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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon

Nixon To Sign Job Training Bill For Veterans

The legislation will help more military veterans receive on-the-job training for private-sector employment.

07/02/2012

Parade goers hold signs to show their appreciation for veterans during a parade in St. Louis on January 28, 2012. People lined a parade route in downtown St. Louis for the nation’s first parade to honor those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Veterans Jobs Corps Idea Gets Local Praise

The Mission Continues C.O.O. says his agency will assist President Obama if asked.

02/05/2012

Veterans march past signs, cheering people and waving flags during a parade in St. Louis on January 28, 2012. Thousands of people lined a parade route in downtown St. Louis for the nation’s first parade to honor those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

New Online Registry For Veterans

Illinois launches “Stand Up & Be Counted” initiative.

02/05/2012

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Ways to Observe Memorial Day

Honor and remember the men and women who have died in military service with these simple ways to commemorate Memorial Day.

05/26/2011