In the World

Gerard Caron
July 26, 2011 Large Image
Once a small-town practitioner, Gerard Caron, D78, commands the medical wing at the country’s most renowned military base

At 1600 hours, the plane from Germany lands at Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility outside Washington, D.C. Maj...

A neighborhood affected by foreclosures
July 20, 2011 Large Image
“Smart decline” is a new approach for Sunbelt cities hard hit by recession

If Americans can be described by one slogan, it could very well be “bigger is better.” It is not in our national character to embrace, or even...

Roy Desrochers on the job
July 13, 2011 Large Image
Roy Desrochers, A83, gets paid to grab for all the gusto he can get

Roy Desrochers, A83, is living the dream. As a professional beer taster, he’s met the luminaries of brewing, from Freddy Heineken to August Busch...

leaping dolphin
July 11, 2011 Slideshow
How marine mammals are contributing to national security and human medicine

Sunrise sends streaks of red, violet and orange over the rippling surface of San Diego Bay at Naval Base Point Loma, where 25 undergraduate...

feeding a seal
July 11, 2011
Deploying dolphins and seals for top-secret tours of duty

The SEALs may be the Navy’s signature special operations force, but America’s best defenders against underwater attack have flippers, not feet,...