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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Otis M. 'Jim' Long

    Otis M. 'Jim' Long
    Otis M. "Jim" Long, a retired Maryland state trooper who survived the sinking of his aircraft carrier during World War II, died Thursday at Harbor Hospital of complications from a fall. He was 87. The son of Nathaniel O. Long and Vera M. Long, Otis...
  • Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh

    Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh
    After retiring from more than a decade of teaching in Orange County Public Schools, Henry Meacham Stanley, Sr. decided he was too young to stop working at age 65. Retirement was boring, he told his family. So the former business teacher launched a new...
  • Today's world is different

    Today's world is different
    My son called me last evening. He asked me, "Mom, you were very young during the Second World War. How would you rate what is going on today with what went on in the early 1940's, on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the lowest?" I answered, "A 15!" "But...
  • A troubled veteran at the White House's door

    A troubled veteran at the White House's door
    Omar Gonzalez was always popular along this quiet cul-de-sac of neat suburban homes near Ft. Hood. "Omar, Omar!" children would shout as they ran to his front door. But at some point, neighbors of the decorated combat veteran started to worry. David...
  • John Morrisey Jr.: WWII vet shared stories decades later

    John Morrisey Jr.: WWII vet shared stories decades later
    John C. "Bud" Morrisey Jr. of Orlando served in World War II and the Korean War, but he didn't really talk about his experiences for decades. "It was just something he went through," his wife, Margaret, said. "Not even his family knew until, goodness, I...
  • Bob Palmer, Longtime Publicist, Dies at 85

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Bob Palmer -- who, through a 60-year career as a publicist, represented clients including Anthony Hopkins and Dick Van Dyke as well as some of the most popular TV shows of the 1960s and 70s -- died Monday at his home in Pacific...
  • Avon Veteran On A Mission To Collect 200 Military Histories

    Avon Veteran On A Mission To Collect 200 Military Histories
    AVON — Bill Newman has worked for more than 10 years to record the military histories of veterans in town. Newman, 75, is a U.S. Army veteran who served six years on active duty during the Vietnam War and also served in the Army Reserves. A past...
  • Matthew Pliszka, Pro Baseball Player, Active In Local Sports, Dies At 86

    Matthew Pliszka, a former minor league baseball player and member of the Enfield Athletic Hall of Fame, died July 21. He was 86. Pliszka was born and raised in the Thompsonville part of town and lived in Enfield his entire life. He worked at the...
  • A look at 'The History of Bradley Field'

    While many people in the area are familiar with Bradley International Airport, few know the details of its predecessor, Bradley Field, or about the airmen who served there during World War II. One exception is Phil Devlin, who grew up in Windsor Locks...
  • Exclusive: South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye, thwarted so far in ambitious plans to begin the process of reunifying the Korean peninsula, said the door is open for talks with the North during the upcoming U.N. General Assembly. However, Park...
  • South Korea finds wreckage in sea of suspected North Korean drone

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's military has recovered the wreckage of unmanned aircraft, believed to be a North Korean drone, in waters off an island near a disputed maritime border, an official said on Monday. The aircraft's light blue wreckage was...