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  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York...
  • Elgin monument to Laotian veterans to be dedicated Saturday

    Elgin monument to Laotian veterans to be dedicated Saturday
    The men and women who took part in America’s “secret war” in Laos will see their history captured in bronze Saturday when a monument to their service will be dedicated at Elgin’s Veterans Memorial Park. The dedication caps a...
  • Drug suspect fatally shot in bust served in Air Force

    Drug suspect fatally shot in bust served in Air Force
    Following in his father's footsteps, Harrison Carter joined the U.S. Air Force as a young man. Then, after serving for eight years as a military firefighter, including stints in Iraq and Japan, Carter moved from his home in Brooklyn to his late father's...
  • Audrey Adams: Cancer couldn't silence her laughter, love for life

    Audrey Adams: Cancer couldn't silence her laughter, love for life
    Not everybody would want guests to raise a glass of vodka at their memorial service. Then again, not everybody enjoyed life as much as Audrey Jean Adams of Orlando, a cancer survivor who went through dark times while wearing a smile and filling rooms...
  • BSO Purple Heart recipient retires from air reserve

    BSO Purple Heart recipient retires from air reserve
    The rocket blast was so intense it whiplashed Broward Sheriff's Office Lt. Ed Sileo into a supply shelf, sending heavy equipment crashing down onto the air reservist's head. Also known as master sergeant with the 482nd Security Forces Squadron, Sileo,...
  • Bronze bust honors mechanic who helped Wright brothers take flight

    Long ago, Charles Taylor did the Wright thing for a pair of brothers and now aviation enthusiasts have done the right thing for the man who built the engine for the first powered aircraft. Taylor, a mechanic who worked in the Dayton, Ohio, bicycle...
  • Veteran files lawsuit against city of Burbank claiming age, sex discrimination

    A 48-year-old military veteran is suing the city of Burbank claiming age and sex discrimination after he was passed over last year for a job as a dispatcher with the city, records show. Last year, Toluca Lake resident Michael Naylor applied,...
  • California lawmakers weigh tax credit for bomber program

    A bitter fight has broken out between aerospace industry behemoths over fast-tracked legislation that could provide one company with an upper hand in an upcoming $55-billion competition to build a fleet of next-generation stealth bombers. On one side is...
  • America should set standards for drone use

    America should set standards for drone use
    The increasing use in recent years of unmanned aerial vehicles, known as UAVS or drones, has spurred innovation and provoked concern. UAVs, which the U.S. Air Force now calls RPAs, or remotely piloted aircraft — a reminder that humans control them...
  • Steve Martin brings banjo and laughs to the Hollywood Bowl

    Steve Martin brings banjo and laughs to the Hollywood Bowl
    The show started with a bang and ended with a bigger bang. In between, there were salutes to veterans, classic American marches, bales of lively bluegrass music and lots and lots of laughs. Emphasis on lots and lots. Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon...
  • Military veterans see flawed police response in Ferguson

    Military veterans see flawed police response in Ferguson
    Jet-black rifles leveled at unarmed citizens and mine-resistant vehicles once used to patrol the roadways of Iraq and Afghanistan rumbling through small town America. These are scenes playing out in Ferguson, Missouri, which has been racked by protests...