| Aug 19, 2010
The U.S. military is on track to cut numbers in Iraq to 50,000 by end August, when the 7-1/2-year combat mission launched by former President George W. Bush ends and operations switch to assisting Iraq's armed forces.
The 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd...
| Sep 12, 2010
| 10:22 AM
Hundreds of people packed the bleachers at Montague High School Sunday morning for a farewell ceremony for 131 Michigan National Guard soldiers deploying to Kuwait.
Members of the 1436th Engineer Company based in Montague will train for seven weeks at...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:27 PM
The U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians was unhappy about his fourth combat deployment, but had never said anything antagonistic about Muslims to members of his family and wasn't under stress from his marriage, his Seattle lawyer said...
| Apr 6, 2012
ROCK FALLS, Ill. — For the families of the soldiers based in this rural town in north central Illinois, the war in Iraq came to a close Thursday.
That is when police cars, with sirens blaring and lights flashing, led a convoy of soldiers from the...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:57 AM
Seven soldiers returned to Lebanon County after an 11 month deployment to Kuwait.
The Army National Guard members from the 213 Personnel Company arrived at Fort Indiantown Gap in Annville Thursday morning.
The soldiers were in Kuwait, providing human...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 3:57 PM
In Afghanistan this week, they were side by side.
In Kuwait, too.
Not long ago, Govs. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut and Jack Markell of Delaware were together in Hartford as well — to talk about the best ways to create jobs. And a year before...
| Dec 18, 2011
"Mr. Obama and his senior national security advisers have sought to reassure allies and answer critics, including many Republicans, that the United States will not abandon its commitments in the Persian Gulf even as it winds down the war in Iraq and looks...
| May 16, 2011
| 4:16 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Nearly 40 sailors returning from a seven month deployment to Kuwait were greeted by friends and family in San Diego Monday.
Alyssa Cituk couldn't hide her emotion at Lindbergh Field while waiting for her husband, who is a medical...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Kankakee officials have identified a body found two years ago in a field near a rural subdivision as a former Chicago man missing since 2008, authorities and the man’s family said today.
Ray J. Acklin, whose family said grew up in Chicago and...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Antietam Unit 236 American Legion Auxiliary presented a Blue Star Service Banner to Stephanie and Richie Mills at its Feb. 14 meeting.
Their son, Chase Mills, is serving in the Army with the lst Calvary Combat Engineers in Kuwait. Stephanie and their...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Allegations that slain Seminole County firefighter Jerry Perdomo was involved with prescription drugs has prompted a local law-enforcement investigation.
His alleged killer, Daniel Porter, is expected to appear in court Friday morning in Maine after...
| Mar 7, 2009
When Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recently broached the subject of Kim Jong Il's succession, she was criticized for speaking about a topic some thought was better left untouched. Clinton should indeed have refrained from talking about Kim's...