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Times Staff Writer-------------------- BULLETIN WASHINGTON (AP) -- Gen. Richard Myers says the explosion that killed 22 people at a U.S. base in Iraq probably was caused by a suicide bomber. -------------------- BAGHDAD — One day after a powerful explosion tore...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, U.S. Army, Health, Tony Blair, Armed Forces
Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON — President Bush offered praise and prayers today for U.S. troops fighting in Fallouja, as he and First Lady Laura Bush visited an Army hospital to meet with soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. Bush, in his first public remarks...
Tags: Iraq War (2003-2011), Health, U.S. Army, Family, Armed Forces
The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.A local DEA agent, blinded and nearly killed during a drug mission in Afghanistan, and the fellow agents who rescued him have been awarded the Congressional Badge of Bravery. In October 2011, Drug Enforcement Agency Special Agent Joseph Piersante of the...
Living in the shadows of the ongoing war on terror are 1,715 American military people who lost limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan. A few of those brave folks lost all four limbs when bombs blew apart their bodies. In addition, there are now at least 20 new...
Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92. His wife...
WSBT-TVELKHART COUNTY – When you talk about farming, you usually think of raising cows, pigs or chickens, but how about worms? That’s the case of an Army veteran wounded in Iraq who is now raising worms as part of a cash crop, but not for fishing....
Tags: Fertilizer, Chemical Industry
Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, a retired Baltimore dentist and a pilot, died Feb. 16 of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 80. Born and raised in Baltimore, Dr. Brotman was a 1949 graduate of City College, and after attending...
The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the nation's worst performer in processing disability claims, will receive more employee training, an influx of senior staff and a new digital processing system ahead of schedule, under a...
A soldier who lost all of his limbs in the Iraq War received double arm transplants at Johns Hopkins Hospital last month in a rare procedure that has already begun to restore some normalcy to his life. Hopkins doctors are to speak in detail about the...
The Body of War TV host Phil Donahue will be present for Q&A, with EMMY-Award-Winning TV journalists, Ira Joe Fisher and Morton Dean. Friday, Feb. 1, 7:30p.m. The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795,...
Bruce Alfred Pierce, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., passed from this life Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Julia Manor Health Care Center in Hagerstown. Born July 13, 1928, in Hendersonville, N.C., he was the son of the late Lee Felia and Dorothy Helen (Graves)...
Longtime Eagles and James Gang guitarist Joe Walsh, whose 1991 solo album is titled Ordinary Average Guy, recently visited a group of extraordinary guys at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. The musician sang songs, signed autographs...
Tags: Joe Walsh, Music, Entertainment
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