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Honoring 100 years of the NAACP, local WWI veterans

The film displayed the historical context of the struggles and oppression many African Americans had to endure during World War I. After the film, citations were presented to the seven veterans recogn... read more

University unveils display honoring WWI veterans; also announces plans for future tribute project

As University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green spoke, he acknowledged the 113 alumni of the university who fought in World War I, thanking them for serving ... guarded by a veteran, to hono... read more

Meriden marks the end of WWI during Veterans Day ceremony

Veterans and city officials salute during Meriden's Veterans Day ceremony across from the World War I Memorial on Broad Street on Sunday ... The Meriden Police honor guard stands at attention during t... read more

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Yale honors veterans, marks 100th anniversary of WWI armistice

“Each of you have made many sacrifices in the name of your service — missed birthdays, holidays, and quiet moments with your families,” Browning said, addressing veterans in the audience. “I commend y... read more


NYC parade honors veterans, marks 100 years since end of WWI

The parade honored those who have served as well as those currently in military service, and also commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. "It makes me so happy ... who was awarde... read more

Waikiki Natatorium one of 100 memorials nationwide to receive special WWI honor

The plaque honors the natatorium as an official WWI Centennial Memorial ... “I cannot think of a better place to honor our veterans and [their] families.” The natatorium was selected to be honored aft... read more

Trio Earns Medals of Honor Saving Tank Soldiers in WWI

This blog is part of a weekly series called “Medal of Honor Monday,” in which ... who have earned the U.S. military’s highest medal for valor. It’s been 100 years since the United States fought in Wor... read more

Correcting the Record of WWI Hero and Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. Henry Johnson

FamilySearch New York Abstract of WWI Military Service, Ancestry · Though he married twice, he has no known living relatives. A family with the Johnson name mistakenly believed that they were related ... read more

A former GOP congressman’s fight to finally get a black World War II hero the Medal of Honor

For much of the past three decades, Joseph DioGuardi, a former Republican congressman from New York, has waged an often lonely crusade to persuade reluctant federal, military ... Honor for both Miller ... read more

Memorial Day 2017 will honor the veterans of World War I

MIDDLEBORO — Four honorary Grand Marshals will represent the 414 Middleborough WWI veterans that fought in the war to end all wars in this year’s Memorial Day services. This year’s Marshals are Medal ... read more

The Deep Connection Between Veterans Day and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

On Saturday, for the annual Veterans Day National Ceremony, at exactly 11:00 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month, a wreath will be laid at Arlington National Cemetery at the Tomb of the Unknown Sol... read more

Honoring Veterans

Veterans ... who left families and loved ones and who overcame challenges that many of us would find unimaginable, this day is for them.” Although the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1... read more



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