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The Sacramento Bee
‘Freedom isn’t given, it’s earned, and these guys earned it for us’“I had to.” On Tuesday, another June day 72 years later, Mastrangelo sat in a
‘Freedom isn’t given, it’s earned, and these guys earned it for us’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 hours ago
“I had to.” On Tuesday, another June day 72 years later, Mastrangelo sat in a wheelchair in the midst of the vast World War II Memorial. Dwarfed by the 17-foot-tall granite pillars circling the memorial’s expansive plaza, he was one of 66... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Discover the man-made wonders of the National Park Serviceoldest of these nine sites, also known as America’s front yard. The eight other
Discover the man-made wonders of the National Park Service
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
oldest of these nine sites, also known as America’s front yard. The eight others are the Lincoln Memorial (1922); National World War II Memorial (2004); Thomas Jefferson Memorial (1943); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (1982); Martin Luther King Jr.... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Vet served as lead scout in WWIIproud to have served his country. "I was drafted into combat and did what I ha
Vet served as lead scout in WWII
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
proud to have served his country. "I was drafted into combat and did what I had to," he said. Kittle said he has attended Honor Flight events and has traveled to Washington, D.C., for the World War II memorial dedication and recognition of vetera... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Richard Melvin Morrisonand was usually upset at the Lions. He was at every UP Honor Flight to honor th
Richard Melvin Morrison
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
and was usually upset at the Lions. He was at every UP Honor Flight to honor the Veterans heading to Washington DC to the World War II Memorial and he was there to salute them upon their return. Richard is survived by 3 children: Marsha Marie... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Richard Melvin Morrisonwas usually upset at the Lions. He was at every U.P. Honor Flight to honor the
Richard Melvin Morrison
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
was usually upset at the Lions. He was at every U.P. Honor Flight to honor the veterans heading to Washington, D.C. to the World War II Memorial and was there to salute them upon their return. Richard is survived by three children, Marsha Marie... Read more
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The Daily Comet
World War II veterans meet at family reunioncoordinated the reunion. Belanger said she hopes to have a larger reunion later
World War II veterans meet at family reunion
The Daily Comet / Posted 6 days ago
coordinated the reunion. Belanger said she hopes to have a larger reunion later. Lovell said Pye placed a wreath on the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C. She hasn't told her family much about her time in the service. "She won't talk... Read more
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The Houma Courier
World War II veterans meet at family reunioncoordinated the reunion. Belanger said she hopes to have a larger reunion later
World War II veterans meet at family reunion
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 days ago
coordinated the reunion. Belanger said she hopes to have a larger reunion later. Lovell said Pye placed a wreath on the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C. She hasn't told her family much about her time in the service. "She won't talk... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Is the Battleship North Carolina No. 1? Vote nowNo. 1 in the country. The Battleship North Carolina Memorial is a preserved Wo
Is the Battleship North Carolina No. 1? Vote now
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
No. 1 in the country. The Battleship North Carolina Memorial is a preserved World War II vessel serving as the state’s World War II memorial and a museum interpreting the history of all ships named "North Carolina." The battleship is one of 20... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Huge 'Embracing Peace' sculpture installed in Royal OakExhibit part of effort to raise funds for Michigan's World War II memorial Pho
Huge 'Embracing Peace' sculpture installed in Royal Oak
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 8 days ago
Exhibit part of effort to raise funds for Michigan's World War II memorial Photo by Crain's Detroit Business "Embracing Peace," a sculpture by Seward Johnson, sits in the parking lot of... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Honor Flights turning trip focus to veterans of Korea and Vietnamtook place in May 2005. Six small planes flew from Springfield, taking a dozen
Honor Flights turning trip focus to veterans of Korea and Vietnam
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 9 days ago
took place in May 2005. Six small planes flew from Springfield, taking a dozen World War II veterans on a visit to the World War II memorial in Washington. The volunteer program quickly spread to Dayton, Columbus and Cleveland. In the past,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Honor Flight sending off 19 local veterans to Washington D.C.told 22News this trip is monumental for these vets; “Very monumental, and many
Honor Flight sending off 19 local veterans to Washington D.C.
