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D-Day anniversary brings back memories for veterans

Many World War II veterans visit the World War II Memorial in Washington for the first time. Here's how they feel about it.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 09:24am EDT

Tags: D-Day, World War II, Nicole Curtis

Veteran dies after Honor Flight trip to D.C. (Video)

It was the trip of a lifetime for a World War II vet from Montana. And he died hours after returning from D.C.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 12:44pm EDT

Tags: World War II veteran, Honor Flight, Montana

Crowd storms World War II Memorial

Thousands of people converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall on Sunday morning and tore down the barricades blocking it off, protesting the closure of the memorial during the federal government shutdown.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 11:46am EDT

Tags: Jamie Forzato, government shutdown, Mike Lee, sarah palin, Ted Cruz,

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Park Police arrest man carrying rifle, ammunition at WWII Memorial

U.S. Park Police arrested a man who carried an unloaded rifle and ammunition at the World War II Memorial Sunday.

Sunday - 10/13/2013, 08:30pm EDT

Tags: US Park Police

Honor Flights granted access to WWII memorial

World War II veterans who have traveled from across the country to the federal memorial that honors them are not being denied access, despite the government shutdown.

Wednesday - 10/02/2013, 09:57pm EDT

Tags: shutdown, government shutdown, Nick Iannelli, Honor Flight, veterans

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Honor Flight gives WW2 vets a chance to see memorial

They are often called the "Greatest Generation," and on Saturday, about 700 World War II veterans finally got to see the D.C. memorial that had been built and dedicated to them in 2004.

Monday - 09/30/2013, 03:44pm EDT

Tags: Greatest Generation, Honor Flight, Earle Morse, Francis Buchanan, General Colin Powell, Kathy Stewart

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The Greatest Generation remembers World War II

Veterans and their families gathered Monday at the World War II Memorial for the 68th anniversary of Victory Over Japan Day, which commemorates the day Japan surrendered to the U.S. in 1945.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 03:01pm EDT

Tags: World War II, Hank Silverberg, veterans