Tamara Lusardi, a transgender Army civilian who was restricted from using a female bathroom in the workplace and was called “sir” by colleagues, faced repeated instances of discrimination and humiliation at the hands of the Department of the Army, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced Thursday in a ruling that is being hailed as a landmark decision.
A U.S. military effort to establish a new medical training center in Liberia will be a step forward in the fight against Ebola, but the international community must step forward with more health care providers and funds to battle the virus’ spread, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Describing the crisis in Ukraine as an “era-defining” event, NATO supreme commander Gen. Philip Breedlove said the alliance must seek answers to a host of thorny questions as NATO transforms in the face of new, unconventional threats.
As Turkish tank crews passively watch from a hillside as the Islamic State group lays siege to the Syrian town of Kobani — raising the prospect of black flags flying less than a mile from NATO territory — a frustrated West is asking: Why isn’t Turkey taking a more robust role to stop the militant juggernaut?
Against a backdrop of fighter jets lined up along a Polish runway, NATO’s top official on Monday struck a diplomatic tone toward Russia as he asserted the alliance’s readiness to protect member states from any threat.
John Vandiver joined Stars and Stripes in 2007 and is based in Stuttgart,
Germany. He is a 1996 graduate of the University of Delaware and previously
covered local government and education at the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey.
Before being assigned to Stuttgart in 2008, John worked out of Stars and
Stripes’ bureau in Baumholder, Germany.
The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.
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