Final service

Navy photograph by Cmdr. Tom PorterSailors from Navy Operational Support Center Sioux Falls perform military funeral honors for Navy Water Tender 2nd Class...

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...

D-Day – 2019

U.S. Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, Chief of Staff of the Army, lays flowers at the Sainte Mère Eglise, France monument to commemorate D-Day75,...

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...

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...

Volunteers use elbow grease for vets’ housing project

Fences went up May 11 on a vacant lot at Division Street and Avenue R, the site being developed as a Veterans Enriched Neighborhood...

Theft holds up construction of homes for veterans

A break in at the Homes 4 Families location in Palmdale, Calif., has resulted in the loss of more than $25,000 worth of supplies...

Chasing demons: 75 years on, D-Day haunts, drives its vets

OMAHA BEACH, France--They are back, some for the first time since war stole their innocence 75 years ago on Normandy’s D-Day beaches. They are back...

Former Sen. Dole, a decorated WWII veteran, promoted to colonel

Longtime politician Bob Dole, who was severely wounded in World War II by German gunfire, was honorably promoted to colonel Thursday in a private...