Before we introduce you to Gregory Littlejohn, who's from Waterloo, Illinois and looks terrifying, we should explain what the History Channel's "Top Shot" is. It's a reality show, for those whose reality consists of:navigating back alleys, rappelling down buildings and hitting moving targets from ... More >>
A local military veteran who more recently spent his working days on one side of the iron bars will soon be living on the other side of them. Yesterday a U.S. district judge punished a federal correctional officer who previously served in Iraq for smuggling cigarettes into the prison where he worked ... More >>
Support them once they're home, too.When Kurt Schwab returned to St. Louis from deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in 2005, he came up against a different sort of conflict: navigating the complicated system of veterans' benefits with essentially no support."I cam ... More >>
Good news from the 3rd battalion, 24th Marine Corps regiment based in Bridgeton: The 1,500-man ensemble is shipping out of Iraq, and, as Lt. Col. Shane Tomko puts it, "They're all in one piece."The U.S. Army will keep some troops in Iraq until 2011, but the 3/24 was the last Marine unit to deploy ... More >>
There are plenty of writers this week who are trying to make George W. Bush appear likeable and, yes, even sympathetic. It is his last week in office, after all. But let it be known that Curtis Sittenfeld was there first, and before the Bushes have even left the White House, she's already moved on.T ... More >>
Congratulating the winners of our War Contest
Hold on to your liver! An RFT salute to the coolest local watering holes you've never heard of.
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