veterans day

November 11, 2019 - 9:29 am
A historic moment will mark the New York City Veterans Day Parade as it celebrates its 100th year. President Donald Trump will become the first sitting U.S. president to attend the red, white and blue affair on Monday. It's been a common courtesy over the past century to invite the commander-in-...
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November 11, 2019 - 7:20 am
(KYW Newsradio) — Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a Vietnam War veteran in Norristown on Sunday evening. The family of the victim, 67-year-old Samuel Jackson, is asking the person behind the wheel of the car that hit him to go the cops. "This is our brother. He did...
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November 11, 2019 - 5:45 am
Today is Veterans Day, and Americans of every stripe have the opportunity to celebrate the sacrifice and selflessness that radiates from all military veterans. But a lot of Americans don’t know much about Veterans Day , and what’s worse, many confuse it with Memorial Day. Only through recognizing...
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November 10, 2019 - 6:04 pm
Gov. Cuomo says application fees for the State University of New York and City University of New York systems will be waived for veterans and their spouses.
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November 09, 2019 - 9:00 am
While no man who stormed the beaches in Normandy on June 6, 1944 lacked courage, all 13 of them displayed heroic actions so significant that they would later be recognized with a Medal of Honor. Veterans Day is Nov. 11. To celebrate these legendary soldiers , learn about these 13 remarkable men...
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November 07, 2019 - 9:55 am
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah ( Connecting Vets ) -- Tiara Puro was 17 years old when her father handed her a recruiting brochure for the Utah Army National Guard. She remembered a feeling of excitement as she flipped through the pamphlet, especially when she read about the education benefits. She had been...
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November 06, 2019 - 6:50 am
Veterans Day is on Nov. 11! Here is a listing of some of the great discounts and deals offered to veterans and active duty service members on Veterans Day to thank them for their great service. Free Food Applebee’s | Free meal for active duty and veterans on November 11, 2019. BJ's Restaurant...
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Major General Harry Rockafeller Statue
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November 12, 2018 - 12:38 pm
A new war memorial was unveiled on Veterans Day, honoring a lifelong resident of Monmouth County.
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World War I Memorial DC
US Army photo by Spc. Lauren Ogburn
November 11, 2018 - 5:28 pm
When Gerald York joined the Army, he had a lot to live up to. York is the grandson of legendary WW1 Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Alvin York, who is credited with singlehandedly capturing 132 German soldiers and killing 25 more in a single battle during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. Gerald has done...
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Veterans Day Parade
WCBS 880
November 11, 2018 - 3:19 pm
The parade on Fifth Avenue is the nation’s largest Veterans Day celebration, and that was clear Sunday by the number of active service members and veterans taking part.
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