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New Now Next
Lesbian WWII Vet, Kicked Out In 1955, Gets Honorable Discharge At Age 90to our country.” The elderly veteran first appealed her “undesirable” discharg
New Now Next / Posted 14 hours ago
to our country.” The elderly veteran first appealed her “undesirable” discharge with the Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records last year, but they were unable to reach a decision because her records had been destroyed in a fire. “I’ve... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Abu Sayyaf frees 2 abducted Indonesians who are now with Sulu govkidnap victims in Sulu, according to Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., the commander
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
kidnap victims in Sulu, according to Lt. Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr., the commander of the Western Mindanao Command. Based on military records, nearly a dozen people – including foreigners – still remain in Abu Sayyaf captivity to date. Galvez said... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Air Force expelled her in 1955 for being a lesbian. Now, at 90, she's getting an honorable discharge."undesirable" discharge to "honorable." This week, James's attorney received w
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
"undesirable" discharge to "honorable." This week, James's attorney received word the Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records has agreed to change her status. "The Board has decided to upgrade Helen's discharge status to Honorable,"... Read more
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Daily Mail
American sailor freed from Belgian custody amid homicide probethat evidence obtained in Belgium would not be admissible in an American milita
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
that evidence obtained in Belgium would not be admissible in an American military court martial proceeding, according to military records reportedly obtained by the Union-Tribune. The sailor is stationed on Mons with the Supreme Headquarters... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lawmakers may restrict use of Valor Actdriving cases. Defense attorneys have been citing their experience with the Val
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
driving cases. Defense attorneys have been citing their experience with the Valor Act online to draw in clients with military records. Legislators may consider exempting the drunken driving loophole as well, said Senator William N.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
In 1955 she was kicked out of the Air Force for being a lesbian. Now, at 90, she is fighting back.age 90, James decided to officially apply for the "honorable" discharge upgrade
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
age 90, James decided to officially apply for the "honorable" discharge upgrade with the Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records. However, the Air Force soon let her know her records were destroyed in a fire in the 1970s. As such, the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
In 1955 she was kicked out of the Air Force for being a lesbian. Now, at 90, she is fighting back.age 90, James decided to officially apply for the "honorable" discharge upgrade
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
age 90, James decided to officially apply for the "honorable" discharge upgrade with the Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records. However, the Air Force soon let her know her records were destroyed in a fire in the 1970s. As such, the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Murder cold case sparks book battleEvidence Consider the medical evidence. In February 2014 Desche managed to obt
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Evidence Consider the medical evidence. In February 2014 Desche managed to obtain, not only her father’s war service military records, but also her father’s war service medical records. These were provided to Desche by the Department of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Experts: Lying about military service not uncommon, rarely prosecutedthe person who uttered them could be a criminal violation. That's aside from th
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
the person who uttered them could be a criminal violation. That's aside from the fact that many veterans feel lies about military records or medals diminishes the sacrifices made by others. The embellishment of military service records is not... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Northwest Florida genealogy fair to include training sessions, Q&Aspeak at the event. The event is divided into three 40-minute sessions. Sessi
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
speak at the event. The event is divided into three 40-minute sessions. Session 1 topics include: Family Secret Agent; Military Records; European Records; Making an Oral Life History; Writing a Personal History; Basic Family Search;... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
I had a front-row seat to the Pentagon Papers intrigue. Here’s what happened.a great constitutional crisis of the 1970s: the Nixon administration’s effort t
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
a great constitutional crisis of the 1970s: the Nixon administration’s effort to stop newspapers from publishing top-secret military records known as the Pentagon Papers. President Richard M. Nixon claimed that publication would threaten national... Read more
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The Examiner
January programs offered at the Midwest Genealogy Centerclass is an intermediate-level class. Using Fold3: For beginners, 2 p.m. Jan.
The Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
class is an intermediate-level class. Using Fold3: For beginners, 2 p.m. Jan. 27. Learn how to use Fold3 to access U.S. military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who have served. This class... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Vietnam veteran's claim of 9 Purple Hearts raises questionsDD-214 for Holloway's second tour of duty — he signed up for a four-year stint
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
DD-214 for Holloway's second tour of duty — he signed up for a four-year stint but was discharged after a year — but those military records were apparently part of a records requested by another government agency and have been unavailable for... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Inside Bosnia's landmine fields where a million killing machines sleep in dirtnear the town of Praca, it is complicated terrain across steep woodland. The f
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
near the town of Praca, it is complicated terrain across steep woodland. The first area they have marked out using military records plus word of mouth from local communities, spans 2.1km and encompasses three deserted ‘ghost’ villages where... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
92-old WWII Veteran awarded Bronze Star in Las Vegasthe 60th Infantry Regiment in the U. S. Army and was wounded in battle. His so
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 23 days ago
the 60th Infantry Regiment in the U. S. Army and was wounded in battle. His son, Bill Grant had researched his father's military records and found out he had been awarded the Bronze Star, but no one had ever physically given it to him. Bill... Read more

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