Across the nation, thanks to Congressional gridlock, the National Guard is preparing for major cuts and furloughs due to the automatic budget cuts contained in the federal sequestration.
It’s an arcane budget term, but the sequester, is set to fundamentally reshape federal spending in ways that could set the economy on a path back to recession. The sequester is the beginning of a scheduled decade of financial austerity like has been seen in Europe in recent years.
A South Florida family brought in the New Year with a special surprise, when a soldier was finally reunited with his loved ones.
With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
Following 225 long, brutal days of combat duty in Afghanistan, nearly 100 Army soldiers are coming home Sunday.
The body of a Miami soldier who died in combat in Afghanistan was returned to South Florida on Tuesday.
A South Florida soldier is dead after his unit was attacked with small arms fire in Afghanistan.
A Miami man was arrested earlier this week after the U.S. Army accused him of deserting.
This week’s Good 4 You goes to people volunteering their time to help others in honor of the victims of 9/11.
South Florida Congressman Allen West, R-Plantation, will travel to Cuba Monday to tour the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay.