Commander's grief, 2006

Ben Murray ©Stars and Stripes
Iraq, October, 2006: Lt. Col. Drew Meyerowich, commander of the FOB McHenry-based 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, kneels next to the body of a soldier killed in the city of Hawijah, southwest of Kirkuk. The soldier was the sixth to have died in the area since elements of the 25th Infantry Division took over responsibility of the region in August.

Alex Trebek, 1987

Steve Morrison ©Stars and Stripes
Frankfurt, Germany, December, 1987: "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek offers a young fan guidance on which camera to face as they pose for a photo during auditions for the popular TV quiz show at the Frankfurt Playhouse. Three people passed the test at the first stop on a USO-sponsored tour that was to move on to Berlin, Stuttgart and Heidelberg.

Stars and Stripes' 1987 story about the "Jeopardy" auditions.

Joey Heatherton, 1966

Robert C. Kersey ©Stars and Stripes
Di An, South Vietnam, December, 1966: Actress Joey Heatherton captures the troops' attention with a song-and-dance number during Bob Hope's annual Christmas show. Also on the bill for the 1966 tour were singers Vic Damone and Anita Bryant, and Miss World, Reita Faria of India.

Chiang Kai-shek, 1966

Andrew Headland, Jr. ©Stars and Stripes
Pacific Ocean, March, 1966: Nationalist Chinese President Chiang Kai-shek, right, and U.S. Seventh Fleet Commander Vice Adm. John J. Hyland point during an aerial show in honor of the generalissimo's visit to the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise off the coast of Taiwan.

Stars and Stripes' story about Chiang Kai-shek's 1966 visit to the Enterprise.

Thanksgiving with Cardinal Spellman, 1965

Gus Schuettler ©Stars and Stripes
Nuernberg, Germany, November, 1965: Francis Cardinal Spellman, archbishop of New York and vicar of the U.S. Armed Forces, talks with Spec. 4 James H. McClelland of Tyler, Texas, before Thanksgiving dinner at the 2nd Armored Regiment's Merrill Barracks.

Relaxing in Vietnam, 1965

Bob Cutts ©Stars and Stripes
South Vietnam, October, 1965: Lt. Harry Clock, left, and Lt. Cmdr. John Larson smoke and talk aboard a Vietnamese Navy patrol boat after a long day fighting the Viet Cong along the coast of central Vietnam.

Stars and Stripes' "Vietnam 1965" section.

D-Day anniversary ceremony, 1969

Ted Rohde ©Stars and Stripes
Normandy, June 6, 1969: While the adults mark the 25th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, the kids keep occupied in the sand. Many of the men who played key roles in the battle were in Normandy for the anniversary, including Generals Omar Bradley, James Van Fleet, J. Lawton Collins and William Hoge.

Beach scene, 1976

Gus Schuettler ©Stars and Stripes
Germany, August, 1976: A tranquil scene late in the day on a beach in northern Germany.

Berlin Wall, 1965

©Stars and Stripes
West Berlin, 1965: A stroll through one's neighborhood just doesn't seem quite as leisurely when the pedestrian is within a few feet of the tons of concrete and miles of barbed wire that make up the four-year-old Berlin Wall.

Gen. Westmoreland, 1965

Mike Mealey ©Stars and Stripes
South Vietnam, June, 1965: Informality reigns as Gen. William Westmoreland talks with the troops. On his tour of the area, the commander of U.S. forces in South Vietnam visited with Australian soldiers and Americans from the 173rd Airborne Division.

Stars and Stripes' "Vietnam 1965" page.