Climate change is an accelerating threat to national security.
When the next generation looks back on Iraq and Afghanistan they will see that one of the steepest costs of these wars was the obligation we incurred to our veterans.
HELENA — Montana National Guard troops stationed in Kuwait and Afghanistan had a surprise visit this week from their commander, Gov. Steve Bullock.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Pentagon chart in Washington, D.C., marks Wyoming with a red dot, targeting the state for its failure to give consideration to military members and their spouses who seek professional licenses.
WASHINGTON -- Washington superlawyer Joseph Califano once passed a message to a client being grilled by a congressional committee that read: "Keep cool in Kabul." That phrase has a certain piquancy now, but Califano simply wanted to calm the witness, slow the process a bit and get everyone t…
The U.S. Armed Forces are in quite a battle these days. They’re caught between a president determined to make substantial cuts in defense investments and a Congress increasingly intolerant with wasteful spending.
Here’s a tale of two photographs distributed recently by news agencies. In one, two sailors embrace on a pier in Virginia and exchange the traditional “first kiss” as one of them completes an 80-day sea voyage. In the other, two Marines in full battle gear walk patrol in Afghanistan’s Helman…
The devastating attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, marked a defining moment in American history. From New York to Montana, there is hardly a soul who does not recall with vivid memory and emotion exactly where they were and what they felt that day. The attacks redefined America’s relationships arou…
Sept. 11, 2001, started like any other day. As a freshman congressman, I remember blue skies in Washington as I prepared for an Agriculture Committee meeting. But even after 10 years, anyone who witnessed the events of 9/11 will never forget the day that changed America forever.
A Sept. 11 memorial, with a piece of the World Trade Center at its center, will be dedicated Sunday at the Montana State University Billings College of Technology.
For the second year in a row, the Exchange Clubs of Billings will host the Healing Field — a display featuring 1,000 American flags — in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
John Pugrud, of Billings was the director of security services of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, when the terrorist attack took place on Sept. 11, 2001.
In Powell, Wyo., eight years ago, Joe and Judy Childers received the news that no parent wants to hear.
John Pugrud was the second in command for security at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. He talks about the events of that day during an interview with the Gazette in 2008.