Bo's mom called him big boned. Kids in his hometown of Wrightsville, Georgia, called him fat. Bo's school teachers often put him in the corner for his stuttering and called him special. His classmates just called him retarded.
Even though the fire station was unofficially operational last month, Joint Base Lewis-McChord officials hosted the official hose-uncoupling ceremony of the new Fire Station 102 on JBLM Main Sept. 5.
September is Suicide Prevention Month, and U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz leaders ask community members to pay a little extra attention to their friends, family members, coworkers and battle buddies.
I recently found Ernest Gordon’s book “Through the Valley of the Kwai” in which he chronicled his experiences on the “Death Railway.” Gordon wrote with candor about the two years he was a prisoner of war in World War II.
For heroism in saving victims of the 2017 Amtrak train crash, Madigan Army Medical Center nurse Tanya Porter earned the International Red Cross 2019 Florence Nightingale Medal.
Sagging pants, brand-new jeans ripped up and dirty-looking, face piercings and tattoos. Video games, cellphone addiction, earbuds, taking selfies — even in bathrooms!
Yesterday, I had a short visit from my brother. He wanted to make certain that I know our sister, Barbara, still despises me. She hasn’t spoken to me in many years.