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Local Green Beret Dies In Afghanistan

The motto of the Green Berets is “To Liberate The Oppressed,” and Maj. Benjamin Follansbee, of O’Hara Township, made it his life’s work.

12/14/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

Pennsylvania Air National Guard, Return Home, Libya

Pa. Air National Guard Members Receive Happy Homecoming

There were hugs, kisses, tears and joy as members of the 171st Air Refueling Wing returned home from a mission to aid NATO forces in Libya.

05/07/2011