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Flashback: American Soldiers in ‘High Spirits’ Ahead of D-Day Landings

ABOARD AN INVASION SHIP (AP) – This story was first published on June 5, 1944, hours before AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as “Beachhead Don” landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division. The AP is republishing Whitehead’s original report to mark the 75th anniversary of the assault that began the liberation of France and Europe from German occupation, leading to the end of World War II.

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Matt Naylor on 140 Veteran Suicides per Week: Don’t Let Them Be ‘Forgotten Soldiers’

Matt Naylor, president and CEO of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, MO, noted the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) estimate of 140 weekly suicides among veterans, offering his remarks ahead of Memorial Day in a Friday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with host Rebecca Mansour and special guest host Rick Manning.

Iraq war veteran couple Colleen Ryan and Jeff Hensley of the US Navy comfort each other as they help set up 1,892 American flags on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on March 27, 2014. The Iraq and Afghanistan veterans installed the flags to represent the 1,892 veterans and service …

Donald Trump Plans Cabinet-Level Task Force to Study Veterans Suicides

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday to create a cabinet-level task force to address the national tragedy of veteran suicides, a senior administration official confirmed. The task force will be led by Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie

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