World War II and Korean War Marine veteran Ray Urban, a retired Shrevport businessman, will speak about the 'Last Good War' Saturday at the Bossier Parish Historical Center.
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Iraq seeks to revive ailing cultural life to heal war wounds, grim reality could dash hopes
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Marine turret gunner Robert Ward sat in a Humvee outside a military camp in Iraq as US troops searched for a sniper who had just shot one of their comrades. The Iraq War had been going on for five years, but coalition forces stationed in the hostile...
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Walk Off The War that provides military servicemen and women returning from tours of duty in the Middle East the opportunity to hike the trail as a means of alleviating the negative effects of war. “All you have to think about when you’re hiking is putting one foot in front of the other."
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CeaseFire is an anti-violence community group made up of some former gang members. The group's director, Bob Jackson, says the goal is to heal the wounds between the community and gangs. "Even gang members are looking for intervention now."
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The Defense Department’s POW/Missing Personnel Office announced yesterday that the remains of a Seattle Marine missing from the Vietnam War, has been accounted for and will be buried with the 12 other warriors who perished in...
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The Schaumburg Police Department began 2013 as an agency widely recognized and respected for its professionalism and community outreach. Interim Police Chief Ken Bouche is confident it will end the year the same way. Bouche is helping the force heal itself from the blow that came Jan. 16 with the arrests of three undercover officers on multiple drug conspiracy charges.
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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York exhibition features the war diary entries of an ex-Marine in Iraq.
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War's Wake: Marine Lance Cpl. Williams was the sole survivor of his 12-man squad, after his comrades were wiped out by a roadside bomb in Iraq. Now he keeps the world at arm's length.
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Julia Ward Howe, best known for writing "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" in 1862, began working to heal the wounds of the Civil War once the war ended. By 1870 Howe had become convinced that...
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