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2 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

Veterans returning to Veendam for 70th anniversary of war's end

Ed Dickins is one of three Second World War veterans planning to make the trip to Veendam, Kelowna's sister-city, next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

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Related Topix: Life, Canada

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Veterans treated to lunch at Plymouth Elks

On the menu were 12-ounce New York strip steaks, baked potatoes, rolls, salad and dessert.

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Related Topix: Life, Dining

Sandusky Register

Vietnam veteran honored

Marblehead native John Henderson will never forget his time in Vietnam for a number of reasons.

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Related Topix: Life, Ohio

Army Times

Fla. vets say vandalism of military memorials should stir revulsion

Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial manager Ralph Nesenson looks over one the park's recently vandalized memorials.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa County, FL, Pensacola, FL, Life

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs honors World War II Sailor after 70 years of waiting

Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder presented several medals linked to First Class Petty Officer James L. Horton's World War II service during a ceremony today.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Life, Gallatin, TN, Sumner County, TN, Lancaster, TN

The Columbus Dispatch

Tattoos won't send military veteran to hell

I am very respectful of Patrick H. Donahue's family's 66 years of military service , and wish to thank them.

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Related Topix: Life, Opinion

RecordNET

Meeting held on shooting of vet

Supporters of a Gulf War veteran who was shot to death by Lodi police held a "Justice for Parminder Shergill" town hall meeting Saturday evening in Lodi.

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Related Topix: Life, Lodi, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

'Come Landfall' a compelling read that captures the Mississippi Coast

The dawn of the new millennium was a bustling time on the Mississippi Coast, with its active casino industry, thriving military community and eclectic population mix.

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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Arthur E. Carlson

He was a graduate of Lander High School and was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army serving with the 71st Infantry, 44th Division as a member of the rocket launcher team.

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Related Topix: Life, Chautauqua, NY, Chautauqua County, NY, Jamestown, NY

Washington Examiner

Special car, plate for veteran at NY Auto Show

A wounded Iraq war veteran has been given a specially outfitted SUV by Toyota, and he's gotten an honorary license plate for it from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Related Topix: Life, Toyota RAV4, Toyota, SUV, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York, New York Government

KETV-TV

Omaha veteran to be honored for World War II service

An Omaha native and World War II veteran has quite the story to tell, and it's one President Dwight Eisenhower kept secret for 40 years.

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Related Topix: Omaha, NE, Life

Post and Courier

Patriots Point breaks ground on new Vietnam War exhibit nearly 50 years after conflict

"Slowly over the years Paul has sparingly relinquished information about his experiences in Vietnam," said Pat Watters about her husband, who was an UH-1 pilot with the Navy Seawolves in Vietnam.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Mount Pleasant, SC, Life, US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

El Paso Times

El Paso World War II veteran touches milestone

Munoz is a living relic, part of the ever dwindling generation of World War II veterans.

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Related Topix: Life, US Military, US Army, History in the News, Camp Swift, TX

Bicester Advertiser

Relative flies out to finally pay her respects to soldier killed in the 'Forgotten War'

THE family of a soldier killed in the 'Forgotten War' will finally get to pay their respects at his grave in South Korea more than six decades after his death.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Life, North Korea,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Expert: Eaton County girl, 10, was choked until she blacked out, raped

The 10-year-old girl was "in a panic" at Sparrow Hospital's emergency room the morning of March 8. She was crying.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Eaton County, MI, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life

KETV-TV

World War II veteran to be honored 70 years later

An Omaha native and World War II veteran has quite the story to tell, and it's one President Dwight Eisenhower kept secret for 40 years.

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Related Topix: Life

KFVS12

Court reinstates lawsuit over Marine's suicide

The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq has won a bid to reinstate a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Life, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Birder's World

In new book, a wounded war veteran finds his - reason for being' in birds

In 1990, while serving in the Persian Gulf War in Kuwait, an accident caused a traumatic brain injury and internal wounds.

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MLive.com

Military veteran group lands in Muskegon County offering free storm and flood damage cleanup

A team of military veterans arrived in Muskegon County this week to help victims of recent storm and flood damage.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Muskegon County, MI, Natural Disasters, Life, Flood, Non-Profit

The Campbell Reporter

War veteran 'down on his luck' sentenced to one year in jail for Redwood City bank robbery

An unemployed 55-year-old war veteran who robbed a Redwood City bank in January was sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Redwood City, CA, Life, San Mateo County, CA, Boulder Creek, CA

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