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
told 22News this trip is monumental for these vets; “Very monumental, and many have not had an opportunity to see the World War II memorial that was dedicated to them in 2004.” He added that some of these vets signed up for this trip almost... Read more
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Times News
A wish for Dadin 2009, but if I could have given him anything before he died, it would have b
A wish for Dad
Times News / Posted 11 days ago
in 2009, but if I could have given him anything before he died, it would have been a trip to Washington, D.C. to see the World War II memorial (he was a Navy veteran of both World War II and Korea). It wasn’t quite done before he passed away, and... Read more
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Columbia Star
Father’s Daycelebrated two weeks early in 2015. On June 7, late in the morning, I found my
Father’s Day
Columbia Star / Posted 12 days ago
celebrated two weeks early in 2015. On June 7, late in the morning, I found myself standing in front of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. I saved a few bucks on artificial tears while reading things people said about the... Read more
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The Christian Post
Ronnie Floyd's 2016 Presidential Address to the SBC: The Stakes Are Highone morning. Passing by the United States Supreme Court, the United States Capi
Ronnie Floyd's 2016 Presidential Address to the SBC: The Stakes Are High
The Christian Post / Posted 12 days ago
one morning. Passing by the United States Supreme Court, the United States Capitol Building, the Washington Monument, the World War II Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and then all around the Mall again, this burden and this phrase was continually... Read more
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KECI Missoula
George H.W. Bush through the years(L) and George H.W. Bush (R) share a laugh along with President George W. Bush
George H.W. Bush through the years
KECI Missoula / Posted 14 days ago
(L) and George H.W. Bush (R) share a laugh along with President George W. Bush (C) on stage at the dedication of the World War II Memorial on May 29, 2004, in Washington, D.C. The memorial was finished 59 years after the Allies' victory in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
To serve their country: Graduates look ahead to service academies, military schoolsGazing at the unique view, a dozen teens gathered this past week at the World W
To serve their country: Graduates look ahead to service academies, military schools
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
Gazing at the unique view, a dozen teens gathered this past week at the World War II Memorial at the foot of the Naval Academy Bridge. All recent high school graduates, they are among at least 30 young adults throughout Anne Arundel County who have... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Southwest Florida women veterans bring special meaning to Collier’s 10th Honor flightveteran Susan Delapena pushed her 94-year-old mother's wheelchair around the wa
Southwest Florida women veterans bring special meaning to Collier’s 10th Honor flight
Naples Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
veteran Susan Delapena pushed her 94-year-old mother's wheelchair around the water fountains at the center of the National World War II Memorial under Saturday's glaring sun and mid-90s heat. Her mother, Evala Nevers, a World War II Navy Seabee... Read more
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BBC News
Should America continue to be a world leader?America continue to be a world leader? Towering slabs of granite and a wall of
Should America continue to be a world leader?
BBC News / Posted 20 days ago
America continue to be a world leader? Towering slabs of granite and a wall of gold stars are part of Washington's World War II memorial, commemorating the US soldiers who lost their lives in that conflict. It is a suitably imposing tribute... Read more
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The Christian Post
Veterans Affairs Ready to Cover Gender Reassignment Surgery as 'Medically Necessary'World War II veterans from Rhode Island listen during a ceremony at the Nationa
Veterans Affairs Ready to Cover Gender Reassignment Surgery as 'Medically Necessary'
The Christian Post / Posted 21 days ago
World War II veterans from Rhode Island listen during a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Europe on June 6, 1944, while in Washington, June 6, 2014. The veterans arrived on the Rhode... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Designs presented for old courthouse's revampbut I am very pleased the commissioners have decided to continue to use this bu
Designs presented for old courthouse's revamp
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 21 days ago
but I am very pleased the commissioners have decided to continue to use this building,” Brinda added. The U.S. Workers and World War II memorial monuments will stay, with improved walkways to both. The interior will be changed to accommodate... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
FDR's D-Day prayer recited on Senate floorenemy." Portman sponsored legislation signed into law two years ago that will
FDR's D-Day prayer recited on Senate floor
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 22 days ago
enemy." Portman sponsored legislation signed into law two years ago that will make Roosevelt's D-Day prayer part of the World War II memorial in Washington. %@AP Links 277-w-35-(Steve Coleman, AP religion editor, with Senator Rob Portman,... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |of D-Day, salutes during the playing of "Taps," during a ceremony on the annive
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
of D-Day, salutes during the playing of "Taps," during a ceremony on the anniversary of D-Day, Monday, June 6, 2016, at the World War II Memorial in Washington. Alex BrandonAP Christian nuns watch as a team of experts begin renovation of Jesus'... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Veterans, family lay wreath in honor of fallen soldiers on D-Day anniversaryservice and sacrifice of World War II veterans on the 72nd D-day anniversary.
