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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Navy shows Lt. Commander Frederick P. Crosby in his official Navy portrait.<br>U.S. Navy via AP

After 50 years, MIA pilot's wedding ring and bone fragments found in Vietnam pond

Two U.S. Navy planes came in fast over a bridge in Dong Phong Thuong, North Vietnam, in June, 1965. Cloud cover forced them to descend extremely low. The enemy was waiting.


American Legion calls VA budget proposal ‘stealth privatization’

The country’s largest veterans service organization said Friday that it was “extremely disappointed” with President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for the Department of Veterans Affairs, which includes cuts to benefits for some of the country’s most disabled veterans.


Investigation of offer to view John Glenn's body rekindles Dover military mortuary scandal

A scandal involving the mortuary at Dover Air Force Base, the main point of entry for U.S. troops killed overseas, has rekindled with controversy over the care of astronaut John Glenn's body.

Police documents recount gruesome murder of former Fort Bliss soldier

An Afghanistan veteran was stabbed to death in El Paso, according to court filings that recount a botched drug theft and the gruesome killing of a 23-year-old allegedly carried out by suspects connected to nearby Fort Bliss.


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Putting names to faces for Memorial Day in Cambridge

A crowd of U.S. servicemembers, veterans and members of the local British community gathered Friday at the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial in preparation for the second annual Faces of Cambridge event this Memorial Day.


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