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Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

US Army veteran shares story of Cold War-era service

For 58-year-old retired U.S. Army veteran Steve Queen, what started as a way to possibly land a job as a bus driver turned into seven years of service to his country that spanned the globe.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Gazette

Buffalo Soldiers deserve hero status in Colorado Springs

And largely forgotten are their infantry regiments assigned to dusty outposts across a dozen states including Colorado to build forts and roads and telegraph lines, guard stage stations and watering holes, escort supply trains, survey parties and mail routes, and perform other less-glamorous work of settling the Wild West .


Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO, US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, Fort Riley, US Politics, Dennis Moore, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Wave

People in the news: Villa Park man graduates from West Point

Scott Williams of Villa Park recently graduated from the U.S. Military Academy-West Point.


Related Topix: United States Military Academy, US Army, US Military, Fort Lewis, WA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

National Review Online


It certainly helps to live under a commander-in-chief who not only lands on an aircraft carrier in a fighter jet, but then delivers from that platform a clearheaded and stirring address on America's role as Earth's foremost guardian of individual liberty.


Related Topix: Nellis Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, US News, Camp Pendleton, US Army

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Saab Awarded an Additional Training Contract for the U.S. Army

Saab Defense and Security USA, LLC. has been awarded a $10.9 Million Training Systems order by the U.S. Army for radio systems to improve communication capabilities during live training exercises.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Vernon Clifton Canfield

He joined the U.S. Army in 1948 and spent four years in Germany. His active duty in the Army ended in 1954, but he continued to serve the country in the reserves.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Lewis, WA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The News Tribune

New Army report projects cuts of up to 16,000 soldiers from JBLM

A decade of growth at Joint Base Lewis-McChord could be wiped away by 2020 if the Army carries out severe force reductions in the South Sound as described in a planning document released Thursday.


Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, Fort Hood, Thurston County, WA, Pierce County, WA, Fort Lewis, WA

Kitsap Sun

Vernon Clifton Canfield, 85

He joined the US Army in 1948 and spent four years in Germany. His active duty in the army ended in 1954 but he continued to serve the country in the reserves.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Lewis, WA

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Free Republic

FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington ~ 24 JUNE 2014

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, , formerly Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base, is a joint United States military installation in Pierce County and Thurston County, Washington, United States.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Air Force, Fort Lewis, WA, McChord Air Force Base, Prison, Yakima Training Center

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Kennewick native re-enacts D-Day ceremonies in Normandy

Sgt. 1st Class Ryan D. Anderson was one of 25 members of the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment to take part in the D-Day anniversary ceremonies.


Related Topix: Kennewick, WA, US Military, US Army, Fort Lewis, WA

The News Tribune

70th anniversary of D-Day was special pilgrimage for JBLM ranger and family

Mike Okita and his three sisters wanted to send his parents, both in their 80s, on their first trip to Europe.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Francois Hollande, DuPont, WA, US Military, US Army