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Veterans Day

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Top Veterans Day Articles

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  • 'Unforgettable' play pays tribute to Howard County couple, Korean War veterans

     'Unforgettable' play pays tribute to Howard County couple, Korean War veterans
    The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington might seem an odd place for a play memorializing a Howard County couple. But on a pleasant summer evening earlier this year, that’s exactly what was showing. The play was “Unforgettable: Letters...
  • Around Town: Student veterans and the future

    Because La Cañada doesn't have a Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 11, my husband, Len, and I have joined the four-city Pasadena Veterans Day 2013 Committee. It's a four-city committee because its members come from Pasadena, La Cañada, South Pasadena...
  • Orlando Science Center: Monument, activities salute Red Tail pilots

    Orlando Science Center: Monument, activities salute Red Tail pilots
    Orlando Science Center will salute the Red Tail pilots, a group of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, with activities building up to a Veterans Day ceremony for a new monument saluting the men. The 12-foot spire, outside the east entrance of the science center,...
  • The forgotten meaning of Veterans Day [Letter]

    The forgotten meaning of Veterans Day [Letter]
    In 1918, at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, guns all over the world fell silent and the whole world experienced peace and hope. A French Christmas carol recalls the feeling in the "le monde entier tressaille d'espérance," which roughly translates as "the entire world...
  • Remembering wartime unity, national purpose, now long gone

    WASHINGTON -- Another Veterans Day has come and gone, celebrating the millions of Americans who served in the so-called War to End All Wars and all the wars since. The day was originally observed as Armistice Day, commemorating the all-quiet on the...
  • Burbank salutes area veterans

    Burbank salutes area veterans
    Hundreds of Burbank residents flocked to the McCambridge Park War Memorial on Monday to honor U.S. military veterans for generations of service to the nation. Sponsored by the city and the Burbank Veterans Committee, the event began with a flyover by...
  • Review board in Burbank focuses on police strengths

    Review board in Burbank focuses on police strengths
    A report evaluating the internal policies and investigations of the Burbank Police Department praised the department's efforts to strengthen and standardize policies, but also pointed out areas where officers could benefit from additional training....
  • Burbank church renovation brings out the faithful

    Burbank church renovation brings out the faithful
    Approximately 360 members and friends attended a dedication service at Burbank First Presbyterian Church recently, celebrating completion of its major renovation project. The project included work on the main sanctuary, courtyard and youth ministry...
  • Bench gets a butterfly makeover

    Bench gets a butterfly makeover
    A bench, featuring 800 hand-decorated butterflies made by students, teachers and administrators now adorns Thomas Jefferson Elementary, a tribute to the seven species of the brightly colored insects that flutter by the campus. Parents last week...
  • Teen campaigns for U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan

    Teen campaigns for U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan
    Michael Geer was shocked when he learned that many people were unaware a U.S. soldier has been held captive by the Taliban for several years. The St. Francis High School freshman, 14, started a campaign to get the word out. He secured a banner on a...
  • The Valley Line: Fall is the time for fundraisers

    The Valley Line: Fall is the time for fundraisers
    On Monday morning, Veterans Day, I was so focused on my computer screen that it seemed that the rest of the world had disappeared. Like a pesky fly, a low but persistent sound penetrated my consciousness. I was taken out of time and place because it...