| Aug 8, 2011
| 5:37 PM
A 20-year-old man blew off a finger tip and nearly lost his thumb Sunday when he set off a grenade simulator inside a house in Glendale, police said.
In addition to the damage to his fingers, Roberto Jusay of Los Angeles suffered severe burns on his...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:06 AM
Army National Guard Pvt. Cody W. Mahlstedt has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military...
| Aug 11, 2011
Army National Guard Pvt. Anthony Kucan graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Kucan is a 1999 graduate of Laurel High School.
Air Force Airman Mario Jackson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 6:50 AM
Update: The deal was too good to last long. Darn!
I don't know that I have ever seen this deal before. Through TroopSwap.com, a daily deal site for military members, shoppers can get a $20 Walmart gift card for $10.
| Sep 21, 2011
Gay service members throughout the country are rejoicing, now that Don’t Ask Don’t Tell is over.
On Tuesday, gay rights organization Sacramento Valley Veterans held a celebration for the end of DADT at Headhunters in Midtown.
| Oct 7, 2011
| 10:55 AM
The Chicago marathon already has one winner.
William “Billy” Boland, an Air Force captain and ROTC instructor at Chicago’s Illinois Institute of Technology, was the first of some 70 troops to cross the finish line Friday in the Bank...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Lucas Wallek was toiling at the family farm in Alice, Texas, when he decided to enlist in the Marine Corps, partly out of patriotism, partly from a desire to leave the familiar terrain of sagebrush and oil fields.
Through two tours of duty in Iraq,...
| Sep 9, 2011
There will be a strong military presence at the Ballpark in Arlington this weekend, as fans watch the Rangers take on Oakland.
Fans at the Rangers game tonight couldn't help notice all the members of the Texas Army National Guard milling about, and all...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Hugs, tears and cheers greeted about 100 Illinois Army National Guard soldiers at a homecoming ceremony this morning in North Riverside following a 10-month deployment in the Mideast.
Several hundred family and friends waiting at the North Riverside...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class William “Bill” Berens received a hero’s welcome today in Huntley.
The 37-year-old returned following a second deployment in the Middle East, where he was most recently stationed at Camp Arifjan in...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Harford County will hold a special observance in Bel Air to honor of the service of veterans to our country for Veterans Day 2011 which this year falls on 11-11-11.
A three-days of special events will run from Thursday through Saturday. There will be...