A U.S. Astronaut aboard the International Space Station is joining with military leaders and celebrities to recognize American high school seniors enlisting in the military following graduation in a special show.
Baseball bliss is speeding toward the overseas military community like a 105-mile-per-hour fastball. Starting opening day, April 1, the American Forces Network (AFN) will air all 30 major league baseball teams in two days.
Maj. Gen. Sanderford “Sandy” Jarman couldn’t get his troops to listen. It was an odd position to be in for a respected leader who had fired giant railway guns at the Germans in WWI, was the first from his USMA class to wear stars, and whose innovations with coastal artillery would add an Oak Leaf Cluster to his Defense Service Medal.
Armed Forces Vietnam Network (AFVN) Detachment 5 met its end in 1968 with its nine defenders bloodied from an all-night battle. Courtney Niles had fought fiercely to save it, but with the building in flames it was time to escape.