Veterans

WWII veteran celebrates 104th birthday by leaving hospital after beating COVID-19

Major Wooten of Madison, Alabama just celebrated an incredibly special birthday. Not only did the World War II veteran celebrate his 104th birthday, he did so after enduring and defeating the Coronavirus!
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33 famous faces who served in the military

Before they were famous, some of your favorite stars served in the armed forces. For Veterans Day, we’ve put together together this list of celebrities who served in the military.
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US National Parks to be free for veterans and Gold Star families going forward

US military veterans and Gold Star families are being granted a free pass to national parks, wildlife refuges and other federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior starting on Veterans Day.
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Veterans Day 2020 deals and discounts

Veterans Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11. Here is a list of just some of the great discounts and deals being offered to veterans and active duty service members to mark the observance.
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'Women Veterans Appreciation Day' Could Be June 12 If Resolution Passes Congress

A woman veteran in Congress is again pushing to create a national day of recognition for women who have served their country in the Armed Forces and National Guard. Read more now.
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Meet the World War II Veterans Who Will Participate in the Super Bowl LIV Coin Toss

Four World War II veterans will once again be part of history on Sunday. Army Staff Sgt. Odon S. Cardenas, First Lt. Samuel Lombardo, Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, and Cpl. Sidney Walton will participate in the coin toss at Super Bowl LIV before the Kansas City Chiefs square off against the San...
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LISTEN: Veterans Share Challenges of Civilian Life on 'To War & Back'

On the fifth episode of “To War and Back,” three veterans continue telling their stories of the challenges of retuning to civilian life. Army veteran Boone Cutler recalls struggling to return to a normal, post-war life, while Marine Corps veteran Kirstie Ennis finds a new source of strength. The...
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Memorial Day Video

Happy Memorial Day!

We pulled together a salute to our armed forces and their families for Memorial Day 2019! Watch Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Lady Antebellum, Thomas Rhett and more send their gratitude and love to the men and women who have made untold sacrfices to serve our country in the...
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Busch Gardens Free Admission To Veterans

Busch Gardens And Sea World Has Free Admission For Vets And Families

Hurray for Busch Gardens! Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend and Summer 2019 The Tampa based theme park is inviting U.S. veterans to go on out and enjoy Busch Gardens for free. The “Ongoing Waves of Honor Military Program” begins now and runs through July 15. Vets and 3 guests can enjoy free...
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PBS film 'KOREA' eyes social, political tolls of Korean War

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — To escape the poverty of South Texas migrant camps, Homer Garza joined the U.S. Army. Months later he and his company found themselves surrounded in South Korea by an invading North Korean force. Garza's story is one of many shared in...
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