In March 1962, at a time when most Americans were not paying much mind to the escalating conflict in southeast Asia, 93 U.S. soldiers boarded a military-chartered transport plane in California for a top-secret mission to Vietnam.
HAPPY belated anniversary to the Pledge of Allegiance “to the flag of the United States of America” adopted officially on June 22, 1942. The words “under God “ were added during the Eisenhower administration 10 years later.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's administration will lay out a broad strategy on Wednesday aimed at helping to prevent suicides by U.S. veterans and other Americans, administration officials told Reuters.
MANCHESTER — Liberty House, a nonprofit organization that has provided support, sober transitional housing and other services to hundreds of formerly homeless veterans, on Monday announced the launch of “Mission Renovate & Restore: Combating Veteran Homelessness.”
HAPPY (almost) birthdays! June 14, 1775, is the 240-year anniversary of the oldest and best of the United States of America’s military services (OK, I am biased), the U.S. Army and, no, I am not one of the original members.
The World War II veteran whose Bible launched on ongoing First Amendment legal battle over its inclusion in a POW/MIA display at the Manchester VA Medical Center died Friday at a Manchester nursing home.
NORTHUMBERLAND — Although safety concerns about the coronavirus pandemic led organizers to cancel the Groveton Memorial Day Parade, the community nonetheless came out in a different way to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
Like so much else this year, Memorial Day 2020 will be like no other. No parades, no large gatherings, no fireworks to honor those who gave their lives for this country on faraway hills, beaches and deserts.
The American Legion Family’s annual poppy distributions — which raise funds for disabled veterans, military personnel and their families to honor all who fought and died for the nation — are likely to be different in most communities this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic and local restr…
The “Bear Hunt” is a recent movement that has been seen and felt all over the world. Participants place a bear visible for all to see in hopes of “bear hunters” spotting it. The goal is to bring joy, happiness, hope and compassion to neighbors, friends, family — and even strangers.
By now, all American Legion posts should be aware that the national commander has canceled his April 10-14 New Hampshire tour and that includes the April 11 dinner in his honor at Henry J. Sweeney Post No. 2 in Manchester.
THE HEALTH and safety of veterans, staff and visitors is the Manchester VA’s highest priority. The VA Manchester Medical Center took early action to protect these individuals’ safety, and asks them to assist.