| Aug 6, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Chris Hanburger was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, becoming the fourth former Peninsula high school player enshrined following Warwick's Henry Jordan, Lafayette's Lawrence Taylor and Hampton's Dwight Stephenson.
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| Jun 12, 2012
| 2:06 PM
SOUTH BEND – A Mishawaka native was among the wounded warriors honored at halftime of the Notre Dame-Wake Forest game Saturday.
Army Sgt. Lucas Oppelt also has a Purple Heart for being wounded in action. He flew into South Bend with his wife and...
| Dec 27, 2007
It was just what American soldiers had been longing for -- a patrol vehicle designed to withstand the powerful roadside bombs that have killed more service members than any other insurgent weapon in the Iraq war.
But as the Defense Department hits its...
| Mar 15, 2010
| 8:35 PM
Dr. Arnall Patz, a Johns Hopkins University physician who discovered and eliminated a major cause of blindness in children, died Thursday of heart disease at his home in Pikesville, Md. He was 89.
The director emeritus of the Wilmer Eye Institute at...
| Aug 1, 2008
Wendy Hoffman (Kristina Lear), an earnest screenwriter with an attractive, low-key style, wants to tell the story of injured vets at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Capt. Gray Whitrock (Michael James Reed), a strapping military guy with a prosthetic foot...
| May 17, 2009
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq or who died at a military hospital of their injuries:
Randy S. Agno, 29, of Pearl City, Hawaii; staff sergeant, Army. Agno died May 8...
| May 3, 2009
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Iraq or who died at a U.S. military hospital of an illness contracted in Iraq:
Christopher D. Loza, 24, of Abilene, Texas; sergeant, Army. Loza died of a non-...
| Apr 25, 2008
NEARLY four years ago, when Phil Donahue, the onetime king of daytime television, set to make a documentary film about the war in Iraq, he knew he'd be telling a story of shattered hearts. What he never guessed was that the project would break his own....
| Apr 25, 2008
ON Sept. 13, 2001, after watching footage of President Bush brandishing his bullhorn atop the rubble of the World Trade Center, Tomas Young, a 22-year-old from Kansas City, Mo., enlisted in the Army. He thought he'd be sent to Afghanistan to smoke the...
| Aug 19, 2007
The late Christopher Lasch once wrote that public affairs generally and journalism in particular suffered not from too little information but from entirely too much. What was needed, he argued, was robust debate. Lasch, a historian by training but a...
| Apr 2, 2007
THE TYPICAL hospital patient is given the wrong medication or the wrong dose at least once a day, according to the Institute of Medicine, a research organization that advises Congress. The good news is that these mistakes are less likely to happen at a...