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100-year legacy of World War 1 vets

This year marks the 100th anniversary when the United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917. On this Bastille Day, Friday, July 14, the French people will honor our continuing commitment as trus... read more

Local historians look at World War I's legacy

which brought four years of fighting in World War I to an end. Local historians and veterans are reflecting on the meaning behind that war and its ties to local soldiers — those who survived and those ... read more

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

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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


EDITORIAL: Oklahoma needs to back up words with actions supporting veterans

Today marks the 100-year anniversary of the Armistice Day, the end of World War I. Approximately 90,000 Oklahomans served in the first World War, and they suffered more than 6,000 casualties. Now, mor... read more

Veterans Day ceremony salutes those who served

Elizabeth City residents and veterans gathered for a Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday, where they honored the long and continuing legacy ... helped end World War I. US President Donald Trump and Europe... read more

Arizona Korean War veterans hold fast to memories of ‘forgotten war’

One ... of the veterans that we have, World War II, Korea, Vietnam and I’m sure we’ll go beyond that when the time comes.” The Korean War is not lost on Haggard, Kinnerup or their companions. But as t... read more

100 years since Armistice Day: Veterans Day marks milestone anniversary of the end of WWI

OWATONNA — On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month of 1918, fighting in World ... the Great War. A year later, he was deployed to France as an engineer. Kaplan’s story is one ... read more

Bells chime across Texoma and world to mark 100 years since end of WWI

(KXII) - Sunday marks 100 years since the end of World ... Veteran Don Karasek, the bells honor living veterans, and the legacy of those who died in war. "To pay their respects today is what today is ... read more

Why Were Vietnam War Vets Treated Poorly When They Returned?

American soldiers returning home from Vietnam often faced scorn as the war they had fought in became increasingly unpopular. Twenty-one ... Vietnam veterans were met with none of the fanfare and recei... read more

North Kingstown man injured in WW1 honored in Veterans Day ceremony

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) -- Veterans all across Rhode Island were honored Sunday for their service and sacrifice in combat. This year's holiday marks 100 years since the end of World War I ... Pri... read more

Legacy of G.I. Marine killed on Betio lives on 75 years after Battle of Tarawa

Geddes’ legacy has been memorialized with ... Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, and World War II Victory Medal. Marines were buried in 43 cemeteries throughout the island, then moved into one cemetery i... read more



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