• World War II Veterans receive flu vaccinations at Jasper VA clinic

    “My doctor recommended the vaccine for greater protection during the flu season and I took his advice. I trust the VA with my health.”

  • Martinsburg VA proud to care for two Greatest Generation Veterans

    The Martinsburg VA has over 37,000 Veterans enrolled. About 1,000 are part of the Greatest Generation, having served in World War II. Here’s a brief glimpse at two Purple Heart heroes.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Roy Voris

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Roy Voris, who served as a fighter pilot during World War II and founded the Navy Blue Angels.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veterans Hawley C. Spradlin and Ruth Marie Nicholson Spradlin Cutlar

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay are Navy Veterans Hawley Spradlin and Ruth Marie Nicholson Spradlin Cutlar, who served as aircraft mechanics during World War II.

  • National World War I Memorial honors 4.7 million Veterans

    Visitors to Washington, D.C., pass many memorials during their trips. Among those are memorials dedicated to wars throughout the nation’s history. The black granite of the Vietnam War Memorial. The fountains and columns of the World War II Memorial. The 19 stainless steel statues of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. One war—dubbed “The Great War”—has been the only one missing. That changes April 16, 2021, with the First Colors ceremony unveiling the National WWI Memorial.

  • Borinqueneer Veterans honored during event

    Veterans from the U.S. Army’s 65th Infantry Regiment—known as the Borinqueneers—received special recognition during an event at the National Press Club April 13.

  • Tuskegee Airmen Veterans tell story in ‘Red Tail Angels’

    Black History Month is a chance to celebrate and honor Black Americans who trailblazed paths for future generations. Among those trailblazers are the Tuskegee Airmen.

  • Chinese-American WWII Veterans receive Congressional Gold Medal

    Chinese-American World War II Veterans received a Congressional Gold Medal during a virtual ceremony Dec. 9 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • World War II Veterans honored, even as event cancelled

    Although a scheduled Sept. 25 flyover of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was cancelled due to weather, event organizers still honored World War II Veterans and the 75th anniversary of the end of the war. More than 16 million Veterans served during World War II, some of whom participated in the events prior to the scheduled flyover. One of those Veterans is 95-year-old Marine Corps Veteran Paul Hilliard.

  • VA Clinic renamed in honor of two World War II Veterans

    Native American drums opened a special ceremony in a VA Montana clinic as two WWII Veterans were honored with the renaming of the clinic. Family members and a Crow nation chairman shared memories.

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