpback whales off the B.C. 661 more words

Canada