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Edwards Airmen lay wreaths at Lancaster Cemetery

Courtesy photograph by Taliah SimsMaster Sgt. Robert Sims, 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron lays a wreath on a grave of a veteran at Lancaster...

Remembering the sacrifices veterans gave to our nation

Nestled in the tiny old seafaring New England village of Columbia Falls, Maine, lies a forest of over 5,000 acres of Balsam fir trees....

Gone but not forgotten: Wreaths honor those who gave all

Once Susan Zerbe learned that a CH-47 Chinook helicopter had been shot down in Afghanistan, killing all 30 U.S. troops on board, she knew...

Vietnam veteran receives Purple Heart Medal after 47 years

Army photograph by Tanja LintonMaj. Gen. Scott D. Berrier, commanding general of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, pins...

Remembering Pearl Harbor: A ‘body blow’ to America

When the first bombs exploded on a nearby airfield, marking the start of the Japanese sneak attack on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941,...

Veteran unemployment rate lowest in nearly eight years

A concerted national effort to hire veterans, coupled with their sought-after essential skills training, likely had an effect on making October’s veteran unemployment rate...

Florida VA clinic provides care for vets with PTSD

DOD photograph by EJ HersomArmy veteran Manuel “Al” Alcantara, right, and Vietnam veteran Jim Alderman share stories beside a duck pond after a...

Military women honored at Antelope Valley memorial wall

Photograph by Linda KC ReynoldsDavid Brown, a Vietnam veteran and teacher at Quartz Hill High School, looks through 75 dog tags to...

Groberg receives Medal of Honor at White House

Army photograph by Eboni L. EversonMyartPresident Barack Obama hosts the Medal of Honor Ceremony for retired U.S. Army Capt. Florent Groberg at the...

Air Force leaders issue Veterans Day message

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the...