The Marine Corps has the highest turnover in the military, releasing 75% of Marines after their first enlistment each year — many of whom are targeted by recruiters from other services like the Army National Guard. The Corps hopes to change that.
Minnesota state Sen. Zach Duckworth, who also serves as a major in the Minnesota Army National Guard, returned home from his deployment in the Middle East Wednesday afternoon. Less than 24 hours later, he wasn’t just celebrating Thanksgiving, he and his wife Carly were holding their newborn son, Leo.
For 82 years, Betty Grebenschikoff believed her best friend from Germany, Ana María Wahrenberg, was dead. But just a few weeks ago, there she was in the flesh, standing in a St. Petersburg, Fla., hotel room.