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Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal

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August 26, 2014

The Embassy of the Republic of South Korea is seeking Korean War Veterans to honor with the Ambassador for Peace Medal. Korean War Veterans (1950-1953), may be eligible for the Korean Ambassador Peace Medal. The medal is an expression of...

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  This undated image posted by the Raqqa Media Center, a Syrian opposition group, on Monday, June 30, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the Islamic State group during a parade in Raqqa, Syria. (Raqqa Media Center)

American woman is being held hostage by Islamic State in Syria

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August 27, 2014

WASHINGTON — The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, a family representative said Tuesday. The 26-year-old woman is the third American known to have been kidnapped...

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  In this 2009 file photo, former Marine Corps Capt. Jason C. Brezler meets with Afghan leaders in Now Zad, Afghanistan. Brezler was ordered by Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills to appear before an administrative board that met in December 2013 and recommended he be discharged for alleged mishandling of classified information. The Defense Department Inspector General's office is investigating, according an Aug. 19 IG memo sent to Brezler. (Albert F. Hunt/U.S. Marine Corps)

3-star general under investigation for allegedly punishing whistleblower

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August 26, 2014

WASHINGTON — The Department of Defense Inspector General is investigating whether a three-star general tried to end another officer’s career in retaliation for talking to politicians and other officials about incidents surrounding an insider...

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