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A day of remembrance in the nation's capital
On this day – Memorial Day – ceremonies held in Washington by and hosted for veterans from every major American conflict are held. Some are somber, like the wreath-laying ceremony at the National World War II Memorial. Others, like the annual Memorial Day Parade, are more joyous affairs.
Army, Navy teams take to the ice amid buildup to football rivalry game
As part of the buildup to Saturday's Army-Navy football game, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley coached an Army team made up of players representing the Army and Air Force to a 5-3 hockey win over a Navy team that featured representatives of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Monday night.
The Boneyard has been history's holding area
The 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group started out as a place to store B-29 bombers and C-47 cargo planes after the end of World War II. Those are gone now, and time is running out on some other noteworthy planes.
The Boneyard's airplane-loving workers are in their element
Imagine being a serious aircraft buff, surrounded in your workplace by thousands of planes ranging from the biggest and baddest bombers to experimental models that never made it to full production. That's the case for many workers at The Boneyard.
Wright Brothers National Memorial at Kitty Hawk, NC
When the Wright Brothers came from Dayton, Ohio, to Kitty Hawk, N.C., at the start of the 20th century, their destination was a windswept, deserted beach. That is to say, the perfect place to test their airplanes with few interruptions or prying eyes.
What happens in Vegas -- is just about everything
Where else but Las Vegas could you find Donny and Marie Osmond performing under the same roof that shelters burlesque shows, thousands of slot machines, clouds of cigarette smoke and the legacy of notorious mobster Bugsy Siegel?
We're looking for pictures of your hometown veterans memorials
Across the United States, towns have honored their soldiers and fallen soldiers in different ways – sometimes small or sometimes with large monuments. They are permanent markers in towns across the country that only locals know of but wandering tourists could easily miss.
Parade, MOH stamp unveiling highlight DC Memorial Day events
Several dozen World War II Veterans will serve as grand marshals of the 2015 National Memorial Day Parade, and Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipients will be the focus as new postage stamps are unveiled in a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday in Washington, D.C.
Ceremony marks additions, status changes on Vietnam Wall
When Henry John Drozdowski was honored Sunday as one of 13 casualties of the Vietnam War whose names were recently added to the Wall at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, there were plenty of relatives on hand for the historic occasion.