Veterans Day


Advocates See Growing Unemployment, Homelessness Among Veterans

The nation observes Veterans Day today, but there are many veterans who are unemployed and on the streets.


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Local War Veterans Help Fellow Vet Rebuild In Sandy’s Aftermath

Flood waters filled the home of war veteran Andy Jackson with almost two feet of water. His furniture is gone, walls and floors taken apart, but his spirit remains intact, thanks to fellow U.S. Navy and Army veterans from his local American Legion post helping him rebuild.



Mayor Nutter, National Constitution Center Honor Veterans

As the nation observes Veterans Day, ceremonies were held throughout the Delaware Valley to honor those who’ve served.


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Multiple Veteran’s Day Ceremonies To Take Place In Philadelphia

There is a number of Veteran’s Day ceremonies planned Monday in the region including here in Philadelphia. Three of them are in the Society Hill neighborhood.


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Bucks County Brand Partners With Nonprofit Just In Time For Veteran’s Day

A Bucks County pet product company is partnering with a nonprofit organization that pairs war veterans with shelter dogs, just in time for Veteran’s Day.


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Prep Students, Retirement Community Team Up To Tell Veterans’ Stories

A Chester County prep school teamed up with a neighboring retirement community to give students a crash course in what it means to serve one’s country.


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Health Watch: Special Veterans Day Delivery

A special Veteran’s Day delivery today, which is also 11/11/11. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has details on an incredible birthday.


(Gina Farrachi, whose fiancé is currently deployed in the military, gets fitted for a free wedding gown at "Yes To The Dress" in Huntingdon Valley.  Credit:  Paul Kurtz)

On Veterans’ Day, Montco Bridal Shop Gives Away Free Wedding Gowns

In honor Veterans’ Day, a Montgomery County bridal shop was giving away designer gowns today to military brides.


(Vice President Biden addresses a crowd in front of the Delaware County Courthouse.  Credit:  David Madden)

VP Biden Visits Media, Pa., For Veterans’ Day Ceremonies

Some 300 listened as Biden hailed those who served their country, particularly the two-million-plus young people who stepped up after America was attacked a decade ago.


(Karen Fink of the National Constitution Center places a wreath in honor of US military vetarans.  Credit:  John McDevitt)

Constitution Center Honors US Veterans With Wreath, Thank-You Notes

At the National Constitution Center, Veterans’ Day was a day to say “thank you” to American service personnel from the past and present.


BLOG: Veterans Eat For Free Friday At Applebee’s

In what is becoming a tradition, Applebee’s will once again thank our nation’s veterans and troops by inviting them to their local Applebee’s for a free meal on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011.  This […]


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Brotherly Love: New Jersey Man Remembers Fallen Veterans

Friday is Veterans Day, and a Riverside, NJ man decided to create a memorial that goes beyond the usual commemoration.


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Lower Providence Twp. To Contribute WW II Vet Recollections To Library of Congress

This Montgomery County town is collecting stories of war veterans over two days, to add to a national archive of such stories.


Veterans network with employers at a Veterans Day job fair (credit: KYW's Paul Kurtz)

Some Veterans Spend The Day Looking For A Job

Many Veterans spent this Veterans Day looking for jobs. A job expo was held especially for members of the military and their spouses at Lincoln Financial Field on Veterans Day.


Veterans salute the Korean Memorial (credit: KYW's Steve Tawa)

Veterans Day Ceremonies At Two Neighboring Memorials

Veterans Day ceremonies took place at adjoining memorials near Philadelphia’s Delaware River Waterfront for veterans of the Korean War and the Vietnam-Era Conflict.





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