Before the interment of Lt. Andrew Chabrol, he was executed for the abduction, rape and murder of Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa Harrington. Now a fellow Navy veteran fights for his remains to be removed.
On Memorial Day 31 years ago, Korean War veteran Ed Stevens of Kennedy saw a Washington politician on TV giving a speech and invoking World War I, World War II and Vietnam. “But he never said a word about Korea,” Mr. Stevens recalled.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III issued the approval Saturday in accordance with Directive-Type Memorandum 19-011. That policy allows service academy graduates to pursue employment in professional sports immediately following graduation.
Tokyo, January 1974: Hundreds of Japanese Christians bearing signs and a huge effigy of Richard M. Nixon march from Meiji Park to the U.S. Embassy in a show of support for the United States and its beleaguered (by the Watergate scandal) president.