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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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  • 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 —...
  • New St. Joseph County court will help veterans

    New St. Joseph County court will help veterans
    The St. Joseph County court system will soon have a way to help veterans  charged with non violent crimes who are struggling with addiction or mental illness -- often the effects of post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. Veterans Court...
  • 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...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Nov. 10 Meet the authors Meg Wolitzer, Manil Suri and Kenneth Walsh will discuss their latest works of fiction and nonfiction at 3 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Admission is $35....
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Every veteran has a story

    I was sitting in Starbucks writing poetry into Seamus O’Grady’s character, making him worthy of Ophelia Hawkins’ love. Brooklyn had just brewed a cup of tea; she knows I prefer a ceramic cup. My friend Vic was there. “Dr. Joe,...
  • Dedication of Veterans Memorial Garden highlights campus' military outreach effort

    On Thursday afternoon, a five-person crew at Anne Arundel Community College raised a flagpole to mark a spot on the Arnold campus that school officials say will commemorate military veterans. Unlike the iconic 1945 photograph showing five Marines and one...
  • From the Boathouse: Honoring heroes by the harbor

    Ahoy! "The war to end all wars" ended Nov. 11, 1918, when Germany signed the armistice agreement and surrendered to the Allies on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. The war didn't offically end until June 28, 1919, when the Treaty of...
  • Veterans Day schedule and closings

    Veterans Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, Nov. 11: Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Open in all jurisdictions. Libraries Open in Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties....
  • Friday's gusty forecast calls for highs in lower 50s

    Friday's gusty forecast calls for highs in lower 50s
    Temperatures in Baltimore will peak in the low 50s on Friday, with wind gusts reaching 30 mph under mostly sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service. Sustained winds of 15 to 20 mph are expected, with skies remaining mostly clear through...
  • Honoring Hampton Roads' defining role in American military history for 90 years

    Honoring Hampton Roads' defining role in American military history for 90 years
    When it comes to the business of war and national defense, no part of the United States has a longer or deeper record than Hampton Roads. Even before Washington’s victory at Yorktown ensured the independence of a country that has fought in more...