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  • At Fort Eustis in Newport News, training keeps helicopters flying

    At Fort Eustis in Newport News, training keeps helicopters flying
    NEWPORT NEWS — The Army celebrates a birthday today — 239 years old, if you're counting — and while the nation's senior service is getting older, it isn't getting bigger. Defense cuts and military drawdowns will force the Army to...
  • The future of India's National Congress dynastic party is in doubt

    It is one of the most storied names in political history, a party synonymous with modern India and an inspiration for revolutionary movements led by the likes of South Africa's Nelson Mandela and Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh. But a disastrous performance in...
  • Lit Fest authors reflect on books tied to 1985

    Lit Fest authors reflect on books tied to 1985
    In 1985, in a South Loop neighborhood once the hub of Chicago publishing, a group of book lovers started a book fair. Thirty years later, that book fair has grown into Printers Row Lit Fest, the highlight of Chicago's literary calendar. In the spirit of...
  • China rebukes Hagel's 'intimidation' charge in sea dispute

    China rebukes Hagel's 'intimidation' charge in sea dispute
    Chinese officials reacted angrily Saturday to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's suggestions that China was using “intimidation, coercion” and the “threat of force” to assert its claims in the South China Sea. Hagel's remarks...
  • Bring Bergdahl back for court martial [Letter]

    Bring Bergdahl back for court martial [Letter]
    I served 24 years in the United States Army, 21 of them in Special Forces, and I fought in two combat campaigns, El Salvador and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Command Sgt. Major Dan Pitzer, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam and later a senior civilian...
  • Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser

    Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser
    Claude L. Callegary, a retired Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 of respiratory failure at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92....
  • Fears Of U.S. Global Weakness: Hyperventilating

    When CBS News brought Dwight Eisenhower back to Normandy for the 20th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 1964, you might have expected the former commander of Allied forces to conclude with a triumphal comment. Instead, CBS captured an anguished...
  • JUNE 6 | 2014 Printers Row Lit Fest Kick-Off with Rick Kogan

    JUNE 6 | 2014 Printers Row Lit Fest Kick-Off with Rick Kogan
    Friday, June 6, 2014 | 11:00 a.m.  Reception and Luncheon with Rick Kogan The Chicago Tribune and the Union League Club of Chicago invite you to this very special reception and luncheon kicking-off the 2014 Printers Row Lit Fest! Enjoy access to and...
  • Tree-killing bug invades Southern California, with no answer in sight

    Tree-killing bug invades Southern California, with no answer in sight
    Akif Eskalen steps through the dense, damp leaves in a wooded neighborhood, scrutinizing the branches around him. He's looking for evidence of an attack: tiny wounds piercing the bark and sap dried around them like bloodstains. The victims are box...
  • Vietnam: Fall tour highlights five cities and Halong Bay

    Vietnam: Fall tour highlights five cities and Halong Bay
    World Spree has put together a 12-day fall tour of Vietnam that would suit independent travelers as well as those who prefer guided tours and optional excursions. The first two days of the fast-paced Amazing Vietnam tour are spent in Ho Chi Minh City,...
  • Never leave a soldier behind? Then negotiate with terrorists we must.

    The release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, which we can now watch in a video provided by the Taliban, has caused spasms of outrage among Republicans (mostly) who take issue with swapping him for five high-value Taliban leaders. Conservatives, for their own...