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Military working dogs honored on Capitol Hill

On Wednesday, five retired military working dogs were honored on Capitol Hill for their service to the country.

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On D-Day, veterans gather at WWII Memorial

They served in some of the horrific battles of World War II. One was there for the Normandy Landing on June 6, 1944. Another participated in the Battle of Okinawa. On Tuesday, they were honored in their nation's capital for their sacrifices.


Scenes from Memorial Day in Washington, DC

From the Potomac to Capitol Hill, the National Mall was packed with tourists and visitors for the Memorial Day weekend, and many of them paused to reflect and pay respects to fallen servicemembers.

50 years later, Gold Star Mother remembers 'the only son I had'

Almost 50 years after U.S. Army Cpl. Robert William Cupp was killed by a booby trap in South Vietnam, his mother, 97-year-old Emogene Cupp, paid tribute to him Monday at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.


At Arlington's Flags In, remembering and honoring the fallen

More than 284,000 flags were placed in front of headstones at Arlington National Cemetery Thursday by hundreds of soldiers with The Old Guard during the annual pre-Memorial Day Flags In ceremony.


US, WWII allies mark 75th anniversary of Battle of the Coral Sea

A ceremony on Thursday at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. D.C. marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea.


New museum in nation's capital provides unique insights into military, black history

The new National Museum of African American History and Culture highlights hundreds of personal stories of tragedy, suffering and courage, but some of the bravest heroes are recognized in the section about military history.


Warrior Canine Connection growing into new location

The Golden Retriever puppies are among the first of many litters that the nonprofit Warrior Canine Connection hopes will be born at its new location, a sprawling farm in Boyds, Md.


At Veterans Inaugural Ball, focus was on 34 Medal of Honor recipients

There are 76 living recipients of the Medal of Honor, and 34 of them were in one room Jan. 20 for the Veterans Inaugural Ball, an event paying tribute to newly inaugurated President Donald Trump and the men who earned the nation’s highest military award.