Fifteen Marines and one Navy corpsman died Monday when a KC-130 crashed in Mississippi, officials say. The plane, stationed at Fort Stewart in the Hudson River valley of New York, took off from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in Havelock, N.C.
Veterans advocacy groups will be part of a funeral for Bobby Bowers, 84, who died Tuesday. Bowers was facing homelessness after a March eviction before police, social services and the community stepped in.
The Army will triple the amount of bonuses it’s paying this year to more than $380 million, including new incentives to woo reluctant soldiers to re-enlist as the Army seeks to reverse some of the downsizing that occurred under the Obama administration after years of growth spurred by the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Jeff Donor, a seventh grade World History teacher at Sneed Middle School, and Anna Hasenkamp, a seventh grade World History teacher at Williams Middle School discussed the significance of World War II’s D-Day.
Scenes on Friday, June 2, 2017, as soldiers participate in the Centennial Run in Columbia where the United States Army has been training soldiers on the edge of the capital city since the first world war.