A Maine nonprofit that supplies hundreds of thousands of wreaths for cemetery headstones during the holiday season is looking for donations to boost the number of wreaths to be laid this year at Arlington National Cemetery.
Students at a Gettysburg, Pa. middle school got a lesson in history from some of the people who made history, and members of an Air National Guard unit discovered that they had a connection with Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha.
A burial service with full military honors was held at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, May 2, 2013, for four sailors declared missing after their SH-3A Sea King helicopter crashed in Vietnam on July 19, 1967.
Bamiyan, a picturesque but deeply impoverished province in north-central Afghanistan, has remained largely peaceful since international forces left earlier this year, but now a neighbor’s instability is making life difficult for residents.
Less than an hour’s drive from the sleepy city of Bamiyan, with its giant Buddhas, nascent tourism industry, and zero foreign troops, this rugged mountain district in what many consider the safest province in the country has quietly become a tense battleground between government forces and insurgents. It may provide a peek at what Afghanistan faces in a post-NATO world.
Readers' Choice Awards
Vote now for Stripes Readers' Choice Awards 2014 to tell us about your favorite places in Germany - shopping, services, recreation, tourism and food & drink - and you'll be entered to win.