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Contributing WriterMITCHELLSBURG — Robert H. Mitchell observed his 18th birthday in August 1944 and was looking forward to graduating from high school in the spring of 1945. Instead, he was fighting to stay alive in the Battle of Balete Pass in the Philippines while...
Three senior State Department officials resigned under pressure Wednesday after an independent review board determined that they had operational responsibility for "grossly inadequate" security when Islamic militants killed four Americans at the U.S....
Tags: U.S. Senate, Libya, Al-Qaeda, Barack Obama, Michael G. Mullen
World NowA potentially serious rift has emerged in the way the Afghan government and the U.S. administration view “insider shootings” -- cases of Afghan police and soldiers turning their guns on Western troops. President Hamid Karzai held an urgent...
World NowWASHINGTON -- U.S. military commanders decided against sending a rescue mission to Benghazi during the attack against the American diplomatic mission because they didn’t have enough clear intelligence, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said....
Channel Guide MagazineAs we come upon the 11th commemoration of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, there are several notable new and returning documentaries, specials and movies on television recalling the events and their impact on our nation from various perspectives...
World NowWith the tempo of "insider" shootings accelerating, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived in Kabul for talks on the phenomenon of Western troops dying at the hands of Afghan allies, U.S. and Afghan officials said....
President Harry Truman said, "Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid." And while we cannot repay these fine individuals, we can honor their service, which is what the Coast Guard Foundation did...
Tags: Washington, DC
World Nowortars or missiles fired by insurgents hit the plane being used by the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff while it was on the ground at a NATO base, but the top American general was not in or near the aircraft at the time, Western military...
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says he was planning this even before the recent scandals in the top ranks of the Pentagon and CIA, but he's ordered the military to double down on ethics training for its senior officers. In a memo to Gen. Martin Dempsey,...
World NowA gunman in an Afghan army uniform killed three Western troops on Wednesday, the NATO force said. That brought the number of “insider” shooting deaths in August to 15, the most in a single month since the start of the war nearly 11 years ago.....
WASHINGTON (AP) — One war is done, another is winding down and the calls to cut the deficit are deafening. The military, a beneficiary of robust budgets for more than a decade, is coming to grips with a new reality — fewer dollars. The...
-------------------- The Generals American Military Command from World War II to Today Thomas E. Ricks Penguin Press: 556 pp., $32.95 -------------------- Deep in his impressive, disturbing study of U.S. Army leadership, "The Generals: American...
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