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Gunnar Wall gives a death stare during his experience of plebe summer at the Naval Academy.

Wall reflects on plebe summer

September 17, 2019

Last year, from the class of 2019, Elder High School sent six courageous men off to serve their country...

Who can answer the call to fight?

Who can answer the call to fight?

March 7, 2017

The United States draft has not been implemented since the Vietnam War.  Those who were drafted in World...

Seniors initiated into Alumni Association

Seniors initiated into Alumni Association

May 9, 2016

We are in the last month of the 2015-2016 school year and most seniors have a nice case of senioritis....

Should we stay or should we go?

Should we stay or should we go?

October 12, 2015

Today people argue about whether or not we should keep troops in Afghanistan or if we should bring...

War Veterans at the Changing of the Sign ceremony  on Glenway Avenue

Honoring our servicemen

October 6, 2015

During the Vietnam War, the Elder community lost eleven soldiers in battle, including four members of...

Improving relations between the U.S. and Cuba

Improving relations between the U.S. and Cuba

October 6, 2015

President Barack Obama met with the President of Cuba Raul Castro a day after Obama clashed with Russian...

Victory through the air?

November 6, 2014

Thousands of deaths year after year are results of war. The aftermath is unbearable to some, from the...

The President is said to have always been against the war on terror. This is his first major step to helping the country recover from it

War no more (or at least less)

March 6, 2014

Despite the many monikers that the United States of America has around the world, the title of “a military...

Military benefit cuts coming

Military benefit cuts coming

January 14, 2014

Veterans groups have vowed to fight pending cuts in military pension and funding. Defense Secretary Chuck...

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