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Associated PressA suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy during rush hour in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, including six U.S. military advisers and two children, officials said. U.S. soldiers rushed to the scene to help, including...
Jack W. Alexander, 88, of Mercersburg, Pa., passed away Friday, May 3, 2013, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Nov. 9, 1924, he was the son of Joseph B. Sr. and Charlotte Weir Alexander. He graduated from Uniontown High...
Associated PressPresident Barack Obama strongly suggested Tuesday he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in the two-year-old civil war. At a White House news conference, the...
Concluding two days of intense debate, the Supreme Court signaled Wednesday it could give a boost to same-sex marriage by striking down the federal law that denies legally married gay spouses a wide range of benefits offered to other couples. As the...
Associated PressA 60mm mortar explosion killed seven Marines and injured a half-dozen more during a training exercise in the Nevada desert, prompting the Pentagon to immediately halt the use of the weapon worldwide until an investigation can determine its safety, a...
Nearly 30 years ago, Marilyn Hembrock and her husband moved to the Smithsburg area. Her husband pastored a church and Hembrock taught school in Montgomery County, Md. But earlier, the couple spent time in Europe with the United States military. "He...
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Unions are not to blame for economic problems To the editor: Some blame unions for what’s wrong with America’s economy. The facts don’t support this. American workers are the backbone of our economy, and they work best when they have...
firstname.lastname@example.orgArmy veteran Jeannie Shinbur says there are conditions under which she thinks women should have the right to serve in combat roles in the military. “The physical standards should not be changed to accommodate women, but if they can meet the...
Women in the military must have the same opportunities as men to take on grueling and dangerous combat jobs, whether loading 50-pound artillery shells or joining commando raids to take out terrorists, defense leaders declared Thursday as they ordered a...
Tags: Iraq, West Point, U.S. Army, Leon Panetta, James Inhofe
Associated PressTruth is, retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf didn’t care much for his popular “Stormin’ Norman” nickname. The seemingly no-nonsense Desert Storm commander’s reputed temper with aides and subordinates supposedly earned him...
Tags: U.S. Army, West Point, Nature Conservancy, Vietnam, Kuwait
Salem Reformed Church Youth will sponsor a western-themed dinner with entertainment Saturday, Jan. 19. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Gad-Abouts Square Dance Club. Tickets can be purchased...
Mallard Fillmore cartoon was absurd To the editor: Never having seen a Mallard Fillmore cartoon prior to the one in question, I have to wonder if they are equally absurd. To say that Obama’s re-election is due to the mainstream media beggars...
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