Veterans, family lay wreath in honor of fallen soldiers on D-Day anniversary
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 22 days ago
service and sacrifice of World War II veterans on the 72nd D-day anniversary. The commemoration ceremony took place at the World War II memorial in Washington D.C. There was a public wreath laying ceremony to commemorate those who died. There... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Ceremonies honor D-Day vets' sacrificesA bouquet of flowers is seen in front of the 4,000 gold stars on the Freedom Wa
Ceremonies honor D-Day vets' sacrifices
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 22 days ago
A bouquet of flowers is seen in front of the 4,000 gold stars on the Freedom Wall, on the anniversary of D-Day, at the World War II Memorial, Monday, June 6, 2016 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) By Francois Mori, Associated... Read more
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NBC Miami
Remembering Normandy Landings 72 Years After D-Dayon the 72nd anniversary of the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy that helped t
Remembering Normandy Landings 72 Years After D-Day
NBC Miami / Posted 23 days ago
on the 72nd anniversary of the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy that helped the Allies defeat Hitler. Friends of the World War II Memorial will commemorate D-Day at 10 a.m. ET with a wreath-laying ceremony in Washington, D.C. WWII and D-Day... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Remembering Normandy Landings 72 Years After D-Dayon the 72nd anniversary of the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy that helped t
Remembering Normandy Landings 72 Years After D-Day
NBC Connecticut / Posted 23 days ago
on the 72nd anniversary of the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy that helped the Allies defeat Hitler. Friends of the World War II Memorial will commemorate D-Day at 10 a.m. ET with a wreath-laying ceremony in Washington, D.C. Across the... Read more
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NBC New York
Remembering Normandy Landings 72 Years After D-Dayon the 72nd anniversary of the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy that helped t
Remembering Normandy Landings 72 Years After D-Day
NBC New York / Posted 23 days ago
on the 72nd anniversary of the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy that helped the Allies defeat Hitler. Friends of the World War II Memorial will commemorate D-Day at 10 a.m. ET with a wreath-laying ceremony in Washington, D.C. Across the... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Remembering Normandy Landings 72 Years After D-Dayon the 72nd anniversary of the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy that helped t
Remembering Normandy Landings 72 Years After D-Day
NBC San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
on the 72nd anniversary of the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy that helped the Allies defeat Hitler. Friends of the World War II Memorial will commemorate D-Day at 10 a.m. ET with a wreath-laying ceremony in Washington, D.C. Across the... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
History in Focus: Ray Card's errand of mercyhometown of Steamboat Springs and raised her boys. Ray Card is buried at the H
History in Focus: Ray Card's errand of mercy
Craig Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
hometown of Steamboat Springs and raised her boys. Ray Card is buried at the Honolulu Memorial Cemetery. His name on the World War II memorial sponsored by the Museum of NW Colorado teaches us about the tragic twists of fate and the callous... Read more
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The Washington Times
Franklin Roosevelt’s D-Day prayer sought for WWII memorialwounded that day. Four U.S. soldiers earned the Medal of Honor. A solemn event
Franklin Roosevelt’s D-Day prayer sought for WWII memorial
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
wounded that day. Four U.S. soldiers earned the Medal of Honor. A solemn event marks that herculean effort at the National World War II Memorial on the Mall. World War II and D-Day veterans will place wreaths at the site’s Atlantic Arch, as will... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Solemn Honor: Newton residents take 'Honor Flight'the national anthem was written by Francis Scott Key.The group toured the Vietn
Solemn Honor: Newton residents take 'Honor Flight'
The Newton Kansan / Posted 26 days ago
the national anthem was written by Francis Scott Key.The group toured the Vietnam War Memorial, Korean War Memorial and World War II Memorial. They also visited the Navy and Air Force Memorials.At many of those places there were groups of school... Read more
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The Signal
Jack Crawford: Honoring our veteranscalled “Honor Flight Southland.” The Honor Flight program flies veterans from
