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Memorial Day recognized at events Valley-wide

While Memorial Day events at some sites in the Antelope Valley maintained a somewhat formal approach, other places like Desert Lawn Memorial Park in...

WWII ‘Screaming Eagle’ vet Ochsner of California City dies, 96

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif.--World War II veteran Henry L. Ochsner, who served with the 101st Airborne Division from the D-Day invasion at Normandy through the...

Honoring our fallen heroes: Remembering those who gave their all

At Mojave Cemetery small American flags fluttered in the cold 30-mph winds above the graves of 462 veterans. The flags were placed on veterans...

Following Footsteps

Army Rangers climb the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, France, June 4, 2019, to honor the 135 Rangers killed or wounded 75 years earlier...

Opportunity awaits veterans back home

A door opens into a room at Antelope Valley College’s Lancaster campus, representing paths to the future for military veterans and their dependents. For at...

Army honors Gold Star Families with unveiling of new memorial

Countless programs honoring the armed forces were held across the nation during the 2019 Military Appreciation Week, which ran May 13-18. Almost certainly, every observance...

VA’s national cemeteries to host Memorial Day ceremonies

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ National Cemetery Administration will host Memorial Day ceremonies from May 25 to May 27 to commemorate the nation’s...

Memorial Day Events, 2019

Annual Veteran Pinning Ceremony - Friday, May 24; 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Ellison John Transitional Care Center, 43830 10th Street West, Lancaster. FMI, 661-494-8600 Memorial...

Housing option for low-income, homeless vets nearing completion

Applications are currently being accepted for the Courson Arts Colony West apartment complex in Palmdale. Built by Meta Housing Corporation of Los Angeles beside the...

Largest airborne operation since WWII commemorates D-Day 75

The Joint Task Force Normandy conducted a commemorative airborne drop to honor the historic airborne operation conducted by Allied forces on June 6, 1944,...