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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Fixing Veterans Affairs

     Fixing Veterans Affairs
    After Doug Chase was diagnosed with a brain tumor, his wife contacted a Veterans Affairs hospital in Bedford, Mass., to have him treated there. That was in 2012. Finally, last month, the VA agreed to make an appointment. But by then Doug, a Vietnam...
  • John Morrisey Jr.: WWII vet shared stories decades later

    John Morrisey Jr.: WWII vet shared stories decades later
    John C. "Bud" Morrisey Jr. of Orlando served in World War II and the Korean War, but he didn't really talk about his experiences for decades. "It was just something he went through," his wife, Margaret, said. "Not even his family knew until, goodness, I...
  • Today's world is different

    Today's world is different
    My son called me last evening. He asked me, "Mom, you were very young during the Second World War. How would you rate what is going on today with what went on in the early 1940's, on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the lowest?" I answered, "A 15!" "But...
  • Otis M. 'Jim' Long

    Otis M. 'Jim' Long
    Otis M. "Jim" Long, a retired Maryland state trooper who survived the sinking of his aircraft carrier during World War II, died Thursday at Harbor Hospital of complications from a fall. He was 87. The son of Nathaniel O. Long and Vera M. Long, Otis...
  • Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh

    Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh
    After retiring from more than a decade of teaching in Orange County Public Schools, Henry Meacham Stanley, Sr. decided he was too young to stop working at age 65. Retirement was boring, he told his family. So the former business teacher launched a new...
  • U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines

    U.S. excludes Korean peninsula from pledge to eliminate land mines
    The U.S. has pledged to get rid of all stockpiles of land mines except those to defend South Korea, the State Department said Tuesday. The decision to exclude the Korean peninsula follows a commitment the U.S. made in June that it would not make, keep...
  • Mission accomplished: Author, 80, publishes first novel

    Kerry Freeman, 80, of Boynton Beach, has fulfilled his lifelong ambition by writing and publishing his first novel, "Triple Score." A character study and mystery about four friends and a series of triple accidental deaths in the small town of Sebring,...
  • Local vets get French Legion of Honor medals

    It was a special week for a number of World War II and Korean War veterans as they filled the auditorium at the Boynton Beach Civic Center recently. The veterans, mostly in their 80s and 90s, were there to receive France's highest civic and military...
  • Holly W. Bennett Jr., BGE construction coordinator

    Holly W. Bennett Jr., BGE construction coordinator
    Holly W. Bennett Jr., a retired Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. construction coordinator who had a second career playing Santa Claus, died Monday at his grandson's Halethorpe home of complications from dementia. He was 84. The son of Holly W. Bennett Sr....
  • Veterans to greet Korean ballplayers

    Chapters 169 and 188 of the Korean War and Korean Service Veterans Lake County Korean War veterans will have a meet-and-greet Aug. 8 at Pat Thomas Stadium/Buddy Lowe Field, in Venetian Gardens off Dixie Avenue in Leesburg, to welcome collegiate baseball...
  • Leesburg ceremony will mark 61st anniversary of end of Korean War

    Leesburg ceremony will mark 61st anniversary of end of Korean War
    LEESBURG — The Korean War ended 61 years ago this week, an anniversary that will be commemorated at a ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Veterans Memorial at Fountain Park near City Hall. The signing of the armistace July 27, 1953, will be...