Sports figures are routinely referred to as heroes.
The story of former U.S. Army Capt. Luis Carlos Montalvan and his service dog Tuesday is about much more than a man and his pet. You see, Tuesday is not a pet.
His is the face of WWI and the American immigrant experience.
His name is Nicola Elmo.
It was the surprise of a lifetime for a local family this weekend when their brother, who is serving in the Army, returned home from overseas just in time for the holidays.
Jones has reported on the impact of war in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. She has spent time in Afghanistan with US soldiers.
A Beaver County soldier – seriously wounded while fighting in Iraq – is now waging a different battle.
John Krill had planned to surprise his wife, Brittni, with a special homecoming for close to a month.
A local soldier was suspected murdered while serving at the National Guard at Fort Bragg, N.C. U
Last weekend, 23-year-old Sgt. Shane Stipancic was reminded that there are no days off in a war zone.
A soldier from Mercer County who was killed last month while serving in Afghanistan was laid to rest today. United States Army Capt. Joshua McClimans, 30, died back on April 22.