Death toll rises to five in Chattanooga

...storefronts in urban areas to armories.Ali said immigrants such as himself owe a debt of gratitude to America and the armed forces protect it, because they often know firsthand what it means to live in countries without personal freedoms or the rule...
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Review: 'Hunting in Wartime'

...Natives have long experienced, but how, in spite of that, no Hoonah man dodged the draft or refused to serve in the armed forces.Maybe, theorized Marlene Johnson, board chair of the Huna Heritage Foundation, that was because "it (combat...
Militants attack Egyptian troops

...discrepancies are common following such attacks.Military spokesman, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Samir said that the country's armed forces targeted and destroyed two militant gatherings in northern Sinai.The territory, characterized by hardscrabble towns...
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Searchers comb Colony Glacier for GIs killed in 1950s crash

...and collecting plane wreckage. This year's effort is scheduled to end Friday. Any remains found will be sent to an armed forces DNA lab in Delaware for identification.This is the fourth summer on the glacier for Roy Adkins, a civilian working...
Outside editorial: Obama tinkers with failed Islamic State strategy

...been focused on rebuilding the Iraqi army, which is a very dubious proposition at best. That's because Iraq's armed forces have been effectively destroyed three times in a little over a decade.The first time was in 2003 by the Bush administration...
'Never stop trying to fully repay them'

...Americans don't understand the sacrifice made by the 1 percent of the population that serves in the all-volunteer Armed Forces. But when he meets with "Gold Star" families that have lost loved ones through military service, Obama said he hears...
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S. Korea agency: N. Korea executed defense chief

...closed-door parliamentary committee meeting that People's Armed Forces Minister Hyon Yong Chol was killed in front of performance the previous day.Hyon was named armed forces minister, the equivalent of South Korea's defense...
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Yemen's humanitarian truce barely holds as violence resumes

...of violating the cease-fire by firing toward the Saudi border areas of Jizan and Najran. It said the kingdom's armed forces were exercising restraint as part of their commitment to the cease-fire.Saudi Arabia and its coalition of Sunni...
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Southeast Spotlight: Little Norway Festival also known for its shrimp, crab, salmon and herring. Petersburg Little Norway Festival also celebrates U.S. Armed Forces Day, the coming of spring and beginning of the fishing season. The week after the festival, over Memorial Day Weekend...
Saudis propose 5-day cease-fire in Yemen

...Thursday but no airstrikes.In Saudi Arabia, Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman, was meeting Thursday evening with armed forces commanders as a military spokesman vowed a "harsh response" to the death of at least five Saudi civilians in cross-border...
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