Taps at last: Korean War POW honored 63 years later

No one saw Thomas Railling off to war. The Saginaw man had no wife or kids. Both his parents died before he joined the U.S. Army at age 17, in January 1946.

Brother, sister veterans headed to Washington, D.C.

On Monday, two members of the Greatest Generation who both served during World War II will do something they’ve never done before: They’ll visit Washington, D.C.

American Legion honors WWII vets

American Legion Post 11 in Frederick honored its dwindling numbers of World War II veterans with a luncheon Monday afternoon.

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In this continuing series, Stars and Stripes looks back at the Vietnam War and the cultural changes that surrounded it. With contributions from the men and women who were there, we will examine how the war was prosecuted, how it changed our military and foreign policy thinking, and how America viewed itself then and now.

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