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  • Look who's 70!

    Look who's 70!
    The first Jeep, made in 1941 by the Willys-Overland Company in response to the U.S. military's call for a new light reconnaissance vehicle, was a quarter-ton, four-wheel-drive machine. It was practical, plain and had a gearshift on the steering column and low body cutouts.
  • First Purple Heart, now Army orders benefits for Ft. Hood victims

    First Purple Heart, now Army orders benefits for Ft. Hood victims
    It looks like the U.S. Army will be providing full medical and financial benefits to Ft. Hood shooting victims who last week were awarded medals following years of lobbying and legal action. Secretary of the Army John McHugh announced Thursday that he...

    Purple Hearts awarded to Ft. Hood's wounded and dead

    Purple Hearts awarded to Ft. Hood's wounded and dead
    After years of waiting, service members wounded and killed in the 2009 shooting rampage at Ft. Hood are awarded the Purple Heart in a ceremony at the central Texas military post Friday morning. Watch the ceremony live now  The delay had been a sore...

    Memories of Ft. Hood rampage: 'He died at my knees'

    Memories of Ft. Hood rampage: 'He died at my knees'
    Almost six years after a shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, Texas, left 13 people dead and more than 30 others injured, clinical psychologist and retired Army Col. Kathy Platoni, who was there that day, is still advocating for victims and their families to...

    Obama says he'll slow Afghanistan drawdown 'so we don't have to go back'

    Obama says he'll slow Afghanistan drawdown 'so we don't have to go back'
    President Obama has made the steady withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan a top priority for his second term, but his decision Tuesday to change course and slow the drawdown reflects a renewed concern about terrorism threats and a clear rapport...