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Memorial service for Walton soldier killed in Iraq

Born and raised locally and attending Army Cadets in Walton, Major Matthew Bacon, who served in Iraq, was promoted rapidly through the Army ranks. He was killed on September 11, 2005, at the age of 34 in Basra, where the Army Land Rover he was in hit [Read story...]

US troops arrive in Mosul: Iraqi security official

US soldiers walk past military vehicles at Camp Victory on the outskirts of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, in November 2011. US soldiers have arrived at a camp in northern Iraq in preparation for an assault on Daesh-held Mosul, a member of the Iraqi par [Read story...]