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When Robin George finished building the wall, she fell to her knees and bawled. Last year in Colorado, George and dozens of other volunteers helped to assemble a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. "It was so
A large American flag honoring the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks is on display on the side of Vista's City Hall building for the next two weeks. The flag measuring 20 feet by 30 feet was loaned to the American Legion Post 365 in Vista by the
The annual two-stop procession up Rock Road concluded the town's official commemoration, which began Friday morning with the traditional Glen Rock Middle School Memorial Day assembly. Led by Grand Marshal Kenneth Frank of American Legion Post 145,
Winnifred Dunn, 95, of Redwood Valley, referring to the gathering at Ukiah Cemetery on Low Gap Road that followed the drizzly morning's parade. "Given the weather, we had a great turnout." A good work ethic was one of the things Dunn said she learned
Recalling the "extra special sacrifice" of Vietnam veterans and the unfair treatment they received after they returned home, officials outlined during a Memorial Day exercise at City Hall Sunday the reasons they deserve to be singled out for a
victory, defeat, winners, losers and death the price that is paid. Today, in the cemetery on the hill above our town, we come together, neighbors with our own traditions...Setting aside day-to-day disagreements and also greater differences, we see
The colors of the U.S. flag spell freedom in Cliff Seldal's book, and they are the colors that will adorn the graves of fallen veterans this weekend. Seldal, a former Marine sergeant who served in the Korean War, said veterans who sacrificed their
A variety of events to honor veterans are scheduled over Memorial Day Weekend, including parades in Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota. Venice Memorial Gardens, 1950 Center Road, Venice, will observe its 23rd annual Memorial Day celebration at 11 a.m...
Whatcom County residents will have several options to honor the men and women who have served their country on Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day...Greenacres Memorial Park, corner of Axton and Northwest roads, Ferndale...The service will start at 1 p.
Annual Poppy Days fundraiser supports hospitalized veterans Submitted by American Legion Post 208 Across the country, American Legion members will hold their annual Poppy Days' fundraiser over Memorial Day weekend.