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  1. Justin Wayne Lawson/Joseph Michael LoweRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Police say two men have been arrested for the beating and robbery of a 94-year-old man at his home in a small central Indiana town. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department said Monday that detectives arrested the 26- and 27-year-old men after finding some items stolen from World War II veteran Herschel Moore at a shop in the town of Arcadia.


  2. Financial help possible for families of troops deployed on Ebola missionRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Marine Corps Times

    Families of troops deployed to West Africa on the Ebola mission are eligible for emergency financial assistance from the nonprofit Operation Homefront on the same basis as those of troops deployed to combat zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan, officials announced. 'Our service members have shown enormous courage and flexibility to face any threat, and we are going to be equally flexible to ensure that while they are deployed for this humanitarian mission, we are back home taking care of their families,' said Tim Farrell, chief operating officer of the organization, in a statement announcing the policy.


  3. Tijuana Flats Hires Veteran for on the Job TrainingRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Tijuana Flats announces the newest member of the Chester's Working Warriors Fellowship , a program named after the late Chester Wheeler, former Chief Financial Officer of Tijuana Flats and father of founder Brian Wheeler. Chester served in the Air National Guard and dedicated most of his professional career to the military aeronautical engineering industry.


  4. U.S. planes airdrop arms to besieged Syrian townRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Navy Times

    The U.S. Air Force dropped military aid around the besieged Syrian town of Kobani overnight in an effort to resupply Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants there, U.S. Central Command in Tampa said. Three C-130 cargo planes dropped 27 bundles of weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to the Kurdish fighters, a senior U.S. administration official said late Sunday.


  5. Sajer named Hero Among Us Award WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    Helen Sajer received the annual "Hero Among Us" award at the Adams County Democratic Committee's fall dinner held recently at the Gettysburg Hotel. She was selected for her years of work with Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors.


  6. Recovered WWII airman's remains to be buried in Calif.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Until recently, the last time Bruce Cook thought much about his uncle Billy was the early 2000s, when he and his dad paid a wistful visit to Alameda's Fernside neighborhood. A tidy English Tudor there had once been occupied by William "Billy" Parker Cook after he graduated from UC Berkeley and got married.


  7. Doctors look toward legislators for new PTSD treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

    For more than 30 years, Marine veteran Dan Gandee, 51, had trouble talking about the 1983 bombing of the U.S. military barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, by the Islamic Jihad. The attack and killed 241 American servicemen, including 220 Marines.


  8. Poet Yusef Komunyakaa brings his keen eye and sense of craft to a reading Tuesday at John CarrollRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    A poem is more like a table than a cloud. This is what I often say to my creative writing students, to shock them out of their cliches about poetry.


  9. Brad Pitt's Fury is all the rage at the box officeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    Brad Pitt's gritty World War II drama Fury conquered all box office foes over the weekend, ringing up US$23.5 million in ticket sales at theatres in the United States and Canada. Fury kicked two-time box office leader Gone Girl to second place.


  10. LexisNexis Satisfies All Requirements for Identity Proofing at...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Business Wire

    WASHINGTON & ATLANTA-- --LexisNexisA Risk Solutions today announced the company has been certified by the U.S. government-approved Trust Framework Provider, SAFE-BioPharma Association . This certification means that identity credentials can be trusted and used at known levels of assurance by U.S. federal agencies, such as the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration.


  11. Paper: Files allege misconduct within Alaska GuardRead the original story

    9 hrs ago |

    Investigative files show years of alleged sexual and other misconduct among officers within the Alaska Army National Guard's Recruiting and Retention Battalion. Most of the leaked files contain portions of the full investigations and do not provide defense statements from the officers or the final results.


  12. Own to Premiere New Docu-Series Surgeon Oz, 10/23Read the original story

    9 hrs ago |

    In the all-new docuseries "Surgeon Oz," the Emmy-winning host of "The Dr. Oz Show" and world-renowned heart surgeon, Dr. Oz gives unprecedented access inside his operating room at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, with two episodes premiering back-to-back, Thursday, October 23 at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on OWN : Oprah Winfrey Network. Most people don't know that America's most-celebrated doctor is a cardiothoracic surgeon with over three decades of experience.


  13. Justin Wayne Lawson.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    Police arrested two men in connection to a violent Arcadia home invasion that left a World War II veteran injured. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office announced the arrests Monday morning.


  14. A good sign: Veterans Memorial Park in new phaseRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Village Life

    The Veterans Memorial Park sign is revealed during a special event Saturday morning. The memorial will be built on 1.2 acres in Promontory Park.


  15. Brad Pitt brings 91-year-old WW2 war veteran to film premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ITV

    A 91-year-old British D-Day veteran was guest of honour at the closing ceremony of the London Film Festival last night, accompanying Brad Pitt on a tour of the red carpet at the premiere of his new film. Fury, written and directed by David Ayer, sees Pitt play the commander of a DD Sherman tank in the Second World War.


  16. Slain guardsman and teacher posthumously awarded 2 medalsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Army Times

    A Nevada teacher killed by a 12-year-old student in a schoolyard shooting a year ago was honored on Sunday. Michael Landsberry was posthumously awarded the U.S. Air Force's Airman's Medal and the National Guard Association of the United States' Valley Forge Cross for Heroism.


  17. Maine Civil War soldier gets new headstoneRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The great, great, great grandson of Cpl. Henry Farr learned about his relative through researching genealogy records.


  18. Obama is scaring womenRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    If "Life of Julia," President Obama's 2012 online version of liberal paradise characterized by cradle-to-grave dependency on the government, were to be revived, the Republicans might be the ones to benefit: President Obama delivers remarks at the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum in Washington in September. Julia's grandfather has been waiting for treatment from the Department of Veterans Affairs for years and lives with pain.


  19. William L. Nixon Veterans Tribute is Nov. 9 at Phillipsburg H.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    This note references the plans for the annual William L Nixon Veterans Tribute held at Phillipsburg High School, Phillipsburg, Sunday, Nov. 9, tribute officially begins at 1 p.m., and is open to the public After meeting with the full tribute committee it was decided that we would provide a special tribute to the WWII veterans in conjunction with the annual Veterans Tribute where we Honor All Who Served and Those presently serving. The All Call, sent out by the Express-Times, Warren Reporter and Treasure Hunt asked WWII veterans to contact the Phillipsburg High School Veterans Tribute Committee, as they want to pay special tribute to them for their service to our country; this is the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge.


  20. The Oak Ridge BoysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | American Legion Magazine

    The group originally known as the Oak Ridge Quartet started performing near the end of World War II. Based in Knoxville, Tenn., where the atomic bomb that ended the war in the Pacific was being developed, the quartet had made enough of a name for itself to land regular bookings at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry by the fall of 1945.