Ed Lyman who lives in the Jacaranda Trace Retirement Community in south Venice wore a dark blue uniform much like the kind worn by Naval officers during World War II. 1,483 more words
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For the past 32 years a group of enthusiastic volunteers have brought fancy cars, trucks, planes and joy to the veterans who are patients of Ste-Anne-Hospital on Father’s Day. 423 more words
NORTHRIDGE (CBSLA.com) — One local veteran experienced a difficult Memorial Day after burglars made off with priceless mementos of his heroic service.
David Lansing, 88, who spent so many years serving the American people in the U.S. 146 more words
"Be prepared:" Coast Guard officials work hard to keep boaters safe on Memorial Day, all summer long
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer, and it’s big for boaters! National Safe Boating Week ended on Friday, May 22nd, but during the days leading up to Memorial Day and on Memorial Day Monday, May 25th, it was all about enforcement for Coast Guard officials. 291 more words
DETROIT (AP) — If your Memorial Day weekend plans include boating on the Great Lakes, be prepared for a visit from the U.S. Coast Guard. 111 more words
Authorities intensified their response Friday to this week’s Santa Barbara oil spill by announcing remedies and additional investigations.
Meanwhile, environmentalists declared the up to 105,000-gallon spill “a wake-up call” about additional oil development and the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels. 1,152 more words
Barack Obama ruined another service academy graduation by talking about “climate change.”
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In a commencement address at the United States Coast Guard Academy, Obama underscored the risks to national security posed by climate change, one of his top priorities for action in his remaining 19 months in office.