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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...

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...

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,...

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...

Following Footsteps

Army Rangers climb the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, France, June 4, 2019, to honor the 135 Rangers killed or wounded 75 years earlier...

Honoring our fallen heroes: Remembering those who gave their all

At Mojave Cemetery small American flags fluttered in the cold 30-mph winds above the graves of 462 veterans. The flags were placed on veterans...

VA’s national cemeteries to host Memorial Day ceremonies

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ National Cemetery Administration will host Memorial Day ceremonies from May 25 to May 27 to commemorate the nation’s...