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A Minnesota couple — who at one time lived on discarded food — quietly put a personal check for $500,000 into a Salvation Army kettle located outside a grocery store in a Twin Cities suburb over the weekend

Unsafe, unsanitary conditions found at New England Center for Homeless Veterans

‘Letters in a Box’ chronicles the World War II service of Williams College alumnus First Lt. Robert L. Stone

The Nearly two million American military men and women who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan put themselves in harm’s way daily in order to serve their country

Russian Vessels Lurking Near Vital Data Cables 

F-16s scrambled to track Maryland-based surveillance aircraft

At approximately 12:20 pm EDT today, a Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) surveillance system aerostat detached from its mooring station in Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland, and is currently located approximately northeast of Washington, D.C., over Pennsylvania.  

Two F-16 Fighter jets from Atlantic City Air National Guard Base are monitoring the JLENS aerostat, which is holding at approximately 16,000 feet.  NORAD officials are working closely with the FAA to ensure air traffic safefy, as well as with our other interagency partners to address the safe recovery of the aerostat.  More details on this event will be forthcoming.

Stone in stable condition, ABC reports

Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone