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U.S. Military

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  • Potential air strikes in Syria cause concern for Syrian-Armenians in Glendale

    While President Barack Obama announced Friday that any military action responding to chemical attacks in Syria would be limited in scope, leaders in the Syrian-Armenian community in Glendale said they oppose any armed response from the United States....
  • La Cañada Fiesta Days schedule

    La Cañada Fiesta Days schedule
    Hosts La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce and Community Assn. stick with tradition for Fiesta Days' main lineup each year. EVENTS: Casino Night at the Community Center — Friday, May 24, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The event kicks off Fiesta...
  • In Glendale, an early salute to veterans

    In Glendale, an early salute to veterans
    Students and faculty at Wilson Middle School paid tribute to four U.S. military veterans Wednesday as a part of the school’s annual Veterans Day assembly. With Veterans Day still a few days away, guests of the assembly included World War II...
  • In Theory: How can we lower the rate of military suicides?

    Although the U.S. military's presence in Afghanistan is winding down, with combat troops scheduled to be withdrawn by the end of 2014, suicides in the U.S. military have risen sharply this year. In the first 155 days of 2012, 154 service members have...
  • Schiff, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires

    Schiff, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires
    With the Air Force announcing it no longer needs its fleet of C-27J cargo planes, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), today joined other members of Congress in introducing a new bill to transfer 14 planes to the U.S. Forest Service to fight wildfires. The...
  • Schiff lauds move to extend military benefits for same-sex couples

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday lauded a Department of Defense decision to extend some benefits to same-sex couples serving in the military. Schiff was one of 40 other members of the House who signed onto a letter last week urging Leon E....
  • Retired major general gives Geopolitics Club his thoughts on U.S. military affairs

    Retired major general gives Geopolitics Club his thoughts on U.S. military affairs
    A retired senior Army official on Wednesday told a group of Glendale Unified students that the U.S.-backed military invasion of Iraq developed into a “full-scale insurgency” and warned that the effort in Afghanistan threatens “to keep...
  • Rep. Schiff announces class of 2017 nominees for military academies

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Thursday announced 10 nominations from his district for U.S. service academies, class of 2017.  Half the student nominees hail from Burbank and Glendale, while two others are from Pasadena. Four of the five United...
  • In Theory: Should 'Don't Ask' law be repealed?

    The government is debating whether or not to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the U.S. military's 17-year-old policy prohibiting openly gay and lesbian servicemen and women from serving in the military. Some say that the military would benefit from the...
  • Local firm named on jihadist site

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Friday sought to allay concerns that a local aviation firm might be the target of Al Qaeda. Schiff said the FBI confirmed that Pasadena’s AeroVironment Inc., which makes the unmanned drone planes used by the U.S....
  • Organizations: Birthdays, luncheons and troops

    Organizations Parade honors city’s 100th birthday Burbank on Parade will salute the city of Burbank’s Centennial and the parade’s 30th anniversary on April 9, said parade chairwoman Joanne Miller. The parade begins at 11 a.m. and...
  • Wilson Middle School honors veterans

    Wilson Middle School honors veterans
    In a tribute to the sacrifices of an earlier generation, Wilson Middle School students welcomed three U.S. military veterans to campus Thursday as part of their annual Veterans Day Assembly. The guests included World War II veterans Joseph Pietroforte...