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A federal judge ruled this week that about 25,000 federal employees who worked without pay during the 2013 partial government shutdown are eligible for partial back pay.<br>Meredith Tibbetts/Stars and Stripes

Veteran employment bill passes in US Senate

This legislation would promote private sector recruiting, hiring and retaining of men and women who served honorably in the U.S. military through a voluntary and effective program.


Disneyland honors 6 Tuskegee Airmen during flag ceremony

Six Tuskegee Airmen were honored during the Flag Retreat Ceremony in Town Square at Disneyland on Friday, March 23, 2017.


Missouri program brings national memorials to homebound veterans

The program was inspired by Honor Flight Network, a nonprofit group that flies veterans to Washington, D.C., to see war memorials. Brock said that Honor Flight is a great program, but it overlooks those veterans who cannot fly to the nation’s capital. So, the local Sons of the American Legion created a program to bring Washington to those veterans.

Bill to make March 29 National Vietnam War Veterans Day clears Congress, awaits Trump's signature

A bill passed by Congress establishes March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. It marks the date in 1973 when U.S. combat troops withdrew from Vietnam, ending the nation’s direct involvement in the 12-year conflict.


Ohio community hosting Vietnam Veterans Day event

March 29 represents the day when the last 2,500 U.S. troops were withdrawn from Vietnam in 1973, and the last American POWs held by North Vietnam arrived home.


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