- Feds ask judge to impose $6.5 million punishment for Cape surgeon (12/7/17)9
- Harbor Freight Tools plans to move ahead with Cape Girardeau store (12/5/17)2
- Light and music show: Jackson family goes high-tech with Christmas display (12/11/17)
- Former Wimpy's Drive-In owner Freeman Lewis dies (12/9/17)2
- Makeover at the movies: Transformation complete inside Cape theater (12/8/17)4
- Sugarfire Cape barbecue restaurant to open June 2018 (12/7/17)
- Pedestrian struck on Broadway (12/11/17)4
- Business Notebook: Yule Log Cabin gets home feel honestly (12/4/17)
- Fruitland Army veteran spends weeks helping in ravaged Puerto Rico (12/5/17)2
A military-civilian distinction
To the editor:In response to Donn Miller's letter, "Marine Corps brass' double standard":
I am a retired Navy veteran (captain with 31 years of service). It was clear from the start of my career that as a member of the armed forces I was forbidden from appearing in political activities in uniform.
The distinction between civilian leaders of our country and uniformed personnel is clear to all members of the service. Any member who chooses to violate this policy will be subjected to disciplinary action, especially officers.
IVAN DUNN, Coronado, Calif.