Beth Ford Roth
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Blogger Beth Ford Roth was born into a military family and has covered issues important to service members and their loved ones for many years. She has worked as a broadcast journalist in both commercial television and public radio.
Stone Brewing Co. in Escondido is one of nine craft breweries nationwide that helped create Homefront IPA, a new beer debuting Memorial Day. Proceeds from the sale of the beer will be donated to Operation Homefront.
The effects of sequestration are about to hit home for many military families. The Pentagon announced today most military commissaries will soon be closed on Mondays.
For more than 40 years, the 3rd Infantry Regiment, also known as the Army's "Old Guard," has placed American flags on each of the 260,000 gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery ahead of the Memorial Day weekend in a ceremony known as "flags in."
The Stolen Valor Act has cleared both the Senate and House, and now awaits President Obama's signature to become law. The measure would make it a federal crime for someone to benefit financially from lying about having earned military medals.
The winning artist of this year's Doodle 4 Google contest is Sabrina Brady, a military brat from Wisconsin. The high school senior's drawing illustrates her homecoming with her father after his 18-month deployment in Iraq.
Governor Brown has ordered flags above the state capitol lowered to half-staff to honor Air Force Capt. Victoria Pinckney and Tech Sgt. Herman Mackey III, who were killed when their plane crashed in Kyrgyzstan on May 3.
A group of U.S. Marines who were on hand in Moore, Oklahoma to help with search and rescue efforts created a scene of hope and support amid the destruction by raising an American flag found in the rubble.
Starting Memorial Day, military families will be able to visit more than 2,000 museums across the country free of charge.
It's better to bee safe than to bee sorry. That's the attitude of a group of Croatian researchers who are training honeybees to detect the thousands of buried land mines hidden all over the Balkan country.
Two young soldiers from the U.S. territory of Guam lost their lives in suicide car bomb attack near Kabul, Afghanistan on May 16. Killed were: Sgt. Eugene M. Aguon, 23, of Mangilao, Guam, and Spc. Dwayne W. Flores, 22, of Sinajana, Guam.