| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:33 PM
When Sgt. Jason Hoster deployed to Kuwait last year, the $500 checks supported his father while he underwent chemotherapy for lung cancer. During an earlier tour in Afghanistan, the cash helped his mother cover expenses.
Those grants came from the...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:59 PM
For the better part of four years, Air Force Maj. Gen. John Borling lived in a cell that was about 21/2 paces wide and 31/2 paces long. There were no windows and little ventilation, except for three small holes. One of the holes contained a naked light...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Camouflaged National Guard vehicles lined the street outside the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Ave. between East 25th and 26th Streets Wednesday night, as lower Manhattan remains cloaked in darkness.
The deployment was part of the Pentagon's 10,000...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:27 AM
The phrase “green on blue attacks” is a reference to when members of the Afghan forces turn on Western troops. As of late these incidents are becoming a growing concern as dozens of service members have already been killed. In fact Tuesday...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Lucas Wallek was toiling at the family farm in Alice, Texas, when he decided to enlist in the Marine Corps, partly out of patriotism, partly from a desire to leave the familiar terrain of sagebrush and oil fields.
Through two tours of duty in Iraq,...
| Dec 25, 2011
When Sean Walsh was 8 or 9 years old, his mother recalled, he'd knock on a friend's door in his San Jose neighborhood, and if the boy wasn't home, he'd ask for his sister. If she wasn't there, he would settle for whoever was home.
"So what are you doing?...
| Mar 25, 2011
Joe Wizan, a former head of 20th Century Fox's motion picture division and an independent producer of films such as "Jeremiah Johnson" and "… And Justice for All," has died. He was 76.
Wizan, a longtime resident of Malibu, died Monday at an...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Dr. Phillips High School will be presented with the Army National Guard national ranking trophy as part of the fifth annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions for Girls’ Basketball. MaxPreps ranks Dr. Phillips No. 22 in the country. The award will be...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Six new firefighters with military backgrounds were welcomed to the Allentown Fire Department during a Friday morning ceremony in south Allentown. The new firefighters -- James Alpha, Adam Banotai, Jonathan Flissar, Jason Janis, Nicholas Koedyker and Onix...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 4:33 PM
It was a night of many splendid touches and tributes at the Ducks-Canucks game Friday night. But one moment stood out, of course, on Veterans Day. Three members of the military were honored at a ceremony in the intermission between......
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Since late 2001, The Times has chronicled the lives of military personnel who have died while serving in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Their stories, photos, personal websites and additional material have been collected in the California's War Dead......
| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The weekend is upon us and there's a pretty good chance of rain. But the sun is shining here in Capitol Ideas World HQ. Why, you ask? Well, assuming all goes to plan, today marks......