Veterans

Medal of Honor Foundation now operating in Los Angeles

Posted February 27, 2017 by

Medal of Honor Recipients gathered in Los Angeles Feb. 23 to announce the opening of their Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation’s Western Region Office. Local government and business leaders also attended the opening ceremony held at the Jonathan Club in downtown Los Angeles, where the Foundation office is located. “We are thrilled to have opened…

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WW2 remains coming home for burial

Posted April 19, 2019 by

Remains of four Tulare county Air Force men who died in the European theater during World War II are being returned aboard the U.S. Army Transport Lawrence Victory, the army announced today. Aboard the ship are the bodies of S/Sgt. Donald S. Coday, son of Harve E. Coday, 144 East Honolulu street, Lindsay; 1st Lt….

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Lt. Col. Dick Cole, last surviving Doolittle Raider, passes away at age 103

Posted April 10, 2019 by Master Sgt. Andrew Stephens

Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole, the last survivor of the “Doolittle Raid,” died April 9, in San Antonio.

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Fallen WWII Airmen honored in Bologna, Italy

Posted October 11, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Air Cory W. Bush Italian civic leaders and community members gather for a memorial ceremony honoring 2nd Lt. Paul R. Joyce, U.S. Army Air Corps P-47 pilot, Oct. 6, 2017, near Bologna, Italy. During World War II, Joyce was killed on July 15, 1944, after his plane was shot…

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72nd D-Day liberation of Normandy observed

Posted June 6, 2016 by SFC Class Crista Mack

Seventy-two years ago today, 156,000 Allied troops, 9,000 aircraft and nearly 5,000 ships launched the largest amphibious invasion in modern warfare.

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Veterans honored at Cambridge American Cemetery

Posted November 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Abby L. Finkel

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Malcolm Mayfield Col. Evan Pettus, 48th Fighter Wing commander, receives a wreath at the Cambridge American Cemetery in Cambridge, England, Nov. 11, 2016. Distinguished visitors and veterans were invited to participate in the ceremony by placing wreathes along the Tablets of the Missing. U.S. service members and civilians gathered…

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From the street to a home of one’s own

Posted April 5, 2019 by Alisha Semchuck

Courtesy photograph An artists’ rendition of a Palmdale Veteran Enriched Neighborhood home. Homes4Families has broken ground on a 56-home Veteran Enriched Neighborhood for low-income veteran families. The 10-acre site at Avenue R and Division Street will include a community garden and a community playground. All the homes will be single-story, and several will be fully…

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Nation honors Vietnam veterans in annual observance

Posted April 1, 2019 by David Vergun

March 29 was National Vietnam War Veterans Day, and these veterans were honored at events across the nation, including at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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Healing from invisible wounds

Posted June 14, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett

Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Chad Thompson Tech. Sgt. Christopher D’Angelo, right, a missile alert facility manager with the 490th Missile Squadron, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., poses for a photo with his wife, Chanda, son, Jace and daughter, Brittyn at their home in Great Falls, Mont., June 7, 2017. D’Angelo was diagnosed with…

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Tuskegee Airmen gather for 75th anniversary, induct CSAF as honorary member

Posted March 28, 2016 by TSgt. Patrick Brown

Original members of the Tuskegee Airmen, their families and supporters gathered in downtown Montgomery, Ala., March 22 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen Experience.

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