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On This Date: Japan formally signs instrument of surrender, marking the...

Official anniversary ceremonies, including a flyover in which two local Antelope Valley pilots will be participating, can be seen at https://www.75thwwiicommemoration.org/live. The ceremonies start...

Funeral Honors

Sailors participate in a memorial service for Navy Lt. Demarest Lloyd, who served in World War II, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, Aug....

American graves show U.S. commitment to Pacific

The Pacific is full of American graves. On Aug. 28, 2020, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and Palauan President Tommy Remengesau placed wreaths in...

WWII Navajo Code Talker Speaks At Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce...

One of four surviving World War II Navajo Code Talkers spoke of his wartime experiences at an Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce in New...

Former Army nurse, 100, recalls World War II experiences

World War II was raging in 1944. American troops were instrumental in the effort to take back France, including the beach landings in Normandy that...

Operation Torch 2020: USAFRICOM preserves WWII memorials

U.S. Africa Command Directorate for Intelligence at RAF Molesworth partnered with the American Battle Monuments Commission to conduct Operation TORCH-2020, a memorial cleanup at...

VA to award more than 425 grants, $279 million to help...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Aug. 19 it will award more than 425 grants to community organizations totaling approximately $279 million under...

Sports heroes who served: Former Marine dethroned Muhammad Ali

In 1974, during his 1973-1976 service in the Marine Corps, Leon Spinks earned a bronze medal in the light heavyweight division at the inaugural...

Ground broken for Korean War Memorial in Fullerton

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Laura Yeager, commander of both the California Army National Guard and the 40th Infantry Division, presents a coin to James...

Lawmakers: Postal changes delay mail-order medicine for vets

Policy changes that slow delivery at the U.S. Postal Service are taking a toll on military veterans, who are reporting much longer wait times...