Category: Stars and Strips, U.S. Military, National Security, Defense
A Look Back: Marines save bell as building burns at 1904 World’s Fair
> Missouri’s official contribution to the 1904 World’s Fair was a grand Romanesque building on the crest of Government Hill in Forest Park. The statue atop its golden dome towered 180 feet above the lawn.
> Report: Germany to deploy missiles on Turkey-Syria border
> Germany plans to deploy Patriot surface-to-air missiles along NATO partner Turkey’s border with war-torn Syria, a German newspaper reported Saturday.
> Afghan 2014 election already raising hopes and fears
> With so much at stake, there are some signs that Afghanistan’s notoriously fractured and self-interested political class could rise to the occasion. A lot can go wrong between now and the spring of 2014, however. >.
> Lewis-McChord Stryker unit sustains 1st fatality in latest deployment
> A Joint Base Lewis-McChord Stryker brigade that just this month hit the ground in Afghanistan has lost the first soldier of this deployment. .
> National Guard troops train at community college facility
> Soldiers in Company D of the 112th Infantry Regiment, based in Hamburg, Berks County, use community college campus to hone their skills and learn new ones. >.
> Tenn. Marine who lost both legs in Afghanistan comes home
> http://www.stripes.com/news/navy/tenn-marine-who-lost-both-legs-in-afghanistan-comes-home-1.197520?localLinksEnabled=false > An East Tennessee Marine wounded in Afghanistan could be home to stay. .