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A veterans group is fighting to keep a Bible at the oldest continuing POW-MIA vigil in the country

The Northeast POW/MIA Network is seeking intervenor status in the case, filed by a veteran against the V.A. Medical Center in U.S. District Court, that claims the presence of the Bible in the display is unconstitutional


The son of a fighter pilot killed in the Vietnam War flew his father's remains home after more than 50 years

Col. Roy Knight's remains were returned to the same airport where his 5-year-old son waved goodbye to him decades ago. On Thursday, his son flew his father home


Thunder's end: the final Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride will fall silent on Memorial Day

The spectacle of hundreds of thousands of motorcycles roaring their way through the streets of Washington, D.C., to Memorial Day events as part of the annual Rolling Thunder veterans tribute will be a thing of the past after this coming weekend.


Pentagon suspends efforts to recover troops' remains as North Korea talks stall

It was one of the most concrete agreements to come out of the first U.S.-North Korea summit last year, but now the Pentagon says it has given up hope of recovering any more remains of U.S. troops killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War in the near future


Trump, who likes people who weren’t captured, honors former POWs anyway

President Donald Trump wants to honor former prisoners of war, even if he prefers U.S. service members who, you know, weren't prisoners of war