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Former JCS Chairman, Air Force Leader Passes Away

Air Force News Service Retired Air Force Gen. David C. Jones, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who was also a chief of staff of the Air Force, passed away at age 92 on Aug. 10 at the Falcon’s Landing military retirement community in Potomac Falls, Va. Retired Air Force Gen. David […]

 
 

60th Anniversary of the Korean War

Photo By: Military Photographer   Hagel, Winnefeld Honor Korean War Vets, Those Still Serving in the Republic By Jim Garamone Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Navy Adm. James Winnefeld remembered the Korean War as the first time the world united under the banner of the United Nations to stand up to aggression and support the rule […]

 

Soldier Missing from Korean War Identified

            The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that a serviceman, who was unaccounted-for from the Korean War, has been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.              Army Lt. Col. Don C. Faith Jr. of Washington, Ind., will be […]

 

Army Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner, 49

Army Brigadier General Dies in Afghanistan Compliments of:  Fort Hood Public Affairs Office FORT HOOD, Texas, Feb. 5, 2012 – Army Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner died of apparent natural causes Feb. 3 in Kabul, Afghanistan, officials here announced today.   Army Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner, who commanded the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) in […]

 

The End of a World War I Era – Corporal Buckles Laid To Rest at Arlington National Cemetery



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With American flags flying at Half-Staff throughout the world to pay tribute to our last World War I Veteran, hundreds of people patiently filed passed the flag draped casket of World War I Veteran Army Corporal Frank Woodruff Buckles today. Among them were President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.



 

WORLD WAR 1 VETERAN – FRANK BUCKLES DIES AT 110

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On February 27, 2011, the military lost the last of the World War I Doughboys, Army Veteran Corporal Frank Woodruff Buckles. He died at his West Virginia home on the farm he bought in 1953. The historic house was built in 1774.


Mr. Buckles, who had just celebrated his birthday February 1st, died at 110 years old.

 
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