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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,...

Meticulous planning led way to D-Day landings

Background After the German Army invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941, the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin began pressing his new allies for the creation...

WWII ‘Screaming Eagle’ vet Ochsner of California City dies, 96

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif.--World War II veteran Henry L. Ochsner, who served with the 101st Airborne Division from the D-Day invasion at Normandy through the...

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...

Memorial Day recognized at events Valley-wide

While Memorial Day events at some sites in the Antelope Valley maintained a somewhat formal approach, other places like Desert Lawn Memorial Park in...

Veterans health and VA’s new Mission Act

Charles Green, after 26 years in the Army, is the chief of community outreach for Greater Los Angeles Veterans Healthcare Administration -- that part of...

Wreaths Across America comes to Lancaster

On Dec. 18, 2020, a holiday tradition continued at the Lancaster Cemetery, despite the current pandemic and restrictions associated with the COVID-19 situation in...

Five things you may not know about D-Day

D-Day. The Invasion of Normandy. Operation Overlord. It goes by various names, but we’ve all heard about it through history class, grandparents, the news...

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...

Largest airborne operation since WWII commemorates D-Day 75

The Joint Task Force Normandy conducted a commemorative airborne drop to honor the historic airborne operation conducted by Allied forces on June 6, 1944,...