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A two-part expose by The Washington Times' national security reporter, Rowan Scarborough, on the shortcomings of the M4 carbine is a story of institutional ineptitude that has cost soldiers' lives.
The Social Security numbers of some of the nation's most highly decorated Army war heroes from Iraq and Afghanistan were posted this week by a civilian contractor on a publicly available website.
Last week, President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to a former Marine, Sgt. Dakota Meyer, for his courageous attempts to rescue U.S. and Afghan soldiers under intense enemy fire in Afghanistan on Sept. 8, 2009 ("Kin of killed soldiers say reprimands lenient," Nation, Monday).
A Republican-leaning independent fundraising group announced Friday it would launch a $20 million television campaign criticizing President Obama's handling of the economy.
President Obama will award the Medal of Honor to a Washington-state-based Army sergeant who lost his hand in Afghanistan when he tried to toss an enemy grenade away from himself and two colleagues.
Medal of Honor recipient and Iowa native Staff Sgt. Sal Giunta will end his Army career to pursue his education, a military spokesman said Tuesday.
In a story Nov. 17 about Medal of Honor winner Salvatore Giunta visiting "Late Show With David Letterman," The Associated Press reported erroneously that Giunta was the first living medal recipient in nearly 40 years. During that period, the award has been presented a number of times to living recipients for heroic service in Vietnam.
There is a very happy, exhausted black Labrador retriever at my feet. A romantic fire flickers in the stove in our little log cabin on a breathtaking Michigan swamp-forest ridge. With squadrons of flitting songbirds battling for position at the feeders, the rising sun through the leafless treetops was so fiery and stunning outside my east window just now that I just had to grab my video camera to capture such beauty, then snatch my laptop and write about it. The spirit is indeed wild.
CBS says an Army staff sergeant from Iowa who became the first living service member to be awarded the Medal of Honor in four decades will visit the "Late Show with David Letterman" next week.