#Memorial Day #parades, ceremonies honor fallen #military

#Memorial Day #parades, ceremonies honor fallen #military

abcnews.go.com 30 May '17, 12am

Americans marched in Memorial Day parades Monday and came together in solemn ceremonies to pay their respects to those killed in service to the country. Remembrances of fallen military members went from New York City, where Memorial Day fell on the last day of Fleet Week New York, to Los Angeles, where an 8-foot bronze sculpture was being unveiled in honor of the dead. The day also coincided with historical moments — the 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy. A wreath was placed at the gravesite of the 35th U.S. president, buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, alongside hundreds of other veterans. The cem...

The Navy women--WAVES--included some of the first women to serve in air crews.

military.com 29 May '17, 7pm

Of the many thousands of individuals who wore wings and flew in support of America's massive war effort between 1941 and 1945, one small cate...

Commentary: Senate Veterans Affairs Committee leaders on the way forward to improve veteran care

militarytimes.com 29 May '17, 3pm
Commentary: Senate Veterans Affairs Committee leaders on the way forward to improve veteran care

On Memorial Day, we pause to remember and honor the men and women who have given their lives in defense of our country. We know all too well ...

Navy officer cleared of attempted teen sex-assault charges by military jury - News - Stripes

stripes.com 27 May '17, 10pm
Navy officer cleared of attempted teen sex-assault charges by military jury - News - Stripes

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A Navy officer accused of attempted sexual assault of a minor following an Okinawa sting operation was acquitted...

Pakistan draws redlines for joining Saudi lead military alliance.

defence.pk 29 May '17, 8am

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has decided to draw certain ‘redlines’ for becoming part of the Saudi-led Islamic Military Alliance against Terrorism (IM...

Russia Offers Karakurt Corvettes with Italian 76-mm Gun Mount to India

defencenews.in 29 May '17, 8am
Russia Offers Karakurt Corvettes with Italian 76-mm Gun Mount to India

Potential buyers are also offered a fully import-substituted version with Russian engines, th...

UK officials still investigating 'wider conspiracy' behind Manchester attack

longwarjournal.org 28 May '17, 5pm
UK officials still investigating 'wider conspiracy' behind Manchester attack

Law enforcement and counterterrorism officials are still investigating the possible “wider co...

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