The Memorial Day established in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln is gradually fading into history. It was meant to establish into our national memory the sacrifice of thousands of sons and daughters who gave their lives in service to their country in peace and war.
FORT CARSON, Colo. | A soldier from Dyer on his third deployment to Afghanistan died Sunday from injuries he suffered in an improvised explosive device attack in Kunar province.
OSCEOLA, Ind. (AP) — A group of motorcycle riders formed an honor guard leading a hearse with the body of a soldier killed in Afghanistan to a northern Indiana funeral home.
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. | An Army major is hitting the pavement this weekend in a test of physical endurance to honor the 10 soldiers who died under his command in Iraq.
KABUL, Afghanistan | Gen. David Petraeus formally assumed command of the 130,000-strong international force in Afghanistan on Sunday, declaring "we are in this to win" despite rising casualties and growing skepticism about the nearly 9-year-old war.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. | Flags flew at half-staff around Michigan on Friday to mark the funeral of a Valparaiso native killed in Afghanistan who was inspired to join the Marines after hiking the Appalachian Trail to raise money for charity.
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