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Frankie Meyer: Society to honor McDonald County World War I veterans

On Sunday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. the McDonald County Historical Society will hold a special Veterans ... will be held to honor those who lost their lives during service in World War I. Over the next few ... read more

Liberty Medal presented to family of deceased WWI veteran and Troy native

TROY, N.Y. >> On Thursday morning, state Sen. Neil Breslin had the honor of presenting a Liberty Medal to the family of Troy native Pvt. John James Callahan, Jr. during a special ceremony at St. Mary’ ... 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

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

Today, even though Veterans Day has lost some of its association with World War I and is not only about honoring veterans who have died, the Tomb of the Unknowns retains its central place in the obser... 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

Veterans Day-related events slated at library

The Bartholomew County Public Library annually devotes the month of November to honoring ... Military reenactors: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10, and view uniforms from the Civil War to World War II and ac... read more

Jewish soldier in World War I expected to receive Medal of Honor

Elsie Shemin-Roth fought for years for the Medal of Honor she believes her father was denied ... I also want to recognize the families of our Jewish American World War I veterans who have worked to pr... read more

Powwow to honor Native American WWI vets

Several hundred family members and descendants of World War I Native servicemen are expected to participate in a ceremony honoring the veterans next weekend. The grand entry at 1 p.m. Sept. 10 will fe... read more

Lawrence’s Veterans Day Parade slated for 100th anniversary of WWI armistice

The Stars and Stripes will be on full display in this year’s Veterans Day Parade in downtown Lawrence. On Nov. 11, Massachusetts Street will be lined with citizens ready to honor ... starting in World ... read more

‘Year of the Veteran’ parade held in Dutchess

POUGHKEEPSIE – Dutchess County celebrated its "Year of the Veteran" with a parade on Sunday coinciding with Gold Star Mothers Day and the end of World War I. County Executive ... also serves to honor ... read more

Local memorial honors WWI veterans, receives designation

A memorial building built to honor ... World War I, as well as to draw attention to memorials across the United States. Additional supporters of the program are the American Legion and the Veterans of ... read more

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