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Veterans Day

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Top Veterans Day Articles

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  • Review board in Burbank focuses on police strengths

    Review board in Burbank focuses on police strengths
    A report evaluating the internal policies and investigations of the Burbank Police Department praised the department's efforts to strengthen and standardize policies, but also pointed out areas where officers could benefit from additional training....
  • The forgotten meaning of Veterans Day [Letter]

    The forgotten meaning of Veterans Day [Letter]
    In 1918, at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, guns all over the world fell silent and the whole world experienced peace and hope. A French Christmas carol recalls the feeling in the "le monde entier tressaille d'espérance," which roughly translates as "the entire world...
  • Veterans feel a debt toward an old warhorse of a judge

    Veterans feel a debt toward an old warhorse of a judge
    I was apprehensive about asking Harry Pregerson the specifics of his war injury, but apparently I didn't need to be. Pregerson, the longest-serving justice in the history of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, leveled his gaze at me in a room with...
  • 'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.

    'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.
    Before the coffee. After remembering Veterans Day. The Skinny: I ran a 10K Sunday at a pace of just over eight minutes per mile. Not bad for a geezer. I guess for me life's a sprint, not a marathon. I'll be sore for the next few days but it was worth...
  • For some veterans, underage enlistment is point of pride

    For some veterans, underage enlistment is point of pride
    Allan Stover wasn't even in high school when he enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1953. Despite his doctored birth certificate, he believes commanders could tell he was too young to enlist. Stover never admitted it — though he came close when a drill...
  • Veterans Day celebrated with events across Southern California

    Veterans Day celebrated with events across Southern California
    Dozens of events commemorating Veterans Day are scheduled across Southern California today. Also, The Times has compiled a database of California's war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan. Readers can examine the fallens' biographies and offer comments....
  • 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: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath

    Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath
    The nation’s first four-star female general led New Yorkers in commemorating Veterans Day, part of the annual display of thanks to those who have served their country and an indication of the changing face of the military. Led by President Obama,...
  • 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...
  • Obama vows to honor U.S. veterans' service long after wars end

    Obama vows to honor U.S. veterans' service long after wars end
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama pledged Monday to honor the nation’s debt to its military veterans by improving healthcare, job support and educational opportunities for those who have served. In his annual Veterans Day address at Arlington...