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KNSS News
September 29, 2020 - 1:56 pm
Military officials say active-duty suicides up 20% during COVID-19 pandemic.
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Connecting Vets
September 25, 2020 - 4:44 pm
By Jacob Tice Jacob Tice is the middle son of seven siblings. You can learn more about Austin at AustinTiceFamily.com. I was at the beach with my family when my brother Austin called. His schedule at Georgetown Law School had prevented him from joining us. I slipped into an empty room at the little...
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Connecting Vets
September 25, 2020 - 1:32 pm
The Department of Veterans Affairs broke ground Friday on the first American Indian Veterans Memorial at a national veterans cemetery. "Today is California Native American Day and there is no better way to honor American Indian veterans than with this groundbreaking ceremony," said VA Secretary...
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Connecting Vets
September 25, 2020 - 9:07 am
Pvt. Felix Longoria was killed in action in the Philippines during World War II. Back in Texas, his hometown church refused to host his funeral because he was Mexican. Longoria was killed 15 days after landing in Luzon on June 15, 1945, while flushing out retreating Japanese soldiers. It would be...
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Connecting Vets
September 22, 2020 - 7:42 pm
Alwyn Cashe, Army sergeant first class and war hero, was the baby of his family, adored by everyone. They never expected he'd be the first one they'd lose. He was their hero long before he became America's after rescuing fellow soldiers in Iraq. Now, his family is one step closer to getting Cashe,...
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Connecting Vets
September 22, 2020 - 1:27 pm
After more than two months of declining active cases of the coronavirus among Department of Veterans Affairs patients and staff, those cases are beginning to rise again. Since about the end of July, active cases among VA patients and staff have generally dropped, reaching about 2,400 cases last...
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Connecting Vets
September 22, 2020 - 12:21 pm
Late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery alongside her husband and the men and women she championed. Supreme Court justices are always given the option for an ANC burial, even if they are not veterans or married to a veteran as Ginsburg was. But...
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Connecting Vets
September 21, 2020 - 12:35 pm
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery in a private interment ceremony. Ginsburg, 87, died Sept.18 surrounded by her family at her home in Washington, D.C., due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer, according to a release from the Supreme...
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Connecting Vets
September 17, 2020 - 11:49 am
A bipartisan bill introduced this week would remove one of the last obstacles standing between Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe and the Medal of Honor. Cashe, 35, who died in 2005 while rescuing fellow soldiers from a burning Bradley, was awarded the Silver Star for his actions. For more than a decade,...
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Connecting Vets
September 14, 2020 - 2:02 pm
An amphibious assault vehicle returning to Camp Pendleton following a training exercise sank on July 30, killing eight Marines and one sailor on board . Two Special Operations soldiers were killed Aug. 29 when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a training exercise off California's southern...
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