The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate on the field at Miller Park after winning Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against the Milwaukee Brewers 12-6. The World Series against the Texas Rangers starts Wednesday.
Updated with new picture, information about Freese winning series MVP
The Cardinals will have a "happy flight" home following their efforts tonight.
David Freese hit an early three-run homer and manager Tony La Russa turned again to his brilliant bullpen for seven sturdy innings as the St. Louis Cardinals captured their 18th pennant with a 12-6 victory over the bumbling Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday night.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta (L) shakes the hand of Gen. William Fraser (C) after Fraser assumed command of United States Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base on Friday. Retiring Gen. Duncan McNabb is behind Fraser.
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The components of the United States Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) salute their new commander at Scott Air Force Base on Friday.
The general who led the logistics arm of the United States military through the troop surge in Afghanistan, earthquakes in Haiti and Japan and combat operations in Libya has relinquished command.
Gen. Duncan McNabb will retire in November after 37 years in the Air Force. At a Scott Air Force Base ceremony today, he handed the reins of the United States Transportation Command to Gen. William M. Fraser. Defense secretary Leon Panetta and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Martin Dempsey, were among the dignitaries in attendance.
A state grand jury empanelled in Kansas City has indicted the Bishop and the Catholic Diocese on charges of failing to report child abuse. It is the first criminal indictment of a Catholic Bishop in the history of child abuse cases in the United States.