Veterans Day

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Military Service Honored At Veterans Day Events Throughout Southland

Hundreds gathered at events throughout the Southland in honor of Veterans Day Monday.

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The Medal of Honor, shown at a 2010 ceremony. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Postal Service Honors Veterans With Medal Of Honor Stamp

The US Postal Service has issued a World War Two Medal of Honor stamp.


Members of the United States Marine Corps salute during the national anthem before the Memorial Day game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 28, 2012 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers Alumni Treat Veterans To Batting Practice

Alumni of the Los Angeles Dodgers gathered at Dodger Stadium on Veterans Day to provide exclusive baseball instruction to veterans of the armed forces.


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Best Veterans Day Freebies & Discounts In L.A.

As a thank you for those defending our country, these stores and restaurants offer the best freebies and deals in L.A.



200,000 Graves At Riverside National Cemetery Get Flags

An army of some 1,000 volunteers got a jump on Veterans Day memorials this weekend when they began placing American flags on every one of Riverside National Cemetery’s 200,000 graves.


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Veterans Celebrated Aboard USS Iowa This Weekend

Thousands headed aboard the USS Iowa this weekend to honor the men and women who have served their nation.


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Best Ways To Give Back To The Military In SoCal

As Veterans Day approaches, give back and say thank you to those in our armed forces who give so much to protect the country.


Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.


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Government Offices Closed In Observance Of Veteran’s Day

Banks and government offices including courts, libraries and the post office are all closed Monday in observance of the holiday.

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The city of El Monte observed Veterans Day with the groundbreaking of a 40-unit comprehensive apartment development for veterans described by city officials as “the first of its kind.” (credit: Art Barron/CBS)

Ground Broken At Future Site Of Veterans Housing Complex In El Monte

Dozens of observances were held across Southern California on Sunday to pay tribute to the nation’s veterans.


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USS Iowa Celebrates 1st Veterans Day At Port Of Los Angeles

The USS Iowa held its first-ever Veterans Day observance at its new home in the Port of Los Angeles.


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Retired Air Force Colonel Honors Fellow Vietnam POW’s At Veterans Day Tribute

This Veteran’s Day, retired Air Force Colonel Ray Merritt joined thousands who turned out at Riverside National Cemetery to honor those who have served our country, many who paid the ultimate price.


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President Obama Will Head To Southern California For Veterans Day

President Obama will mark Veterans Day Friday with a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Irvine Restaurant To Offer Veterans Free Meals Friday

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but that won’t be the case for veterans Friday at Lucca Cafe in Irvine.

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Businesses Offering Veterans Day Deals This Weekend

Currently enlisted military personnel and veterans will be able to take advantage of big savings this weekend in honor of veterans day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/10/2011



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