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  • New Pentagon report paints mixed picture of Afghanistan security

    New Pentagon report paints mixed picture of Afghanistan security
    WASHINGTON – As the United States withdraws combat forces from Afghanistan, Afghan police and army units are suffering a sharply higher casualty rate and in some cases, have negotiated local non-aggression pacts with insurgents to avoid coming under...
  • Col. Kurtz meets Outward Bound

     Col. Kurtz meets Outward Bound
    His was the last face I saw, the final voice I heard before I stepped backward off the 100-foot cliff. Even now, nearly two decades later, I can envision his weathered features and wispy white hair, and I can recall much of what he said. My fear, he...
  • The U.S. Army discovers Africa

    The U.S. Army discovers Africa
    On the list of U.S. military priorities, Africa has always ranked right smack at the bottom. Now that appears to be changing. As Eric Schmitt recently reported in the New York Times, "thousands of soldiers once bound for Iraq or Afghanistan are now...
  • Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath

    Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath
    The nation’s first four-star female general led New Yorkers in commemorating Veterans Day, part of the annual display of thanks to those who have served their country and an indication of the changing face of the military. Led by President Obama,...
  • No longer the Greatest Generation's VA

    No longer the Greatest Generation's VA
    Just in time for Veterans Day, the embattled secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric K. Shinseki, announced last week that his department had reduced its backlog of overdue disability claims from more than 600,000 in March to about 400,000. "The trend...
  • Veterans Day: Mission to Heal

     
    “My vision here today is to at least reach out to one vet who is suffering,” said Iraq war veteran Tom Woods during a speech he gave while standing in the shadow of the USS Iowa in San Pedro, Ca. on Saturday afternoon. Scanning the crowd,...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 11, 2013

     
    In Monday's Pictures in the News a visitor at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington passes early in the morning on Veterans Day to look at the names inscribed on the wall. Several ceremonies are scheduled in the nation's capital to honor those who have...
  • No deal yet between U.S., Afghanistan on post-2014 pact

    No deal yet between U.S., Afghanistan on post-2014 pact
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Negotiations on a post-2014 security agreement between the United States and Afghanistan remained unresolved Wednesday, less than 24 hours before Afghan President Hamid Karzai was scheduled to address a gathering of tribal...
  • Kerry announces U.S.-Afghan security agreement

    Kerry announces U.S.-Afghan security agreement
    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Wednesday that the United States and Afghanistan had reached agreement on a security partnership after international combat troops withdraw, and that the deal would be presented to a gathering of...
  • California man, 85, detained in North Korea since Oct. 26

    An 85-year-old tourist from Palo Alto has been detained in North Korea, prompting the U.S. State Department to issue an advisory against travel to the country. Merrill Newman, a retired financial executive and Korean War veteran, was escorted off an...
  • Review: Grappling with the past in 'Approved for Adoption'

    Review: Grappling with the past in 'Approved for Adoption'
    In the half-century since the Korean War, an estimated 200,000 Korean children have been sent to adoptive homes in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. Graphic novelist Jung Henin became one of them in 1971, at age 5, and he has turned his...