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Veterans Day

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Top Veterans Day Articles

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  • 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...
  • Veterans Day 2013: Veteran, 107, credits whiskey for long life

    Veterans Day 2013: Veteran, 107, credits whiskey for long life
    Veterans Day will be bit different for Richard Overton. The man believed to be the nation's oldest living veteran spends most days smoking cigars and enjoying his whiskey. But today? He's spending Veterans Day with President Obama. Overton, 107,...
  • Veterans Day 2013: Sincere thank you's, freebies and a simple doodle

    Veterans Day 2013: Sincere thank you's, freebies and a simple doodle
    Veterans Day 2013 is ushered in online Monday with a starkly simple Google Doodle and coast-to-coast freebies -- small but symbolic ways to thank the nation's veterans for their service to the United States. The Veterans Day doodle is a bit of a...
  • Veterans Day 2013: How can YOU thank a veteran? Pick up the tab!

    Veterans Day 2013: How can YOU thank a veteran? Pick up the tab!
    How can you thank a veteran on Veterans Day? If you notice a member of the military pulling out his or her wallet at a coffee shop, restaurant or perhaps even a gas station, consider stepping in and picking up the tab. Veterans Day 2013 is being...
  • Randi Zuckerberg's Veterans Day tweet sparks backlash

    Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, is taking heat on Twitter for using Veterans Day to promote her new memoir. “Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives” was published last week. On Monday morning, Zuckerberg&...
  • Official PS4 unboxing: Sony aims to keep players enthralled

    Fast approaching 2 million views Tuesday morning on YouTube is Sony's official unboxing of the PlayStation 4. See the video above. The unboxing marks the latest push by Sony to keep attention on the PS4, which is set to launch Friday in the U.S., and...
  • On a reconnaissance mission to Ft. Ord in Monterey Bay

    On a reconnaissance mission to Ft. Ord in Monterey Bay
    MONTEREY BAY, Calif. — Along Highway 1 between Marina and Seaside, it's all roller-coastering sand dunes and chaparral. There the road cuts across Ft. Ord, where soldiers trained for almost every war the U.S. Army waged in the 20th century, as...
  • Local Voices: Naperville and Plainfield

    Local Voices: Naperville and Plainfield
    Letters to the editor from Naperville and Plainfield residents. Adult texters As I drive both in the suburbs and city, I am absolutely stunned at how many people, adults, not kids, are texting while driving. I have a son who is 16 and is out there...
  • Free Social Security advice for veterans

    Free Social Security advice for veterans
    This Veterans Day, Kiplinger's Social Security Solutions is offering veterans a free online tool to help them figure out the best strategy on claiming Social Security benefits. It will provide a personalized report that shows how much veterans will...