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  • Consultant in courage

    May 15, 2013 | 2:19 pm

    Larry Dubey had every right to give up.

    The active and outdoorsy Mar Vista resident suffered a catastrophic snowboarding accident at Mammoth Mountain four years ago. In an instant, he broke his neck and crushed his spinal cord, becoming paralyzed from the shoulders down. 

    Since...

  • Fighter pilot Flint gets to Olympics—64 years later

    By  Tom Tugend

    August 1, 2012 | 3:13 am

    It took 64 years, with a detour to Israel’s War of Independence, but Mitchell Flint is finally getting to see the London Olympic Games, live and in person.

    In the summer of 1948, Flint looked back on a four-year stint as a U.S. Navy fighter pilot in the Pacific during World War II...

  • Kissinger calls for Pollard clemency

    March 8, 2011 | 5:00 pm

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has called for the release of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard.

    Kissinger sent a letter to President Obama requesting that he commute Pollard’s sentence to time served.

    Pollard was a U.S. Navy analyst when he passed classified...

  • U.S. Navy pilot cited for heroism

    April 29, 2010 | 11:47 am

    A Jewish pilot was awarded one of the U.S. Navy’s highest honors for sacrificing his life to save his three crew mates.

    Lt. Miroslav “Steve” Zilberman was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his heroism over the Arabian Sea on March 31, when he assumed manual...

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