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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Sean Adams
November 10, 2019 - 4:30 pm
YONKERS, N.Y. (WCBS 880) — A Navy veteran is on a mission to preserve firsthand accounts of World War II. In this week’s Stories from Main Street, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams meets 78-year-old Bob Abate, who is on the search for a museum or library to help him preserve a very important collection. “I do...
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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 - 7:15 am
(1010 WINS) -- President Donald Trump will offer a tribute to the men and women who have served the country during this year's Centennial New York City Veterans Day Parade opening ceremony, according to an announcement made Wednesday by the White House. On Monday, Trump will address the 100th...
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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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World War I
Photo courtesy of National Archives
November 11, 2018 - 5:23 pm
By Elizabeth Howe This Sunday marks the centennial of the end of World War I, November 11, 1918. Since Florence Green, 110, died in February 2012, there have been no living World War I veterans to pass along the stories, legacy, and history of WWI — so it's on us to remember those stories. Here are...
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Billy Joel Veterans Day
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November 11, 2018 - 4:01 pm
Billy Joel took time to honor veterans at his Madison Square Garden show on Saturday night.
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