Salute to Veterans

WWII service time led to medical career
November 11, 2008
Going to war was inevitable for Robert McCullough back in 1943.
A salute to area veterans featuring interviews with those who served in the armed forces in all U.S. wars from World War II to the war in Afghanistan.
Veteran survived ‘the forgotten war’
November 11, 2008
Pete Gomez was 19 when he fought in what he describes with no apparent bitterness as “the forgotten war.” That was the Korean conflict, so-called because the United States Congress made no formal declaration of war.
Vietnam: Finding honor in unpopular war
November 11, 2008
It was an unpopular war in a strange, faraway land where warfare definitely wasn’t the only hazard.
Iowa left behind for military service in 1st Gulf War
November 11, 2008
From the scariest of moments to ones that cause laughter now, Ben Ontiveros will never forget the service he gave his country.
Service continues after tour in Iraq
November 11, 2008
What Sgt. Tyler Trowbridge remembers most about his year in Iraq are the people.
Honor flight pays tribute to veterans
November 11, 2008
Honor Flight has flown some 7,000 veterans to see Washington’s war memorials, free of charge.
Veterans Day origins date to 1920s
November 11, 2008
Armistice Day officially received its name in America in 1926 through a congressional resolution.
Lawrence sculptor honors D-Day efforts
November 11, 2008
Lawrence sculptor Jim Brothers’ newest sculpture joined his other pieces in October at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va.