This Week In History

 
February 08, 1918 – The Army newspaper, “The Stars and Stripes”, begins publication for a second time.
 
February 09, 2003 - Operation Eagle Fury, a military operation led by the United States in Afghanistan involving Bravo Company, 2nd BN, 7th SFG(A) US Army Special Forces, and USN SEALs, members of the QRF 82nd Airborne Division, and loyal Afghan fighters through 28 February, began
 
February 10, 2007 -  David Petraeus was made commander of Multi-National Force – Iraq (MNF-I), the four-star post that oversees all coalition forces in country, replacing General George Casey. 
 
February 11, 1962 -  Nine U.S. and South Vietnamese crewmen are killed in a SC-47 crash about 70 miles north of Saigon.
 
February 12, 1935 -  The USS Macon, the last U.S. Navy dirigible, crashed on its 55th flight off the coast of California, killing two people.
 
February 13, 1943 - The U.S. Marine Corps Women’s Reserve was formed.
 
February 14, 1962 - President John F. Kennedy authorizes U.S. military advisors in Vietnam to return fire if fired upon.

 

 

 

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Case of The Week: February 8, 2016

VETERANS HONOR PEARL HARBOR DEAD, SPEAKERS SAY ATTACK SHOULD BE REMINDER TO REMAIN VIGILANT

 

 

Published: Sunday, December 8, 1991

 

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By By Doug McInnis 

 

Dispatch Staff Reporter 

 

The generation that fought and won World War II gathered for two hours at 

 

Veterans Memorial auditorium yesterday to commemorate the event that brought 

 

MEMORIES STILL VIVID, SOMETIMES PAINFUL ON DEC. 7

This week, we'll be sharing a series of stories and photos in rememberance of Pearl Harbor.

 

Published: Sunday, December 7, 1997

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By Jim Woods

Dispatch Staff Reporter

They're in their 70s now, but when Dec. 7 rolls around they remember being young men and how that date transformed them and their country.

Remembering Pearl Harbor: 2015

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