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  • In this April 9, 2019, photo, Pilot Tom Travis sits in the cockpit of the World War II troop carrier That's All, Brother during a stop in Birmingham, Ala. The C-47 aircraft, which led the main Allied invasion of Europe on June 6, 1944, is returning to the continent to participate in events marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day in June. (Jay Reeves/AP)
    WWII plane rescued from boneyard to join D-Day anniversary

    Filled with paratroopers, a U.S. warplane lumbered down an English runway in 1944 to spearhead the World War II D-Day invasion with a message for Adolf Hitler painted in bright yellow across its nose: “That’s All, Brother.”

  • This 1943 photograph released by the U.S. Army Air Forces, the predecessor to today's Air Force, shows 2nd Lt. Robert Keown in the cockpit of a training aircraft in California. Keown, a Georgia native and Alabama resident who was killed in a crash in Papua New Guinea in 1944 during World War II, was buried June 15, 2018, in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington. (U. S. Army Air Forces via PacificWrecks.com via AP)
    WWII pilot missing since 1944 laid to rest at Arlington

    Second Lt. Robert R. Keown was piloting his P-38 aircraft to an airfield after a mission in 1944 when it crashed into a mountain in Papua New Guinea. World War II ended without Keown’s family knowing what had happened to him, and the military later declared him dead.

  • This April 2015 booking photo released by the Hamilton County Sheriffs Office shows a man identified as Mohammad Youssduf Adbulazeer after being detained for a driving offense. A U.S. official speaking on condition of anonymity identified the gunman in shootings at two Chattanooga military facilities as Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, who shares the same age and address as the man in the photo. (Hamilton County Sheriffs Office via AP)
    Life details of Tennessee shooter emerge, but motive elusive

    Bits and pieces have emerged over the past few days about Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez's troubled life. But two significant pieces of the puzzle are missing: Why did he ambush two military sites, killing four Marines and a sailor? And was he propelled to do so by his own demons or at the direction of someone else?

  • Sophia Ensley, right, and Barbie Branum embrace in front of a makeshift memorial at the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center, Saturday, July 18, 2015, for the victims of the July 16 shootings in Chattanooga, Tenn. The U.S. Navy says a sailor who was shot in the attack on a military facility in Chattanooga has died, raising the death toll to five people. (Doug Strickland/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP) THE DAILY CITIZEN OUT; NOOGA.COM OUT; CLEVELAND DAILY BANNER OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
    Family spokesman: Depression may have led to Tennessee killings

    A Kuwait-born man who shot and killed five service members in Tennessee was first treated by a child psychiatrist for depression when he was 12 or 13 years old, a family spokesman said.

  • A U.S. Coast Guard boat, top right, patrols Mobile Bay as other water craft head head south from Dauphin Island, Ala., Sunday, April 26, 2015. Coast Guard crews are searching for five people missing in the water after a powerful storm capsized several sailboats participating in a regatta near Mobile Bay. (AP Photo/G.M. Andrews)
    Bad weather hampers search for missing boaters in Alabama

    he same thing that turned an annual sailboat race into a disaster on Alabama's Mobile Bay is now hampering the search for four missing boaters: bad weather.

  • Marshall Space Flight Center Director Patrick Scheurmann, left, Space Launch System Program Office Deputy Director John Honeycutt, center, and five-time shuttle astronaut Robert
    Astronaut memorial stirs memories for Navy veteran

    Each year around this time, NASA honors fallen astronauts, including the 17 men and women killed in three separate wintertime accidents in the sky and on the earth.