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Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 11:01 am

A man with three first names fighting for the every man

Today by chance, I read about a young man who died recently. Jacob David George was a banjo-playing singer/songwriter, bicyclist/activist who rode across the country with a message. His message was...
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 12:01 am
War is hell.Major General Harold Greene could certainly tell you all about that – but, sadly, he’s dead. On Aug. 5, General Green became the highest-ranking American soldier to die in our unfathom...
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 12:01 am
 Peter Berg’s Lone Survivor contains the most revelatory opening credits sequences I’ve seen in a long time. Composed of various documentary film clips, it quickly compresses the basic traini...
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 03:46 am
For nearly four years, President Obama refused to admit a foreign-policy “secret” that was widely known – that the White House, Pentagon and CIA are engaged in ethically questionable...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:15 pm

Volunteer outreach focuses on PTSD

More than 8,000 miles and three decades separate the quiet fields at Jubilee Farm west of Springfield from the violence and death of the Vietnam War. But for Richard Tapia, a Springfield veteran of th...
Thursday, March 10, 2011 06:37 am

After nine years, it’s still hard to tell what American troops are fighting for in Afghanistan. Except one another.

The steady drumbeat of the helicopter rotors was the best sound 2nd Platoon had heard all day, coming from the southwest – the three dots quickly turned into two Apache attack helicopters escort...

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