Iwo Jima

The Old Guard US Army soldier from 3rd US Infantry Regiment places flags on graves for Memorial Day, Arlington National Cemetery. (AP Photo)

Native American vets push for recognition

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Code Talkers are legendary. Then there was Cpl. Ira Hamilton Hayes, the Pima Indian who became a symbol of courage and patriotism when he and his fellow Marines raised […]

05/27/2013

Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. (AP Photo)

Measuring the loss of WWII generation in 7 days

(AP) – The solemn ritual plays out dozens of times every day with a neatly folded flag, a crisp salute and one more goodbye to a fast-fading generation of soldiers, sailors and Marines. These were […]

05/26/2013

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