Group looks to break cycle of homelessness for D.C. veterans

Pathways to Housing D.C. is part of a national effort, with the Veterans Administration, to house homeless veterans this fall. Their goal is to house 50 veterans in the District by the end of November.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 06:35pm EST

D.C. delegate fighting for District flag to be raised with state flags

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton is asking President Barack Obama to take action so the flags of the District and U.S. territories are included when all 50 state flags are raised during armed forces events and whenever federal agencies and civilian organizations display them.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 05:43pm EST
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Heartfelt stories of WWII veterans coming to D.C.

A documentary that tells the story of four World War II veterans and their dream of seeing their memorial in the District will be screened downtown over the next month.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 04:11pm EST

Union general's sword returns to Fredericksburg

A Civil War general's prized sword has returned to Fredericksburg.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 10:48am EST

Nation pays tribute to sacrifices of veterans

From sea to shining sea, the nation paid tribute to its members of the armed services Sunday, both with somber traditions such as a Virginia wreath-laying ceremony attended by President Barack Obama to honor those who didn't make it back from active duty, and more lighthearted perks including red-carpet treatment at Las Vegas casinos for those who did.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 08:58am EST

What's open and closed on Monday for Veterans Day

Veterans Day is observed Monday by the federal government, which means there will be a lot of changes to the roads, rails and government services.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 05:23am EST

Statue of most decorated Marine to be dedicated

A statue of the Marine Corps' most decorated member will be dedicated Monday.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 03:51am EST

Garrett College in Md. creates lounge for veterans

A community college in western Maryland is honoring students who are military veterans by giving them a special place to study and relax.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 03:48am EST

Maryland officials to honor veterans

Maryland officials will be attending a ceremony to honor veterans in Baltimore.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 01:47am EST

Unemployment rate soars for younger female veterans

For many of our newest veterans, the one thing they really want this Veterans Day is a job.

Sunday - 11/11/2012, 11:41pm EST

IEDs in Afghanistan: A Marine's story

One Marine reflects on the first Afghan civilian death he saw from an improvised explosive device, or IED, as told to WTOP's Heather Brady.

Sunday - 11/11/2012, 03:40am EST

Va. museums to offer free admission Monday to vets

Virginia museums and cultural sites will give free admission on Veterans Day to current and former military members.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 05:26pm EST

Remembering our wounded soldiers this Veterans Day

Select Auto Imports and WTOP are teaming up to help a local charity that is helping financially strapped, wounded service members as they recover from their injuries.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 07:28am EST

Veterans Day events, Metro track work, FotoWeek DC wrapping up, ICC ramp closure

The relative calm of the federal holiday will be followed by another crazy Metro weekend, complete with full closures of four stations.

Saturday - 11/12/2011, 08:43am EST

Support the troops: Put ketchup on that burger

It's easier than you think to show your support for our troops this Veterans Day weekend -- especially if you like ketchup on your burger and fries.

Saturday - 11/12/2011, 08:31am EST

With PTSD, veterans help other veterans

Staff Sgt. Meg Krause was the last person to notice she wasn't coping well after returning from Iraq, but after getting help, she is hoping to inspire other veterans to do the same.

Saturday - 11/12/2011, 08:23am EST

Biden visits 9/11 memorial in NYC on Veterans Day

Vice President Joe Biden has paid a visit to the Sept. 11 memorial during a visit to New York City, where he is expected to mark Veterans Day.

Friday - 11/11/2011, 06:51pm EST

Obama observes Veterans Day with Arlington rites

Heralding the end of one war and the drawdown of another, President Barack Obama observed Veterans Day on Friday by urging Americans to hire the thousands of servicemen and women coming home from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Friday - 11/11/2011, 02:45pm EST

What does Veterans Day mean to you?

On this Veterans Day, made special as the last "binary" date of the century, the nation stops to reflect the warriors who swore an oath to protect the United States.

Friday - 11/11/2011, 11:51am EST

Md. man, 87, a veteran of WWII and Korean War

Ralph Hoover spent the same amount of time in combat as it takes most people to earn a college degree.

Friday - 11/11/2011, 11:43am EST
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