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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines

    U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines
    The U.S. has pledged to get rid of all stockpiles of land mines except those to defend South Korea, the State Department said Tuesday. The decision to exclude the Korean peninsula follows a commitment the U.S. made in June that it would not make, keep...
  • Seoul reminds citizens of North Korea flag ban

    SEOUL (Reuters) - With the opening ceremony of the Incheon Asian Games just one week away, South Korea's government issued a stern reminder to its citizens on Friday that they are banned from carrying the North Korean flag. Seoul's Unification Ministry...
  • 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...
  • Criticism of patriotism unfair

    In the Sept. 19 Room for Debate, conservative commentator Cal Thomas decried the lack of patriotism in contemporary America. He praised a series of booklets initiated in 1923 and liked a platitude-filled quote by Daniel Webster. Talk is cheap. I think...
  • 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...
  • Hobbled VA caregiver program dims chance of expansion

    For older generations of spouses, mothers and other family caregivers of severely disabled veterans, the startling feature of the Family Caregiver Program that Congress enacted in 2010 was its exclusivity. The unprecedented package of caregiver benefits...
  • North Korea flags raise protests in South

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Asian Games organizers (IAGOC) confirmed on Thursday they had taken down the flags of participating countries near one of the venues outside host city Incheon amid concerns that North Korean flags could be damaged by conservative...
  • VA farming sows self-esteem, hope for vets

    VA farming sows self-esteem, hope for vets
    Like any proud papa awaiting the big day, Raymond Villar couldn't contain his smile. He stood, marveling at his handiwork. "My baby's growing," he said. He wasn't admiring his expectant partner's baby bump. His attention was on a recently planted...
  • Holly W. Bennett Jr., BGE construction coordinator

    Holly W. Bennett Jr., BGE construction coordinator
    Holly W. Bennett Jr., a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. construction coordinator who had a second career playing Santa Claus, died Monday at his grandson's Halethorpe home of complications from dementia. He was 84. The son of Holly W. Bennett Sr....
  • 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...
  • 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...