October 16, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
The word “Afghanistan” is very three-dimensional.
Beneath its 11 letters lie years of turmoil and timeworn feuds littered with interspersed prosperity. Surrounding its 11 letters lie misconceptions and prejudices. On top of its 11 letters sits the Karzai administration, precariously. And within its 11 letters lies Tyler Tischer’s story. Continue Reading
April 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune
CLARISSA, Minn. (AP) A Marine from Minnesota was shot and killed while visiting friends in Texas.
February 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) A Rapid City couple is mourning the loss of their son, who was one of three Camp Pendleton Marines killed in a car crash in California. Continue Reading
January 20, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
SIBLEY, Iowa Retired Marine. Entrepreneur. Roller skater. RC aircraft enthusiast. Movie producer. Musician. Pilot. Inventor.
Those are just a few of the titles that could be used to describe Dave Herbert. The multitudes of people who have viewed his online videos, however, know him as Nightflyyer the persona he developed for his YouTube channel.
December 23, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
RICHMOND, Va. Inside the medevac helicopter in Afghanistan, U.S. Marine Cpl. Burness Britt bleeds profusely from his neck. He and two other Marines have just been hit by shrapnel, with Britt’s injuries the most serious. The medevac crew chief clutches one of Britt’s blood-covered hands as he is given oxygen. I take hold of the other.
December 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune
Children of all ages drawn to holiday spread Continue Reading
September 19, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON Lotery Jonathan Heath, who said he is a former U.S. Marine, pleaded guilty Monday in Nobles County District Court to aiding and abetting in a simple robbery, a felony charge. Continue Reading