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.
As the nation honors veterans on Tuesday, the City of Dallas is ready to roll out the red carpet. But, this year, there is a cloud over the holiday.
Veterans Day is not only a time to honor those who have served in the military: For American businesses, it’s also a time to back that appreciation up with a freebie.
One former Marine in North Texas is helping military heroes.
Come out this weekend and support ‘Operation Gratitude’ by running in the Veterans Day Run in Dallas and Fort Worth.
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.
As the years pass there are fewer and fewer World War II veterans left to tell their stories. But some dedicated collectors are using weapons of war as a window into the past, to keep the veterans’ memories alive.
As America paused to remember its wartime service personnel this Veterans Day, some senior centers in Dallas recognized their individual residents who contributed to war efforts, especially World War II.
One of the biggest Veterans Day parades in North Texas takes place in Dallas each year. Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Charles DeBellevue is one of the grand marshals in the parade.
Charter Communications donated $10,000 Friday to the foundation to support their work with area veterans.
Some North Texas restaurants have cooked up a tasty way to honor the military this Veterans Day.
Some local heroes are in for a special treat ahead of Veterans Day. The Texas Rangers and Southwest Airlines are taking 13 veterans to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, as part of a program called ‘Faces of Freedom.’