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‘Greatest generation’ veterans sweep past barricades at memorial in their honor

WWII veterans seen breaking the police line so they can view the WWII Memorial that has been closed after government shutdown. story by: Edmund Demarche photo courtesy of: Fox News What was meant to be a final gathering of heroes Tuesday … Continue reading

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Emotional documentary ‘Honor Flight’ thanks WWII veterans for their service

Volunteers and passengers cheer as they land at Dulles International Airport for the Honor Flight Chicago trip that takes World War II veterans to the Washington D.C. memorial. story by: Hollie McKay photo courtesy of: Heather Eidson It has almost been seventy … Continue reading

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Fort Bragg paratroopers participate in D-Day anniversary in France

story and photo by: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells When U.S. paratroopers jumped onto French soil during World War II, they were greeted with gunfire and bombs. Today, 68 years later, they were met with cheers and handshakes. Task Force 68, … Continue reading

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