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In 1970, 173rd Airborne dog handler Johnny Mayo lost his first service dog, Tiger, when he tripped a Vietnamese booby trap. His second dog, Kelly, remained by his side until his tour was over. Kelly was put down instead of getting to go home with his...
NEW YORK (AP) — The national commander of the American Legion says he accepts CBS' apology for a passage on "The Amazing Race" where contestants visited the wreckage of an American B-52 bomber in Vietnam. The segment aired March 17 and angered...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John Kerry is angling to be the nation's top diplomat by being, well, diplomatic. The longtime Democratic lawmaker from Massachusetts has largely stayed quiet while President Barack Obama considers him for the next secretary...
As the words to “You’re a Grand Old Flag” rang out in front of St. Anthony de Padua Catholic School Friday, it was clear some of the youngest students don’t quite know all the words yet. But they can tell you a lot about Veteran&...
GOSHEN – Veterans Day is this coming weekend, and area schools and communities will be holding special ceremonies. Students at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic School in Goshen Wednesday honored all who have served in the military. Veterans from...
WSBT-TVWe are at the end of the election season, and so far our area hasn't received a visit from any of the presidential candidates. But over the last 130 years we have seen our share of campaign stops. According to the Center for History, one of the...
WALTER R. MEARS,Associated PressSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George S. McGovern, a proud liberal who argued fervently against the Vietnam War as a senator from South Dakota and suffered one of the most crushing defeats in presidential election history against Richard Nixon in 1972,...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterA piece of the area's manufacturing and military history returned home when two Talos missiles were installed at the Military Honor Park. The Military Honor Park is near the South Bend Regional Airport. John C. Schalliol, who retired as executive...
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit woman says her 62-year-old father was fatally shot while trying to protect his grandchildren from a group of men who broke into their home on the city's west side. Melissa Villneff tells WWJ-AM the men barged in about 11 p....
WSBT-TV ReporterHARRIS TOWNSHIP – Each day, hundreds of cars pass through the intersection of Brick and Fir roads in Granger.áMost of those drivers and the people in the nearby Knollwood “Waterford Green” neighborhood probably don’t know that land...
Tags: World War II (1939-1945), Book, Waterford
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND - Steve Nemeth runs his index finger along the pages of theáold ledger pulled from a heavy metal safe in the sexton’s cottage ofáCity Cemetery. The cemetery is snuggled in a struggling urban neighborhood, bounded by LaPorte Avenue...
ROLLING PRAIRIE — LaPorte County Police are investigating the theft of bronze markers placed at the gravesites of veterans.Erve Schroeder, a caretaker of Rolling Prairie Cemetery, said whoever took the metal should take a good look in the mirror. ''...
Tags: Memorial Day, Theft
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