War http://wunc.org en From The Air Force To The Chair Force http://wunc.org/post/air-force-chair-force <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">After an unexpected pregnancy, an F-16 pilot gets reassigned to a desk job: flying drones from an armchair in a windowless trailer in Nevada.</span></p><p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:18:50 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 32198 at http://wunc.org From The Air Force To The Chair Force War: What Is It Good For? http://wunc.org/post/war-what-it-good <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="">War. The country has been engaged in it for the last decade, and yet the majority of the population knows it as little more than images on a screen. </span></p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 17:13:31 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 25296 at http://wunc.org War: What Is It Good For? A War Correspondent Reflects On Seven Tours Of Duty http://wunc.org/post/war-correspondent-reflects-seven-tours-duty <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><font size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt">The American military is drawing down forces in Afghanistan. </span></font></p><p><font size="3"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">As&nbsp;troops depart and resources return home, on-the-ground media coverage of the conflict winds down as well. <a href="http://www.mcclatchydc.com/511/">Reporter Jay Price</a> has covered the country on three different tours. He also covered the war in Iraq for the News &amp; Observer and its parent company, McClatchy Newspapers. </span></font></p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 16:01:21 +0000 Laura Lee & Frank Stasio 24107 at http://wunc.org A War Correspondent Reflects On Seven Tours Of Duty Where North Carolina’s Congressional Members Stand On Syria http://wunc.org/post/where-north-carolina-s-congressional-members-stand-syria <p>Several of North Carolina’s members of Congress have issued statements about&nbsp; U.S. involvement in Syria. The statements follow <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/30/217232508/read-u-s-intelligence-assessment-on-syria">a chemical weapons attack which the U.S. says was carried out by the Assad regime in Damascus on August 21</a>. More than 1,400 people were reported killed in the attack.</p><p>Senators Richard Burr and Kay Hagan, as well as several Representatives have made the following statements. We'll update this post with additional statements as they come in.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 20:30:36 +0000 Laura Candler 21871 at http://wunc.org Where North Carolina’s Congressional Members Stand On Syria