Armstrong Elementary students collected a total of 131 paper penguins, each one representing 60 minutes of reading, to celebrate Read Across America Day. Principal Shane Wolfe (center), pictured with Assistant Principals Debra Hill (left) and Erin Wilhelm (right), kept his promise to dress as a penguin if students met their […]
On October 22 William Garvelink, a longtime Falls Church resident, was sworn in as the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) during a small ceremony at the State Department. The DRC, formerly Zaire, is the third largest country in Africa and […]
Less than four years into the Vietnam conflict, roughly 3,000 U.S. troops had been killed in action. Over the next eight years, 55,000 more American soldiers died and the conflict ended in defeat for our country.
The Iraq Study Group (ISG) released its long-awaited report on Iraq two weeks ago, calling the situation, “grave and deteriorating.” As expected, the ISG’s recommendations contrasted dramatically with the views of the President and his administration.
You read it here last summer. When it came to Iraq, the November election would mean nothing to President Bush, no matter how it went. Neither would realities on the ground there. He fully intends to press ahead even as his approval ratings press toward single digits.