2 Army officers killed in Afghanistan helo crash

ShareThis 2 Army officers killed in Afghanistan helo crash 09 Jun 2012 Two Army officers based at Fort Bragg, N.C., died June 6 after their helicopter crashed in Qarah Bagh, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Friday. Capt. Scott P. Pace, 33, of Brawley, Calif., and 1st Lt. Mathew G. Fazzari, 25, of Walla Walla, […]

Suicides among U.S. troops averaging one a day in 2012

ShareThis Suicides among U.S. troops averaging one a day in 2012 07 Jun 2012 Suicides are surging among America’s troops, averaging nearly one a day this year – the fastest pace in the nation’s decade of war. The 154 suicides for active-duty troops in the first 155 days of the year far outdistance the U.S. […]

Itchy Investors Ramp Up the Risk

By RUTH SIMON and BEN LEVISOHN, The Wall Street Journal Robert Marcotte can’t afford to play it safe anymore. With interest rates likely stuck near zero for nearly three more years, the 61-year-old retired telephone-company manager is about to ramp up his holdings of stocks and municipal bonds, using money now at the bank in […]