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‘The Things They Carried’ author Tim O’Brien on his life’s work, trauma & confronting mortality

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Tim O’Brien’s list of writing accolades is extensive. The Vietnam veteran and National Book Award winner’s apolitical dissection of the war in Vietnam, most prominently illustrated through 1990′s “The Things They Carried,” has spawned both meticulous critiques and commendation by audiences that range from middle and high school students to military historians and combat veterans. […]

‘The Things They Carried’ author Tim O’Brien on his life’s work, trauma & confronting mortality

‘the-things-they-carried’-author-tim-o’brien-on-his-life’s-work,-trauma-&-confronting-mortality

Tim O’Brien’s list of writing accolades is extensive. The Vietnam veteran and National Book Award winner’s apolitical dissection of the war in Vietnam, most prominently illustrated through 1990′s “The Things They Carried,” has spawned both meticulous critiques and commendation by audiences that range from middle and high school students to military historians and combat veterans. […]

‘The Things They Carried’ author Tim O’Brien on his life’s work, trauma & confronting mortality

‘the-things-they-carried’-author-tim-o’brien-on-his-life’s-work,-trauma-&-confronting-mortality

Tim O’Brien’s list of writing accolades is extensive. The Vietnam veteran and National Book Award winner’s apolitical dissection of the war in Vietnam, most prominently illustrated through 1990′s “The Things They Carried,” has spawned both meticulous critiques and commendation by audiences that range from middle and high school students to military historians and combat veterans. […]

New in 2021 Things: Curbside pickup coming to more commissaries

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One thing the pandemic has shown officials at the Defense Commissary Agency: customers want the Click 2 Go service at their commissary, allowing them to order their groceries online and pick them up at curbside. Officials had been slowly rolling out the service before the pandemic, and have now increased it to 10 stores, with […]

New in 2021 Things: Curbside pickup coming to more commissaries

new-in-2021-things:-curbside-pickup-coming-to-more-commissaries

One thing the pandemic has shown officials at the Defense Commissary Agency: customers want the Click 2 Go service at their commissary, allowing them to order their groceries online and pick them up at curbside. Officials had been slowly rolling out the service before the pandemic, and have now increased it to 10 stores, with […]

New in 2021 Things: Curbside pickup coming to more commissaries

new-in-2021-things:-curbside-pickup-coming-to-more-commissaries

One thing the pandemic has shown officials at the Defense Commissary Agency: customers want the Click 2 Go service at their commissary, allowing them to order their groceries online and pick them up at curbside. Officials had been slowly rolling out the service before the pandemic, and have now increased it to 10 stores, with […]

New in 2021 Things: Curbside pickup coming to more commissaries

new-in-2021-things:-curbside-pickup-coming-to-more-commissaries

One thing the pandemic has shown officials at the Defense Commissary Agency: customers want the Click 2 Go service at their commissary, allowing them to order their groceries online and pick them up at curbside. Officials had been slowly rolling out the service before the pandemic, and have now increased it to 10 stores, with […]

New in 2021 Things: Curbside pickup coming to more commissaries

new-in-2021-things:-curbside-pickup-coming-to-more-commissaries

One thing the pandemic has shown officials at the Defense Commissary Agency: customers want the Click 2 Go service at their commissary, allowing them to order their groceries online and pick them up at curbside. Officials had been slowly rolling out the service before the pandemic, and have now increased it to 10 stores, with […]

‘These things we do’: Alaska’s Air Guard search and rescue teams save lives in the wilderness and in combat

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The hunter was only about six miles north of Anchorage when he fell, but the 100-foot drop had stranded him at the bottom of a cliff with badly broken vertebrae and a traumatic brain injury. Night was closing in when he and his hunting partner used a satellite device to contact the Alaska State Troopers. […]

5 things to know about Japan’s surrender in WWII 75 years ago

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TOKYO (AP) — World War II ended 75 years ago, but not all countries commemorate it on the same day. Wednesday is the anniversary of the formal Sept. 2, 1945, surrender of Japan to the United States, when documents were signed officially ending years of bloody fighting in a ceremony aboard the battleship Missouri in […]