Seven killed as suicide bomber hits British convoy in Kabul

A massive car bomb rocked a volatile section of eastern Kabul early Thursday, leaving seven dead, including a British Embassy employee, and dozens injured. Later in the day, two explosions shook an area of the capital where there is a concentration of embassies, non-governmental organizations and restaurants frequented by foreigners.

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A year in Vietnam, a lifetime of memories

Joe Scholle flew hundreds of sorties in Vietnam as a UH-34D helicopter pilot ferrying troops, logistics and medevac patients from base to base and in and out of “hot LZs” – landing zones under fire. While there, the Marine acquired the nickname “Crazy Joe” for the actions he took at his base at the start of the Tet Offensive. The nickname has stuck all these years, and so have the memories of many close encounters.




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