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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • 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...
  • Bionic hand, Charlie Crist, TV antennas: Letters

    The front-page article "More of life within reach" in Saturday's Sentinel featuring Alex Pring, the 6-year old with a new "bionic" hand and arm, was the most uplifting story I've read in a long time. Not only did Albert Manero and his fellow students at...
  • Vin-tage Scully: Already something to look forward to next year

    Vin-tage Scully: Already something to look forward to next year
    It was fitting that the news came to me over the radio Tuesday evening that Vin Scully, the eternal voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will return for the next baseball season, which will be Scully’s 66th year of calling Dodgers games. Think...
  • Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]

    Gone, never forgotten [Commentary]
    Maryland native Joseph Gantt joined the Army at 18, serving with distinction as a Sergeant First Class in the South Pacific during World War II, even though the military segregated him because of the color of his skin. Gantt had redeployed to the front...
  • Civil War-era cannon delivers local history with a bang

    Shortly before noon on July 29, two large explosions filled the air near the Enfield Public Library. The loud booming sounds were the culmination of a 45-minute presentation by the Ninth Massachusetts Light Artillery Regiment, a group of Civil War re-...
  • 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...
  • Dawson Stump, insurance executive

    Dawson Stump, insurance executive
    Dawson Stump, a retired Baltimore insurance executive and Korean War veteran, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at his Owings Mills home. He was 86. The son of Augustine Herman Stump, an insurance executive, and Priscilla Ridgley Dawson Penniman...
  • Will VA hospitals be ready in the future?

    I joined Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital in Cook County as a resident on July 1, 1971, and retired June 30, 2013. When I joined, building 200 (the main building at Hines) had 1,500 beds that were fully occupied. The occupants were...
  • PASSINGS: Simin Behbahani, George Hansen, Hashim Khan, Fernand St Germain

     Simin Behbahani Acclaimed poet known as 'lioness of Iran' Simin Behbahani, 87, a famed Iranian poet who wrote of the joys of love, demanded equal rights for women and spoke out about the challenges facing those living in her homeland, died Tuesday in...
  • Air museum celebrates Aviation Day

    "Orville Wright" paid a visit to New England Air Museum as it celebrated National Aviation Day on Aug. 19. "My brother and I made engines," Wright said, gesturing to a four-cylinder motor in a glass case. "This is the oldest surviving one." Brian...