Jack Crawford: Honoring our veterans
The Signal / Posted 28 days ago
called “Honor Flight Southland.” The Honor Flight program flies veterans from LAX to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II Memorial, the Korean War Memorial, the Vietnam War Memorial, the changing of the guard at Arlington Cemetery,... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
70-old WWII memorial project gains momentumA group in Walla Walla is over halfway toward its fundraising goal to create a
70-old WWII memorial project gains momentum
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 28 days ago
A group in Walla Walla is over halfway toward its fundraising goal to create a World War II memorial 70 years after it was pledged. The Union-Bulletin reports the project is expected to cost $360,000. World War II Memorial Committee members hope to... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
70-old WWII memorial project gains momentumWALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - A group in Walla Walla is over halfway toward its fun
70-old WWII memorial project gains momentum
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 28 days ago
WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - A group in Walla Walla is over halfway toward its fundraising goal to create a World War II memorial 70 years after it was pledged. The Union-Bulletin reports (http://bit.ly/1Y18MMN) the project is expected to cost... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Community gathers for Memorial Day events in GreenDay recently. He led a moment of silence and said while he was on a trip to Was
Community gathers for Memorial Day events in Green
The Suburbanite / Posted 28 days ago
Day recently. He led a moment of silence and said while he was on a trip to Washington, D.C., he had a chance to visit the World War II Memorial along with several other memorials."I realized the impact these wars had on families and communities,"... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Vet: Battle sites change but heroism has notlost loved ones in the military also deserve our gratitude. He noted the many
Vet: Battle sites change but heroism has not
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 29 days ago
lost loved ones in the military also deserve our gratitude. He noted the many names written on the Cross Creek District World War II memorial near the post, adding, "Often you'll have five or six from just one family." Also participating were:... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
‘Every day should be Memorial Day’as Decoration Day. It was established in 1866 to honor Union and Confederate W
‘Every day should be Memorial Day’
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 29 days ago
as Decoration Day. It was established in 1866 to honor Union and Confederate War dead numbering 498,332. Riverside's World War II Memorial, dedicated in 1946, served as ceremony centerpiece. That war saw 405,399 American men and women make... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
City Park Memorial Day service remembers local soldiersMariann Bennett salutes while holding the bugle for “Taps.” (Photo by Jeff Baug
City Park Memorial Day service remembers local soldiers
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
Mariann Bennett salutes while holding the bugle for “Taps.” (Photo by Jeff Baughan) Alice Fought positions a wreath at the World War II memorial at City Park on Monday. Fought is secretary of the American Legion Post 15 Auxiliary. (Photo by Jeff... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
County remembers those who gave allpodium among flags lowered to half-staff.� “Today is to remember those that ga
County remembers those who gave all
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 29 days ago
podium among flags lowered to half-staff.� “Today is to remember those that gave all,” said John "Landmine" Collins, the Memorial Day speaker. “You have 364 days each year to thank your living veterans.” Collins, a retired gunnery sergeant with... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Honor Flights return to WNYwill continue the mission of its predecessor on June 11 when 44 World War II ve
Honor Flights return to WNY
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 29 days ago
will continue the mission of its predecessor on June 11 when 44 World War II veterans fly to Washington, D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial. They were on the wait list when Honor Fight Buffalo disbanded. Petrie treasures being able to spend... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
County remembers those who gave allpodium among flags lowered to half-staff.� “Today is to remember those that ga
County remembers those who gave all
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 29 days ago
