Shannon Caraway wants to unite a shadow box display of military medals with the family of the man who earned the medals — or with the former Korean War soldier himself, if he’s still alive.
In March, Tara Lee Holwegner-Bertucci, a Billings native who now lives in Reno, Nev., received devastating news.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — They grew up in the United States during the deprivation of the Great Depression and went on to fight in World War II, bearing witness to some of the bloodiest, most protracted battles in American history.
With donations totaling more than $54,000, the ninth and final tour of Big Sky Honor Flight will take off in May, bound for the nation’s capital.
Two final trips of Big Sky Honor Flight are set for 2014, bringing to an end the program that has flown more than 600 World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the National World War II Memorial.
They were hungry, cold and struggling to keep their boat upright in the Pacific Ocean, nine miles from land.
Three Vietnam and Korean war veterans -- two of whom passed away within the past few years -- on Friday received medals, ribbons and badges they had earned decades ago.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day will be held on April 1 with ceremonies in Sheridan, Riverton, Afton and Rock Springs.
As President Obama contemplates his second term, he has been talking to historians about another two-term president, Dwight D. Eisenhower.
MISSOULA — Lucille Walker called him “Jay” for short. For many years, she didn’t know her brother’s real name was Luther. She was just 16 when she last saw him.
MISSOULA -- One percent of Americans -- we all know what that refers to, right?
CHEYENNE — On Friday in Cheyenne, the Wyoming Army National Guard’s 300th Armored Field Artillery Battalion veterans will be awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation for their service in the Korean War.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Army National Guard's 300th Armored Field Artillery Battalion veterans will be awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation for their service in the Korean War.
North Koreans Invade South Republic; Issue Declaration of War.”
LARAMIE — An 82-year-old Laramie veteran has been awarded the Bronze Star for his actions during combat in the Korean War.