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More than two dozen Korean War veterans from Kansas will take part in an Honor Flight that leaves Wednesday to see war memorials and other sites in Washington, D.C. Most of the 26 Korean War vets and 29 World War II vets will leave at 7:50 a.m.
It was a night of rousing applause and chair dancing as The Grass Roots planted some good old rock and roll at the Bear's Den in what the band called Rock and Roll's Senior tour. As bass player and lead singer Mark put it, people came
Memorial in Washington, D.C., won't cause the group to retreat from future trips honoring the aging veterans. "Unfortunately, something like this could happen more frequently because their average age is now around 90 years old," said Grants Pass
Fly fishing is a constantly repeating series of occasions for hope," says retired Colonel Eric Hastings, a Vietnam combat Marine who founded the group Warriors and Quiet Waters. Hastings, anxious to share what was his only solace coming home, plucks
Korean-born National MP Melissa Lee broke down in Parliament last night night when she was speaking about the Korean War. "My grandfather was shot dead by the North Koreans because he was educated at university," she said through tears. She recalled
An 88-year-old Army veteran died Friday while on an 'Honor Flight' to Washington, D.C. The man, who has not been identified, was traveling with a group of fellow veterans to the World War II Memorial on the National Mall, KGW.com reported. Gayle
A group of 81 World War II veterans received a hero's welcome at Lindbergh Field as they returned from Washington, D.C. They returned to San Diego from their Honor Flight to the waving of American flags and cheering from hundreds of San Diegans. "Oh
JPG In this archive photo, a soldier walks between the columns at Alabama Veterans Memorial Park during the patriotic tribute to veterans on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010...Howard was born in Opelika but gained notoriety in the Vietnam War, where he was
A group of World War II veterans from San Diego is about to do a tour of duty they will likely remember for the rest of their lives. They will be the guests of the Honor Flight Network, traveling to Washington, D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial.
Families of American troops killed in battle will receive survivor benefits from a nonprofit foundation during the government shutdown, the US Department of Defense announced Wednesday. Suspension of the benefit payments started Oct.