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After a “dead-on-arrival” budget request from the Coast Guard last year, the president’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2021 for the service was better received by lawmakers on Tuesday. However, the chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., Told Coast Guard Commander Karl Schultz that she was concerned the request …

Thomas Simpson, WWII veteran and native of River Vale, over 70 years after serving in the U.S. Navy, helping deliver food and supplies to Okinawa, Japan. OLD TAPPAN, NJ — On Monday, February 24, US Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) presented long-awaited medals to World War II veteran and River Vale native Thomas H. Simpson, over …

“Since the day I turned north [Texas] 6, my soul was in pain for Texas A&M, ”he said Thursday. He joined the United States Marine Corps and began training in the summer of 1966 and was in Vietnam in September, he said. He spent about two years there. After his release from the Marines in …

Two late climbers were rescued on the Mount Earnslaw side near Glenorchy this morning. A police media spokeswoman said the couple were late yesterday afternoon. Alpine Rescue Team member Chris Prudden said they were at the Esquilant bivouac this morning, about 2,200 meters on the Mount Earnslaw side, and they were supposed to be safe …

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – Nelson Henry, Jr. waited 75 years for a pivotal moment. It is at this moment that the army qualifies its discharge of “honorable”. “I was in disbelief,” said the 96-year-old veteran. “I couldn’t believe this would happen.” Henry’s recent honor was at the center of the Veterans Day celebration at The Watermark …

Illustration by Soham Sen | Printing team Text size: A- A + Hundreds of students from Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi protested a 300% increase in monthly accommodation fees on Monday outside the All India Council for Technical Education, the location of their graduation ceremony attended by the vice -President Venkaiah Naidu. Students have been …

On Veterans Day this year, in a nation now grateful for military service of all kinds, nearly 500,000 former military personnel are not included in our official expressions of gratitude. These forgotten men and women have had the misfortune of leaving active service with what is called “bad paper”. This means that they were demobilized …

SOUTH COUNTY – For the first time in 11 years, the Sweetwater Authority has started to flush out 400 miles of its pipelines across South County. Commonly referred to as flushing, because the accumulated sediment is “flushed out,” the system-wide cleanup is a promise the water agency made to its taxpayers last year as it …

(MENAFN- SomTribune) Somaliland gained independence from Great Britain in June 1960 and became a sovereign state. Although it is one of the most stable countries in the Horn of Africa, sharing borders with Djibouti to the west, Ethiopia to the south and Somalia to the east, Somaliland has no yet been recognized as a sovereign …

The Yellowstone volcanic hotspot was rocked by 81 earthquakes in February in the US National Park, as detected by seismographic stations at the University of Utah. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said earthquakes of various sizes have been reported in the region. The largest was magnitude 3.1, located 14 miles south of Montana on …