Here’s a viewing assignment: A July edition of the PBS Frontline series titled “Losing Iraq.”
President Barack Obama has a knack for repeatedly declaring peace. Now he is taking America to war against the Islamic State and its barbarian army of Islamist terrorists.
The challenge to governments and people of the Middle East and North Africa by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) has to be met effectively. To succeed, U.S. leaders above all must be realistic as well as determined.
Thirteen years ago today, the world was transfixed and transformed by the hijacked jetliners that crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a farm field in Pennsylvania. Our world was forever changed.
The first time I spoke to Crissie Carpenter, she had just suffered an unimaginable tragedy. Days earlier, her husband had passed away after being wounded in Afghanistan, all while she was eight months pregnant with their first child.
Did you or a member of your family serve in the military as a civilian contractor during the war on terror — in Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere? We'd like to hear about it.
When 6-year-old Darren Baysore looks up into the night sky, he thinks of his dad.
Aug. 20 marked one year since Michelle Bannar lost the love of her life.
At this hour, brave American pilots are once again patrolling Iraq's uncertain skies. Their efforts are the latest in a long line of sacrifices made by the U.S. military in Iraq since 1990.
Three years ago, 31 U.S. troops were killed when a military helicopter was shot down in eastern Afghanistan.
When I asked the nation's newest Medal of Honor recipient why he enlisted less than two years after 9/11, his answer was unequivocal.
Robert and Linda Ollis were on an August 2013 trip to London when they were awoken by a call from back home. Their oldest daughter, Kimberly, needed to relay a neighbor's troubling message.
CROWN POINT | Area veterans from World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam and Afghanistan will attend a ceremony honoring Lt. Col. Matt Urban at Arlington National Cemetery on Aug. 23, courtesy of the Crown Point Silver Bells Chapter of the Polish National Alliance.
Before Sgt. Joshua Ashley left for his first combat deployment, his thoughts weren't centered on his own safety. The Marine K-9 handler was particularly concerned about his military working dog, Sirius.
INDIANAPOLIS | For the second year in a row, an Indiana state senator will miss the entire legislative session.
When future U.S. Army Cpl. Ben Kopp was just 8 years old, his heart was set on following in his great-grandfather's footsteps.
Gary native Robert McDonald will have a long, arduous road ahead of him should the U.S. Senate confirm him as the new head of the embattled U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Fourth of July weekend celebrates community, local as well as national. Parades featuring people in uniform — scouts, firefighters and police as well as the military — traditionally are a fixture. Military uniforms remind us of the role of war in our history — and present. The current Ve…
On April 4, U.S. Marine Cpl. Brandon Garabrant updated his Facebook page as the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion left North Carolina's Camp Lejeune for Afghanistan.
WHITING | Baseball, hot dogs and support for the nation's veterans has become a tradition at the Whiting Oilmen's annual Veteran Benefit Night scheduled for Tuesday at Oil City Stadium.
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