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2015/05/26 05:27
2015/05/26 05:27
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Day parade and ceremony on Monday served as a chance to learn about the service histories of veterans who recently passed away. At a large gathering by the town's war memorial, biographies...
2015/05/26 05:27
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2015/05/26 01:32
2015/05/26 01:32
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... make happen. Robert Epperson was a World War II and Korean War veteran who earned three Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star Medal with Valor, and other awards. As his health was diminishing in...
2015/05/25 18:14
2015/05/25 18:14
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... greater education on the meaning of Memorial Day and for congregants to reach out to Gold Star families. Lee's son, Marc Alan Lee, was the first Navy SEAL killed in action in Operation...
2015/05/25 17:03
2015/05/25 17:03
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... a car accident near his upstate New York home, Daniel W. Quinlan was among the 138 World War I veterans to receive the first Purple Heart medals issued by the U.S. military. His family lost...
2015/05/25 14:14
2015/05/25 14:14
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... flower memorial for the 101st Airborne Division, with whom he served in Vietnam, at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial during Rolling Thunder XXVII on Memorial Day weekend to remember POWs and MIAs and...
2015/05/25 09:52
2015/05/25 09:52
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... find out" - unsuccessfully. "He did a lot of things I didn't know about," she said. "He got a Purple Heart and we don't know what that was for, either. I just know when he came back from Laos,...
2015/05/25 04:49
2015/05/25 04:49
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Day. Sunday’s service began with the National Anthem and comments from Bryan Bowman, who works in veterans outreach and constituent services for the office of U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci,...
2015/05/25 04:26
2015/05/25 04:26
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Pentagon colleague said recently, but he was also fearless when it came to briefing two- and three-star generals. “If the sun was coming up and Alan said, ‘You know, it’s still kind of dark outside,’...
2015/05/25 03:48
2015/05/25 03:48
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... his head, getting beat up every other day,” Ballard said. Ballard, the recipient of a Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, eight Air Medals, Legion of Merit and two Purple Hearts, said he remembered...
2015/05/25 02:48
2015/05/25 02:48
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He doesn't like that." A Difficult Homecoming It wasn't just Strahan, either. Many Vietnam-era veterans found it difficult to return to a country where the war — and its participants — fount...
2015/05/24 23:59
2015/05/24 23:59
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... United States Of America. I went on to explain that PFC Hall had been awarded the Bronze Star for his actions, as well as the Purple Heart. The Fire Department had the crossed ladder...
2015/05/24 23:22
2015/05/24 23:22
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... at half-staff until noon and patriotic parades will proceed in cities and towns. Like many veterans, Michienzi generally shies away from talking about his service. In the past year, he has...
2015/05/24 21:36
2015/05/24 21:36
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... its window.” Elson believes this Memorial Day should be used to consider the sacrifices veterans and active service members have made. “It’s kind of to reignite the patriotism and the...
2015/05/24 19:05
2015/05/24 19:05
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This Memorial Day is the perfect time to recognize the ultimate sacrifice made by our veterans. It's also a time to marvel at the accomplishments of people like Army vet Daniel Rodriguez. Rodriguez...
2015/05/24 17:15
2015/05/24 17:15
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... when his widow, Cindy, learned that Congress finally changed the criteria for the Purple Heart medal, awarded to military members killed or wounded in combat, she knew the only place...
2015/05/24 13:44
2015/05/24 13:44
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... the roster of wartime fatalities. For about 575 families, the names on Clark County's Veterans Memorial represent a loss that can't be measured. They are the husbands and fathers,...
2015/05/24 10:53
2015/05/24 10:53
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... nearly lost, and he survived only after more than 30 operations. He was awarded two bronze stars and a silver star. “A lot of us veterans were forgotten. When it happened, there was a lot of...
2015/05/24 07:57
2015/05/24 07:57
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... he lost a lot of friends on the battlefield and was wounded himself. He earned the Bronze Star for valor and the Purple Heart, was named the Patriot of the Year in 2011 and became the judge...
2015/05/24 02:14
2015/05/24 02:14
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... proudly display the name of his grandfather, 1st Lieutenant Dale E. Bowyer, who received a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Distinguished Service Cross for his heroism while fighting in Germany...
2015/05/24 00:22
2015/05/24 00:22
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NC officials tout veterans treatment court | News & Observer News & Observer May 23, 2015 NC officials tout veterans treatment court As many spend this Memorial Day weekend reflecting on the lives...
2015/05/26 05:27
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