Commentary: Military spouses getting chance to practice law in Delaware

Starting on Nov. 1, the Delaware Supreme Court will permit military spouses who are attorneys in good standing in other states to apply for a Certificate of Limited Practice in Delaware without having to pass the Delaware Bar exam. In doing so, Delaware joins other states that have created similar programs for military spouses. This […]

Trump dismisses John Bolton, says they ‘disagreed strongly’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had significant disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges. The two men offered opposing accounts on Bolton’s less than friendly departure. Trump tweeted that he told Bolton Monday night his services were […]

Speak Out: Funding for the wall

The Pentagon will cut funding from military projects like schools, target ranges and maintenance facilities to pay for the construction of 175 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border, diverting a total $3.6 billion to President Donald Trump’s long-promised barrier. Projects in 23 states, 19 countries and three U.S. territories would be stalled or killed […]

Military base cuts affect schools, target ranges, more

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon will cut funding from military projects like schools, target ranges and maintenance facilities to pay for the construction of 175 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border, diverting a total $3.6 billion to President Donald Trump’s long-promised barrier. Projects in 23 states, 19 countries and three U.S. territories would be stalled […]

Commentary: Dover’s honorary commanders visit Vance AFB

In the fall of 2017, I had the honor of being inducted into the Honorary Commander program at Dover Air Force Base. The program continues to lead the charge in providing civic leaders like myself with enhanced knowledge and appreciation of the United States Air Force. Between Aug. 14 and 16, 2019, my fellow Team […]

Commentary: Junior ROTC alive and well at Polytech High

Maybe you have heard rumors about the Junior ROTC program at Polytech. Maybe you heard the program is going away. Maybe you’ve heard there’s no more flight program. Well, let’s get rid of the rumors and misunderstandings once and for all! The Air Force JROTC program at Polytech High School is alive and well and […]

Letter to the Editor: Don’t overlook female veterans

I belong to a car club, The First State Corvette Club, which sponsors Home of The Brave which gives housing and guidance to our needed veterans. I’m proud to do this as all the members are. In December 2012, the first home for women veterans was opened. Some of these female veterans come with children […]

National Guard deployment ceremony offers support for families

DOVER — The kisses were plentiful, and those hugs were squeezed just a little bit tighter and longer, as nearly 300 soldiers from the Delaware Army National Guard’s 198th Expeditionary Signal Battalion met up with family members following a deployment ceremony at Delaware State University’s Alumni Stadium on Saturday morning. It was an emotional day […]

Letter to the Editor: Risking all while we pay peanuts

What’s wrong with this picture? Our sons and daughters leave home and family in order to protect us, the residents of the richest nation on Earth. They do it damn well. Many are deployed in harm’s way. Too many are injured, and some never return. When they do return, and for all soldiers, sailors, Marines, […]

Commentary; My memorable visit to Air Force Basic Training

The U.S. Air Force continues to graduate the best and the brightest of America’s sons and daughters from the 37th Training Wing at Joint Base San Antonio. On May 3, 2019, I stood in awe as 790 Airmen marched in unison and put on full display the disciplined instruction that they had received over an […]