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  • Memorial Day 2015: Never forget.

    The number of battlefield casualties for America has dwindled since the last Memorial Day, as most U.S. forces have returned from faraway war zones and those who remain perform the …


  • Marine who died in crash was mother’s ‘superhero’

    The mother of a Marine killed Sunday when a military aircraft crashed in Hawaii says her son joined the Marine Corps because he wanted to “do something bigger and better.” …


  • Faces of the fallen

    The sacrifices of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are shared unevenly in America. The small percentage of citizens who volunteer for military service, and the families they leave when …


  • Front Porch: Soldier left a lasting impression

    His face stared out me from the photo album. Dark hair with straight bangs falling across huge green eyes. A goofy grin and a Nintendo controller clutched in his hands. …


  • Faces of the fallen

    The war in Afghanistan claimed five from the Inland Northwest over the last year, lives lost to armed conflict in places most of us never heard of and probably can’t …


  • Slain soldier is home

    Monday’s melancholy weather matched the mood at a private air hangar at Spokane International Airport as family and local military welcomed home the body of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew …


  • Faces of the Fallen

    There are two rules of war, a wise man once said. Rule one is that in war, young men and women die. Rule two is that nothing can change rule …


  • Faces of the fallen

    The Inland Northwest has a strong military tradition. For generations it has sent its sons and daughters into harm’s way when the nation is at war, knowing that not all …


  • Family remembers soldier as builder, leader, peacemaker

    Snow fell on those gathered at St. Joseph Cemetery on Wednesday. Like the tears of angels, the snow softened the prayers read over a flag-draped casket. It muffled the report …


  • Spokane Valley native assigned to Iraq killed in mortar assault

    A Spokane Valley native was killed in Iraq on Christmas Day when his living quarters came under mortar attack, the Department of Defense said Saturday. Army Staff Sgt. Stephen C. …


  • Sgt. Hays volunteered to fly mission Marine was filling in for flight mechanic

    Sgt. Nathan Hays wasn’t supposed to be on the military plane that crashed into the mountains of Pakistan last week. The 21-year-old Marine from Wilbur, Wash., had volunteered to fill …


  • Wilbur mourns its Marine

    The social graces - please and thank you, addressing adults with “Mr.” and “Mrs.” - aren’t as common among young people as they used to be in this wheat-farming town …


  • 7 Marines die in crash of air tanker

    A refueling plane with seven U.S. Marines on board crashed into a mountain while approaching a remote airstrip in Pakistan on Wednesday night. It was the deadliest incident yet for …