Beth Ford Roth
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Blogger Beth Ford Roth was born into a military family and has covered issues important to service members and their loved ones for many years. She has worked as a broadcast journalist in both commercial television and public radio.
When President Barack Obama named Christine H. Fox to be Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense on Tuesday, she became the highest-ranking female in the Department of Defense's history.
Cool side note: Fox was also the inspiration for the Kelly McGillis character "Charlie" in the 1986 blockbuster Top Gun.
According to a People magazine article from 1985:
When Top Gun producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer were trying to decide ...
For little ones awaiting Christmas, it may seem like FOREVER until Santa Claus begins his journey around the globe. But the folks at NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) have their Santa Tracker website up and running - with lots of games, music, and movies to keep the kiddies busy until the big day arrives.
The website is for Santa-believers all over the world, and is available in English, French, Spanish ...
North Korea has released video of Merrill E. Newman, the 85-year-old Korean War veteran from Northern California, that could help explain why the country detailed the elderly man during a visit to the Asian country last month. Newman has been detained in North Korea since Oct. 26.
The San Jose Mercury News reports North Korea considers Newman a prisoner of the Korean War:
Newman had served in a once-top-secret U ...
What do Abraham Lincoln, Stonehenge, and Kim Kardashian all have in common? They've each been recreated in rock sculpture by Gunnery Sgt. Gregory Miller, a San Diego-based Marine currently stationed in Afghanistan.
Miller, a maintenance controller with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 165, uses the rocks and gravel he finds scattered around Camp Bastion as his medium, to recreate different historical and pop culture icons in stone sculpture.
Miller told ...