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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

(Aronda Smith.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Area War Veterans Applaud US Military Decision to Allow Women in Combat

US defense secretary Leon Panetta was expected to announce today that American women will be allowed by policy onto the front lines of combat. Local vetarans, including Aronda Smith, think it’s a good move.

01/24/2013

(US Navy petty officer Coryann Manwaring tends to a wounded American soldier who had just arrived in the trauma ward at Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan.   Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Part 1: The ‘Signature Injury’ of This War

An estimated 12 to 20 percent of veterans returning from “Operation Enduring Freedom” will have traumatic brain injury, TBI.

06/03/2011

Honoring Defenders Of Freedom For Veteran’s Day

Today we remember and honor those, dead and alive, who bravely defended the freedoms our nation enjoys.

11/11/2010

Analysis: Silence Speaks Volumes for Obama's Choice

by KYW’s Larry Kane In the war zone and the nation’s capitol, effects of the big change at the top are just being felt. But the reaction is different this time.

06/24/2010