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The pilots wedding ring and clothes along with his bones were found in the pond. Crosby was one of 14 planes that were shot during the ship's 1965 to 1966 cruise with nine of the pilots for those flights being killed and two being Prisoners of War

Deborah Crosby touched her father's flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday - ending a more than half century search to find and bring home the remains of Lt Cmdr Frederick P Crosby, shot down as a Navy pilot in the Vietnam War.

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Four years after state officials turned out the lights and locked the doors, a former medium-security state prison in Hempfield may be poised to become a full-service veterans transition center.

David Goldsmith, the Carlisle businessman who bought the 300,000-square-foot facility in 2015, first broached the possibility in a regional construction publication and a YouTube video last year. http://veteranssunrisecenter.com/

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On September 10, 2001 was a day like any other in America.  Nobody knew that in less than 24 hours our nation would be tested in ways that few will ever see.  

September 11, 2001 at 8:46am the first plane struck the world trade center starting the events that would see this nation at war for the next 17 years.  

2996 people perised that day with thousands to follow in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other places around the world to make it so no American citizen would ever have to experience that pain and terror ever again.  

Always remember September 11, 2001.

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Celebrity chef Robert Irvine often works with the military on physical fitness. Now he's expanding to work with the U.S. government to help service members dealing with depression, mental illness, suicidal thoughts or post-traumatic stress.

WASHINGTON ― When celebrity chef Robert Irvine is out on a USO tour, it’s normally about food, photo-ops and escapism, meant as relief for service members deployed overseas.

Recently during one of those visits, a soldier approached him. Except he didn’t want to talk about fun. He wanted to confide. The soldier was thinking about killing himself.

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The Army Heritage Center Foundation and Humana Inc. invite you to join us on September 14th for a fun and educational event with school students in grades 6th – 8th at the U.S. Army Heritage Education Center. (950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle, PA 17013) All veterans who sign up will also recieve a free t-shirt.

AMVETS and VFW members will team up with students from the local school districts to tour the mile-long Army Heritage Trail, visit the museum gallery inside, assist the students with a scavenger hunt, and get to know each other. All areas are handicap accessible.

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