Veterans Day in 2020: Quiet Parades, Somber Virtual Events

OKLAHOMA CITY — Celebrations marking Veterans Day gave way to somber virtual gatherings Wednesday, with many of the nation’s veterans homes barring visitors to protect their residents from the surging coronavirus that has killed thousands of former members of ...
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Buttigieg Would Pick 1st Female for Veteran’s Post

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says if elected he'd like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs for the first time as 2020 hopefuls take aim at President Donal...
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Rediscovering America: A Quiz for Veterans Day

By David Tucker November 11 is Veterans Day, which has been observed under its current name since 1954 and honors all American veterans. The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, provides an opportunity fo...
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Opinion: Why I Love Being a Veteran

If you had told me how I’d look back with fondness on the time I served as brigade commander during the worst of Diyala Province in 2006-2007, I would have smirked. Of course I’d love being a veteran, I can ima...

This Video Brings the Cost of Freedom Close to Home

Since 2013, Central Valley Honor Flight has been thanking area veterans by providing them with expense-paid trips to visit America's service memorials in Washington, D.C. To date, more than 700 World War II ...
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Trump Nixes $92M Military Parade, Blames DC for High Cost

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the "ridiculously high" price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November event could cost $92 million, more than three times the price firs...
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Opinion: A Better Way to Thank Veterans

Opinion Col. David Sutherland, U.S. Army (retired) While a nice sentiment, let’s change the conversation from “thank you for your service” to something more meaningful. The discussion may take less time tha...
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Transitioning Veterans to the Private Sector

Opinion By Shawn McCoy Miguel Sanchez tread an uphill path to Wall Street. He emigrated to the United States from the Dominican Republic as a child, not knowing a word of English. He was raised ...