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  • U.S. to reduce troop level in Afghanistan to 9,800 by year's end

    U.S. to  reduce troop level in Afghanistan to 9,800 by year's end
    President Obama's plan to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan to fewer than 10,000 by year's end seeks to balance fear that a speedier withdrawal would push Afghan forces to collapse against his desire to end more than a decade of war. The...
  • 85-year-old Social Inclusion trainer finally gets shot at Triple Crown race

    85-year-old Social Inclusion trainer finally gets shot at Triple Crown race
    Manny Azpurua knows how different his life would have been had he gone from a military academy near Syracuse, N.Y., to the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. His father, also named Manny, had sent his then-teenage son to the United States from...
  • Maryland National Guard, Estonia reaffirm partnership

    Maryland National Guard, Estonia reaffirm partnership
    As Russia's actions in Ukraine rattle its neighbors, the Maryland National Guard is affirming its decades-long partnership with Estonia. Maryland has helped to train Estonian troops since shortly after the breakup of the Soviet Union. Now it's...
  • VA chief Eric Shinseki is facing a tough battle, but he's seen others

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki knows adversity. As a soldier in Vietnam, he was seriously wounded twice, the second time during a second tour of duty when he stepped on a land mine and lost half of his right foot. That should have...
  • Late Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Phoebus 10, Heritage 2 Western Branch 7, Bethel 0 Woodside 12, Oscar Smith 8 Poquoson 5, Jamestown 2 New Kent 9, Warhill 6 Grafton 1, Tabb 0 Lafayette 3, York 0 Hickory 13, Warwick 3 Great Bridge 2, Gloucester 1 Menchville 5, Indian River 3...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Heritage boys post shutout for conference tennis title

    Wednesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Heritage boys post shutout for conference tennis title
    Boys tennis: Heritage captured the Ironclad Conference 18 team tournament title Wednesday with a 5-0 shutout of Nansemond River at Huntington Park. Lorenzo Judkins, Joe Holloway Jr., Jahad Mills, Johnathen Holloway and Antonio Shinnery won in straight...
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  • Obama will explain 'interventionist' foreign policy at West Point

    Obama will explain 'interventionist' foreign policy at West Point
    After months of running his foreign policy like a firefighter responding to alarms, President Obama is worried that Americans don't understand his overall approach and plans to launch a campaign to explain it over the coming months. The president will...
  • Obama's foreign policy echoes Bush doctrine

    Talk about deja vu. The doctrine laid out in President Barack Obama's commencement address Wednesday at the U. S. Military Academy sounded eerily familiar. Obama insisted upon our willingness to use force to deter our adversaries, and, when necessary,...
  • Obama flies to Afghanistan in surprise Memorial Day weekend visit

    Obama flies to Afghanistan in surprise Memorial Day weekend visit
    President Obama made a rare and surprise visit to Afghanistan on Sunday for a Memorial Day weekend rally with U.S. troops. Air Force One touched down at Bagram Air Field in the dark Sunday evening local time after secretly leaving the Washington area...
  • Obama seeks to cut troop level in Afghanistan to 5,000 by end of 2015

    President Obama is planning to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the U.S. ends its combat mission this year, but will quickly cut that number roughly in half by the end of 2015, a senior administration official said Tuesday. Obama plans on...