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Remembering those who sacrificed for America

When Jane Horton hears someone say "Happy Memorial Day," it makes every one of her nerves stand on end. "That's not what the day...

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...

Care facility hosts pinning ceremony

Going into the Memorial Day weekend, the Ellison John Transitional Care Facility in Lancaster, Calif., hosted two dozen veterans whose service ranged from World...

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...

After 75 years, retired colonel returns to represent D-Day class

June 6, 1944 is known throughout the world as D-Day, but for the Class of 1944 at the U.S. Military Academy, the day holds...

Vietnam War veteran receives Purple Heart after nearly 50 years

Col. Jeffrey D. Witt, the chief of staff for U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, presented a Purple Heart to Charles “Chuck” W. Baurhenn...

Army honors Gold Star Families with unveiling of new memorial

Countless programs honoring the armed forces were held across the nation during the 2019 Military Appreciation Week, which ran May 13-18. Almost certainly, every observance...

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...

Former Sen. Dole, a decorated WWII veteran, promoted to colonel

Longtime politician Bob Dole, who was severely wounded in World War II by German gunfire, was honorably promoted to colonel Thursday in a private...

Volunteers use elbow grease for vets’ housing project

Fences went up May 11 on a vacant lot at Division Street and Avenue R, the site being developed as a Veterans Enriched Neighborhood...