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Children Of Military Service Members Honored At State Capitol

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) – April is the month to take extra time to honor the families of our military service members — specifically, their children. 247 more words



Manila, Philippines - President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to the Philippines later this month is being described as an effort to seal the friendship between Uncle Sam and Juan dela Cruz.   218 more words


Rescuers of family with ailing child describe rough seas, battered sailboat

By Gillian Flaccus

SAN DIEGO — Navy sailors say conditions during the rescue of a family with a one-year-old critically ill girl were so bad that even the para-jumpers who dropped into the sea to help grew seasick as waves up to two metres crashed into the boat. 108 more words


The Body Politic

It was 4 am, and I was in a McDonald’s in Naha, the capital city of Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost prefecture. Down the street—International Street—was the nightclub that supplied the patrons at this hour: mostly US servicemen, young and bleary-eyed. 142 more words


Marine standing guard at main gate to Camp Lejeune in N.C. kills colleague

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – A Marine remained in custody Wednesday after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague with his M4 rifle at the main gate of a North Carolina base. 284 more words


Sending a bunker-buster message to Iran

Sending a bunker-buster message to Iran.

( US general writing for Wall Street Journal: “Give Israel MOP, and several B-52 bombers.” – Wow….! – JW ) 493 more words