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With full military honors, we buried Dad at Arlington National Cemetery in September. Korea and Vietnam culminated fittingly in those hallowed grounds. This highest military tradition left me thinking of Veterans Day and the meaning and practice of
Greg Brockway, of Costa Mesa, raised his hands and clapped them above his head when the master of ceremonies asked if there were any Army vets among more than 2,000 people attending the Veterans Day ceremony on Monday at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
It wasn't quite the five-person deep crowd that greeted city men in 1919 as they returned from the killing fields of World War I, but Monday's Veterans Day parade was significantly larger than any in recent years. I've wondered over the years what it
Those lyrics from the song "Thank a Vet" rang out Monday across Morgan Elementary School's auditorium as second- and fourth-graders at the school performed their annual Veterans Day program celebrating America and those who helped protect the country.
Steve Martinez Suprise Veteran Breakfast Former 101st Airborne soldier Steve Martinez thought he was merely going to breakfast with his wife and daughters Monday, since he had the day off. What the Vietnam veteran didn't know was that they intended
Thousands of veterans, their families and other supporters marched through downtown San Jose on Monday to mark the 95th Veterans Day parade, shutting down a bustling hub of Silicon Valley for a few hours to honor those who fought for our freedom.
These are my shipmates," Luckinbill said. "They're the reason this wall is here." Thomas Tiglas and Antone Perry, who served in the Navy with Luckinbill in Vietnam, were killed in the Gulf of Tonken Dec...Tiglas and Perry were among the names listed
Marine veteran Joe Orick was outspoken on Veterans Day against a government that shutdown and denied death benefits to fallen solders in Afghanistan and elsewhere defending the United States of America. Where was the commander in chief, the secretary
Pa. (AP) Authorities say copper thieves darkened Veterans Day for a veterans' organization in Pennsylvania. TV (http://bit.ly/HS0HGl ) that someone stole copper wiring from a transformer that supplies electricity to their headquarters in Bristol.
The ride is complimentary all day today for veterans using MAX bus service. The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority is marking Veterans Day by offering free rides to former servicemen and servicewomen. Transit officials approved the idea