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Point Man Group heals hidden wounds of war

By Dennis Anderson, special to Aerotech News Until the COVID-19 pandemic descended ending most in-person meetings across a wide swath of activities, the board room...

Sports heroes who served: Golfer landed in Normandy during World War...

Robert Tyre (Bobby) Jones Jr. is said to have been the most successful amateur golfer ever to have competed at the national and international...

Vets4Veterans started engines with a car show, and never looked back

by Dennis Anderson, special to Aerotech News The VA’s Vet Center for counseling had not been open all that long, but they had no problem...

Field of Healing and Honor Posted Through Veterans Day 2020

PALMDALE, Calif.--About 200 people who were feeling it turned out -- outdoors, masked (mostly) and distanced, generally, and considerate of others, to the opening...

Coffee4Vets started small, grew, persists in pandemic

by Dennis Anderson, special to Aerotech News Almost 10 years ago — a few veterans approached Jin Hur, the amiable owner of the Crazy Otto’s...

Milley dedicates Gold Star Families’ exhibit at Pentagon

The Gold Star Families Pentagon display was dedicated at its permanent home at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes in a ceremony Oct. 29, 2020. "The...

VFW Post 3000 continues supporting vets despite pandemic

By Larry Grooms, special to Aerotech News Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3000 members are no strangers to dangers or living on short rations. At...

American Legion Post 348 celebrating Legion centennial

By Larry Grooms, special to Aerotech News On March 15-17, 2019, American Legion Post 348 in Palmdale joined with the more than 13,000 Legion posts...

Medal of Honor recipient laid to rest at Arlington

Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Shurer II was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery Oct. 27, 2020. Shurer was...

Marine Corps private 1st class interred in Arlington

The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Caisson Platoon; a trumpeter and drummer from “The President’s Own” Marine Band; and Marines from the...