Posts Tagged: Afghanistan

For 21 days in 1971, David ‘Dave Rabbit’ Delay, 63, broadcast rock from a pirate station in a Saigon brothel

RICHARDSON, Texas – C. David DeLay Jr. received the Purple Heart and became a sergeant during his three combat tours with the Air Force in Vietnam, but is most widely known to veterans as “Dave Rabbit,” his underground radio persona

For 21 days in 1971, David ‘Dave Rabbit’ Delay, 63, broadcast rock from a pirate station in a Saigon brothel

RICHARDSON, Texas – C. David DeLay Jr. received the Purple Heart and became a sergeant during his three combat tours with the Air Force in Vietnam, but is most widely known to veterans as “Dave Rabbit,” his underground radio persona

Dead at 55, Jack Idema ran rackets, including drugs and a torture chamber in Afghanistan

(Editor’s note: This is a bizarre story about a former Green Beret soldier and military opportunist who conned his way into the lives of some pretty serious people.) FAYETTEVILLE — Jonathan Keith “Jack” Idema, the con man extraordinaire from Fayetteville

Dead at 55, Jack Idema ran rackets, including drugs and a torture chamber in Afghanistan

(Editor’s note: This is a bizarre story about a former Green Beret soldier and military opportunist who conned his way into the lives of some pretty serious people.) FAYETTEVILLE — Jonathan Keith “Jack” Idema, the con man extraordinaire from Fayetteville

Looking into her infant’s eyes, widow sees husband Chad Frokjer, Marine killed in Afghanistan

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. – Christmas Day was painful for Leslie Frokjer. That morning, she stepped away from her family briefly and tearfully reread her husband’s last, loving letter, sent from Afghanistan just days before he died. It didn’t get easier

Looking into her infant’s eyes, widow sees husband Chad Frokjer, Marine killed in Afghanistan

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. – Christmas Day was painful for Leslie Frokjer. That morning, she stepped away from her family briefly and tearfully reread her husband’s last, loving letter, sent from Afghanistan just days before he died. It didn’t get easier

Photographer of Marilyn Monroe, Eve Arnold, 99, also elevated the mundane

  LONDON – The longevity of Eve Arnold’s career as a photographer matched the heterogeneity of her work. Despite the success of her portraits of the rich and famous, Arnold, who has died aged 99, was equally well known for photographing

Photographer of Marilyn Monroe, Eve Arnold, 99, also elevated the mundane

  LONDON – The longevity of Eve Arnold’s career as a photographer matched the heterogeneity of her work. Despite the success of her portraits of the rich and famous, Arnold, who has died aged 99, was equally well known for photographing

English diplomat Hugh Michael Carless, 86, explored the Hindu Kush

In 1956 the explorer Eric Newby sent a telegram to Hugh Carless, then Second Secretary in the British embassy in Rio de Janeiro, asking, “Can you travel Nuristan June?” Carless replied blithely, “Of course, Hugh.” Thus began their classic travel

English diplomat Hugh Michael Carless, 86, explored the Hindu Kush

In 1956 the explorer Eric Newby sent a telegram to Hugh Carless, then Second Secretary in the British embassy in Rio de Janeiro, asking, “Can you travel Nuristan June?” Carless replied blithely, “Of course, Hugh.” Thus began their classic travel