Military December 28, 2018

By Katie Hall and Nancy Flores: Richard Overton, Nation’s Oldest Man and WWII Veteran, Dies at 112
By Nick Bowman, Gainesville Times: ‘I’m Worried Nobody Will Come’ — Daughter Of WWII Hero Asks Vets To Celebrate Her Late Father’s Life
The Associated Press: Fort Bliss Soldier Arrested in Stabbing Murder, Wounding
By Patricia Kime: Guided Missile Destroyer’s Command Master Chief Fired
By Jim Mustian and Michael R. Sisak: Police Officer, Army Veteran in Subway Battle: ‘I’m Trying to Survive’
The initial lack of charges angered Ali’s union, the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, which issued a fiery statement on Christmas Day urging that the men “be held accountable for their actions.”

The DA’s office said the prosecutors handling the sleeping violations were not aware the men were also suspected of fighting with Ali. Had they been, the charges wouldn’t have been dropped, spokesman Danny Frost said.

Alvarez, 36, is also charged with attempted assault, attempted possession of a weapon and menacing. He and Nunez, 27, were arrested on Wednesday. Alvarado, 31, turned himself in on Thursday.
By Matt O’Brien: Army Looks for a Few Good Robots, Sparks Industry Battle
Army Sgt. Patrick Raney, a multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer, discusses why he joined the Army and the lessons he’s learned during his years of service.