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Veterans Day

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Top Veterans Day Articles

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  • 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...
  • GUIDE: Veterans Day freebies and discounts

    GUIDE: Veterans Day freebies and discounts
    Dozens of local and national retailers and restaurants are offering discounts and freebies to veteran and active duty military members for Veterans Day. Here is a look at some of them. Active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their...
  • Breezy warm Veterans Day; cooler later in the week

    Breezy warm Veterans Day; cooler later in the week
    It should be a breezy warm Veterans Day with a mix of sun and clouds and some isolated showers. By Wednesday night and Thursday morning, temperatures should dip into the mid 60s - the low 60s in far western areas, notably in Palm Beach County - courtesy...
  • Honoring veterans by hiring veterans

    Honoring veterans by hiring veterans
    Helping veterans isn't just a part of my job. For me, it's personal. It's in my blood. On Veterans Day, I can't help think of my uncles who volunteered for the service after fleeing a brutal regime in the Dominican Republic. They hadn't been in...
  • Put veterans to work

     Put veterans to work
    The country's newest generation of veterans — the 2 million Americans who served honorably in Iraq and Afghanistan — is eager for meaningful civilian work. But misconceptions about veterans often prevent them from getting a fair shake to put...
  • Housing homeless vets in West L.A.

     Housing homeless vets in West L.A.
    On a day when we honor the men and women who've served in the U.S. military, we must not forget that tens of thousands of veterans across the country are homeless, including an estimated 6,300 living in Los Angeles County, the largest concentration of...
  • No longer the Greatest Generation's VA

    Just in time for Veterans Day, the embattled secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric K. Shinseki, announced last week that his department had reduced its backlog of overdue disability claims from more than 600,000 in March to about 400,000. "The trend...
  • Evidence Points To JFK's Postwar Stress

    This month marks the 60th Veterans Day and the 50th anniversary of John Kennedy's assassination. There is an intriguing question that connects the slain president and his World War II Navy service. Did JFK suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, known...