| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:35 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The summer in Helmand province, an arid region of southern Afghanistan known to be a Taliban stronghold, was the worst.
Hunkering down for eight months in a mud-hut compound with no running water was challenging enough for 1st Lt....
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Wedding date: Feb. 16, 2013
Her story: Abby von Kelsch, 37, grew up in Stafford, Va. She works for Booz Allen Hamilton as a disaster consultant. Her mother, Linda, is a retired librarian and her father, Hank, is a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer who...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Perryville's Merritt "Mickey" McMullen began his softball career in 1954, playing fast pitch before enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1957. He returned in 1960 and played both fast pitch and baseball in the Baltimore Major League until 1985.
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:20 PM
CALAVERAS COUNTY — The Walking Man of Murphys, as he's known along a certain stretch of California 4 in Gold Country, sings.
"You've lost that loving feelin' …," the ex-Marine croons, his off-key notes traveling across traffic...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Irvine-based defense contractor Iris Technology will provide the U.S. Marine Corps with $7.8 million worth of solar power adapters — 1,563 to be exact.
Known as Generation II, or SPA II, this is one of the company's mobile, solar-powered...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:25 AM
The Americana, a restaurant and bar at the corner of Kenwood Avenue and Hudson Street in Canton, will close in July, according to owner Alex van Breukelen. The announcement was first made on the bar's Facebook page Wednesday morning, where van Breukelen...
| Mar 11, 2013
It doesn't take long to see the effects of massive investment at the Connecticut factories that make the AR-15 military-style rifle.
Deep in the heart of the sprawling Colt firearms plant in West Hartford, Bobby Craddock sets up rifle barrels in an...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Art Donovan played pro football for 12 years. The rest of his life, he spent telling everyone about it.
Donovan, 89, who died Sunday of a respiratory ailment at Stella Maris Hospice, played and talked a great game. He was a Hall of Fame defensive tackle...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:51 PM
That the experience of military leadership offers some useful lessons for leaders in other fields has long been understood. Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" is still read by business leaders and sports coaches, and more recently Norman Dixon's "On the...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:50 PM
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| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Costa Mesa has welcomed a new police officer to its ranks, the city announced Friday.
Justin Carl Mahaffey graduated from Orange County Sheriff's Department academy in Tustin on Monday after six months of training, according to a news release....