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Air Force considers allowing airmen to attend funerals without charging leave
"Fundamentally, I think bereavement leave is the right thing to do.”
‘One hell of a patriot’ — Combat airman who played Taps for over 5,000 veteran funerals dies at 98
As mourners gathered at veteran funerals, Otto always stood at parade rest, apart from the crowd. In 100-degree heat or the chill of winter, Otto wasn't about to sit down...
‘Honor and respect’ — Massachusetts police and fire arrange funeral for WWII vet who died with no family
Unable to locate any relatives, Brockton's police and fire departments will escort Marshall, a decorated veteran, to a government-sponsored burial on Thursday.
Hundreds of strangers turn up for funeral of unclaimed Air Force vet
"What we would like for you to think about is this man is no longer unclaimed — he is ours."
At least 50 killed in stampede at Qasem Soleimani’s funeral
Huge numbers of people filled thoroughfares, chanting "Death to America"
Hundreds of strangers attend funeral of Korean War veteran with no known living relatives
"Winning four Bronze Stars is quite a feat ... today he is not alone and never has been."
Hundreds of ‘family members’ show up to funeral of Army vet they never met
"I thought there might be five people there, my heart is so full, there are hundreds."
Hundreds of strangers showed up to the funeral of a Navy veteran with no surviving family to pay their respects
Well-wishers from across Oklahoma and the United States traveled to Perry, Oklahoma to give him a proper sendoff and see to it that his life was not forgotten.
Hundreds of strangers turned up to honor a WWII Marine Raider’s funeral
Last week, hundreds of people traveled to Shrub Oak, New York to attend the funeral of Robert Graham, a 97-year-old veteran who served in the Pacific as a Marine Raider...
‘There’s no law against it’ — Florida vet wants his remains placed in a body bag on his beloved boat after he dies
He's already ordered the concrete vault he plans to be buried in.
‘Large Turnout’ Expected After Appeal To Attend Texas Veteran’s Funeral Goes Viral
The call went out to attend a veteran's funeral. People listened.
Hundreds Of Strangers Attend Funerals For Veterans Who Died Alone
Your heart-warming story of the day.
Legendary Soldier Hal Moore Will Be Laid To Rest With A Public Funeral
There are few veterans who don’t know the name Hal Moore. The legendary and celebrated military commander, whose battlefield leadership … Continued
Heartbreak At Air Force Academy After Double Funeral For Cadet And His Father
Cadet Timothy Barber and his father Greg shared an infectious smile, buoyant optimism, dedication to service and love of flight. … Continued
Photo Of The Day: Funeral Detail Done Right
Amid reports last month of a Army National Guard member who treated funeral detail with depressing and offensive frivolity, the … Continued
Is This The U.S. Military’s First Peacetime Screw Up?
The military community, and really most people with eyes, took offense when a member of the Wisconsin National Guard posted photos … Continued