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Gay Marine Who Finally Got His Honorable Discharge Has Died
Hal Faulkner joined the Marines in 1953 and received an 'undesirable' discharge in 1956. Read more...
There's Still Time To Give To Toys For Tots
No kid should wake up on Christmas morning without a present. There's still time to give. Read more...
Mexico has captured the head of the notoriously vicious Zetas drug cartel. Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known as “Z-40,” was caught in Nuevo Laredo by Mexican Marines. Read more...
In this week’s address, President Obama commemorates Memorial Day by paying tribute to the men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country. Read more...
Afghan militants armed with rocket propelled grenades managed to break into a main U.S. Marine base in Afghanistan Friday, killing at least two and wounding an unknown amount. A spokesman says the attack may still be ongoing and that there has been major damage done to buildings, an aircraft hangar, and several military jets. According to a NATO spokesman, Prince Harry was on the base at the time of the attack but was "never in any danger." Read more...

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The suicide rate is skyrocketing among American troops as numbers have reached nearly one per day in 2012, according to new Pentagon data revealed in a report on Thursday. Over the first 155 days of 2012 154 active-duty troops have Read more...
May 11, 1975 - Evacuations And Takeovers.
May 11, 1975 - news for the week ending. Final evacuation from Cambodia. South Vietnamese refugees still pouring out of the country. Senator McGovern visits Cuba. OAS talks of lifting Cuban sanctions by Summer. Last two Marines killed in Vietnam still in Saigon. Laos faces Communist takeover. Egypt moves to clear Suez Canal of wrecked ships from 1976 War. Read more...
Iraq Veterans Against the War invited Occupy Denver to a teach-in at the Mercury Cafe on April 11, 2012. Local chapter members Garett Reppenhagen, Kelly Doughtery, and Graham Clumpner opened with personal accounts of what led them to join IVAW and a discussion about what veterans and active duty service members are doing to resist war and militarism. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Lebanon - 1958 (Middle East Excursions Past)
Newstalgia Reference Room - The Crisis in Lebanon as reported via the CBS Radio Program Radio Beat. An interview with Lebanese President Camille Chamoun and a round table discussion on the crisis in Lebanon and how it's impacting the region of the Middle East, hot on the heels of the Egyptian Suez Canal Crisis. June 26, 1958. Read more...
As I'm reading about the Marine-led NATO offensive in Afghanistan, I'm wondering if this represents the "new" counterinsurgency warfare, or is this j Read more...