Veterans Day

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Local Wife Of Vietnam Vet Fights To Get 74 Sailors’ Names Added To Memorial Wall

The local widow of a Vietnam War veteran is on a mission to fulfill her late husband’s wishes of seeing the names of 74 of his shipmates, killed during the war, added to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.

11/11/2014

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Decorated Army Veteran, Placentia Police Lieutenant Lives On Through Kidney Donation

Ken Alexander lives on after his kidneys were donated to two people within the last 24 hours – a move his family says was his final act of giving.

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Suspected Tagger Arrested For Allegedly Vandalizing Alhambra Veterans Memorial

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of defacing the Alhambra Park’s Veterans’ Memorial in time for Veterans Day.

11/11/2014

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Veterans Day Observances Held Throughout Southland

Veterans Day was marked across the Southland Tuesday with numerous observances honoring active and retired servicemembers in the U.S. military.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2014

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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.

11/09/2014

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In the Service of Soldiers: Raytheon’s 2014 Week of Service Honors Warfighters

The tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.

11/03/2014

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2013

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.

11/11/2013

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.

11/11/2013

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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.

11/11/2013

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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.

11/10/2013

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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.

11/10/2013

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.

11/12/2012

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/12/2012

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.

11/11/2012

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