Veterans of the World War II-era aircraft carrier USS Franklin are scheduled to hold their final reunion in South Carolina. The gathering on Friday is slated for the USS Yorktown at the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant and it's expected to include 21 of the remaining crew m Full story
Hundreds of WFISD students wanted to make sure veterans about to depart on their "Honor Flight" received a send-off fit for a hero.A send-off that was kept secret from the veterans.Bill Thacker, a WWII veteran, says, "It's just unbelievable. I thought we were on our way out of town. They pulled in Full story
A World War II veteran got the birthday present of a lifetime after he was reunited with the old friend from his days flying over Germany. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren reports.
epa03693112 Military vehicles of WWII are paraded in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, 09 May 2013. All former Soviet Union states are celebrating the 68th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. EPA/SERGEY DOLZHENKO
epa03693134 A young girl lays flowers at the grave of fallen comrades during celebrations to mark the 68th anniversary of Victory Day, at the Victory Memorial in Chisinau, Moldova 09 May 2013. Former Soviet Republics mark the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II every year on 09 May. EPA/DUMI
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko speaks with World War Two veterans during Victory Day celebration in Minsk May 9, 2013. Belarus on Thursday commemorated the 68th anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany. REUTERS/Viktor Drachev/Pool (BELARUS - Tags: ANNIVERSARY MILITARY POL