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  • A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War

    A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War
    Sixty years have now passed since the shooting stopped on the Korean Peninsula. The body count remains stunning.
  • Va. National Guard to build training facility in Virginia Beach

    The Virginia National Guard breaks ground on a new training facility at Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach at 10 a.m. Friday. The first of two phases of construction includes two 70-feet-by-120-feet steel frame tensioned fabric structures and two 180-feet...

    Air strikes hit Islamic State near Syrian border town

    Air strikes hit Islamic State near Syrian border town
    Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 521 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria, a monitoring group which tracks the violence said on Thursday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the vast...

    Iraqi defense chief tells Hagel offensive vs militants a priority: Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraq's new defense minister affirmed his commitment to military reform and said going on the offensive against Islamic State fighters is a priority, the Pentagon said on Thursday after U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke to his...

    Family in Ohio greets man released from North Korea

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio Family members of Jeffrey Fowle emotionally greeted the West Carrollton man Wednesday morning after he spent more than five months as a detainee in North Korea. Fowle's three children rushed to embrace him as he...