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Nov. 11, 2017

Pence Says America Owes Vets a Debt, Promises Stronger Military

From the dawn of the Republic, the United States has depended upon its veterans, and it owes them a debt of honor that must be paid, Vice President Mike Pence said after laying a wreath during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

Nov. 10, 2017

Veterans Day While Deployed

Legacy, honor, freedom, valor, and patriotism. These are some of the underlying tones speaking to us on what we know as Veterans Day.

Nov. 8, 2017

ESPN Visits USS Freedom for ‘A Salute to America’s Heroes’

ESPN’s show "First Take" was broadcast live from the flight deck of the littoral combat ship USS Freedom. More than 150 sailors, veterans, families and friends attended the live broadcast of "A Salute to America's Heroes," in celebration of Veterans Day.

Nov. 11, 2016

DoD Recommits to Today’s Military, Force of Future on Veterans Day

As America remembers those who have served on Veterans Day, the Defense Department reaffirms its dedication to today’s force and recommits itself to building the Force of the Future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during a speech at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.

Nov. 11, 2016

Obama: Veterans Day Highest Honor Americans Can Bestow On Those Who Served

Veterans Day honors Americans who gave their country the nation’s highest form of service, President Barack Obama said during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

Nov. 11, 2015

Disabled Veterans Use Baking to Work Through PTSD Symptoms

Smiles and the smells of freshly baked bread, cakes and cookies greet visitors of Dog Tag Bakery here, a place where disabled veterans can participate in a work-study fellowship that will help them transition from the military to the civilian workforce.

Nov. 11, 2015

McDonald: New Generation of Vets Continue Tradition of Service

Each generation of veterans have served America "with great determination, personal toughness and willingness to risk it all for others,” Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald said.

Nov. 11, 2015

Carter: 'Celebrate Each Generation' of Veterans Today, Every Day

For nearly a century, Veterans Day has marked a sacred moment to remember those who have stepped forward to defend our nation, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a special message to the force.

Nov. 11, 2015

Obama Stresses Country’s Debt to Veterans

Americans must do more than simply recognize what veterans mean to the country one day a year, President Barack Obama said.

Nov. 11, 2015

50 Years Later, Vietnam Veteran Finds Help for PTSD

Before leaving his house on everyday errands, the former force reconnaissance Marine would strap on a bulletproof vest, put his 9 mm pistol on his hip, his .22-caliber pistol in his back, his .380 pistol in his boot and stowed away his various knives.

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