Thursday, December 13, 2018

Honor sought for US soldier who died in Bronx fire rescue

NEW YORK –  U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the Army to posthumously honor a U.S. soldier and native of Ghana who raced repeatedly into...

Transgender people cleared to join military, for now

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department has made clear its proposed ban on transgender military recruits is on hold, meaning their enlistment can start...

After Saving Many From Fire, Soldier Died Trying to Rescue One More

Emmanuel Mensah was a handsome, strongly built young man in his late 20s who immigrated to the Bronx from Ghana five years ago. He...

For 62nd year, NORAD takes calls from kids awaiting Santa

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of volunteers at an Air Force base in Colorado were answering questions on Sunday from eager...

Green Beret home from Afghanistan donates liver to nephew

The first thing you notice about Hudson Hill is his hair. He has a full, thick head of hair seen on few children. Then you notice...

Pentagon identifies soldier killed in ‘non-combat’ incident in Iraq

MODESTO -- A soldier from Modesto was killed Wednesday in Iraq, in an incident described by the Department of Defense as a "non-combat related...

‘There’s a war coming,’ Marine Corps general warns US troops

A Marine Corps commandant on Thursday warned U.S. troops stationed in Norway to be prepared for a coming war. “I hope I’m wrong, but there’s...

US commandos train to capture North Korean nukes

U.S. military forces reportedly trained earlier this month for a mission that would put them on North Korean soil, with the objective of “infiltrating"...

Army struggles with the complexities of prosecuting a retired general accused of rape

A military court is grappling with the complications of trying a retired Army general on multiple rape charges decades after the alleged assaults were...

Soldier from JBLM jumps out of pickup to help rescue passengers from Amtrak crash

DUPONT, Wash. — A soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord says he saw the Amtrak train plunge from the overpass and jumped into action to...

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Doctor caught dyeing his patient’s genitals now practices at Fort Polk

A former Mesa County, Colorado gynecologist who dyed a patient's vagina purple in what he called a "joke" has avoided jail time as part...

Legal and ethical questions surround rapping recruiter’s viral video

2018 has been a tough year for U.S. Army Recruiting Command. After failing to meet the fiscal year recruiting mission at the end of...

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan while helping colleagues whose vehicle hit bomb

KABUL — U.S. Army Spec. James A. Slape stepped out of his vehicle in Afghanistan on Thursday ready to help others. The soldier, trained...