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  • Unlikely friendship: WWII vet, 3-year-old become buddies (Video)

    A tomato plant helped an unlikely friendship bloom between a 3-year-old and an 89-year-old World War II veteran.

  • D-Day vet gets NJ high school diploma

    LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — A D-Day veteran who missed his high school graduation was among the graduates at a northern New Jersey high school. Herman Zeitchik didn’t walk with his Linden High School class in 1944 because he had enlisted in the Army. The high school’s marching band was performing in the National Memorial Day…

  • Md. soldier from Hispanic-only Army unit feted

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A 96-year-old Korean War veteran is being recognized as Maryland’s last living member of a segregated, Spanish-speaking U.S. Army unit nicknamed the Borinqueneers (bor-INK’-wen-eers). Sen. Barbara Mikulski is among those paying tribute Monday in Baltimore to Leonardo Martinez of Odenton. The Maryland Democrat co-sponsored a resolution awarding the unit a Congressional Gold…

  • Runners detour race to thank cheering 95-year-old veteran (Video)

    An inspiring charity race in California became even more touching when runners trotted off course to thank a 95-year-old veteran.

  • Veteran uses spray paint to heal battlefield scars (Video)

    Every artist has his favorite medium. For Jon Hancock, 30, that medium is spray paint.

  • Time-lapse video shows homeless veteran’s transformation (Video)

    A time-lapse video captures a homeless veteran\’s impressive physical transformation that inspired changes in his own life.

  • Local business rewards those who serve, receives recognition

    Army veterans Matt Thompson and Blake Hall recently found themselves walking a cheetah-print carpet in the company of Jeff Bridges, Burt Reynolds and Ben Affleck. They were awarded for their veteran friendly business.