At the end of three days of steady competition — from tug of war to bloody bouts on Towle Stadium — the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment emerged from All American Week as the top battalion in the 82nd Airborne Division.
A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly three years' worth of rainfall in single day.
When Army Spc. Gabriel D. Conde deployed to Afghanistan in September 2017, his father, Bob, tried to read up on the war, but the news accounts never really made sense. They didn't explain what Gabe was fighting for. Ten days after Gabe's death, Bob would hear directly from the men who had been there.
Police arrested two people early this morning following a nearly 8-hour standoff at Helemano Military Reservation. Honolulu police, special services personnel and military police responded to the barricade situation and remained on scene until the suspects surrendered.
An NBA contingent volunteered to spend time in the Washington area with about 500 children who are part of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors during the solemn holiday weekend, trying to help continue the support for families who lost loved ones serving in the military.
Hershel "Woody" Williams, the last surviving Marine awarded a Medal of Honor during World War II, will be the featured guest speaker June 6 at a luncheon to raise funds for construction of a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument here.
Retired Army Lt. Col. Larry Scheetz is one of the three living veterans who will be honored Monday at the 16th annual Mercer Memorial Day 500. "This guy is the best thing that's ever happened to veterans in this county," said one formerly homeless Army vet.
Russian President Vladimir Putin urged patience in efforts to resolve a territorial dispute with Japan that's lasted since World War II after talks Saturday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has made a deal a priority.
As Alberto Solis heads to the polls Sunday to cast his vote for Colombia's president, he knows what he wants – and what he doesn't. "This country has its problems and we need a young, capable leader," said the 76-year-old pharmacist. "And God save us from becoming Venezuela."
Each helicopter can carry up to 43 people at a time and evacuate an estimated 400 people within four hours. On Monday if the situation is still the same with Kilauea Volcano threatening Lower Puna, military officials could call upon active duty for help, he said.