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  • U.S. military action isn't always the answer

    To the editor: Max Boot's prescription for salvaging U.S. foreign policy fails to recognize the need for a nuanced analysis of the possible consequences of unilateral military intervention. ("Chuck Hagel's firing won't help U.S. foreign policy," Op-Ed,...
  • Chuck Hagel got a bum rap

    Goodbye, Chuck Hagel: We hardly knew ye! Perhaps there wasn't much to know. Or perhaps you contain hidden depths. Who can say? For almost two years, you seemed barely there, an irascible half-presence in the Pentagon's E ring. Soon you won't be there at...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do, like honor our Vets!

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do, like honor our Vets!
      Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight Veterans Day Parade: features veterans groups, active military, marching bands, youth groups and floats. 11 a.m. Saturday, Downtown Orlando, Orange Avenue and Washington...
  • Dedicated Veteran Inspired Wife To Start Military Support Group Enfield Hooah

    Terrill Gates, whose lengthy military service inspired the military support group Enfield Hooah, died Oct. 25. He was 49. Gates, of Enfield, enlisted in the U.S. Army when he was 17, following in the footsteps of his father who served during the Korean...
  • Over 900 Pounds Of Baked Goods Donated To Enfield Cookies For Camouflage Drive

    Over 900 Pounds Of Baked Goods Donated To Enfield Cookies For Camouflage Drive
    ENFIELD – Over 900 pounds of donations were collected Sunday in the fifth annual Cookies for Camouflage campaign. Cookies for Camouflage was started by Enfield Hooah, a military support web site run by Enfield resident Lori Gates. Organizers...
  • Thousands expected at Costa Mesa Veterans Day event

    Thousands expected at Costa Mesa Veterans Day event
    More than 4,000 people are expected to attend a Veterans Day celebration at the Orange County fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. The free event, now in its second year, is part of a statewide effort titled "Veterans + Labor: Partners in Service." It will...
  • 1,500 More U.S. Troops To Be Deployed To Iraq

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon will send up to 1,500 additional troops to Iraq, more than doubling the size of the U.S. force assisting Iraqi and Kurdish troops battling Islamic State militants, the White House announced Friday. For the first time since...
  • Obama authorizes 1,500 additional U.S. troops for deployment to Iraq

    Obama authorizes 1,500 additional U.S. troops for deployment to Iraq
    President Obama has approved sending up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq, roughly doubling the number of U.S. forces on the ground helping Iraqi and Kurdish forces battle the militant group Islamic State, U.S. officials said on Friday. Obama's decision...
  • President's foreign policy intentions lie in ruins

    WASHINGTON -- Now that the usual vows of good intentions are over between President Obama and the elected Republican leaders of the House and Senate -- all vowing willingness to work together to break the long legislative stalemate on Capitol Hill --...
  • U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State leaders in Iraq, destroy convoy

    U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State leaders in Iraq, destroy convoy
    The U.S. carried out airstrikes that targeted a gathering of Islamic State leaders in northern Iraq, military officials said Saturday. U.S. Central Command, which oversees military operations in the Middle East, confirmed that warplanes destroyed a 10-...
  • Forty years after 'Fourth of July,' Ron Kovic still speaking up against war

    Forty years after 'Fourth of July,' Ron Kovic still speaking up against war
    In the fall of 1974, a tormented young Vietnam War veteran rolled his wheelchair into the Sears store on Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica and bought a typewriter for $42. He lugged it back to his apartment at Third and Pacific and began writing in a fever,...