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15 hrs ago | The Stamford Daily Voice

Stamford Firefighter Serves Double Duty As Mayor In New York Village

Ralph Falloon pictured at the Central Fire Station in Stamford. He's also the mayor of Cold Spring, N.Y., in Putnam County in addition to his duties as a professional firefighter in Stamford.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Foster, Powell to wed in August

Jim and Eva Foster of Lake Quivira, Kan. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Hartmann Foster to Captain David Thomas Powell, son of Claudia and David Powell of Summerville.


Related Topix: Boston University, University of Kansas Medical Center

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Minot Daily News

Retired USAF Col. Earl R. Van Sickle

Col. Van Sickle was born on Dec. 16, 1924. He was the son of Guy R. Van Sickle and Hilda Alice Van Sickle and beloved stepmother Edith Carney Van Sickle, all deceased.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force


Leidos' Tom Fergusson Inducted into Military Intelligence Hall of Fame

Leidos , a national security, health and engineering solutions company, announced that Colonel Thomas G. "Tom" Fergusson, U.S. Army , was inducted into the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame at Fort Huachuca, Arizona during a ceremony on June 27, 2014.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, Duke University

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Civil War 1864 stamps to honor U.S. Colored Troops

U.S. Colored Troops will be honored with a series of commemorative stamps to be released Wednesday in Petersburg, West Virginia.


Related Topix: Petersburg, VA, The Postal Service, Indie, Painting, Arts

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bangkok Post

Hun Sen's team here for talks

Thailand and Cambodia will strengthen bilateral ties and discuss the Preah Vihear temple row when Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh arrives for an official visit today.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Hun Sen,

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Army Secretary During '70S Scandal

He was 82. Martin Hoffmann enlisted in the Army in 1954, received his commission after Officer Candidate School and served in the 101st Airborne Division.


Related Topix: West Point, NY, Princeton University

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Proxy war can have dangerous consequences

A pro-Russian fighter stands near a destroyed Ukrainian army tank on the outskirts of Donetsk on July 22. Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine allowed the bodies of passengers killed in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet to begin their journeys home July 22 as Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to exert influence on the separatists amid mounting ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, United States Military Academy, Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, Entertainment

CE News

New cadet barracks to match historic buildings

West Point, N.Y. - Not too long ago, dozens of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point became ill and missed classes.


Related Topix: West Point, NY

The Citizens' Voice

Holy Redeemer students receive military academy appointments

From left, are Maj. Greg Myers of the Air Force Academy, Nicole Slavoski, Allison Zablocky and Col.


Related Topix: Air Force Academy, CO, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Island Packet

West Point professor to hold talk on Westmoreland

William Westmoreland. Army Col. Gregory Daddis is also signing copies of his book "Westmoreland's War: Reassessing American Strategy in Vietnam."


Related Topix: University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Science Blog

Mixed Motives May Mess Up Motivation

Many professionals are driven by a pure passion for their work, finding reward in simply doing a good job, delivering a great service, or producing a great product.


Related Topix: Yale University, Swarthmore College


Students still awaiting grades in Osceola County

Osceola County schools let out for summer almost two months ago, but thousands of local students still have not received their report cards due to a computer glitch, according to the Osceola County School District.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Martin R. Hoffmann dies; Army secretary helped guide academy through scandal

Martin R. Hoffmann, a lawyer and onetime enlisted soldier who became secretary of the Army and helped guide the service through a high-profile cheating scandal at the West Point military academy in the mid-1970s, died July 14 at a hospital in Warrenton, Va.


Related Topix: West Point, NY, Princeton University, The Rockford Files, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, James Garner

CBS News

CEOs as government saviors: Boom or bust?

Robert McDonald speaks next to Vice President Joe Biden and President Obama during his nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs on June 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. In the 1950s, President Eisenhower's defense secretary, the former GM chief Charlie Wilson, was famously misquoted as saying, "What's good for General Motors is good for ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Construction, American Buildings, Richard Burr, US Senate, Republican

Sun Jul 20, 2014

International Business Times

Fat People Live Longer - Study Shows

Fat people have always been warned of cardiovascular and other life-threatening diseases that come as package with obesity.


Related Topix: West Point, NY, US Military, US Army

The Southtown Star

Orland Park Eagle project honors officer who made ultimate sacrifice

A member of Orland Park Boy Scout Troop 383 salutes Saturday during the dedication of a memorial garden named for Capt.


Related Topix: Orland Park, IL, New Lenox, IL, Burbank, IL

Korea Herald

Obama's foreign policy echoes Nixon's

Don't like President Obama's foreign policy? Blame President Richard M. Nixon. Just don't hold your breath waiting for the former to acknowledge the influence of the latter, even as we approach the 40th anniversary next month of Nixon's resignation.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Musings on Sketches, Artists, and Mosquito Nets

James Abbott McNeill Whistler was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on July 11, 1834.


Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Medicine, Malaria, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Minnesota student accepted into West Point

The 18-year-old's dedication to school, family and his community has impressed many, including admissions officials at a prestigious military academy.


Related Topix: US Politics, Betty McCollum, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Military, US Army, United States Military Academy, Family, Kids, University of Minnesota