By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
In February 1991, for economic reasons, I joined the U.S. Army for an eight-year term of service (two years plus training time on active duty; the remainder on inactive status) as a 63H — track vehicle repairer. In August 1993, I wrapped my active-duty service to the U.S. Army with an honorable discharge from Fort Stewart, Ga. A few years later, I wrote an opinion piece for a local Georgia newspaper titled, "Why Most G.I. Janes Should Go Home."
An opera-loving philanthropist convicted in New York of a multimillion-dollar fraud has been freed on bail to await the outcome of his appeal.
Defense Department officials are quick to say the formal process of selecting U.S. military bases for closure will not begin until Congress says so.
A fire broke out inside a zinc mine in Tennessee on Wednesday, trapping three miners inside for about three hours before they were rescued, authorities said. Two other miners below ground were injured by smoke inhalation.