Category: Veterans

‘Marine warrior’ receives Medal of Honor for heroic actions in Vietnam’s Battle of Hue

Nearly 51 years after the battle that would launch John L. Canley into the annals of Marine lore, the retired…

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Eastport soldier killed in Korean War to be buried Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery

It’s been 68 years since James Ivory Jubb died. On Wednesday, the remains of the Korean War casualty will be…

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World War II Marine finally returns home, 75 years after his death

Devastated by his divorce and stunned by the attack on Pearl Harbor, auto mechanic Harry Carlsen climbed into his car…

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Disabled and retired vets to see largest cost of living raise in six years

Beginning in January 2019, military retirees and disabled vets will get an increase in their checks, seeing a 2.8-percent raise…

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WWII vet chose Army Air Force to avoid infantry; soon realized it was bad pick

When a 1943 graduate of Williamsville High School returned home on leave from World War II and shared war stories,…

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Thomas Vandal, former commander of Eighth Army and 2nd ID, dies

A former commander of the Eighth Army and 2nd Infantry Division died Sunday after a battle with cancer. Retired Lt.…

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Vietnam veterans take emotional Honor Flight

For Vietnam veteran Harold Wells and scores of others, painful memories of the return home from war persist, but have…

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(PHOTOS) Former Marine lands Maxim Magazine cover

After serving four years in the military, a former Marine landed a Maxim Magazine cover and gives thanks to her…

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Two weeks apart, two military men die while swimming at the Oceanfront

They both served in the military and were on the cusp of milestones. But then, within two weeks of each…

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(VIDEO) Army vet dies from overdose in jail cell while deputies watched, joked

In 2016, an Oregon Army vet was arrested on an outstanding warrant and booked in the county jail. Five hours…

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Student veterans, schools frustrated over lack of housing payments from VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs has acknowledged technical issues are causing 340,000 student veterans to receive incorrect housing stipends to…

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Veterans who are victims of domestic, sexual violence would see more help under proposed bill

New legislation would boost assistance for veterans who are victims of domestic violence or sexual assault, under a plan supported…

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Vets twice as likely to fatally OD — what the Dayton VA is doing about it

One of the state’s largest drug rehabilitation facilities sits on the west side of Dayton but many local residents —…

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Claude Rowe Jr., Tuskegee Airmen veteran, is buried with honors at Fort Rosecrans

Claude Alexander Rowe Jr. of Chula Vista, who served in the armed forces of two allied nations during World War…

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Navy now offers sailors 24/7 help for pay, personnel issues

The Navy has started up an around-the-clock service aimed at solving human-resources issues for sailors stationed worldwide. Navy Personnel Command’s…

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Woman admits lying to VA to get her dead father’s opioids

A woman admitted calling the Walla Walla VA for refills of her father’s pain pills a year after he died.…

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Veterans group places thousands of flags on National Mall to draw attention to suicide crisis

Thousands of American flags filled a grassy expanse on the National Mall on Wednesday morning, each of them representing a…

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Leonard Pecora dies; World War II Army veteran was 97

Leonard Pecora was an Army sergeant who serviced military airplanes in India’s Himalayan foothills during World War II, maintained subway cars…

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Vet graduates from high school – 50 years after dropping out

In June 1968, Army Sgt. Arius Paul Trottier received the Army Commendation Medal at a ceremony in Vietnam. Back home…

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Trump salary donated to veterans business program

President Donald Trump has donated a portion of his annual salary to establish a new entrepreneurship program for military veterans,…

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