Prisoner of War

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Name: Prisoner of War
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Hiding In Plain Sight in New Cal State Fullerton Exhibit

The homeless man sleeping in the courtyard of 's Begovich Gallery is barely shielded from the elements by the sliver of shade he's huddled under, the foliage failing to protect him from the sun and rain, the bleaching of his skin and the slow erosion ... [Published Orange County Weekly - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Former POW knows how to handle tough times

Lee Ellis was an Air Force pilot, 24 years old, flying his 53rd combat mission over North Vietnam on Nov. 7, 1967. He rolled his F-4C Phantom jet into a dive-bomb pass and dropped a heavy payload toward the enemy’s guns below. Suddenly, an explosion rocked ... [Published Richmond County Daily Journal - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

EU mulls possible gradual lifting of sanctions from Russia

BRUSSELS, September 30. /ITAR-TASS/. Fulfilment of a peace plan in Ukraine and implementation of a ceasefire for possible lifting of sanctions from Russia are high on the agenda of a conference of ambassadors from 28 EU states in the Belgian capital on ... [Published Itar Tass - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

A Run to Remember: Marines gather for POW/MIA recognition day

CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, Japan — More than 83,000 service members have been reported missing in the line of duty since the end of World War II. Starting in 1979, governmental organizations were established to find them and return them home to loved ones. ... [Published DVIDS - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Air Force's 9th ASOS hosts Air Force Heritage Day

FORT HOOD, Texas - The 9th Air Support Operations Squadron, 3rd Air Support Operations Group, will host an Air Force Heritage Day 1:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the 9th ASOS Building.The event will commemorate the living history of the U.S. Air Force. Guest speakers ... [Published DVIDS - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Echoes of the past at Ukraine's rebel-held WWII monument

A piece of the Savur Moyhla memorial is damaged by shelling in Snizhne, Ukraine, on September 26, 20 …A boy and a pro-Russian separatist soldier pose for a picture at the Savur Mohyla memorial in Snizhne, …A Ukrainian prisoner of war sweeps the path to ... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Denis Adams - Cutlery of Adams Part 2

29/09/2014 , 8:36 AM byThis is Part 2 of Denis Adams' story ‘Cutlery of Adams.’In Part 1 he told how a young Denis and his mother travelled to Brisbane during World War 2 to spend time with his father who'd been held as a Prisoner of War.The ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Former POW honors those who did not make it home

EAST LIVERPOOL-The faces are what linger with Fred Elbert. Faces of fellow veterans who did not make it home. They are a stark reminder of the inhumanity he witnessed during his time as a Vietnam prisoner of war. ... [Published Lisbon Morning Journal - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

POWs/MIAs remembered

Object reference not set to an instance of an object.a:hasimageObject reference not set to an instance of an object.a:galleryHONOLULU --His living conditions were hellish; a cell littered with bodily waste, only to be sanitized with water once in his ... [Published United States Marine Corps - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Vandenberg honors POW, MIA servicemembers

30th Space Wing Public Affairs9/26/2014 - VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members of Team-V recently participated in National Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Recognition Day, here, Sept. 18 through 19.Events included a 24-hour vigil, a prisoner ... [Published Vandenberg Air Force Base - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Eighty-eight years old and feeling great

Irena Wolanski, who is 88-years-young, hates to miss a day at the gym.For the last 15 years, the Chatham woman has been faithfully working out at the Goodlife Fitness club at the Downtown Chatham Centre.“It helps me for my feet. If I wouldn't do this ... [Published Chatham This Week - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Prisoner of War/ Missing in Action Weather Airmen Never Forgotten

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb., Sept. 19 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command issued the following press release:The Air Force Weather Agency hosted a Prisoner of War/ Missing in Action ceremony Sept. 19 as part of POW/MIA recognition day.This day, observed ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 26 2014]

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"All of us who knew him thought a lot about him," organizer Troy Pate said. "We hope to make this an annual event to raise money for the war museum and to keep his memory alive."
"They deserve the best treatment that we can give them" former VA dental lab technician George Geddis told NBC Bay Area
"He was manager of the National Bank in Bundaberg, but he went far beyond his call of duty as a bank manager. Outside business hours he gave much to the community, various community organisations including the former Air Show and St Luke's Anglican School and various other things."

