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Jul 02, 2014

Roundup: Oyster Bay may borrow $30M for July costs

Oyster Bay plans to borrow $30 million Wednesday to address cash flow problems. The town would not have enough money in its general fund or highway fund to pay employees in July if it didnt borrow the money, according to cash projections in a town se... #Iraq #TED #Dowling College #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #Long Island, NY

Jun 20, 2014

Procession to lead soldier's body to Mokena

The body of Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen will land at Midway Airport Saturday afternoon and be taken by an escort to his home town in the south suburbs... #Iraq #TED #Dowling College #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #Long Island, NY

Jul 07, 2014

Gary Olson: 'Your father was never the same person after the war'

Because my 33-year-old father was on the verge of embarking for Europe and the allied invasion of Italy, my birth certificate reads: U.S. Army Hospital, Fort Benning, Ga. When he finally returned, Pfc. Lee Olson's decorations included a Purple Heart ... #Iraq #TED #Dowling College #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #Long Island, NY

Jun 16, 2014

Police officer pleads guilty to off-duty domestic-related incident

An off duty Prince George's County Police officer pleaded guilty to second degree assault on Monday, officials said. PFC Dwight Jones is under investigation after an off-duty domestic-related incident which happened on November 30, 2013. Jones has wo... #Iraq #TED #Dowling College #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #Long Island, NY

Jun 22, 2014

Lewis-McChord soldier dies during Southern California training exercise

The U.S. Army reported Sunday that Pfc. Andrew Sass of North Carolina was killed at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, about 150 miles east of Bakersfield. No details were provided... #California #North Carolina

Jul 03, 2014

Crimean football teams cut from Ukrainian Premier League

Crimea-based football clubs PFC Sevastopol and FC Tavriya have been cut from this season’s Ukrainian Premier League following the Russian-led annexation of the peninsula, the football federation said on Thursday... #Crimea #Ukrainian Premier League #Ukraine

Jun 19, 2014

Bowe Bergdahl's ex-comrades tell their side of the story

Emotions ran high Wednesday at a hearing on Capitol Hill to examine the circumstances surrounding Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's capture by the Taliban in 2009 and the deal that led to his release in late May. Bergdahl was captured after he walked off his... #Afghanistan #New America Foundation #Taliban #House Foreign Affairs Committee #Bowe R Bergdahl

Jun 24, 2014

Crowds mourn Mokena soldier killed in Afghanistan

A 19-year-old soldier who was killed in Afghanistan has been laid to rest in suburban Chicago. Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen of Mokena was one of five American service members killed this month when a U.S... #Afghanistan #New America Foundation #Taliban #House Foreign Affairs Committee #Bowe R Bergdahl

Jun 21, 2014

South Korean soldier kills 5 comrades at border

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA—A South Korean soldier killed five comrades Saturday night and wounded another five at the border with North Korea, a South Korean military official said. The army sergeant opened fire with a rifle at an outpost in Gangwon province... #South Korea #North Korea #Seoul

Jun 16, 2014

Funeral today for Hillsboro soldier killed in Afghanistan

Army Pfc Matthew H. Walker was a 2012 graduate of Grandview High School... #South Korea #North Korea #Seoul