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December 11, 2018 7:18 PM National Guard soldier carries stranded baby through snow after historic North Carolina storm

Sgt. Donovan McPherson, 27, was hailed a hero after he carried a baby in a car seat to safety. (North Carolina National Guard) A National Guard soldier was hailed a hero Sunday after he helped a mother carry her baby after they had been stranded in a home for days due a historic snowstorm that dumped inches of snow on the North Carolina town. Sgt. Donovan 89

November 29, 2018 6:04 PM Army soldier's emotional reunion with dog at airport goes viral

An Army soldier who returned home on Thanksgiving was greeted by her family members at the airport, including her beloved dog, and the emotional reunion has gone viral. Cassandra Cabrera deployed to Africa when her pet, Miss May, was just a puppy, so she was worried the animal wouldn’t remember her when she came home, ABC News reports. As she comes down the escalator 152

November 19, 2018 6:38 PM Mike Ditka Says Bears Are Better Than Rams, Chiefs & Pats, They're Top 2 In NFL!

Forget the records ... the Bears are better than the Rams, Chiefs AND Patriots -- so says legendary coach Mike Ditka. Of course, Mike's biased ... dude played for Chicago and then coached the Bears -- but he tells TMZ Sports there's MAYBE only one team in the league better than them right now. "I look at this team and I look at the Saints, and these 75

November 9, 2018 4:06 PM Macron and May pay tribute to fallen fighters of the Somme

SOMME VALLEY, France (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May laid a wreath at a memorial in the Somme valley on Friday, honoring fallen World War One soldiers on the eve of the centenary of the war’s end. The Somme Offensive, waged in 1916, was intended to hasten a victory for the allies against the German 90

October 23, 2018 12:00 PM Dutch king and queen begin state visit to Britain

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Queen Elizabeth hosts the King and Queen of the Netherlands at a banquet on Tuesday for the first UK state visit by Dutch monarchy for 36 years, during which they will visit the grave of the only Dutch king of England. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima were formally welcomed by the British queen with a Guard of Honor 74

October 19, 2018 7:57 AM Soldier deployed to Guantanamo Bay dies while swimming at beach

Pfc. Matthew Cox, 19, died Tuesday when strong currents overpowered him while he was swimming at a beach, officials said. (Army) A soldier from Iowa deployed to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay died Tuesday while he was swimming with other service members, officials said Thursday. Pfc. Matthew Cox, 19, and four others were swimming at Cable Beach when strong 71

October 2, 2018 5:40 PM US soldier found dead at barracks overseas, officials say

A U.S. soldier stationed in Italy was found dead in his barracks Monday, officials said. The soldier, identified as 24-year-old Sgt. Kevin Deon Connor, of Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, was staying at Caserma Ederle in Viczenza, Italy, according to Stars & Stripes. Connor was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade 67

October 1, 2018 10:11 AM Falling bear critically injures U.S. Army Alaska soldier

An army soldier out hunting with a partner in Southcentral Alaska on Saturday was critically injured by a tumbling bear they had shot, KTVA reported. William McCormick, 28, and Zachary Tennyson, 19, were hunting above Carter Lake, which is about 100 miles’ south of Anchorage, according to the report. Alaska State Troopers said McCormick and Tennyson 75

October 1, 2018 10:05 AM Chicago Bears Throw Locker Room Disco Ball Party After Destroying Bucs

Big win means big dance party for the Chicago Bears -- who broke out the disco ball in the team locker room after beating the brakes off the Bucs ... and TURNED UP!!! It's become a tradition for the Bears -- with head coach Matt Nagy believing his players should be able to celebrate the hell out of every victory. So, after Mitch Trubisky and company 66

September 24, 2018 11:46 PM While he was helping in Flo, his home was ‘ransacked’

CHARLOTTE — A National Guard soldier left his Charlotte home to help with Hurricane Florence recovery efforts on the coast — but he came home Friday to find his house “ransacked,” according to a GoFundMe page set up on his behalf. Luis Ocampo, 24, is a military medic with a girlfriend and a baby, according to the GoFundMe page. While he was away on duty with the National 64