veterans

Gavel and money
WWJ News
June 01, 2020 - 10:41 am
It's alleged they stole more than $430,000 from the VA and $40,000 from the Michigan Department of Treasury.
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the food supply chain amid the coronavirus pandemic, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
May 19, 2020 - 7:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump emphatically defended himself Tuesday against criticism from medical experts that his announced use of a malaria drug against the coronavirus could spark wide misuse by Americans of the unproven treatment with potentially fatal side effects. Trump's...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 photo, Michael Ingram touches the framed uniform of his son, Sgt. Michael Ingram Jr., as he talks about the 2010 death of his son in Kandahar, Afghanistan, during an interview in Carlton, Mich. With the announcement that America was not going immediately into war on Wednesday, Ingram said, “I was proud of Trump because I thought it was going to get a lot worse. I thought it was going to be bombing all night long, and I don’t want anyone to die.” He voted for the president three years ago and suspects he will again. (AP Photo/Claire Galofaro)
Associated Press
January 11, 2020 - 1:15 pm
MONROE, Mich. (AP) — He flipped anxiously between news stations, bracing for an announcement of bombs falling and troops boarding planes destined for the Middle East. It was a nightmare he hoped he would never see again. Michael Ingram’s son, Michael Jr., died in Afghanistan in 2010 at age 23...
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A motorcycle group carries American flags during an open funeral service for U.S. Army veteran Edward K. Pearson Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at the Sarasota National Cemetary in Sarasota, Fla. Pearson has no family so his funeral home sent out a request on social media for the public to attend the service. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
WWJ News
October 01, 2019 - 4:16 pm
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — More than 2,000 people have turned out in the Florida heat for the funeral of Edward Pearson. Most of those who showed up Tuesday didn't know the 80-year-old Army veteran from Naples, Florida. But his obituary went viral when the funeral director included this sentence in the...
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Photo credit Veterans and Athletes Unied
June 30, 2019 - 11:02 am
( Connecting Vets ) A 28-foot wide American flag that is comprised entirely of the dog tags of fallen service members is traveling the country to "raise awareness of the sacrifice paid by our nation's heroes." According to Veterans & Athletes United, the group behind the Fallen Heroes Memorial...
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June 25, 2019 - 12:57 pm
By Ronald Bailey (SMDC/ARSTRAT) ( Connecting Vets ) - U.S. Army Lt. Col. Anne C. McClain departed from the International Space Station to return to earth aboard a Soyuz "Union" MS-11 spacecraft June 24 at 7:25 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, following her 204-day mission with Expeditions 58 and 59,...
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June 10, 2019 - 2:12 pm
By Jacquie Cadorette Combat veterans Kirstie Ennis, Scott Huesing, and Boone Cutler are sharing their traumatic war experiences that shape these vets in the first episode of RADIO.COM’s “To War and Back” podcast. The episode begins by telling the story of Ennis, a helicopter door gunner in the...
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May 24, 2019 - 4:30 pm
It's a special KNX In-Depth hour in celebration of Memorial Day Monday. They're veterans of combat in Iraq and the first Gulf War but now they crack jokes. They're stand-up comics who have served in various branches of the military and want to help fellow military soldiers get through trauma and...
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Photo courtesy of Women in Military Service Memorial
May 23, 2019 - 12:37 pm
Women veterans are the fastest growing segment of the veteran population and have been serving in the Armed Forces since the Civil War. With Memorial Day around the corner, it's only right to recognize a few of the women who dedicated their lives to serving their country, some of them making the...
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