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  • Meet a Connecticut Military Family in Honor of Veterans Day

    Meet a Connecticut Military Family in Honor of Veterans Day
    Rhea Fernholz is one of thousands of Connecticut Veterans who have served our country.  She joined the U.S. Army in 1995 after high school as a clarinet player.  She tells me "music was pretty much my only interest in high school and I didn't have any...
  • Police: Fort Hood soldier fatally shoots 3, kills self

    Killeen police are trying to determine why a Fort Hood soldier fatally shot two neighbors before killing his wife and himself in an off-post confrontation. The soldier, Atase Giffa, went to a neighbor's home where his 28-year-old wife, Dawn, was on...
  • Aided by 85-year-old widow, pot fight heats up in Texas

    WASHINGTON After her husband, Bob, died recently, 85-year-old Ann Lee of Houston is eager to get back to work, which means promoting the legalization of marijuana. Lee, executive director of a group called Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition,...
  • Redefine the Purple Heart

    After reading the Feb. 8 Tribune article “Ft. Hood wounded, dead to receive Purple Hearts” (News), I took a moment or two to pause. My understanding is that in most instances Purple Hearts are awarded to those Americans in uniform who are...
  • Military report: Kiel soldier committed suicide in Kosovo

    U.S. military officials have announced a soldier originally from Wisconsin died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Kosovo last year. The Stars and Stripes newspaper, published by the U.S. Department of Defense, reported Monday that Army Staff Sgt....
  • Publicity complicates jury selection for 3 major U.S. trials

    Texas lived up to its reputation for swift justice by taking just three days to seat a jury for the trial of the man charged with killing the former Navy SEAL depicted in "American Sniper." But jury selection in two other major U.S. cases is taking much...
  • Fort Hood victims to receive Purple Hearts after Army deems 2009 attack an act of terrorism

    Purple Hearts will be awarded to victims of the shooting rampage at Fort Hood that left 13 people dead and more than two dozen wounded in 2009, the Army said Friday in a decision that many said was long overdue. The honor is bestowed on troops wounded in...
  • Fort Hood shooting victims will receive military honors

    WASHINGTON After a hard-fought battle by lawmakers, the U.S. Army announced Friday that the victims of the Fort Hood shootings in 2009 will receive Purple Heart medals and the civilian equivalent, the Defense of Freedom awards, and the benefits that...
  • Allianz Championship is one of the most popular events on Champions Tour

     Allianz Championship is one of the most popular events on Champions Tour
    The Allianz Championship is one of the most popular events and attracts one of the strongest fields on the Champions Tour for several reasons: It is the first full-field event of the season. It is held in South Florida in February. The Old Course at...
  • Army: Fort Hood lacked system to ID threat of 2014 rampage

    Army: Fort Hood lacked system to ID threat of 2014 rampage
    The Army's tools for identifying troubled soldiers would not have flagged the man who shot to death three people and wounded 16 others before killing himself at Fort Hood last year, despite previous signs of instability, a U.S. Army report said Friday....
  • Ft. Hood shooter showed 'no clear warning signs' before 2014 attack

    The U.S. Army specialist who shot and killed three soldiers last year at Ft. Hood, Texas, before taking his own life showed "no clear warning signs" that he might commit a violent act before the April attack, according to a report made public on Friday....