| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:07 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The lone wolf is the new national nightmare, dramatized and amplified this week by the hostage-taking attack in Sydney, Australia. But there are two kinds of lone wolves — the crazy and the evil — and the distinction is important.
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The lone wolf is the new national nightmare, dramatized and amplified this week by the hostage-taking attack in Sydney. But there are two kinds of lone wolves — the crazy and the evil — and the distinction is important.
The real terrorists...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:20 PM
AUSTIN, Texas More than five years after the mass shooting at Fort Hood that left 13 dead and more than 30 wounded, the victims finally appear poised to become eligible for Purple Hearts that would give them and their family members enhanced medical,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:24 PM
HAMPTON — Langley Air Force Base is among five U.S. bases selected by the Defense Department to monitor troops returning home after the military’s Ebola mission in western Africa.
The base has already erected a “mini-city,”...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
For those of you inclined to send a message to Washington on Election Day, herewith a list of grievances that should get you plenty revved up:
Spending: A federal debt approaching $18 trillion. Interest on the debt cost taxpayers $221 billion last...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Retired Army Specialist Joel Sigfrid humbly took the keys to his split-level home recently week surrounded by family and friends. Wells Fargo donated the bank-owned home to the nonprofit Military Warriors Support Foundation, which will eventually deed...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Soldiers from Fort Eustis and Fort Story are scheduled to join airmen from Langley Air Force Base as part of the military response to the Ebola outbreak in western Africa.
The Army deployment from Hampton Roads is part of a much larger Army effort...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:54 AM
WASHINGTON - The Texas man accused of breaking into the White House while armed with a knife is a U.S. military veteran who was decorated for his service in the Iraq war, the U.S. Army said on Sunday.
Omar Gonzalez, 42, is expected to appear in court...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:33 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. soldier armed with a pistol fatally wounded herself after barricading herself in a building at Fort Lee, Virginia, sparking a lockdown of the Army base, officials said.
The soldier entered the four-story Combined Arms...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:19 PM
When Army Spec. Ivan Lopez went on the shooting rampage Wednesday at Ft. Hood, Texas, killing three soldiers and injuring 16 others, he had just learned that superiors in Washington had rejected his request to take a temporary leave to deal with family...