volunteers

Friends and relatives say goodbye to volunteers before they were sent to the eastern part of Ukraine to join the ranks of special battalion "Azov" fighting against pro-Russian separatists, in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.   (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday. However, the military […]

08/17/2014

Newtown, Connecticut Town Seal

Volunteers in Newtown hand-writing thank you notes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Residents of Newtown, Conn., are working to archive and respond to cards letters of condolence received following December’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school.

02/24/2013

The USO helps the military in a purely volunteer effort

For decades, the USO has been lifting the spirits of troops stations around the world. Entertainers from Bob Hope to Kid Rock travel to remote areas to entertain our service men and women during times […]

05/28/2012

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