New Urban Legends
So Help Us God
Claim: A display at the National World War II Memorial excised the words 'So help us God' from a speech by President Roosevelt.
Stars and Stripes
Documentary is a tribute to World War II Honor Flight veterans
"The film is a tribute to the military and a love letter to veterans of World War II," said Michael Fleishman, attractions director for Community Concerts.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Local middle school plans trip to Washington D.C.
Students from Meadowbrook Middle School in the Pine Hills community will have a special opportunity to perform at the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. in May of 2014.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Google Street View Offers Virtual Hikes Through National Parks
Google Street View now includes sweeping, 360-degree vistas of more than 44 national parks in the U.S. and Canada.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
More Blame Congress Than Obama For Park Woes During Shutdown
U.S. Park Ranger Mirta Maltes stands near the road-closed sign leading to the Everglades National Park on Oct. 7 in Miami.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
South Shore Record
Giving WWII vets a - final mission'
Jacqueline Rosenking, 18, with Levittown native and World War II veteran Sheldon Okin at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., during an Honor Flight trip in September.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
DAV Aids Veterans' Travel to World War II Memorial
Fifty World War II veterans, with DAV's assistance, traveled in June to Washington, D.C., via the SouthWest Honor Flight program, to tour the National World War II Memorial.
Stars and Stripes
WWII vets help unveil Medal of Honor postage stamp
George Sakato, a Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, gestures at his portrait after helping unveil a new postage stamp dedicated to MOH recipients from WWII on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Postal Service issued the stamp in honor of the last 12 living medal recipients from the war, although only eight were living ... (more)
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Living Recipients Appear on World War II Medal of Honor Forever Stamp Sheet
The U.S. Postal Service today dedicated the World War II Medal of Honor Forever stamps -- paying tribute on Veterans' Day and everyday going forward to the 464 American veterans who received the nation's highest military honor for going above and beyond the call of duty during the Second World War.
Sarah Palin tells Iowa conservatives it's time 'to stiffen our backs'
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, who rallied members of the Tea Party in their failed effort to defund Obamacare, lashed out on Saturday against members of the Republican Party who agreed to end the government shutdown.
U.S. Postal Service honors World War II veterans with stamp
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo says he doesn't have a recruiting rivalry with John Calipari of Kentucky because it's too one-sided in Cal's favor.
The Washington Post
Does having more veterans in politics matter?
Former senators Frank Lautenberg and Bob Dole, right, tour the National World War II Memorial in Washington.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
West Virginia Metro
U.S. Postal Service honor medal recipients
On this Veteran's Day, the U.S Postal Service is honoring those who received a Medal of Honor, the military's highest award, in WWII.
Nation's war memorials built so that we will never forget
More than 1,000 acres of parkland in our nation's capital are home to many of the most cherished symbols of this country.