Palm Springs Air Musuem
Connecting Vets
September 20, 2019 - 8:32 am
The late 60s and early 70s found America fiercely divided over the Vietnam War. As our nation was torn by the political and social unrest of the time, the men and women of our military made incredible sacrifices. However, their sacrifices did not go unnoticed. The love and support of many grateful...
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Salute To Service
September 18, 2019 - 12:20 pm
KNSS and Mel Hambelton Ford, along with NCRI and Volunteer Kansas, invites you to take part in Presents In A Package, where our community helps Kansas men and women serving in the military during the holidays. Each year, volunteers pack boxes with needed items to send to our Kansas troops overseas...
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GETTY IMAGES
Connecting Vets
September 18, 2019 - 10:09 am
The POW/MIA Flag was born out of one woman's determination to provide the nation with a way to remember its service members being held either as prisoners of war or those missing in action. Lt. Cmdr. Michael's Hoff's plane crashed in Laos in 1970 and his body was never recovered. His widow, Mary...
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Getty Images
Connecting Vets
September 17, 2019 - 3:06 pm
The Department of Veterans Affairs says it is disciplining nine employees in a bit to "restore trust" in a Georgia nursing home where a veteran reportedly died covered in ant bites . In response to the reported ant infestation at the Atlanta VA Medical Center's Eagles' Nest Community Living Center...
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Connecting Vets
September 11, 2019 - 11:58 am
Capt. Robert E. Dolan Retired Rear Admiral Wilson F. Flagg Karen Ann Kincaid Dana, Charles, and Zoe Falkenberg Maj. Wallace Cole Hogan Retired Lt. Col. Robert Hymel A ceremony at the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial on Sept. 11, 2019 recognizing the individuals killed at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001 opened...
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September 04, 2019 - 11:30 am
Join Us in Welcoming Our Kansas Veterans Home! Whenever our Kansas veterans make their return flight home, they are greeted with a welcome home ceremony that many of them never received--a true "Heroes Welcome Home" at the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower Airport. Friends and families of the veterans,...
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KNSS News
September 04, 2019 - 10:19 pm
Sailors from across the United States will be in Wichita and Hutchinson, beginning this coming Monday for the region’s first Navy Week. Events will include outreach activities with corporations, schools and other organizations. Navy Week program manager Lt. John Stevens says he enjoys promoting the...
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National Forest Service
Connecting Vets
September 04, 2019 - 2:01 pm
"Only you can prevent forest fires." It's a message we've spent our whole lives hearing and hopefully obeying. But, did you know that without World War II Smokey Bear may never have been created? A couple of events in 1942 helped bring the iconic preventer of wildfires to life, explained Maureen...
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DVIDS | Petty Officer 2nd Class Allen Lee
Connecting Vets
September 04, 2019 - 11:11 am
The Department of Defense just published its 2018 Health of the Force report -- and things are looking heavy for one branch in particular. Each year, the Defense Health Agency along with the Army, Navy, and Air Force public health centers, provide a snapshot of service member health and well-being...
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Major League Baseball
Connecting Vets
September 04, 2019 - 10:18 am
World War I almost disrupted the 1918 World Series, but not even the sound of gunfire in Europe could silence the bats of the fall classic. According to MLB Historian John Thorn, "the fate of the 1918 season and its championship contest was in doubt as an influenza pandemic would proceed to take...
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