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Official urges families to learn about veteran burial honors

Planning funerals for military veterans and retirees can be overwhelming for their families, and the Defense Department’s director of casualty and mortuary affairs wants...

New vet lifeline created

A new national help hotline, Vets4Warriors, was recently created. The hotline's mission is to provide 24/7 confidential, stigma free peer support by veterans to active...

Officials plan announcement of WWI Memorial design team

The winning design team for the national World War I memorial will be announced Jan. 25, the commission charged with overseeing the centennial commemoration...

New members appointed to VA Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the appointment of four new members to the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans. The committee was chartered Nov....

CSAF awards Silver Stars to Vietnam vets

Air Force photograph by Scott M. AshAir Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III congratulates retired Chief Master Sgt. Ronald W....

Edwards Airmen lay wreaths at Lancaster Cemetery

Courtesy photograph by Taliah SimsMaster Sgt. Robert Sims, 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron lays a wreath on a grave of a veteran at Lancaster...

Remembering the sacrifices veterans gave to our nation

Nestled in the tiny old seafaring New England village of Columbia Falls, Maine, lies a forest of over 5,000 acres of Balsam fir trees....

Gone but not forgotten: Wreaths honor those who gave all

Air Force photograph by Sean KimmonsEmily Johnson sheds tears in front of the headstone for her older brother, Army 1st Lt. David Andrew...

Vietnam veteran receives Purple Heart Medal after 47 years

Army photograph by Tanja LintonMaj. Gen. Scott D. Berrier, commanding general of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, pins...

Remembering Pearl Harbor: A ‘body blow’ to America

Air Force photograph by Sean KimmonsEdward Davis, right, a 94-year-old Army veteran who witnessed the Japanese sneak attack on Hawaii, and Frank Levingston,...