A few dozen people were gathered inside a small theater for a brunch get-together, the room decorated with all sorts of military accoutrements. Soldiers past and present were there, some in dress uniform, some decades into retirement.
A military author says it's time to find where scores of Maryland soldiers are buried in New York City so a monument can be erected to honor their sacrifice during the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brooklyn 240 years ago this summer.
As the current presidential candidates debate the economy, it can be tempting to believe that spending and taxes are modern issues, that administrations in years past didn’t face shortfalls and revenue challenges.
In 1787, two events changed the course of history in America – and the world. And George Washington, who two years later would become the first U.S president, would play an indispensable role in both.
Minutes after North Korea launched its rocket, South Korea's navy detected a rain of fragments falling into the sea and then a sooner-than-expected disappearance of the rocket from their radar, suggesting a possible failure.
Alyce Dixon, the nation's oldest female veteran, who expedited mail delivery in wartime and later worked as a civilian at the Pentagon, facilitating what she called the purchase of everything from "pencils to airplanes," died Jan. 27 at a veterans' retirement center in Washington. She was 108.