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World War I veteran posthumously awarded Purple Heart in Mount Airy

Gilley was wounded during combat while serving in World War 1 in 1918. He was shot during a key battle in France. His daughter worked with Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C, and the Veterans Legacy Foundation ... read more

Canadian veterans’ fight for more benefits, support a legacy of First World War

OTTAWA – When the armistice that ended the First World War was signed and ... country would care for them, “no one could define that during the war and that led to a post-war conflict of what was owed ... read more

World War II Veterans Memorial

World War II – the largest and deadliest military conflict in the history of humankind – was a watershed event, one that defined the 20th century ... and all the men and women who helped to ensure the ... read more

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World War II vets’ legacy is tall order

Time is short for those still living. Estimates are that by 2036, there will be no veteran of World War II remaining. The World War II generation, those living and those living on through their legacy ... read more


Cadets and veterans debate World War One's legacy

The House of Lords hosted a special debate on the legacy of World War One on 29 November 2013. Cadets and veterans participated in the debate, organised in partnership with the Royal British Legion an... read more

Purple Heart Homes, R3SM, renovate home of veteran with disabilities

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg veteran ... about legacy,” said Toby Barker, mayor of Hattiesburg. “Jasper Perry was serving his country, was injured in Vietnam, his father served in World War ... read more

Local vet awarded posthumous Purple Heart

Congresswoman Virginia Foxx presents a Purple Heart Friday to Glenda Gravitte, which was earned by her late father, John William Gilley, during World War I. Also pictured are, from left, John Elskamp ... read more

Letters: Veterans, take control of your own destiny

Why isn’t the next generation joining veterans’ organizations or fraternal organizations to help maintain veterans’ benefits for themselves or their children? Bob Dole saluted a fellow World War II ve... read more

Ocala Civic Theatre leads local part of Veterans History Project

"We interviewed a 99-year-old World War II veteran and one veteran said it was a 'suicide mission' to ... stated in an email the aim of the project is to create a legacy for veterans and their service ... read more

Douglas County Libraries in Roxborough Presents: The Legacy of World War One

Join Douglas County Libraries and Active Minds to commemorate Veterans Day and honor the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I, “the war to end all wars.” The discussion includes the ingredie... read more

Colorado Springs WWII pilot dies at 96, honored for career and legacy

Millicent Young, a decorated veteran and one of the ... military during World War II, died peacefully in her Colorado Springs home Saturday night. Family and loved ones gathered at Evergreen Cemetery ... read more

‘Vice’ and ‘Leave No Trace’ expose the sins and casualties of the Iraq war

Soldiers like Will were footnotes in Cheney’s design, often forgotten outcasts in a legacy ... a war,” says Granik, whose 2014 documentary, “Stray Dog,” about a Vietnam veteran, helped inform her scri... read more



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