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  • Foreign Affairs Tangled In Truth Vs. Opinion

    Foreign Affairs Tangled In Truth Vs. Opinion
    Seventy-three years ago, the USS Reuben James was sunk by a German submarine. What was unusual about the sinking was that it occurred before Germany declared war on the United States. The circumstances surrounding the loss have modern connections as the...
  • Forbes falls short in bid to chair Armed Services panel

    Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, came up short Tuesday in his bid to chair the powerful House Armed Services Committee, with Rep. Mac Thornberry of Texas getting the nod. Forbes faced an uphill fight against Thornberry, who was the committee's vice...
  • Community honors veterans at two annual ceremonies

    Veterans were on the minds of everyone who took part in ceremonies throughout Boynton Beach recently. The city of Boynton Beach and Tom Kaiser of the Boynton Veterans Association had their annual memorial ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial Park, 411 N....
  • The U.S. must strengthen its ballistic missile defenses against Iran

    Columnist Cal Thomas is right when he says that "burnishing a president's legacy is not a sufficient reason to trade away American and Israeli security" ("U.S. negotiations with Iran are a dangerous farce," Nov. 8). A "deal" with Iran that doesn't fully...
  • Collection of wreckage of Malaysia plane begins, air inspectors say

    Local emergency services in eastern Ukraine have begun collecting parts of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from its crash site in the middle of the conflict zone, Dutch air accident investigators said on Sunday. Dutch inspectors had hoped...
  • Man In Federal Custody After Sub Base Shooting

    Man In Federal Custody After Sub Base Shooting
    HARTFORD — A Norwich man who federal authorities say attacked two federal police officers Thursday night outside the main gate at Naval Submarine Base New London was ordered detained Friday during an appearance in U.S. District Court in Hartford....
  • Pilots based on USS George H.W. Bush return from deployment

    Pilots based on USS George H.W. Bush return from deployment
    Navy Lt. Mike Tremel saw plenty while flying combat missions against the Islamic State, but it didn’t compare to Friday’s scene: a 23-member welcome-home party, and watching his young son walk for the first time. The joyous reunion of...
  • Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet

    Coalition warns of 'death spiral' for strained U.S. fleet
    In a blunt letter to Congress, nearly 100 retired Navy and Marine Corps leaders on Wednesday warned of dire consequences to the U.S. fleet unless Congress pumps billions of additional dollars into shipbuilding, repair and maintenance. The letter comes...
  • Nina Petru: Serving her country, and its veterans

     Nina Petru: Serving her country, and its veterans
    One of six children, Nina Petru knew there was no college fund awaiting her 18th birthday. "My mom fed us, then we brought Dad's dinner to him at his second job," said Petru, 61, recalling her childhood in suburban Brookfield. "He worked hard to support...
  • Two hurt as man pulls knife at Connecticut Navy base

    Two U.S. Navy civilian police officers were injured on Thursday outside a submarine base in Connecticut after a belligerent man pulled a knife near an entrance, military officials said. The suspect got into a scuffle with an officer and pulled the...
  • Russia resuming Cold War-era bomber flights close to U.S. shores

    In response to NATO's "anti-Russia inclinations," the Kremlin will resume its Cold War-era practice of sending long-range bombers to patrol the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific, Russia's defense minister announced Wednesday. The flights, which...