| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:31 PM
The U.S. Navy is investigating a locally-based squadron's helicopter crash at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.
All six crewmembers aboard the helicopter survived the crash and have been transported to nearby medical facilities for evaluation, according to a press...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Norfolk's namesake submarine was inactivated last week during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk.
The Los Angeles-class attack sub was commissioned in 1983 and built at Newport News Shipbuilding. It will remain in Norfolk until January to begin the...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Algerian troops tracked down and killed the leader of an Islamic militant group that beheaded a French hostage on video three months ago, the country’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
The execution of kidnapped French hiker Herve Gourdel by...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 8:15 AM
For many years, our popular conception of the Civil War has been of the war itself — military strategists peering over giant maps, soldiers advancing on the battlefields at Antietam and Gettysburg, Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House —...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Talk about poking the bear with a sharp stick. Ukraine's parliament overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to rile Russian President Vladimir Putin by moving to join NATO. If that happens, another of Russia's neighbors would come under the protective umbrella of...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Days before the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan ends, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, thanked American troops during a Christmas Day visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kanoehe Bay.
One man in the crowd yelled "Huah!", a traditional...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 7:39 AM
When Gen. William T. Sherman successfully completed his "March to the Sea" 150 years ago this month, he sent President Abraham Lincoln a Christmas greeting like no other.
"I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the City of Savannah, with one hundred...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:08 PM
In a frigid barn near the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, members of the Japanese American community looked on with pride Sunday as four of five World War II veterans riding in the 126th Rose Parade each placed a flower on the "Go for Broke" float.
| Dec 29, 2014
| 12:18 PM
They trained in combat, went to war and conquered formidable enemies. But for 17 years, the founders of Broward County's only military museum struggled in their fight to officially open to the public.
Now it appears they've won the battle, as a...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A limited number of new DVD titles being released this week. Here's what you have to pick from for a New Year's Eve movie viewing.
"The Equalizer," Grade B-minus: Antoine Fuqua takes an extremely patient approach to the way he's put together his big-...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Kimberly Caballero's kindergarten class showed true holiday spirit by writing letters and sending a care package to a group of U.S. Army soldiers serving in Afghanistan.
To express their gratitude, the soldiers recently used FaceTime to thank the 19...