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Rodney Price
February 11, 2020 - 2:45 pm
Find out what one veteran had to say to the Wichita City Council today, as the group discussed a grant proposal.
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KNSS News
February 06, 2020 - 10:10 am
The remains of a Kansas man who was killed 78 years ago when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor have been identified. The Wichita Eagle reports that U.S. Navy Fireman First Class Rex Wise will be buried in April near his home in South Haven, near the state's southern border with Oklahoma. The Defense...
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Salute To Service
February 05, 2020 - 8:54 pm
Retired Col. Charles McGee, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen achieved two milestones recently. He celebrated his 100th birthday -- and this week he was promoted to brigadier general by President Trump.
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Julia LeDoux
February 01, 2020 - 5:30 am
Four World War II veterans will once again be part of history on Sunday. Army Staff Sgt. Odon S. Cardenas, First Lt. Samuel Lombardo, Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, and Cpl. Sidney Walton will participate in the coin toss at Super Bowl LIV before the Kansas City Chiefs square off against the San...
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KNSS News
January 31, 2020 - 1:51 pm
Edward Lee Hubbard had no idea his beloved Kansas City Chiefs were playing in the Super Bowl the previous time they made it to the big stage, nor did he learn that they had won the 1970 championship until three years after the fact. Hubbard instead was living in a 6-by-6 prison cell as a prisoner...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2011, file photo, Leland Anthony, Arizona Rep. for Indian Health Incorp., left, speaks with Navajo code talker Joe Vandever Sr. during Native American Day at the roundhouse in Santa Fe, New Mexico. One of the few remaining Navajo Code Talkers who used their native language to confound the Japanese in World War II has died. Joe Vandever Sr. died of health complications Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Haystack, New Mexico, west of Grants, according to his family. He was 96. Tribal leaders called Vandever a "great warrior" and a "compassionate family man," and asked Navajos to keep his spirit and his family in their prayers. (Jane Phillips/The New Mexican via AP)
KNSS News
January 31, 2020 - 1:21 pm
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — One of the few remaining Navajo Code Talkers who used their native language to confound the Japanese in World War II has died. Joe Vandever Sr. died of health complications Friday in Haystack, New Mexico, according to his family. He was 96. Tribal leaders called Vandever a...
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Super Bowl dreams coming true for military families
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Connecting Vets
January 28, 2020 - 10:19 am
A San Francisco 49er is making the Super Bowl dreams of a fallen service member's family come true. In partnership with USAA and the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors , 49er's star tight end George Kittle is providing tickets to Josephine and Nicolas LaMar, the widow and son of Army Sgt...
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Connecting Vets
January 24, 2020 - 7:10 am
The three Americans killed when their C-130 Hercules crashed have been identified as veterans. The three-member crew was flying the aerial water tanker over southeastern Australia fighting the unprecedented wildfires in the region. Captain Ian McBeth served with the Wyoming Air National Guard and...
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KNSS News
January 17, 2020 - 9:39 pm
Bronze Star Army veteran, Jerry Holliman says the Jackson VA refuses to pay for his prosthetic legs. The VA says it has a reason why. Watch the latest video at
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KNSS News
January 13, 2020 - 8:47 pm
104-year-old Major Bill White wants to add to his Valentine's Day card collection. Watch the latest video at
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