| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:20 PM
The remains of U.S. Army private from Hagerstown who died of malnutrition as a prisoner of war during the Korean War are scheduled to be returned home this weekend and buried in Rest Haven Cemetery on Tuesday afternoon, officials said.
Heren Blevins was...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The Western Union telegram is dated June 12, 1951. It is addressed to a Lillian Roberts in Mankato, Minn.
It reads, "The secretary of the Army has asked me to express his deep regret that your son PFC Roberts, Lloyd L has been missing in action in Korea...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Heron Blevins was only 18 years old when he starved to death in a North Korean prisoner of war camp more than six decades ago.
But his fate was never known until recently, when Army officials told the Blevins family what really happened.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Editor's note: The following Chaplain's Corner column, by Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson chaplain Lt. Col. Kenneth Reyes, was posted on JBER's website July 17 and subsequently removed on orders from 673d Air Base Wing commander Col. Brian Duffy. The...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:29 AM
NEW DELHI – Myanmar started releasing approximately 70 political prisoners Tuesday, days after President Thein Sein promised during a European tour to free all remaining prisoners of conscience by the end of the year.
Civic society groups...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:18 PM
The first time former Nazi paratrooper Bert Trautmann faced his new teammates, the English soccer club Manchester City, in 1949, he was welcomed with these words: "There's no war in here, Bert."
The war-weary public was not so forgiving — until...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Bud Nech served in the Army Airforce during Word War II. He was stationed in Italy and was on his way back from a mission when his plane was shot down. One man died and Nech was injured.
He was taken to a German hospital, then sent to a prisoner of...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In one of the more bizarre diplomatic events of late, turbaned envoys of the Taliban cut a pink satin ribbon across the entrance of a two-story villa in Doha, Qatar, a fixed address where U.S. negotiators can find the fugitive extremists when they want to...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Stan Lee. (POW entertainment) Just two weeks after celebrating his 90th birthday, comics icon Stan Lee shows no signs of ......
| Apr 5, 2013
| 2:05 AM
Humberto Abad Martinez, 53, left his home country of Honduras two months ago to travel to the United States in hopes of finding work.
His journey included riding “the Beast,” a freight train that travels across Mexico and is notoriously...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Dog-tired, Capt. Abe Baum was snoozing on the hood of a military vehicle when he was shaken awake and summoned to a superior's tent. With worry on their faces, his unit's top officers were clustered around Gen. George S. Patton Jr., who had just issued...