http://www.kxxv.com/story/23930619/after-years-of-planning-vietnam-memorial-vault-finally-lowered#.UoJQ2CnCfuc.email ELM MOTT - A memorial made after the Vietnam wall came to Waco more than five years ago was finally lowered in the ground Sunday. A memorial service was held at..
In Stella, Mo., you can't miss the veterans' memorial. Though the population of the village hovers around 150, the town is the home of a $51,000 memorial, Legionnaire and former..
Clovis Ordogne did something his late wife, Judy, would have never believed. He had a mural commissioned on the outside of the American Legion Post 11 in Thibodaux, La., in..
Some lives are worth commemorating because of the inspiration they give to future generations. Ed Whitcomb is one of those. From his dramatic escape out of the Philippines during World War..
This Veterans Day event was held at the Nixa Community Center in Nixa, Miss. Our American Legion Post 434, together with VFW Post 6758, American Legion Auxiliary Post 434, and American..
My brother John and I will conduct a Veterans Day ceremony at the State Capitol Rotunda in Sacramento, California, with the USMC Combat Helicopter Association Memorial Bell. The bell, created..
Our fellow comrade Leon Kohler (from Post 4 in Lakeland, Fla.) has written a very moving poem after viewing the “Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall.” It is worth noting that Leon..
Post 138 in Port Tampa City held a POW/MIA remembrance ceremony on Friday, Sept. 20, to commemorate National POW/MIA Recognition Day and honor our fellow comrades still missing from our..
The ceremony was held Friday, Sept. 20 at Boyce Aten American Legion Post 25 located in El Centro, Calif. Although this night seemed pretty normal, with more than 50 dinners..
Owen Coffman Legion Post 519 (Palm Springs, Calif.) recently dedicated its main hall room to one of World War II’s lost heroes, Roaul Prieto. While a deceivingly simple gesture, it..
The highest honor that can be awarded a man in the military is the Congressional Medal of Honor. About 3,400 of these medals have been awarded to members of the..
The new Veteran’s Memorial at Oakdale City Hall creates an enduring space for citizens to honor military friends and family, enhanced by the use of retaining walls, paver surfaces and..
The Wisconsin town of Bloomer may have less than 4,000 residents, but it came together to create a memorial that honors nearly 3,000 veterans, who represent every war era in..
The Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery committal hall is getting a unique memorial: five 8-by-10-foot oil paintings representing the five different military branches. The Army painting is finished and displayed; the Navy..
What began as an artist's tribute to his late father-in-law, a Korean War POW, is growing into a community veterans memorial in Montrose, Mich. "He wanted to build a bell..
Under a bright sunny sky people lined the streets of Loretto, Pa., to watch the annual parade and take in the Memorial Day activities. It was a joint effort..
At the quarterly Memorial Ceremony (April-June 2013) held on July 13, 2013, American Legion Post 284 of Belleview, Fla., was honored to read of the names of all the deceased..
In 2006, the village of Sheridan, Ill., approved the construction of a veterans memorial. The first phase consisted of a flagpole and an American flag. After a number of phases..
It was a beautiful day on March 30, 2013, one that I am sure that the Vietnam veterans will never forget. For the first time New Hampshire officially welcomed home..
A new Veterans Memorial at American Legion Post 35 in Madison, Neb., was dedicated on Memorial Day. The memorial is located adjacent to Post 35 headquarters and consists of 10..