USC College Professor David Andrus Dies

Andrus taught courses in the areas of peace, justice and human rights. David J. Andrus, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences professor and prominent peace activist, died June 29 of cancer in Pasadena. Andrus earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from USC in politics and international relations, later joining the USC faculty via corporate America. […]

RAMS provides quick reaction rescue capability to remote locations

ALI BASE, Iraq — Most seasoned firefighters have worked auto accidents where they had to cut out an injured person after a wreck. This can be quite different in a combat zone off a military installation. On the military installation it is normal business, but if the accident happens off the installation it requires different […]

Universities should refuse to spy on their Muslim students

Students go to university with various ideas in mind: enjoy the student life, meet new people and perhaps even get a good degree. Yet the government have decided to give their own input and bring fear into the equation. One of the government’s counter-terrorism strategies, Prevent, has started to once again home in on British […]

Keeping the Force Ready in American Samoa

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – The remote location of soldiers of the 100th Infantry Battalion in American Samoa have always presented a readiness challenge to the Army. While there have usually been plenty of volunteers to serve in the Army Reserve there, keeping them medically ready for deployment is a challenge. Yearly dental exams are […]

Environmental and safety fears cloud start of huge Delhi festival

A massive cultural festival has opened on the banks of the Yamuna river in Delhi despite concerns that the sprawling construction of roads, ramps and pontoon bridges will irreparably damage the river floodplain.Defying environmental regulations, a massive arena has been constructed on the vast floodplain of the Yamuna, which flows through India’s congested national capital […]

Scores die in bomb attacks on Baghdad Shia areas

Scores of people have been killed and hundreds injured in a series of bombings targeting mainly Shia neighbourhoods in Baghdad.At least 15 blasts, many of them caused by car bombs, prompted fears the violence heralded the second phase of an al-Qaida attempt to incite sectarian chaos after a massacre inside a church on Sunday.The authorities […]

Valor awards go to MEDEVAC crew

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — A French platoon-sized element was guarding a small compound, Sept. 7, when an insurgent threw a grenade over the wall. “Yesterday was hell,” said Maj. Cyrille, a French medical officer in a Sept. 8 letter.The explosion killed one, and injured one other. As insurgents continued to attack, another French soldier […]

Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group completes seven-month deployment

MAYPORT, Fla. – More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed a seven-month deployment July 15-20, returning to Naval Station Mayport, Fla., Naval Station Norfolk, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va. and Camp Lejeune, N.C.Deployed since Dec. 11, 2014, the Iwo […]

CJTF-82 commander celebrates Easter with Northeastern troops

JALALABAD AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – The commander of Combined Joint Task Force-82 celebrated Easter Sunday with troops at four Northeastern bases, some the most remote and austere in the Spartan region.The whirlwind tour of the Task Force Spartan battle space took Army Maj. Gen. David Rodriguez, CJTF-82 commander, to three northeastern provinces including remote Nuristan. Rodriguez […]

World Trade Center wirewalk film to go ahead – in 3D

A 3D feature film telling the story of Philippe Petit’s legendary World Trade Center wirewalk in 1974 looks set to go ahead with Robert Zemeckis, of Forrest Gump and Polar Express renown, at the helm.French tightrope walker Petit’s daredevil traverse of the twin towers – carried out without permission – was brought to the attention […]

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