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WWII Vets Gather to Honor Sacrifices of Fellow Soldiers
The West Tennessee National Cemetery in Germantown was one place where people gathered this Memorial Day to pay their respects to the men and women who died for this country.
Mid-South WWII Veterans Return to Normandy
It's being called "A Trip of Healing," nearly a dozen heroes are on their way to Normandy for the first time since they fought in World War Two.
VA Medical Center Unveils Expanded Women's Center
As the Pentagon opens the door for women to take on combat roles in the military, the VA in Memphis is opening the doors of its newly expanded Women's Center.
DeSoto School Sending WWII Vet on European Trip
It's the trip of a lifetime for a 92-year-old WWII veteran from Memphis. He's going to Europe in the spring to revisit the places where he fought in the 1940's. The trip is possible thanks to a local senior wish organization and a very special group of Mississippi high school students.
Mid-South Wounded Warriors Rallying This Weekend
The Mid-South Rally for the Wounded Warrior Project will be paying tribute to local veterans who've sacrificed their health for our freedom. Organizers want every one of them to know they aren't forgotten.
Memphis Marks Veteran's Day with Annual Parade
Thousands of people celebrated Veteran's Day across the Mid-South. Hundreds of veterans marched down Second Street to praise and cheers of thanks in downtown Memphis.
Tennessee Honors Vietnam Veterans Day
In 2008 Governor Bill Haslam proclaimed March 29th "Vietnam Veterans Day."
Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall in Southaven
Remembering those who died during the Vietnam War. The traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall is in Southaven this weekend.
Nearly 70 Years Later, Local WWII Veteran Given Purple Heart
Many are calling local WWII Veteran Wilbur "Bill" Hoffman an American hero.
Mid-South Family Remembers Son Killed In War
It's been nearly 14 months since a Mid-South Marine was killed in Afghanistan and for his parents, Veterans Day is more than a holiday.
Shelby County Forms Veterans Court
They leave to fight for our freedom, but many come home only to lose it. There are more veterans committing crimes than many care to admit.
Do You Know the Origin of Memorial Day?
We know what we celebrate on Memorial Day and why, but do you know how the holiday got its start, and when? It has deep ties right here in the South.
Mid-South Remembers Military Veterans
The Mid-South took time to honor those who gave so much for the country.
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