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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Mission accomplished: Author, 80, publishes first novel

    Kerry Freeman, 80, of Boynton Beach, has fulfilled his lifelong ambition by writing and publishing his first novel, "Triple Score." A character study and mystery about four friends and a series of triple accidental deaths in the small town of Sebring,...
  • Local vets get French Legion of Honor medals

    It was a special week for a number of World War II and Korean War veterans as they filled the auditorium at the Boynton Beach Civic Center recently. The veterans, mostly in their 80s and 90s, were there to receive France's highest civic and military...
  • Russell J. White, trial attorney

    Russell J. White, trial attorney
    Russell J. White, a retired trial attorney who won an acquittal in a nationally watched case in 1980 in which his client was accused of shooting boys throwing snowballs at his house, died of complications from dementia Wednesday at the Heart Home in...
  • Another veteran's struggle with the VA benefits center in Philly

    Another veteran's struggle with the VA benefits center in Philly
    Today's Watchdog column shares the tales of two Lehigh Valley area veterans whose benefits claims languished at the Department of Veterans Affairs benefits center in Philadelphia. The claims regained life after the Watchdog asked about them and a...
  • Success? That's not expendable

    Success? That's not expendable
    Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt's tale about becoming Hollywood screenwriters could be a feature-length script. He worked as vice president of a financial services firm in suburban Philadelphia, locating missing heirs and lost shareholders for...