Veterans

Navy's first female jet pilot dies at 65 after losing battle with ovarian cancer

After losing her battle with ovarian cancer, the U.S. Navy’s first female jet pilot has died at 65. Retired Captain Rosemary Bryant Mariner was born in 1953 and was one of the first women to earn their wings as a United States Naval Aviator in 1973. Mariner graduated from Purdue University at the...
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94-year-old World War II veteran gets overdue Purple Heart

Byrne’s lieutenant had promised to fill out the paperwork for a Purple Heart, but he was killed in action the next day.
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PHOTO: Santa takes a knee for 93-year-old WWII veteran

Smiley stood as Santa approached, but Santa took a knee.
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How to help military families during the holidays

Tis the season of giving. Find out how to help a military family who may be in need.
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'Mission Complete:' Sully the service dog serves George to the end

Sully and the former President met in June, shortly after Former First Lady Barbara Bush passed away.
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Five interesting facts about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

More than 1,400 designs were submitted before 21-year-old Maya Lin's design was selected
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‘Complete surprise’: World War II veteran awarded medals 72-years later

Earl Bailey left the Army in 1946, and was presented with his awards for the first time on Veterans Day.
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Sgt. York's grandson "hates" that there's no WW1 memorial in DC

Retired Colonel Gerald York discusses his Medal of Honor recipient grandfather's legacy and the lack of a WW1 memorial in the nation's capital
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Veterans Day 2018 Discounts And Free Meals

Below is a list of Veterans Day discounts and free meals at restaurants for 2018 from military.com . All of the discounts have been confirmed, either through press release or direct communication with the company. Keep in mind that most businesses require proof of military service. Not all...
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Once homeless, this Navy veteran hopes to be on the cover of Maxim

The 36-year-old mother of two is overcoming the odds.
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