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Editor's note: This is the fifth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Editor's note: This is the fourth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Three years ago, 31 U.S. troops were killed when a military helicopter was shot down in eastern Afghanistan.
Sailor Wray Loney, of Valparaiso, spent most of his time in the head during the Korean War. But then, that was his job.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Tom Donovan, of Portage, never set foot in Korea during the Korean War.
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On this beautiful June morning it is hard to imagine 70 years ago the carnage on Omaha Beach as Allied forces sought to retake Europe from Nazi conquest. While the media are full of pictures and speeches, old warriors like myself draw on personal memories to share.
The exhibition covers 35,000 square feet of space at the museum.
Richard Villars cares very much about veterans and thinks it is quite unfair that so many people do not understand the sacrifice made when you serve in the Armed Forces. He remembered a visit to the U-505 submarine when he was in school. But his memory is much more vivid of how his father, a…
VALPARAISO | Elizabeth "Betty" Brier remembers brimming with patriotism seven decades ago, following in the footsteps of five brothers by enlisting in the military during World War II.
Capture of U-505 70 years later: German submarine tells story of technology, reconciliation and determination
On June 4, 1944 a German submarine was captured in the Atlantic. Seventy years later the U-505 remains one of the biggest, most unique attractions in Chicago, perhaps in the world. It is regarded by some as a symbol of hope for peace, others consider it the ultimate anti-war statement. But m…
U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly's first bill in the Senate was the Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act of 2013. He has reintroduced the legislation this month. It's a good bill that shows compassion and support for the troops.
DYER | Milos Rokosz periodically checks airfare prices online to see if he can get a good deal. He would rather spend a winter weekend catching grouper off the Florida coast than huddling indoors in Northwest Indiana.
Shortly after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, CBS commentator Eric Sevareid noted the principal legacy of the murdered leader might well be an "attitude," a contagious spirit that all things are possible if only we have the vision and will.
My Grandad could drink, smoke and swear like a sailor -- probably because from 1942-1945 he was one.
Considerable news has been generated by U. S. military strikes in two African countries, while less commentary is resulting from the passing of a major military leader in Asia, but the two stories are related. Regarding war and revolution, fundamental lessons are enduring.
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The Times received an unprecedented number of nominations for the 20 Under 40 awards this year and our committee read through 151 pages of recommendations. The timing could not have been better for me. We worked on this project during my first week on the job. What better way to learn about …
Sexual assaults in the military have been in the news lately, but it's not a new issue. Troops' sexual appetites have plagued the military as long as anyone can remember.
Now that the patriotic bunting is put away and the fireworks no longer light up the sky, Americans must return to their daily lives.
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