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Soldier restored to Ranger Hall of Fame

Sgt. 1st Class Wilton "Pappy" White was a pioneer and a legend in the Army Ranger world. No one close to him knows exactly how White was removed from the Ranger Hall of Fame — but there was enough question about his mysterious removal that inspired fellow Rangers to pursue White's reinstatement to the institution that honors the best of the elite Rangers.


Florida deputy killed in crash was Army veteran who served in Afghanistan, Iraq

Deputy Benjamin “Benji” Nimtz of the Broward County Sheriff's Office was driving his patrol SUV with lights and sirens on toward a domestic dispute when there was a collision with a pickup in Deerfield Beach.

Military veterans earn more money than non-veterans, study says

Veterans earned an average of $26 an hour between 2005 and 2015, compared to $21 an hour for non-veterans, concluded the University of Akron study, "The Veteran Wage Differential."


Florist puts a smile on veterans' faces with 'Be Happy Bouquets'

Some might not believe it, but even tough old war veterans enjoy getting bouquets of flowers. Randy Stone, a floral designer at Classic Florist and Home Decor in Dublin, has for several years delivered flowers to patients at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center


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At 100, WWII and Korean War veteran honored for his place in Marine Corps history

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton has played a major role in military history over the past 77 years, and John Farritor is one of the rare men who has seen that history unfold from the start.



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