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Last summer, six months before he was deployed to Afghanistan for the second time, infantry Sgt. Edwin Rivera sat in his car in the driveway of his parents' house in Waterford and explained to his mother why he was returning to war. It was the sad...
Associated PressThere was the classroom presentation that justified suicide bombings. Comments to colleagues about a climate of persecution faced by Muslims in the military. Conversations with a mosque leader that became incoherent. As a student, some who knew Nidal...
Of The Morning CallAn Easton native who was serving with the Army in Afghanistan died Friday of wounds he suffered March 27 when his vehicle was hit by a bomb. Sgt. Sean M. Durkin, 24, of Aurora, Colo., died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., according...
Tags: Family, Phillipsburg, Defense, Death, Denver
By the time Jason Jensen returned from his last deployment in Iraq, he already knew something was wrong. Physically, the marine had escaped the sniper fire and roadside bombing attempts that punctuated daily life, but he was not the same man who had...
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated The president today ordered flags flown at half-staff until Veterans Day in respect for 13 killed and 30 wounded in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas. "We don't know all the answers yet, and......
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama plans a stop today at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where some of the most wounded casualties of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are being treated -- and where the Army psychologist accused......
Of The Morning CallAt the church, an overhead projector beamed a slide show of moments in Sean Durkin's life, all the more poignant for being so ordinary: snapshots from the beach, a birthday party, a backyard football game. They could have been portraits of any American...
Content Courtesy of Harvard Mental Health LetterSince the 1970s, meditation and other stress-reduction techniques have been studied as possible treatments for depression and anxiety. One such practice, yoga, has received less attention in the medical literature, though it has become increasingly...
A month ago Jesse D. Reed sent his dad a picture of a half dozen soldiers sitting in a hole a roadside bomb had blasted out of the earth in Afghanistan. "We already lost several trucks," the Army specialist told his father, David Reed. "But don't worry,...
Tags: Children, Whitehall, Phillipsburg, Family, Defense
Medical ReporterVision without sight. A Chicago-area soldier blinded in battle in Iraq sees a way to continue serving our country. Because of him and other brave veterans -- the mission continues. 2008. Steve Baskis was serving the army in Iraq. At 22 years old, he...
Tags: Veterans Affairs, Emergency Incidents, Sports, Marathon, Defense
McClatchy Tribune NewspapersA treadmill developed at NASA Ames Research Center more than a decade ago for exercising in space has seen more athletes than astronauts lately. AlterG, a Fremont, Calif., startup, has sold more than 200 of the "anti-gravity" physical therapy and...
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