Beaufort Marines remember ‘Simple Jack,’ a combat jet pilot known for his warrior’s spirit

Sep. 25—A Marine who piloted combat jets was remembered Friday in Beaufort as a hard worker who cared about people and his fellow Marines and possessed a "warrior's spirit."

Journey to help veterans find their path and heal their souls

A middle-aged man unfulfilled with his desk job at a veteran support agency gets the chance of a lifetime to make a real impact in the lives of struggling veterans in the novel "De Facto Pathfinder" by author and retired Army officer CW3 Cesare Giannetti ("Back to Serve: Return of a Soldier").

New commander of 25th Infantry Division hits ground running amid Pacific tensions

Oct. 11—The new commander of the Army's 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks has been busy from Day One of his new assignment after taking command in August.

Last F-18 training squadron is decommissioned at Miramar marking the end of an era

An air squadron that for 50 years has been training pilots to fly F/A-18 Hornets was decommissioned at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar during a “sundowner ceremony” on Friday, marking the end of an era for the Department of the Navy.

Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Oct. 2-9

Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences. Here’s a sampling of events in the San Fernando Valley area.

US soldier is expelled from North Korea and is in US custody

U.S. soldier Travis King, who entered North Korea without permission in July, has been expelled from the country and is in U.S. custody, American officials say.

A battlefield in brushstrokes: The unseen art of Vietnam veteran

Sep. 25—"You're in my church," William Crapser told his friend Ihor Rymaruk without a glance toward Rymaruk's camera.

After brutal 6-year overhaul, hope returns to young sailors aboard USS George Washington

The flight deck of the USS George Washington is already streaked with tire marks from aircraft landings just three months after the warship was welcomed back into the Navy fleet.

Debris spotted in search for missing US F-35 fighter jet

The first delivery batch of F-35 fighter jets are pictured at the Skrydstrup base of the Royal Danish Air Force in...

Marine veteran trying to get Purple Heart lied about brain injury in Iraq, feds...

A U.S. Marine veteran determined to receive a Purple Heart medal lied about suffering severe injuries during a roadside explosion in northern Iraq, according to federal prosecutors.