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Hiding In Plain Sight in New Cal State Fullerto... [Published Orange County Weekly - 1 hour ago]
JBER honors POW/MIA day with somber ceremony [Published Alaska Star - 1 hour ago]
Argument: The Road to Improved US–Vietnam Relat... [Published Asia Sentinel - 3 hours ago]
TOUGH CALL: Of politics and high society in Bah... [Published The Tribune - 5 hours ago]
Not a typical first-timer’s trip to Israel [Published Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - 9 hours ago]
Local veterans take 17th Honor Air Knoxville tr... [Published WATE - 10 hours ago]
Marine vet's release from Mexican jail coming, ... [Published Navy Times - 13 hours ago]
Biss inducted into Purchase Line Alumni Hall of... [Published Indiana Gazette - 14 hours ago]
Obituary Notice: Charles L. Jones [Published GantDaily.com - 16 hours ago]
Former POW knows how to handle tough times [Published Richmond County Daily Journal - Sep 30 2014]
110-mile ride to pay tribute to proud vet [Published News Gazette - Sep 30 2014]
Little squares that mean so much: PHOTOS [Published Maitland Mercury - Sep 30 2014]
Kohver Will Be Swapped Sooner or Later, Says De... [Published Eesti Televisioon - Sep 30 2014]
EU mulls possible gradual lifting of sanctions ... [Published Itar Tass - Sep 30 2014]
A Run to Remember: Marines gather for POW/MIA r... [Published DVIDS - Sep 30 2014]
Backlog at Palo Alto VA Hospital Has Vets Waiting [Published NBC Bay Area - Sep 30 2014]
Tough nut Vince having a crack at Kokoda [Published ABC Online - Sep 30 2014]
Honoring sacrifice: Community remembers POW/MIA... [Published United States Army - Sep 30 2014]
ICC already has authority to investigate Israel... [Published Electronic Intifada - Sep 29 2014]
Air Force's 9th ASOS hosts Air Force Heritage Day [Published DVIDS - Sep 29 2014]
Defender of Pakistan’s ideological boundaries [Published Pakistan Today - Sep 29 2014]
Ukrainian military run business selling POWs an... [Published Pravda - Sep 29 2014]
Juanita Kingdon, 102, on Hitchcock [Published Huron Plainsman - Sep 29 2014]
Chief season screwups [Published Air Force Times - Sep 29 2014]
Fresh on BoxOffice: Edge of Tomorrow [Published DSTV.com - Sep 29 2014]
DND: the Military passed the militia random peo... [Published RIN.ru - Sep 29 2014]
Denis Adams - Cutlery of Adams Part 2 [Published ABC Online - Sep 29 2014]
Monument marks Emma massacre [Published Sedalia Democrat - Sep 28 2014]
WW2 Vet Thanks Those Who Saved Him 70 Years Ago [Published ABC News - Sep 28 2014]
From Vietnam to New York City in 1965: From One... [Published History News Network - Sep 28 2014]
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POW/MIA week honors service members [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Sep 25 2014]
U.S. Air Force photo/Christopher DeWittRetired U.S. Army Master Sgt. Ed Beck speaks to Schriever members during the closing ceremony of POW/MIA remembrance week Sept. 18, 2014, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. Beck was a POW during World War II ...
POW/MIA Day still relevant [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Sep 25 2014]
(U.S. Air Force photo/Craig Denton)PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Col. John Shaw, 21st Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Idalia Peele, 21st SW command chief run with the POW flag following the POW/MIA recognition retreat ceremony Sept. ...
Exclusive: Courting Vietnam, US prepares to eas... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 23 2014]
A South Korean Air Force (ROKAF) P-3 Orion takes off from RAAF Pearce air base March 26, 2014, to assist with the international search effort trying to locate missing Malaysia Airways Flight MH370. Credit: Reuters/Richard Wainwright/Pool (Reuters) ...
Former POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian ... [Published Air Force Times - News - Sep 17 2014]
Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch is enjoying her latest role, starring in a Christian movie currently in production. ...
Former PoW breaks 70-year silence on daring esc... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 16 2014]
A former prisoner of war has told the remarkable story of his escape from the Nazis over the Swiss Alps, 72 years after he was captured by a Panzer division. Harry Best, now 94, was serving as a flight mechanic with the RAF in North Africa when he was ...
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'Unbroken' inspiration Louis Zamperini dies at 97 [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 04 2014]
'Unbroken' inspiration Louis Zamperini dies at 97 [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Jul 04 2014]
No timeline for Bergdahl's reintegration process [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 14 2014]
Texas military hospital to treat Bergdahl has l... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 13 2014]
U.S. soldier flies to freedom after Afghan pris... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 01 2014]
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