| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:03 PM
SAN DIEGO — When the battle was over, Marines who fought in Vietnam labeled Hill 881 South “a deadly killing zone” in the long siege of Khe Sanh.
Twenty-seven Marines were killed and 50 wounded — in all, 75% of the force that had...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Rep. Henry A. Waxman is urging the Department of Veterans Affairs to settle a lawsuit over leasing out the agency's sprawling West Los Angeles campus.
In a letter to veterans affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki, the Beverly Hills Democrat called a recent...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:13 PM
WASHINGTON — Police in Rhode Island warned the U.S. Navy last month that Aaron Alexis was hallucinating and hearing voices, and security officials at the local Navy base where he worked promised to look into the matter.
Newport Police Lt....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Aaron Alexis, identified as the gunman in Monday’s deadly shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, had fired a handgun in two previous incidents in Texas and Washington state in which no one was hurt, according to police records.
| Sep 10, 2013
Re "A soldier's wife," Sept. 8
On a beautiful Sunday morning, I read The Times' front-page article about the widening attack plans for Syria and was emotionally overwhelmed. Then I read the story about the wife of an Iraq war veteran struggling with...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
“A Soldier’s Wife” in Sunday’s Times, the story of an Iraq war veteran’s struggles, moved readers with its stark narrative by Christopher Goffard and photography by Rick Loomis.
The story, which Goffard and Loomis spent a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It had been only 13 years since the fall of Saigon when ABC premiered the award-winning Vietnam War drama series "China Beach" on April 26, 1988.
The physical and psychological wounds of the war were still painfully fresh.
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:31 PM
One of Cory Monteith's unseen final films will receive its moment in the sun at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.
Organizers announced Wednesday that "All the Wrong Reasons," a Canadian drama Monteith shot last year during breaks...
| Sep 5, 2013
A federal judge made the right decision when he ruled last week that the Department of Veterans Affairs had misused its West Los Angeles campus by leasing land to the private Brentwood School, a hotel laundry service, UCLA (for the use of Jackie...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Collaboration in Storytelling...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:02 PM
“The Hunger Games” has found its Cressida in “Game of Thrones” actress Natalie Dormer. The 31-year-old English actress has been […]...