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Veterans Day

A collection of news and information related to Veterans Day published by this site and its partners.

Top Veterans Day Articles

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  • Elgin monument to Laotian veterans to be dedicated Saturday

    Elgin monument to Laotian veterans to be dedicated Saturday
    The men and women who took part in America’s “secret war” in Laos will see their history captured in bronze Saturday when a monument to their service will be dedicated at Elgin’s Veterans Memorial Park. The dedication caps a...
  • Are holidays like the 4th more trouble than they're worth?

    I’m not too interested, frankly, in how you’re going to spend your Fourth. I’m more curious about how you spent your third, and your second. If you’re like many other working people, you spent them cramming. You spent them...
  • Cheney Mason reveals stroke after Casey Anthony trial

    Cheney Mason reveals stroke after Casey Anthony trial
    The Casey Anthony trial did take a personal toll, defense attorney Cheney Mason reveals in a News 13 interview. Mason said he suffered a stroke on Veterans Day 2011. According to reports that day, Mason asked to taken to a Daytona Beach hospital because...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Farmington Bank Sponsorship Of The Eternal Flame At National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument

    Farmington Bank today announced its 2015 sponsorship of the Eternal Flame at the National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument in honor of the 70th anniversary of the historic flag-raising on Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima during World War II. The...
  • Local Bank To Sponsor 'Eternal Flame' At Iwo Jima Monument

    Local Bank To Sponsor 'Eternal Flame' At Iwo Jima Monument
    NEW BRITAIN - Farmington Bank will sponsor the Eternal Flame at the National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument for 2015, the bank announced. The flame burns 24 hours a day at the Iwo Jima Memorial Park at Ella Grasso Boulevard and Barbour Road. “The...
  • Governor's health-care reform includes promise to veterans

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's health-care expansion plan announced on Monday vows to improve veterans' access to care. Step eight of the 10-point plan says the state will "take full advantage" of federal legislation earmarking $10 billion for veterans to seek...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CT Veterans Parade Seeking Vets & Active Personnel

    Calling all U.S. veterans and active military personnel from across Connecticut. The "2014 Connecticut Veterans Parade" is seeking participants for this year's colorful statewide parade!. The 15th annual procession will step off on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 12:30...
  • Serve those in uniform

    The most recent Defense Department budget envisions a smaller, lighter force serving the country in the years to come. That makes sound financial sense for a federal government swimming in debt, but it illuminates the rocky road traveled by veterans as...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Who Is the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble?

    Over the past 18 years, I am sure many Connecticut residents have seen posters, electronic signs or newspaper announcements for the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble. Some of you are our regular audience and others, have no idea who we are, or what we do....
  • National parks will waive entrance fees on 98th birthday

    National parks will waive entrance fees on 98th birthday
    National parks will waive their entrance fees on Monday, Aug. 25 in honor of the park service's 98th birthday.  Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will...
  • Fee-free days at Everglades National Park in 2014

    Fee-free days at Everglades National Park in 2014
    The National Park Service has announced that it will offer free admission to Everglades National Park on nine days in 2014. On the first of those days, Jan. 20, visitors can explore the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States while celebrating...