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  1. Angry, young South Buffalo man found beauty, friendship in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | Stars and Stripes

    At a time when peace, love and flower power were taking root in young people in the 1960s, Daniel M. Perlinger said he was an angry, young man. At 16 from South Buffalo, N.Y., he signed up for the Marine Corps knowing it would be his ticket to Vietnam.


  2. USS Little Rock departs Montreal after trapped by ice for 3 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | Stars and Stripes

    The littoral combat ship USS Little Rock is back underway after being stuck in Montreal for three months because of ice. The Navy's newest warship left Saturday morning bound for its homeport of Mayport Naval Station, Fla., Lt.


  3. Norman DiDonato, 84, headed engineering and architecture firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    Norm DiDonato faced his most daunting challenge as a structural engineer right after he graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a civil engineering degree in 1956. Assigned by the Army to the Armed Forces Special Weapons Project, which managed nuclear weapons, he worked with a group of engineers in the Pentagon.


  4. USS Little Rock remains stuck in the ice in MontrealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    While the USS Little Rock, a newly commissioned littoral combat ship, remains stuck in the ice in Montreal, a Marinette shipyard is helping the vessel get through the winter. The 389-foot U.S. Navy warship has been iced-in on the St. Lawrence Seaway since late December and is not expected to get moving until spring.


  5. Navy's new 'fast, agile' warship has been stuck in ice since Christmas EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The commissioning of the USS Little Rock was held in Buffalo, New York, last month, on a day so cold that people's breath billowed through the air as they spoke. Still, none of it stopped a string of military officials and a bundled-up delegation from Arkansas from singing the praises of the Navy's newest warship for more than an hour.


  6. International hockey head wants NHL back for 2022 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The head of the International Ice Hockey Federation says he will do everything in his power to persuade the NHL to take part in the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Federation president Rene' Fasel says he believes the best way to get the NHL involved in the 2022 Games is for the players' union to apply pressure on the league in the next contract negotiations.


  7. Extreme cold to test New Year's revelers; some events icedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Dress in layers, lay off the booze and bring some hand warmers. Those are some of the tips offered for the huge crowd of revelers expected in Times Square for what could be one of the coldest New Year's Eve ball drops on record.


  8. Navy taking USS Little Rock combat ship into its fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The 389-foot vessel arrived at Buffalo's Lake Erie waterfront earlier this month. The original USS Little Rock that was a World War II-era warship is now a floating museum.


  9. Soon-to-be USS Little Rock makes history at Canalside in Buffalo, NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The new USS Little Rock is decorated in patriotic red, white and blue bunting, its crew will wear freshly dry-cleaned uniforms, and thousands of spectators are expected to converge on Canalside for today's commissioning of the ship. History will be made.


  10. 94-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor marks anniversary with enduring energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Ed Stone enlisted in the Navy in Buffalo, N.Y., in December 1940. He did what the Navy told him.


  11. USS Little Rock arrives in NY in advance of commissioningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The U.S. Navy's new combat ship, the USS Little Rock, glided past its permanently docked World War II-era namesake Monday and into the Buffalo harbor, where it will be commissioned later this month. The Dec. 16 ceremony will mark the first time in the Navy's 242-year history that a combat ship will be commissioned alongside its namesake, organizers said.


  12. Guitars for Heroes gives vets 'something to strive for,' singer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Former U.S. Army Sgt. Taylor Bonham just came back from competing in the 2017 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival in Buffalo, N.Y., in late October, and he credits his faith, his wife and fellow veterans for his journey.


  13. USS Little Rock, Navy's newest warship, has official chicken wing recipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Earlier this fall, the ship's crew had a competition to see who could make the best chicken wings. Mineman 1st Class Tyson Wilborn won with his recipe for "Pineapple Teriyaki Wings."


  14. Police: 'Miracle' more weren't shot by rifle-toting man in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    It's a "miracle" more people weren't hurt when a man dressed in camouflage, wearing body armor and armed with two rifles sprayed a retail store with bullets, wounding one man, before being tackled by police, authorities said. Police in Cheektowaga, near Buffalo, said the gunfire erupted around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday outside a Dollar General store.


  15. Florida veterans court shares successes with lawyers, judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Over the clatter of forks and knifes on plates, members of Florida's Manatee County Bar Association heard the latest on a specialized docket in the 12th Judicial Circuit Court geared toward helping veterans navigate the criminal justice system during their luncheon meeting. The docket allows judges to better understand the issues that a veteran may be struggling with when they return from duty such as substance addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and military sexual trauma.


  16. Lawsuit targets searches of electronic devices at US borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims the U.S. government's growing practice of searching laptops and cellphones at the border is unconstitutional because electronic devices now carry troves of private personal and business information. The government has vociferously defended its searches as critical to protecting the homeland.


  17. 'No secret' to making it to 103, decorated World War II vet saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Then the spry World War II pilot talked about what to avoid: "I never smoked a cigarette, I'm not a drinker, never got in trouble after school." Several dozen of Cole's friends gathered Friday afternoon to celebrate his birthday at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where he lives in the community living care unit.


  18. Sea change brings tourism to historic Erie CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Earlier this year, Jim and Jan Donnelly sold or stored what they owned in Annapolis, Md., and shoved off for New York's Hudson River with son AJ, a dog and a cat. They moored their 36-foot catamaran in this small town north of Albany to do some sightseeing, tidy their boat and plot their course west on the Erie Canal.


  19. Cop killer had ranted about officers killing and abusingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A killer who strode up to a mobile police command post and put a bullet in an officer's head Wednesday had ranted in a Facebook video last September about law officers killing and abusing people and warned them to leave him alone or "we gonna do something." "I'm not playing, Mr. Officer.


  20. Camp Lejeune identifies man killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Petty Officer 3rd Class Sean Youngwelch, 29, of Buffalo, New York died in a motorcycle crash Tuesday, said 1st Lt. Eric Abrams with the base's public affairs office, but the details of the crash itself remain few.


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