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email@example.comRay E. Miller Post No. 63 has adopted the platoon of one of its members, Staff Sgt. Donald A. Thornton Jr. Thornton is the platoon sergeant for Apache Troop, Headquarters Platoon, 6-4 Calvary, 1st Infantry Division. This is Thornton’s third...
Tags: American Legion
Contributing ColumnistFor the last two years we’ve heard the same mantra from the GOP and its mouthpiece, FOX News: “We have a spending problem, not a revenue problem.” It’s usually said with solemnity and sometimes a hint of compassion, as if the...
firstname.lastname@example.orgServing in the Kentucky Army National Guard, Nicholasville's Chris Campbell, a master sergeant, and Catherine Corson, a sergeant first class, understand what it means to sacrifice. “You see the posts on Facebook that say, “Thank you for your...
The Winchester SunFor 11 years, Bill Roberts spent his summers resting, then preparing for another year of teaching special education and arts and humanities at George Rogers Clark High School. That’s what he was doing midway through the summer of 2011, until a...
email@example.comNeal Gordon of Danville got quite the surprise not too long ago. On the table where his coffee group meets was a box addressed to him. In the box was a folded — military-style — an American flag, and a citation. Gordon eventually found out...
Tags: U.S. Marine Corps, Armed Forces
firstname.lastname@example.orgLANCASTER — Living veterans as well as local and state dignitaries stood Monday in honor of the 107 Kentuckians who died in Iraq and Afghanistan while giving service to their country. During the 45-minute event in front of the new Garrard County...
It is clear that the Obama administration and the U.S. military have a monumental problem in Afghanistan. The recent murder spree, by Army Sgt. Robert Bales, of innocent civilians compounds the problem. Let me say this up front: I have the highest...
Tags: U.S. Military, Murder, Robert Bales
A recent writer to this paper said that Sgt. Bales, alleged perpetrator of a horrendous crime in Afghanistan, should have been turned over to the Afghans. This would have led to an immediate lynching, or worse. American soldiers have the same right...
The Winchester SunAfter nine years in the United States Marine Corps, and 19 months in Afghanistan, Christoper Anderson is familiar with warfare. It's a topic he tackles in his new the book, “Back to the Basics: A Christian Boot Camp.” But despite his...
By Michael BroihierSome will rejoice, others not so much, but my time as your editor has come to an end. For several reasons I have accepted a yearlong job in Afghanistan. Remuneration aside, the two main reasons I’ve decided to leave the paper...
email@example.comLANCASTER — Dozens of people from across the region came to a job fair Tuesday hoping to snag an electrical technician position in Iraq or Afghanistan that pays more than $100,000 a year. Sustainment Solutions, also known as SSI Worldwide, is based...
By Michael Broihier In 1999, a Marine general wrote as part of a concept he called the Three Block War of an actor he called the “Strategic Corporal,” and after hearing that a US soldier probably murdered over a dozen Afghans, mostly women...
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