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For Years US Army Hid, Downplayed Extent of Firearms Loss

A photo illustration of documents gathered during an AP investigation into missing military weapons. (AP Illustration) The U.S. Army has hidden or downplayed the extent to which its firearms are lost or stolen. Nearly 10 years ago, The Associated Press began investigating military weapons accountability with a simple question: How many guns have disappeared? A pattern of secrecy and suppression…

Pay It Forward: Ell White II of Prattville

The Vance Law Firm and Alabama News Network are honoring Ell White II of Prattville. White is a retired U.S. Army Major who has been giving back to our community. He has taught as an Adjutant Professor in the Rehabilitation Studies Department at Alabama State University for three years.  He mentors and tutors at the West End Boys and Girls…

Retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins, Medal of Honor Recipient from Opelika, Dies after COVID-19 Illness

President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor on retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Washington. Adkins was deployed three times to Vietnam with the Special Forces and is being recognized for actions during his second combat tour, in 1966, when he ran wounded through…

Price of Freedom: Warren Daniels of Titus

This week’s veteran is Warren Daniels of the Elmore County community of Titus, who is retired from the U.S. Army. He was drafted in 1962 and worked on the Hawk missile program. Today, he’s thankful that the VA offers him services for the health issues he faces. He knows the price of freedom. Categories: News Video, Price of Freedom Tags:…