Military Sets Slate of Series, Specials

San Francisco -- Military Channel -- the Discovery Communications Inc. outlet that was replated from Discovery Wings in January -- is expanding its original programming.

Key programs in coming months include: Ace in the Hole, about the hunt for Saddam Hussein after the fall of Baghdad in 2003; First Command, about the careers of key American generals such as Washington, Lee and Grant; Inside Norad, going deep into the North American Aerospace Defense Command and its mountain headquarters; The Ritchie Boys, an acclaimed documentary about a group of Germans, mostly Jewish, who escaped Nazi Germany and fought for the Allies; and War Games, about military technology.