3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
People who falsely claim they have received a military medal in order to obtain money or government benefits could face up to a year in jail under legislation that easily passed the House Monday.
7 hrs ago | WRUF-AM Gainesville
Police have considered him missing and endangered since Saturday, when he apparently called his out-of-state parents and indicated he was thinking of killing himself.
8 hrs ago | Fairfax Times
West Springfield High School student Elizabeth Bowban, 18, interviews 107-year-old World War II veteran Richard Overton of Austin, Texas, May 18 at the National World War II Memorial for the Friends of World War II Memorial's Capturing the Voices of World War II: A Student Interview Project.
11 hrs ago | Herald Star Online
Milton Fabianich quietly read 94 names Sunday evening marking the second year he remained the last living member of the Weirton Last Man's Club.
15 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia
A group of masked men burst into a Northeast Philadelphia home and beat up a disabled veteran before stealing his televion, money and other items.
17 hrs ago | KARE-TV Minneapolis
But some must-pass items have yet to get final approval. They include a plan that raises $2.1 billion in new taxes and another measure to pay for core state agencies, such as the Revenue Department and Department of Veterans Affairs.
17 hrs ago | Talking Points Memo
More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness stemming from sexual abuse in the military, and 4,000 sought disability benefits, underscoring the staggering long-term impact of a crisis that has roiled the Pentagon and been condemned by President Barack Obama as ""shameful and disgraceful." A Department of Veterans Affairs ... (more)
17 hrs ago | Patch.com
Editor's note: This press release was submitted by the city of Dearborn. The city of Dearborn would like to thank the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council Memorial Day Parade Committee for its dedication to planning the 89th annual event.
Voters told town officials to go ahead and sell the historic Grand Army of the Republic Hall at town meeting Wednesday night.
Saturday was armed forces day, a day to remind us that our military has answered the call every time the country has asked.
The slaying of 36-year-old Army veteran and soon-to-be college graduate Maribel Ramos has stunned Cal State Fullerton, where she was a well-known member of the campus community.
At the rally, Dr. Reginald Hawkins warned city leaders that if something wasn't done to end segregation, future marches might not be so peaceful Nearly two weeks later, civil rights and white business leaders quietly joined forces to desegregate the city's upscale restaurants and hotels.
The 30-second Web video has the edgy quality of a campaign-season attack ad, including ominous music, grainy photos and a closing demand: "It's time for new leadership." But the target is not an elected official, or a politician at all.
John Otte, 65, a U.S. Army combat infantryman who served in Vietnam in 1967-68, sits in his Harbor City, Calif., home with a framed photo of him receiving his second purple heart for injuries suffered in combat.
The Air Force Vietnam veteran has experienced first hand the pride that comes from a lifetime of duty and sacrifice.
FINALLY after waiting over 70 years Rowley Regis a World War II veteran of the treacherous Arctic Convoys has had his heroics officially recognised.
"It's symbolic of your husband passing the responsibility to fight to defend this great nation while he rests.