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Blast injuries can be subtle, long-lasting

...series of reports on military injuries dating back to the Persian Gulf War. In the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, where...wounded to dead grew from 3.2 survivors per death in the Persian Gulf War to 9.7 per death in the latest conflict, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-23/blast-injuries-can-be-subtle
A late win, a big engagement and Rory McIlroy is ready to start a new year

...McIlroy was No. 1 in the world when he played Abu Dhabi last year, the start of the European Tour's swing through the Persian Gulf. Now he's No. 7, making him the third-ranked player in Abu Dhabi behind Henrik Stenson (No. 3) and Phil Mickelson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-01-14/late-win-big-engagement-and-
Oil prices might fall on easing tensions with Iran

...Iran in the past has threated to block or attack oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz, a narrow passage in the Persian Gulf through which one-fifth of the world's oil passes.Also, traders worried that the West would further tighten limits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-25/oil-prices-might-fall-easi
Postcards are counting down to fall

...at sthrumond@duplicatingsystems.com. TODAY'S JOKE: Charlie Williams shares this:After being at sea in the Persian Gulf for 90 straight days, a sailor registered a complaint."Chief," he said, "I joined the Navy to see the world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-19/postcards-are-counting-down-f
PTSD, addiction, lack of jobs feed homelessness among Augusta veterans

...helicopters evacuate the former Army engineer's friends after they have been fatally wounded while serving beside him in the Persian Gulf War.Free of the constant reminders that he is broke, unemployed and alone.Free of the stress of doing regular battle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-17/ptsd-addiction-lack-jobs-feed
Mark Hodges

...a long illness. Mark was a retired USAF Sgt. with 20 years service, including service in Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf War. Mark was loved by family and many friends. He was always ready with a smile, even during his illness. Mark...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168604312
Draft order would give companies cyberthreat info

...speech last week in New York by pointing to the Shamoon virus that destroyed thousands of computer systems owned by Persian Gulf oil and gas companies. Shamoon, which spreads quickly through networked computers and ultimately wipes out files by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-19/draft-order-would-give-com
FACT CHECK: Missteps in final presidential debate

...stumbled in saying Syria was Iran's "route to the sea." Iran has a large southern coastline with access to the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. It has no land border with Syria.___ROMNEY: Said that when he was Massachusetts governor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-10-22/fact-check-missteps-final-pr
Rants & Raves

...tries to scare Americans by refusing to cut Defense Department waste while he cuts our aircraft carrier force in the Persian Gulf in half.I WISH I HAD A dash camera driving down Peach Orchard Road during the day to show the sheriff all the people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-19/rants-raves
Sequestration cuts are deep

...military support across the globe. As Iran spins its centrifuges faster, we cut our aircraft carriers patrolling the Persian Gulf from two to one. As North Korea threatens to detonate nuclear weapons, sequestration cuts have grounded one-third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-04-28/sequestration-cuts-are-d