BAGHDAD (AP) — British archaeologists said Thursday they have unearthed a sprawling complex near the ancient city of Ur in southern Iraq, home of the biblical Abraham.
Each year President Obama honors a handful of extraordinary Americans with the Citizens Medal, one of our nation’s highest civilian honors. The Citizens Medal recognizes Americans for exemplary deeds of service outside of their regular jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The jobs picture for the nation’s veterans improved significantly last year, particularly for those who have served since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Labor Department said Wednesday.
BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of bombings tore through the Baghdad area Tuesday, killing 57 people on eve of the 10th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion and showing how unstable Iraq remains more than a year after the withdrawal of American troops.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is challenging some of America’s top CEOs to “think outside the box” and hire more veterans, saying that oblessness among veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is nearly 2 points higher than the national rate.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A soldier who lost all four limbs in an Iraq roadside bombing says he looks forward to driving and swimming with his new arms. WATCH a video of his press conference.
(AP) – The first soldier to survive after losing all four limbs in the Iraq war has received a double-arm transplant in Baltimore. His father says Brendan Marrocco had the operation on Dec. 18 at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
(AP) — From France’s Joan of Arc to female resistance fighters in World War II and the black-clad women warriors of the Viet Cong, history is filled with stories of women fighting alongside men.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Iraq vet Alma Felix hopes the U.S. military’s new rules to open hundreds of thousands of combat jobs to women will lead society to recognize that female troops can be courageous warriors.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Air Force medical technician who served in Afghanistan has been chosen to dance with President Barack Obama at an inaugural ball Monday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991 died Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A bipartisan group of House members says any budget deal to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff” of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts should include “substantial defense savings.”