War In Afghanistan
It took a region Marine and 14 of his fellow servicemen nine hours last weekend to "scale Everest" using the strength of their arms.
On June 25, Afghanistan insurgents detonated a car bomb and fought security forces in front of the presidential palace. The area is the most heavily guarded in the country. Penetrating the enormous security apparatus is a major success, but spectacular attacks of various types are nothing ne…
LONDON | The explosion that took away Brad Snyder's sight couldn't touch the Navy lieutenant's fighting spirit.
Brig. Gen. Joe Osburn, 81st Troop Command commander, presents Spc. Doug Rachowicz with the Purple Heart on Friday during a ceremony at the National Guard Armory in Valparaiso. The Hammond soldier returned home a month ago after he was injured in early January in an explosion in Afghanistan t…
Jenna Rachowicz, 7, watches Friday as her father, U.S. Army Spc. Doug Rachowicz, is presented with the Purple Heart medal during a ceremony at the National Guard Armory in Valparaiso.
As President Barack Obama prepares his State of the Union address, to be delivered tonight, and as Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels prepares his Republican rebuttal -- a clear sign we are a nation divided, not united -- there's one topic they must not forget: Afghanistan.
PORTER | Funeral services for U.S. Army Spc. Jim Butz have been set for 11 a.m. Tuesday.
If somehow we could realize the British and the Soviets -- then among the most powerful nations in the world -- could not bring rag-tag Afghan rebels to their knees, then why are we there?
While the impact of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has waned over the past decade, Charles Gallmeier said the events of that fateful day were profound enough to have left a lasting impact on this country.
Though U.S. military air support has stabilized the position of rebels fighting against the regime's dictator in Libya, it is unclear if it will turn the tide in the rebels' favor, two region political science experts said.
CROWN POINT | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky told more than 60 constituents Sunday at American Legion Post 20 in Crown Point he recently saw Robin Hood in reverse at work in the nation's Capitol.
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