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Man killed while waiting for dialysis, suspect at large

A former U.S. Marine was fatally shot Saturday while waiting for a dialysis appointment in north Snohomish County, WA. his family said.


Ray Lambert, D-Day survivor, WWII torch bearer, dies at 100

Ray Lambert, an Army medic who survived multiple wounds on D-Day, took part in the Allied invasions of North Africa and Sicily before his war came to an end June 6, 1944, on the sands of Omaha Beach.


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Ramsey Clark, attorney general who became a critic of US policies, dies at 93

Ramsey Clark, who was U.S. attorney general under President Lyndon B. Johnson and then, after leaving government service, redefined himself as a relentless critic of American foreign policy and as a courtroom defender of widely reviled figures such as former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, died April 9 at his home in New York City. He was 93.


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Charles Coolidge, the nation's oldest Medal of Honor recipient, dies at 99

Charles Henry Coolidge, Sr., the country's oldest Medal of Honor recipient, died peacefully on Tuesday at CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. He was 99.


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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99.


WWII pilot Del Tiedeman of Calif. dies at 100

World War II combat veteran Del Tiedeman of Healdsburg, Calif., died Thursday, about three weeks after he fractured a shoulder in a fall. He entered military training in ROTC at North Dakota State University and in 1942 was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army Air Corps.


Last surviving WWII veteran of ND National Guard Unit 164th Infantry Regiment dies

Douglas P. “Doug” Burtell, the last North Dakota National Guard World War II soldier known to be residing in North Dakota, died in Bowman, N.D., on April 3, just weeks shy of his 97th birthday.


UK mourns Prince Philip; leaders honor his service to queen

Philip, who served in the Royal Navy during World War II, married the future queen in 1947 and kept up a full schedule of public appearances until he retired in 2017.


G. Gordon Liddy, Army veteran and Watergate mastermind, dead at 90

Liddy was convicted of conspiracy, burglary and illegal wiretapping for his role in the Watergate burglary, which led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. "I'd do it again for my president," he said years later.


Joseph E. Tinkham II, former head of Maine National Guard, dies at 73

Maj. Gen. Joseph E. Tinkham II, a former adjutant general of the Maine National Guard and commissioner of the Maine Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management, died on Friday. He was 73.


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‘He wanted to do his part': Family remembers decorated WWII veteran, dive bomber

During World War II, Brockton native Henry LaBonte was a dive bomber at the Battle of Midway who was awarded two medals for heroism and achievement during flight. LaBonte died March 17 at the age of 97.


Bobby Brown, Yankees great, Navy doctor in Korea, dead at 96

Dr. Bobby Brown, who was a clutch hitter for the Yankees and oversaw a field-battalion aid station in Korea and worked at the Tokyo Army Hospital during his 19-month stint in the Navy, had died. He was 96.


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Former Naval Academy superintendent Vice Adm. Edward Waller remembered as thoughtful, quiet

Vice Adm. Edward Waller graduated from the Naval Academy in 1949, served a lengthy career in the Navy and served as superintendent of the academy from 1981 until he retired in 1983. He died March 2.


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Leon Thomas, raised in poverty, decorated in combat, successful in business, dies at 89

Leon Thomas was raised in a little sharecropper village called Poverty Hill. He later found success in Bakersfield, but not before becoming a war hero and being awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star for his actions as a U.S. Army medic in Korea.


Burtell M. Jefferson, WWII veteran and DC's first Black police chief, dies at 96

Overall, Burtell M. Jefferson's time as chief was quiet — a respite from the high-profile, violent crises, including riots, protests and hostage situations, that had rocked the tenures of his immediate predecessors.