podium among flags lowered to half-staff.� “Today is to remember those that gave all,” said John "Landmine" Collins, the Memorial Day speaker. “You have 364 days each year to thank your living veterans.” Collins, a retired sergeant first class... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Pat Roberts, Abe Lincoln among components of Topeka Memorial Day observanceshome,” Roberts said, addressing the 70 or so individuals seated in the Legion’s
Pat Roberts, Abe Lincoln among components of Topeka Memorial Day observances
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
home,” Roberts said, addressing the 70 or so individuals seated in the Legion’s meeting hall. Roberts also spoke about the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., and a bill that will address services for veterans. He finished with remarks from... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Top of the morning, May 30, 2016departed a few days earlier, via bus before dawn from Champaign, headed east fo
Top of the morning, May 30, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
departed a few days earlier, via bus before dawn from Champaign, headed east for the dedication of a memorial to them: the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. We carried daily stories and photos from the trip: reporter Tim Mitchell and... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
WWII veteran shares his experienceso sharp — you'd think he's 20 years younger than he is.”

Zagor's first t

WWII veteran shares his experience
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 30 days ago
so sharp — you'd think he's 20 years younger than he is.”

Zagor's first trip with HonorAir was in 2006, to see the World War II Memorial. In the last few years, he has had regular contact with Miller in a city government capacity: Zagor,... Read more

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Boston Herald
Remembering his service – on and off the battlefieldtowns all over America, Walpole answered duty’s call.” Near the end of his lif
Remembering his service – on and off the battlefield
Boston Herald / Posted 30 days ago
towns all over America, Walpole answered duty’s call.” Near the end of his life, Wally traveled to Washington to see the World War II memorial, particularly noting etched locations he knew so well: Battle of the Bulge, Huertgen Forest, Remagen... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Honor Flight created an amazing experiencea great breakfast before taking off for our trip to Washington, D.C., where our
Honor Flight created an amazing experience
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
a great breakfast before taking off for our trip to Washington, D.C., where our war memorials were located. First was the World War II memorial. Here the vets from that war were gathered for a picture in front of that huge and wonderful memorial.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Area events marking Memorial Daywhere a ceremony honoring the nation's war dead will be held at 10 a.m. Wescos
Area events marking Memorial Day
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
where a ceremony honoring the nation's war dead will be held at 10 a.m. Wescosville will hold services at 9 a.m. at the World War II Memorial, Wescosville Park, 5047 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown. Sponsored by the Lower Macungie Garden Club and the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Holiday is a humbling reminder that freedom isn't freea debt that cannot be repaid, but must be remembered not only on Memorial Day,
Holiday is a humbling reminder that freedom isn't free
The Daily Sentinel / Posted a month ago
a debt that cannot be repaid, but must be remembered not only on Memorial Day, but every day. During a recent visit to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., I recollected the 140,000 Coloradans who served in the Armed Forces during World... Read more
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The Inyo Register
May 29)U.S. Supreme Court rules that the disabled golfer Casey Martin can use a cart t
May 29)
The Inyo Register / Posted a month ago
U.S. Supreme Court rules that the disabled golfer Casey Martin can use a cart to ride in tournaments. 2004 – The National World War II Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C. 2008 – A doublet earthquake, of combined magnitude 6.1, strikes... Read more
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International Business Times
Memorial Day 2016: When is US Remembrance Day and what does it mark? in remembrance parades and other public events. In Washington DC, a Memorial Da
Memorial Day 2016: When is US Remembrance Day and what does it mark?
International Business Times / Posted a month ago
in remembrance parades and other public events. In Washington DC, a Memorial Day observance takes place at the World War II Memorial, followed by wreath-laying and a parade.A man visits the Vietnam Memorial Wall on Memorial Day in 2012... Read more
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