The drawdown diet: Marines steamed by loss of hot meal at Afghanistan base

Bill Briggs NBC News contributor 5/31/2013

Marines at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan will lose a key daily meal starting Saturday, causing some to forgo a hot breakfast and others to work six-plus hours without refueling on cooked food, according to Marines at the base and Marine Corps officials.

The midnight ration service — known there […]

Parents of dead American soldier ‘overwhelmed’ by Prince Harry tribute

An American soldier killed in Afghanistan will be “smiling down right now” after his grave was picked at random to be honoured by Prince Harry, his father said yesterday.


A hand-written note left by Prince Harry: To my comrades-in-arms of the United States of America, who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in […]

Hawaii Sen. Daniel K. Inouye dies at 88

Chad Pergram Fox News 12/17/2012

Hawaii Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, the Senate’s most senior Democrat, died Monday from respiratory complications. He was 88.

Inouye was a World War II veteran, a Medal of Honor recipient and Hawaii’s senior senator. He was hospitalized at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at the time of his […]