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  • 'Body Politic'

    'Body Politic'
    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...
  • Military thinks twice on fortified trucks

    Military thinks twice on fortified trucks
    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...
  • School goes from backdrop to center stage

    School goes from backdrop to center stage
    It was an unexpected burst of glory, and the 1,600 students at Walter Reed Middle School in North Hollywood were basking in it Friday. None of the youngsters knew for certain why a 50-foot-wide image of the front of their school was projected Thursday...
  • The politics of defense

    Today, Carter and Korb begin their Dust-Up with a discussion on the extent to which Congress should intervene in military matters. Later in the week, they'll discuss the Air Force tanker contract, torture policies and more. Where have you gone, Congress?...
  • Greener pastures for VA land

    Los Angeles is chronically short of park space, a civic failure that generations of leaders have only glancingly addressed. In 1930, the brilliant but ignored Olmsted-Bartholomew plan envisioned a county where every resident enjoyed easy access to...
  • Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

    Yoga for Anxiety and Depression
    Since the 1970s, meditation and other stress-reduction techniques have been studied as possible treatments for depression and anxiety. One such practice, yoga, has received less attention in the medical literature, though it has become increasingly...
  • Military tries 'battlefield' acupuncture to ease pain

    Military tries 'battlefield' acupuncture to ease pain
    Using ancient Chinese medical techniques, a small team of military doctors here has begun treating wounded troops suffering from severe or chronic pain with acupuncture. The technique is proving so successful that the Air Force will begin teaching...
  • Army-Navy rivalry often a family affair

    Army-Navy rivalry often a family affair
    It happens, inevitably, at every sporting event. Katie Odierno Funk hears the national anthem and her eyes well up with tears. It's true whether she's watching baseball or basketball, but it hits her the hardest, without fail, at the Army-Navy football...
  • Tips On Sending Soldiers Mail

    It sounds like a nice idea, but before you add "Any Wounded Soldier" to your Christmas card list, keep in mind that your well wishes will likely wind up in the trash. In-boxes are flooded this time of year with mass e-mails urging us to remember our...
  • Gloucester native dies in Iraq

    Late Monday evening, Andrea Caldwell sat in front of a computer in her mother's Gloucester home, fighting to push aside her emotions. It's not easy, the 22-year-old said Wednesday, to plan a funeral for your twin brother. To work out the details of a...
  • Memorial for fallen Gloucester soldier

    Standing at a podium overlooking a flag-draped coffin, the Rev. Douglas Nagel told hundreds of mourners gathered in Gloucester's First Presbyterian Church on Sunday not to think that Army Spc. Eric Thomas Caldwell's life had been taken from him. To think...