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WWII Monuments Men weren't all men. The female members finally move into the spotlight

Feb. 17, 2024 17:42 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — After World War II, the U.S. Army’s art experts set out to find and return millions of works stolen by the Nazis. Known as the Monuments Men, they included Mary Regan Quessenberry, who from her base in Berlin traveled to examine stolen works, tracked looting cases and investigated...

Navajo, Zuni tribes to implement restoration plan for Fort Wingate, focusing on forest and fish

Feb. 07, 2024 00:51 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two Native American tribes, the state of New Mexico and the U.S. Army have finalized a restoration plan for a former military installation near Gallup. Explosives and munitions were stored and disposed of at Fort Wingate until it closed in 1993. ...

What is Tower 22, the military base that was attacked in Jordan where 3 US troops were killed?

Jan. 29, 2024 23:03 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — A little-discussed United States military desert outpost in the far reaches of northeastern Jordan has become the focus of international attention after a drone attack killed three American troops and injured at least 34 others there. The base, known as Tower 22,...

Military veteran charged in Capitol riot is ordered released from custody

Jan. 23, 2024 16:42 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A military veteran charged with attacking police officers with a baton during a mob's Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol was ordered released from custody on Tuesday, a day after his arrest. A federal prosecutor had argued for the pretrial detention of...

Ex-Army soldier charged in Capitol riot was convicted of manslaughter for killing Iraqi man in 2004

Jan. 22, 2024 18:25 PM EST

A former U.S. Army soldier who was convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting a handcuffed civilian in Iraq was arrested Monday on charges that he attacked police officers with a baton during the U.S. Capitol riot three years ago. Edward Richmond Jr., 40, of Geismar, Louisiana,...

Americans beg for help getting family out of Gaza. "I just want to see my mother again,' a son says

Dec. 23, 2023 12:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fadi Sckak has already lost his father to the violence in Gaza. He wants to help his mother escape that fate. “I just want to see my mother again, that’s the goal,” said Sckak, a university student in Sunnyvale, California. The 25-year-old is one of the...

Army helicopter flying through Alaska mountain pass hit another in fatal April crash, report says

Dec. 15, 2023 17:15 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Army helicopter that was flying through a mountain pass in Alaska along with other aircraft returning from a training exercise earlier this year hit one of the other helicopters, causing both to crash and killing three soldiers, a military investigation report...

US Army soldier killed in helicopter crash remembered as devoted family member, friend and leader

Nov. 25, 2023 15:28 PM EST

GORHAM, N.H. (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier from New Hampshire who was one of five aviation special operations forces killed when their helicopter crashed in the eastern Mediterranean Sea was remembered Saturday as a devoted family member, friend and leader. Staff Sgt. Tanner W....