Marine to receive Medal of Honor next month
Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama next month will present the Medal of Honor to the first living Marine to receive the recognition for actions in Afghanistan or Iraq, the White House announced Friday. Dakota Meyer was in Afghanistan's Kunar ...
Obama to Present Marine With Medal of Honor in September, White House Announces
White House: Meyer to receive MoH on Sept. 15 - Marine Corps News | News from ...
White House announces Medal of Honor for Marine
From Soldier to Brewer: Iraq Vet Crafts 'Cavalry' Beer
In 2003 he was in Iraq as a member of the civil affairs team attached to the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment. He was responsible for a lot of the infrastructure projects meant to restore power, water, sewer service and all the other niceties of civil ...
Iraq vet receives kidney transplant from fellow Marine
An Iraq veteran received a kidney donation this week in San Diego, donated by a fellow Marine left brain-dead following a training accident, squeezing what is normally a five-year process into two days. ...
Marine receives kidney from fellow Marine
MILITARY: San Marcos Marine receives gift of life from late comrade
Special Donation Gives Marine Second Chance At Life
Darien Lake rollercoaster that took life of Iraq war veteran shut AGAIN
An amusement park in New York last night again shut a rollercoaster from which an amputee Iraq war veteran fell to his death last month. A chain snapped on the Darien Lake Theme Park & Resort's Ride of Steel, which stranded 32 riders near ...
NY coaster shuts down again; vet died in July
Expert: Ride of Steel Malfunction Uncommon, Surprising
To Live Within Our Means, Let's Leave Iraq Like We Promised
Therefore, instead of keeping US troops in Iraq past December, we should pull them out like we promised. If not now, when? John McCain once said there's no problem with keeping US troops in Iraq forever, just like we do in Germany, Japan, ...
Shaker Heights resident says cutting Pentagon, military spending would solve ...
A post-American world can benefit Iraq and Iran
The Daily Star
The current crisis in Iraq contains all the factors shaping the new political realities in the region. After twice invading Saddam Hussein's Iraq, conducting an ongoing Cold War against Iran and a war on terror that is losing ...
Iraq foots the bill for its own destruction
Chafee addresses RI Guard units deploying to Iraq
Lincoln Chafee (CHAY'-fee) has given a sendoff to two Rhode Island National Guard aviation units that are returning to Iraq. The governor spoke to the service members at a departure ceremony Friday morning at the Quonset Air National Guard Base in ...
Burned GIs getting a break on CPS bills
San Antonio Express
Bobby Ehrig, president of the San Antonio Coalition for Veterans, was severely burned by the blast of a suicide bomber in Iraq. He thanked the council for approving the assistance on CPS Energy bills. Bobby Ehrig, a veteran who received ...
The Daily Star
Iraq's sectarian tensions brew over Shiite mosque rebuilding
The Daily Star
SAMARRA, Iraq: Five years ago, a blast tore through Iraq's golden-domed Shiite Askari shrine in the mainly Sunni city of Samarra, helping ignite two years of sectarian strife that drove Iraq to the brink of civil war. ...
Iraq War vet gets 1½ years in prison for killing dog
Wisconsin State Journal
An Army veteran of the Iraq War will spend 1½ years in prison for killing his wife's dog and battering her last year at their Sun Prairie home. Michael W. Aasen, 26, had violent tendencies before he joined the Army and spent two tours of duty in Iraq, ...