Coffee4Vets enjoy special guests at weekly gathering

Veterans participating in Coffee4Vets enjoyed a few special guests during the Nov. 6 gathering at Crazy Ottos in Lancaster, Calif. Brig. Gen. E. John “Dragon”...

Navy veteran, wife enjoying life in local vets home

Courtesy photographWorld War II Navy veteran Seaman 1st Class Robert Harness Robert “Bob” Harness is a World War II American veteran, and his military...

Greatest sacrifice: B-24 Liberator pilot identified, repatriated after 73 years

Courtesy photographU.S. Army Air Corps 1st Lt. John D. Crouchley, kneeling, second right, and his crew pose for a photo by their B-24...

The tragedy of LZ Albany: Teaching lessons of a battle lost

Photograph courtesy of James LawrenceTwenty-four-year-old, 1st Lt. James Lawrence at his base camp in Vietnam, shortly before the battle of Landing Zone Albany....

Guam son killed during World War II comes home

Navy photograph by JoAnna DelfinThe Joint Region Marianas funeral honor detail escort the remains of Steward Mate 1st Class Ignacio Camacho Farfan into...

Veterans Day: A time to honor those who have served

At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month one hundred years ago … the guns fell silent across Europe and...

The following attractions have Veterans Day specials

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach Free Admission Nov. 11, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with valid service ID for veterans and military personnel. Battleship Iowa,...

Restaurants, businesses offer free food, beverages to active duty military, retirees,...

Many restaurants have special offers, from free food or meals to special discounts. Not all locations participate in specials, so check your local restaurants...

100 years later, WWI Soldier awarded Purple Heart

Army photograph by Thomas ByrdPerry W. James IV, the grandson of World War I veteran Sgt. Perry Loyd, receives his ancestor's Purple Heart...

Man of pure heart and honor

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. WattsBrig. Gen. Bradley S. James, commanding general of 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, reads a letter...