iraq

Who benefits from iraq war?

This month marks the 8th anniversary of the U.S. war in Iraq. Who have these wars benefited? The American, Iraqi, Afghan, and Libyan peoples? Or is it the much smaller group of de ...

Memorial Day is a time to say thanks

The nation pays tribute to its military heroes this Monday, May 31. For some, the Memorial Day holiday is a time to usher in the summer season with picnics, barbecues and other fam ...

Spend funds on health, not war

We have been very wasteful with our natural resources and with our money, in pursuing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Not to mention the terrible loss of life of both our soldier ...

Lt. Col. Howard delivers a message of thanks

Lt. Col. John Howard, commander of the 572 Global Mobility Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, recently visited in the third-grade classrooms of Grace Betts and Claudia Diele at H. ...

Bud's Beat

14Bud’s Beat It’s déjà vu, as Yogi Berra has said, all over again. The arguments about the Iraqi War bring back echoes of the same reasoning we heard about the Vietnam War. B ...

Bud's Beat

Yogi Berra said, “When you come to the fork in the road, take it!” Yogi’s comment makes sense in today. The nation has been wrestling with the Iraq War for over five years an ...

Family accepts Silver Star for fallen hero

U.S. Marine Cpl. Sean Stokes was awarded the Silver Star Medal posthumously on Feb. 6 in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton. The Silver Star Medal is the third highest American military ...