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Jeffrey "Scott" Martin was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Marines and served three tours of duty in Iraq.
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.
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.
The furor over the American POW Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl continues to escalate. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on June 11 faced hostile questioning before the House Armed Services Committee. Members of Congress complained the White House broke the law by not consulting in advance
When I asked Cpl. Kyle Carpenter how possibly receiving the Medal of Honor might change his life, the young Marine responded the same way he did during a hellish battle in Afghanistan. He thought of others before himself.
Roger Ralston knew as he plucked the flak jacket from South Vietnam weeds that the jacket belonged to Pfc. Bruce Staehli.
CHESTERTON | Liberty Township resident John W. Johnston, a retired Marine Corps major, has filed to run on the Republican ticket for the Indiana House of Representatives in the 10th District.
The Times Media Co., Valparaiso University and One Region are co-sponsoring a free Veterans Day concert at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Center for the Arts on the Valparaiso University campus.
Ten of the 15-man pull-up team take time for a group photo while training in southern Afghanistan. The group, including Crete native, Marine Chief Warrant Officer Aaron McKee, in the front row, third from the left, is preparing to do enough pull-ups to match the elevation of Mount Everest in…
In November 1950, David Seils, a Marine Corps reservist rifleman, marched through frigid weather and fought at the Chosin Reservoir, the site of one of the Korean War's bloodiest battles.
The human brain is a wonderful computer, but its hard drive doesn’t come pre-loaded with all the data needed to navigate one’s way through life. That has to be acquired, via downloads from the accumulated wisdom of the ages and the aged. That’s why there are schools. That’s why there are lib…
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Christmas has always been special in the Hamilton home. "I decorate every year," Jan Hamilton says. Perhaps it was a way of creating stability for a family who always seemed on the move. With husband, Bob, in the Marine Corps, the family relocated a lot. In forty years of marriage, the coupl…
VOGUE MADE EASY
HIGHLAND | U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Steven Zandstra considers himself lucky to be back home after a seven-month tour in Afghanistan. Others in his 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine's Infantry known as the Dark Horse, didn't make the trip back home.
HOBART | Controversy over the final resting place for some of the personal effects of deceased Sgt. Jeannette Winters apparently isn't over.
HOBART | Controversy over the personal effects of deceased Sgt. Jeannette Winters was settled several weeks ago when her brother received everything except a few items.
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