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Commentary: Remembering Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Jr.
October 26, 2022
U.S. Air Force general officer Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr.

JBSA members help local World War II veteran celebrate 101st birthday
February 10, 2022
JBSA members help local World War II veteran celebrate 101st birthday

Four Chaplains Day Remembrance 2021: To care for Airmen more than anyone thinks possible
February 3, 2021
Shown are the official photos of the U.S. Army chaplains, Lt. George Fox, a Methodist minister; Lt. Alexander Goode, a Jewish rabbi; Lt. John Washington, a Roman Catholic priest; and Lt. Clark Poling, a Dutch Reformed minister. All four perished with the sinking of the SS Dorchester (SC-290583) after being struck by a German torpedo, Feb. 3, 1943. In 1988, Congress honored them by establishing Feb. 3 as Four Chaplains Day. (Courtesy photo)

Former Army nurse, 100, recalls World War II experiences
August 24, 2020
Former Army nurse, 100, recalls World War II experiences

Local Army civilians help World War II veteran celebrate 94th birthday
June 4, 2020
Dan Martin and Bob Shaw donned Army uniforms and displayed vintage jeeps to help Raul Garza celebrate his 94th birthday. Martin works at the U.S. Army Installation Management Command Inspector General’s office at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. Shaw, who retired from the Army in the 1980s as a field artillery forward observer and a friend of Martin.

World War II nurse turns 100, recalls war experiences
December 13, 2019
Freda Haworth Coate (front row, right) holds the Army Nurse Corps Association coin given to her by Lt. Col. Karen Santiago (back row, left) and Lt. Col. Teresa Shiels, both with the 228 Combat Support Hospital in San Antonio. The coin was given to Coate during her 100th birthday celebration Nov. 20 in Leander, Texas. Coate served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in World War II in the South Pacific from 1943-45.

Navy Recruiting District San Antonio honors World War II Merchant Marine
August 15, 2019
Navy Lt. j.g. Kathleen Spyrnal, an officer programs operations officer assigned to Navy Recruiting District San Antonio, presented a certificate of appreciation to World War II Merchant Marine Ray Denison during an Alamo Honor Flight Breakfast Aug. 14. Attended by other WWII veterans, the breakfast also served as a venue to celebrate Denison’s 100th birthday.

GIs remember D-day, 75 years later
June 6, 2019
U.S. Soldiers disembark a landing craft under heavy fire off the coast of Normandy, France, June 6, 1944.

Soaring Valor flight brings World War II veterans, high school students together for New Orleans trip
October 19, 2018
A World War II veteran holds his hand over his heart during the Pledge of Allegiance at the conclusion of a sendoff ceremony at the San Antonio International Airport Oct. 17 which saw 40 WWII veterans take off for a trip to New Orleans to visit the National World War II Museum. The Soaring Valor program, sponsored by the Gary Sinise Foundation, helped send the veterans and 40 high school Student companions from Dallas, to the museum.

5 Things You May Not Know About the End of World War II
September 2, 2015
Japanese representatives on board the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay to participate in formal surrender ceremonies on Sept. 2, 1945. (U.S. Air Force photo)