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Veterans remember fallen comrades at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall during The Rolling Thunder First Amendment Demonstration Run in Washington, DC, on May 24, 2015. The Rolling Thunder First Amendment Demonstration Run is an annual event to pay tribute to current and former US military members. (Photo credit CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Vietnam Veterans Make Emotional Visit to The Wall for Memorial Day

For many Vietnam veterans, coming to D.C. on Memorial Day is an annual tradition, but it’s a pilgrimage that never gets any easier.

05/25/2015

Library of Congress. (Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Veterans History Project Nears 100,000 Items at U.S. Library

The Library of Congress has been working to build an oral history collection to capture veterans’ memories of war, and the project is nearing a milestone of 100,000 records.

05/25/2015

Library of Congress. (Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Veterans History Project Nears 100,000 Items at U.S. Library

The Library of Congress has been working to build an oral history collection to capture veterans’ memories of war, and the project is nearing a milestone of 100,000 records.

05/25/2015

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Journalism Students Aim to Dispel Myths About Veterans

Wishing living U.S. military veterans a “Happy Memorial Day” might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives.

05/25/2015

Bikers gather near the Pentagon before the "Ride for Freedom." (credit: Steve Dorsey/NewsRadio 99.1)

Annual Rolling Thunder ‘Ride for Freedom’ Honors Veterans

The roar of motorcycle engines filled the air in the nation’s capital on Sunday as thousands of bikers saluted military veterans with the Rolling Thunder “Ride for Freedom.”

05/24/2015

Performers rehearse for the National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. (credit: Brad Freitas/News Radio 99.1)

Performers Rehearsing for National Memorial Day Concert

Performers are rehearsing for Sunday’s National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

05/23/2015

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How To Solve The Homeless Veterans Epidemic

General Dan Richmond joins host Paul Viollis to shed light on the epidemic that is homeless veterans.

05/18/2015

Veterans of the Vietnam War look for the names of friends and loved ones on "The Wall" during a Veterans Day event at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall November 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people gathered at "The Wall" to pay respects and honor the men and women who served during the Vietnam War.  (Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hogan Signs Bill Making March 30 Vietnam Veterans Day

Vietnam veterans are getting some long-delayed appreciation in Maryland.

03/30/2015

Screenshot of Warrior Canine Connection's "puppy cam" on Explore.org.

Puppies at Warrior Canine Connection More Than Just a Cute Face

The puppies at Warrior Canine Connection are more than just a cute, fluffy face — they’re service dogs in training.

02/03/2015

Michelle Obama

First Lady Defends ‘American Sniper’ At Veterans Event

Michelle Obama says the controversial movie highlights the physical and psychological trauma faced by vets returning from Afghanistan, Iraq and other war zones.

01/30/2015

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