Warrior Canine Connection names puppies after WWII vets

Is there anything better than puppies and World War II veterans? Yes! Puppies named in honor of World War II veterans. The aptly dubbed Operation Overlord litter has been named in honor of some of the heroes of D-Day by Warrior Canine Connection. They were born to Skye on June 24. Some of the...
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100,000 cards for 100-year-old Texas World War II veteran

World War II veteran James South had a simple wish for his 100th birthday on Oct. 7. He wanted 100 cards and put out a plea on Facebook asking for the greetings. What he got was nearly 100,000 cards , according to the VA North Texas Health Care System. South, a World War II veteran who took part in...
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Thieves steal bronze shoes from New Mexico War Memorial

The New Mexico Veterans Memorial is shoeless. That's after five pairs of military shoes made of bronze were taken from the Albuquerque memorial the night of Sept. 27. "They were bronze shoes at the bottom of five pillars," said James Lehner, vice president of the New Mexico Veterans Memorial...
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World War II Texas vet seeks 100 birthday cards

All this soon-to-be 100-year-old World War II veteran wants for his birthday is cards. James South will hit the centennial mark on Oct. 7. His wish is to receive 100 cards in honor of the milestone and the assisted living facility where he lives in Watauga, Texas is helping to make that wish come...
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The history of POW MIA Bracelet

The late 60s and early 70s found America fiercely divided over the Vietnam War. As our nation was torn by the political and social unrest of the time, the men and women of our military made incredible sacrifices. However, their sacrifices did not go unnoticed. The love and support of many grateful...
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Help us thank our troops during the holidays!

103.7 KEYN and Mel Hambelton Ford, along with NCRI and Volunteer Kansas, invites you to take part in Presents In A Package, where our community helps Kansas men and women serving in the military during the holidays. Each year, volunteers pack boxes with needed items to send to our Kansas troops...
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Personal tragedy leads to POW/MIA flag

The POW/MIA Flag was born out of one woman's determination to provide the nation with a way to remember its service members being held either as prisoners of war or those missing in action. Lt. Cmdr. Michael's Hoff's plane crashed in Laos in 1970 and his body was never recovered. His widow, Mary...
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Kansas Honor Flight Return Celebration

Join Us in Welcoming Our Kansas Veterans Home! Whenever our Kansas veterans make their return flight home, they are greeted with a welcome home ceremony that many of them never received--a true "Heroes Welcome Home" at the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower Airport. Friends and families of the veterans,...
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Fort Riley Veterans Job Fair

DAV and RecruitMilitary will host the Fort Riley Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, September 5th from 11am to 3pm at Geary County Convention Center. This free event for veterans, military spouses, transitioning military, National Guard members and Reservists features employers ready to hire.
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Fallen soldier included in daughter's senior photos

Julia Yllescas has never doubted that her dad has always been with her. But now she, and the whole world can see it, thanks to help from photographer and military spouse Susanne Beckmann. Beckmann, of Snapshots by Suz has been photographing Nebraska teen Yllescas since she was 9 years old and...
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