Veterans Day

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
December 15, 2018 - 3:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has made an announced visit to Arlington National Cemetery. In a steady rain, Trump visited the cemetery on Saturday during an annual event in which holiday wreaths are laid every December to honor the sacrifices made by veterans and their families. The...
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Gov. Tom Wolf and First Lady Frances Wolf join the Pennsylvania Commission for Women to honor female veterans during Women’s History Month 2017.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Wolf administration will continue to show support for women across the state by honoring female veterans in the spring. The Pennsylvania Commission for Women is seeking nominations for its fourth annual Female Veterans Day ceremony as part of Women’s History Month...
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 Sarah Falch and Nicole Felmeth
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Paul Kurtz
November 10, 2018 - 12:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The tolling of bells will be the centerpiece of Sunday's Veterans Day observance, which marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The national tolling of the bells, known as Bells of Peace, is meant to honor those who served in the "Great War." In...
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Taney
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 09, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Veterans Day weekend is a time for America to thank our vets for their service and sacrifice. But the vets themselves can check out a few nearby spots to celebrate their armed forces heritage. All our services came under fire at Pearl Harbor to launch America's entry...
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Boot camp
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 08, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Imagine yourself at 17 or 18 years old, just out of high school. "Uncle Sam Wants You," reads the poster. Suddenly, people with stripes and brass are teaching you seamanship, airmanship and marksmanship. You may learn about tanks and bridge building. The "old man" is...
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Justin Udo
November 04, 2018 - 2:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When George Holmes returned to Philadelphia from fighting in the Vietnam war in the United States Army, he says he was treated like a second-class citizen. "Veterans coming back, wasn't welcomed as they are now," he said. Holmes and dozens of other military veterans...
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In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File
August 17, 2018 - 10:39 am
By Lolita C. Baldor and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the "ridiculously high" price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November event could cost $92 million, more than...
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