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Rich Lowry: The return of the war hero

...never gone away, of course, far from it (witness the Medal of Honors awarded for acts of extraordinary valor in Iraq and Afghanistan). But the classic war hero is more than just brave or fierce. He is famous and almost universally acclaimed. On top of...
Obama's foolish Gitmo fascination

...long ago, no matter what the prudential considerations or the circumstances. He wanted to "end" the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Empty out Gitmo. And forge openings with Cuba and Iran.Gitmo has never been an ideal arrangement. But it is hardly...
What others say: Government should work to restore national trust

American involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has scaled down the list. Concerns over the economy have, as well.For the past decade, these were the two most significant...

...special operations soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan took its toll, leaving him with a traumatic...Ranger Regiment, while Kopp served in Afghanistan.Cole was wounded by a roadside bomb...July 18, 2009, after a firefight in Afghanistan. Despite Cole's injuries, he went...
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Military chaplain installed as Catholic bishop

...50-year-old Zielinksi to the position. He had been the active-duty chaplain at Eielson Air Force Base and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2011.The Most Rev. Carlo Vigano, the Pope's representative in the United States, read a mandate from Pope Francis...

...missions would include delivering cargo to combat zones such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Qatar."I loved my job in the military - I a captain. As an Army officer, Braunskill worked in Afghanistan and understands how traumatic injuries affect a person's...
Report on tribal youth and violence urges action

...the rate of the non-Native population. The task force compared the level of stress to that of veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq.The study says 75 percent of deaths among indigenous children between the ages of 12 and 20 are caused by violence...

...getting upset to let them know they are losing control."James Dean is a veteran who served two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan who suffers from PTSD. He came from Wisconsin to participate in the program specifically because they could train his two...
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Pigskin Pick'em: Another week is upon us

...are no known side-effects! When will the Davis family finally relent and move the team to San Antonio, Los Angeles, or Afghanistan? The United States government should take notice. Why water-board the enemy when you can force captured terrorists to...
Series preview: Brown Bears vs. Wild

...Maj. Heather Beauparlant, serves as a physician in the Army. In late September, she returned from about nine months in Afghanistan and she will leave the Army on Dec. 5."It's a proud weekend, not only for her to have done what she did, but for...


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