Veterans Day

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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In the Service of Soldiers: Raytheon’s 2014 Week of Service Honors Warfighters

The tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.

11/03/2014

Wethersfield Veterans Day, 2013 (John Silva/WTIC Photo)

Veterans Honored In Wethersfield

The town of Wethersfield paid tribute to veterans during an outdoor ceremony at town hall today. Among those on hand was 96-year-old retired U.S. Navy Chief Macinists’s Mate Herb Philbrick. Chief Philbrick’s tour in the […]

11/11/2013

Decoration at West Hartford's 2011 Veterans Day ceremony. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Ceremonies Being Held This Weekend To Honor Veterans

There is no shortage of ceremonies and observances planned across Connecticut this Veterans Day weekend. Stamford’s annual Veterans Day parade begins Sunday at noon at Hoyt and Summer Streets, winding up at Veterans Park on […]

11/09/2013

File photo of soldiers training at Fort Drum in New York state. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

High Winds, Tent Topple Iconic Fort Drum Statue

A statue that has become the iconic symbol of the Army’s 10th Mountain Division is out of commission after being topped by high winds.

11/08/2013

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

Patriots quaterback Tom Brady and fans at Gillette Stadium celebrate a New England touchdown. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots To Leave Seat Permanently Empty In Honor Of Soldiers

Starting on Friday, Gillette Stadium will always have one seat remain permanently empty to recognize soldiers who have not returned home from battle.

11/09/2012

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