veterans

Jon Stewart 9/11 VCF
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Peter Haskell
September 15, 2020 - 6:07 pm
First responders during the 9/11 terror attacks are facing serious medical problems as the result of their service and needed to fight for the government to pay for their care. No, American service members are dealing with a similar challenge.
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Julia LeDoux
August 27, 2020 - 10:23 am
A member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen has died. James A. Cotten died on Aug. 14, according to the New Jersey Globe. He was 93. Read more details on RADIO.COM.
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Floyd Welch
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 18, 2020 - 7:58 pm
Floyd Welch, who was credited with saving the lives of fellow sailors during the attack on Pearl Harbor, has died in Connecticut. He was 99.
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Captain Sir Thomas Moore receives his knighthood from Britain's Queen Elizabeth, during a ceremony at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, July 17, 2020. Captain Sir Tom raised almost £33 million for health service charities by walking laps of his Bedfordshire garden. (Chris Jackson/Pool Photo via AP)
Associated Press
July 17, 2020 - 11:17 am
LONDON (AP) — In the end, Sir Tom didn’t need to rise. On a day infused with emotion, Queen Elizabeth II tapped the blade of a sword once owned by her father on the slender shoulders of 100-year-old Tom Moore, making a hero of a nation a knight of the realm Friday. Moore captivated the British...
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden wears a face mask to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus as he and Jill Biden depart after placing a wreath at the Delaware Memorial Bridge Veterans Memorial Park, Monday, May 25, 2020, in New Castle, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP News
May 26, 2020 - 9:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden said Tuesday that wearing a mask in public to combat the spread of the coronavirus is a sign of leadership and called President Donald Trump a “fool” who was “stoking deaths” for suggesting otherwise. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s comments came a day...
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A bugler plays Taps as a motorcade of veterans stops outside the VA Medical Center for a wreath laying ceremony beside memorial stones on the premises, Monday, May 25, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
May 25, 2020 - 1:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers marked Memorial Day with car convoys and small ceremonies instead of big parades as the coronavirus reshaped the solemn holiday, blending tributes to virus victims and frontline workers with the traditional remembrance of the nation's war dead. In a year that marks the...
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Memorial Day
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AP News
May 24, 2020 - 12:00 pm
One was a 94-year-old veteran of World War II who was the first of his 11 brothers to enlist in the military. One was a Vietnam veteran who lost his leg overseas and was always touched when people thanked him for his service. Another was drafted into the military at 18 and won a Purple Heart.
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Eldis Sula
May 21, 2020 - 3:59 am
Many restaurants are showing their appreciation for the military with deals for vets, as well as some for everyone to partake in over the long weekend.
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Veteran Job Fair
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Sean Adams
May 15, 2020 - 8:29 pm
A local group is trying to help veterans get back to work.
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Elizabeth Howe
April 13, 2020 - 4:22 pm
During the Walmart shooting in El Paso, Texas last year that took 22 lives, Pvt. 1st Class Glendon Oakley carried children to safety. Last week, he was found dead in his quarters on Fort Bliss.
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