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Oklahoma's Fort Gibson National Cemetery adds 6,000 burial sites

The additions, on the southwest corner of the cemetery, include 3,000 pre-placed crypts and 3,000 sites for cremation urns.


Medal of Honor Society plans Boston convention

Many of the nation's 69 living Medal of Honor recipients will be in Boston from Sept. 7-11, the society and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced.

Mass. VA facility disposes of nearly 2,000 COVID vaccine doses after freezer was accidentally unplugged

The Jamaica Plain VA Medical Center was forced to dispose of nearly 2,000 doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine after the plug to the freezer was accidentally loosened by a cleaning contractor, the Boston Globe reported.


Biden administration takes over at VA’s deadliest moment

While Joe Biden was being sworn in as the country’s 46th president, the VA reported another grim milestone: More than 8,000 patients had died of the virus — 1,000 of those deaths occurring in the last 13 days.


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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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