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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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  • Federal workers are victims, not villains

    Dan Shannahan's letter ("Federal workers shouldn't complain about shutdown," Oct. 2) was as ignorant as it was callous. Writing that federal workers receive Flag Day as a holiday is blatantly incorrect and The Sun should not be publishing such a...
  • '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,...
  • Veterans Day event promises something for everyone

    The Orange County Fairgrounds on Nov. 11 will host a Veterans Day event billed as the county's largest in recent memory. Veterans groups and various labor unions — including the Orange County Employees Assn. and California Labor Federation —...
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  • Cpl. Rudy Hernandez dies at 82; Medal of Honor recipient

    Cpl. Rudy Hernandez, a son of California migrant workers who fought in the Korean War and was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1952, died Saturday at Womack Army Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C.. He was 82 and had been diagnosed recently with cancer...
  • Kellie Pickler spends Christmas in Afghanistan on USO tour

    Kellie Pickler spends Christmas in Afghanistan on USO tour
    Singer Kellie Pickler spent Christmas with U.S. troops in Afghanistan to bring "home to our service men and women," she said. The "American Idol" contestant-turned-country star spent a few days delivering holiday cheer at the Kandahar Airfield base,...
  • Character Counts: Kennedy Tartaglia

    Kennedy Tartaglia Age: 17 School: Park Vista Community High in Lake Worth Grade: 12th Hometown: Lake Worth Trait: Caring Kennedy is a whirlwind of inspiration, always finding ways to help the community and encouraging classmates to do the same....
  • National parks offer free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    National parks offer free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    National parks will waive admission costs on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will waive fees on the...
  • Starbucks to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in five years

    Starbucks to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in five years
    Starbucks wants the country’s defenders to return from the front lines on its payroll, pledging to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in the next five years. In an initiative organized in part by Starbucks board member and former Defense...