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Topic - Veteran'S Day
Could the Veteran Beer Co. be the best company ever? The microbrewer, started by Navy pilot Paul Jenkins, exists to provide jobs for veterans and provide customers with quality beer.
This column is dedicated in remembrance of a holiday that encourages us to take a step back in order to gain clarity and perspective when giving thanks for all the blessings we have come to adore.
Despite rosy platitudes from President Obama on Veterans Day, more than 700,000 former servicemen and women remain waiting for medical benefits owed to them because of a backlogged system that takes an average of 300 days to navigate.
The Dow Jones industrial average held at a record high on Wall Street on Monday.
As his administration struggles to keep its promise on providing veterans' benefits, President Obama marked Veterans Day with a pledge to care for those returning from war in Afghanistan.
"Selfies." You've probably heard of them. They are the photos that teens (and, too often, young adults) take of themselves and post far and wide for the admiration or amusement of friends. Snap-chat, Facebook and Twitter are full of selfies. Although great fun when used in moderation, they also have become classic examples of teenage narcissism, self-absorption and lack of vision — and icons of a nation struggling to remember its greatness.
A mortar shell took Bob Kalsu's life on July 21, 1970, at FSB Ripcord in Thua Thien, Vietnam. The former All-America offensive lineman at the University of Oklahoma played 14 games for the Bills in 1968. A year later, he was in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne.
As Veterans Day arrives, members of Congress have plenty of proposals on how to honor them — including one Iowa Democrat, Rep. Bruce L. Braley, who has written a bill granting many veterans in the private sector the day off.
A new Washington memorial will pay tribute to the nation's disabled warriors
Hey, fat chance that a certain Garden State guy is going to eat his way right out of the 2016 election. Critics who hope New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has weight-related health issues that will squash a White House run need to find another complaint.
It's simply too easy to forget the women of the Greatest Generation who helped the men as we pay homage this Veterans Day. One group of such women was with the American Red Cross, and one such woman was named Elizabeth Black.
Known as the Doolittle Raiders, the 80 men who risked their lives on a World War II bombing mission on Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor were toasted one last time by their surviving comrades and honored with a Veterans Day weekend of fanfare shared by thousands.
The original Armistice Day revered an illusory peace until it surrendered to a tribute to heroes of all wars
The weekend before Veterans Day, nearly five dozen U.S. soldiers and allied forces formed five teams to run a shadow of the Las Vegas Ragnar Relay in Afghanistan. They ran under the names of those lost and to remember their sacrifice.