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Soldier learns more about D-Day and his WWII veteran grandfather, during staff ride

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Soldier learns more about D-Day and his WWII veteran grandfather, during staff ride

"My grandpa came through on the first of July in 1944," said Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Fulghum, describing his grandfather's participation in Operation Overlord while visiting Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, during U.S. Army Europe's Senior Enlisted Staff Ride, which traced the history of the Allied operation to liberate France. For

Veterans Day 2018

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Veterans Day 2018

LeMay - America's Car Museum. Active-duty, retirees, and veterans can enjoy complimentary admission to the museum Sunday, Nov. 11. Military ID or proof of service is required. Military members receive 10 percent off admission daily. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 2702 E. D St., Tacoma Veterans Day Service. Washelli Veterans

Free meals, deals, and discounts for veterans

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Free meals, deals, and discounts for veterans

All servicemembers deserve a "Thank You" every day for serving our country and protecting our freedom. This Veterans Day weekend, local and national businesses are going above and beyond by saying thanks with free food and special offers for active-duty military and veterans. Visit these businesses below with your valid

Medallion promotes good planning

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Medallion promotes good planning

Veterans know the value of good planning. Not only does a well laid out concept of operations minimize problems, but it also ensures that events move smoothly. Mountain View Funeral Home and Memorial Park honors and respects all veterans for their service. And whether the family members of a passed veteran

Vietnam remembered

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Vietnam remembered

The Smithsonian Channel will commemorate this year's Veterans Day with two premieres offering unique and new aspects of the Vietnam War. A one-hour special entitled, Gun Trucks of Vietnam, airs Sunday, Nov. 11, at 9 p.m. The feature tells the story of the innovative Army soldiers who were assigned trucks under-equipped

Presenting 'The Veterans Day Project'

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Presenting 'The Veterans Day Project'

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice was signed in France, ending all fighting on the Western Front of World War I. That day is now commemorated as Armistice Day -- or Veterans Day -- and we've been celebrating it in

Gig Harbor honors veterans

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Gig Harbor honors veterans

The waterfront hamlet of Gig Harbor has a variety of events and honors to celebrate Veterans Day Sunday, Nov. 11, and Veterans Day Nov. 12.  This year, Veterans Day is especially poignant as it marks the 100th Anniversary of the end of "The Great War" as World War I was

JBLM supports Veterans Day observances throughout the region

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JBLM supports Veterans Day observances throughout the region

Joint Base Lewis-McChord will support more than 40 Veterans Day events hosted by schools, veterans groups and other organizations in local communities through Nov. 12. Various units across the base are providing guest speakers, equipment displays, musicians and color guards. Each year, JBLM senior leaders make Veterans Day a priority as a

WWI Centennial and Veterans Day event to be held in Olympia

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WWI Centennial and Veterans Day event to be held in Olympia

On Nov. 11, the world and Washington state will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the fighting in World War I at 11 a.m., Nov. 11, 1918 -- the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. The Thurston County Veterans Council (TCVC), Washington State Historical Society, and your

History of Veterans Day

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History of Veterans Day

World War I -- known at the time as "The Great War" -- officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities,

2018 Veterans Day

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2018 Veterans Day

Click here to view our interactive 2018 Veterans Day Guide.

Deadpan diversions

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Deadpan diversions

It's funny, the disconnect that happens in the time it takes for a band to record an album, and for a music critic to listen to it. So much of the time, the critic will struggle for words, and resort to some description along the lines of, "This band is

Amazing art at Tacoma Art Museum

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Amazing art at Tacoma Art Museum

I visited Tacoma Art Museum with the intention of reviewing Sun, Shadow, Stone: The Photography of Terry Toedtemeier and Familiar Faces & New Voices: Surveying Northwest Art. After spending time with these two shows, I decided to wander into the Haub Family Collection to see what was there, and I

Grub Gossip

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Grub Gossip

Contrary to your local, big box store's floor displays, the holiday season is barely underway. Seriously, we've got a little time before we start spiraling down the vortex and anxiety and shame that those twice yearly, extended family meals can bring. Instead of getting caught up in the hustle and

Burger Seoul

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Burger Seoul

ANNOUNCER: Jackie and Dutch are both fans of simple menus with a promise of quality food without room for shortcuts or ingredient mishaps, and Central Tacoma Neighborhood's Burger Seoul fits that bill. With only five items on the menu, Jackie and Dutch were anxious to give it a try. DUTCH: Well,

Funny from start to finish

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Funny from start to finish

Clockwork at Olympia Little Theatre is ridiculously funny. Written by Pat Cook and directed by Robert McConkey, with a huge cast including some of Olympia's best, it is a hilarious marriage of Agatha Christie, Larry Shue and Hee Haw. The Dunwoody clan is the kind of huge family one might expect

Three Easy Pieces

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Three Easy Pieces

Welcome to Three Easy Pieces, where I explore a witheringly specific area of pop culture from its birth to how it exists today. This month, I'm thinking of A Star Is Born. Hollywood likes to remake it roughly once every generation, dating back to the 1937 original. Though the story's about

A little help for our friends

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A little help for our friends

Solo artist, Eagle and quintuple Grammy winner Joe Walsh, brings the second of his annual benefit concert events, VetsAid, to Tacoma Dome this Veterans Day. Proceeds benefit military veterans through at least 19 different organizations, from national groups like Hire Heroes USA and Stop Soldier Suicide to grassroots efforts Arkansas

The Finders Keepers Project

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The Finders Keepers Project

Up and down the west coast of the United States people love to beachcomb, and one of the most prized finds is glass fishing floats. It is much rare to find these today as they have been replaced in the fishing industry by plastic and aluminum floats. Lincoln City, Oregon,

Shaking it off

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Shaking it off

So much of rock and roll boils down to one simple goal: shaking off the oppressive stress and browbeating aggressors of everyday life. If you make it through the exhausting marathon that makes up just one average, unremarkable weekday in this life of ours, you're afforded the opportunity to frantically

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