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  • In Theory: Does military spending betray America's religious ideals?

    America spends more on its military than any other country. U.S. military spending in 2012 was $682 billion, which is $516 billion more than incurred by China, the next biggest spender. This means the U.S. has the most technologically advanced and best-equipped armed forces in the world.
  • Ceremonies set to honor, remember veterans

    Ceremonies set to honor, remember veterans
    While Memorial Day is meant to honor the nation's fallen military heroes, Burbank's ceremony Monday will also recognize local sons and daughters who have made it home safely from their time in the service. Four Burbank residents completed their tours...

    Residents give thanks to veterans

    Residents give thanks to veterans
    BURBANK — Hundreds of residents gathered Monday to honor Burbank servicemen and women who have fought and continue to defend the United States on the battlefields. During the annual Memorial Day tradition, members of the Burbank Veteran...

    Burbank High alum, army reservist remembered

    Burbank High alum, army reservist remembered
    Aroutin Hagnazarian dreamed of joining the military since his boyhood days at Washington Elementary School. His mother wasn’t as thrilled with the idea, so when he graduated from Burbank High in 2010, he opted for the Army Reserves instead....

    Son of military hero receives scholarship

    Burbank resident Aaron Rifkin was awarded a scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year from the Freesom Alliance Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is awarded to sons and daughters of military service men and women who have been prisoners of war, missing...