Sam Lombardo, noted World War II veteran, dies at 101
Retired Army Lt. Col. Sam Lombardo, an Italian immigrant who came to America at the age of 10 and served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, died Friday at the age of 101.
Veteran Gino Lastoria dies; was stationed in China during World War II
Eugene "Gino" Lastoria loved his family and loved his lawn, and though he was a proud World War II veteran, he'd rather know more about the people he met, his wife said. The World War II Navy veteran from Fairfield Township, Ohio, died on May 26. He was 93.
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia, a force on military affairs, dies at 94
Former Sen. John W. Warner of Virginia, a former Navy secretary who was once married to Elizabeth Taylor, has died at 94, his longtime chief of staff said Wednesday.
Army veteran who witnessed 1941 Pearl Harbor attack dies in Texas at 102
Virgil Lee Ward, a private who handled a flurry of telephone communications on the morning of the Dec. 7, 1941, died at his home in Grand Prairie, local Texas media reported Monday.
Army veteran and spouse found slain at on-post home in Hawaii is laid to rest in Florida
Selena Roth, a former Army signals intelligence analyst, was found dead at her on-post home Jan. 13 by military police making a welfare check at a family member’s request.
Longtime DODEA principal and community superintendent Gregg Mowen dies at 61
Gregg Mowen, formerly the Japan community superintendent for Defense Department schools in Japan, died Jan. 4.
Army combat badge a long-awaited honor for 98-year-old Bataan veteran and 'hell ship' survivor
Almost eight decades after mounting the doomed defense of the Philippines against the Japanese invasion that began December 1941, Daniel Crowley, 98, was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge during a ceremony Monday in Connecticut.
Death of Merrill’s Marauder veteran leaves only seven survivors of the famed WWII unit
James E. Richardson, one of only eight living veterans of the famed Merrill’s Marauders from World War II, died Sunday in Knoxville, Tenn., at the age of 99.
Stars and Stripes' first Pacific civilian editor in chief, W. Robert Trounson, dies at 88
William Robert Trounson, who worked a combined 10 years in two stints with Stars and Stripes, died Nov. 1 in Sierra Madre, Calif. He was 88.
Marine journalist Steve Stibbens, first to cover the Vietnam War for Stars and Stripes, dies at 84
In 1962, Marine Gunnery Sgt. Steve Stibbens joined the Pacific Stars and Stripes in Tokyo and was the newspaper’s first reporter to set foot in Vietnam later that year.