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World War II veteran receives long-delayed Bronze Star

Harry “Bud” English never received the Bronze Star he qualified for, having previously received a Combat Infantryman Badge (CIB) for “exemplary conduct in ground combat against an armed enemy” during WWII. …read more Read...

Pentagon identifies Tuskegee Airman missing from World War II

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency had been investigating the possibility that human remains and other items found at a crash site in Austria this past summer belonged to Capt. Lawrence Dickson — a fighter...

Criminalization for Having a Disease

Health Editor’s Note: Is Having this Disease Punishment Enough? How would it be if you had a disease and having that disease made you a criminal? You would not seek treatment, right? You would...

DNA to X-ray: Military has variety of tools to ID remains

The U.S. military remains released by North Korea on Friday will be sent to a military lab in Hawaii, where they’ll enter a system that routinely identifies service members from decades-old conflicts. Identifications depend...

DNA to X-ray: Military has variety of tools to ID returned remains

The U.S. military remains released by North Korea on Friday will be sent to a military lab in Hawaii, where they’ll enter a system that routinely identifies service members from decades-old conflicts. Identifications depend...

The Last Spasm of British Imperialism in the Middle East

by VANESSA BEELEY for UK Column During my recent trip to London, I had the immense privilege to interview Peter Ford, former UK Ambassador to Syria 2003 – 2006. Ford has been a vociferous...

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