Save a Suit expanding services to help more Veterans, Salute Our Troops

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — News 8 along with Liberty Bank are proud to Salute Our Troops this Fourth of July. Liberty Bank has teamed up with Save a Suit to make sure veterans are dressed for success. The Executive Director of Save a Suit Angela Ackerman joins CT Style with the details in the video […]

Russian bounties further strain Trump’s bond with veterans

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — They didn’t like it when then-candidate Donald Trump criticized John McCain for being captured in combat. They were angrier when Trump, as commander in chief, abandoned Kurdish allies in the Middle East. And they were upset again last month when he threatened to deploy troops against American protesters. Trump’s relationship with […]

Broadway veteran Nick Cordero dies from virus complications

Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as “Waitress,” “A Bronx Tale” and “Bullets Over Broadway,” has died in Los Angeles after suffering severe medical complications after contracting the coronavirus. He was 41.

Putin meets with World War II veterans, visits church

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday marked the date of the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union by meeting with veterans and visiting a new military church. Putin laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Kremlin wall and greeted World War II veterans. He also visited the […]

Veteran AP video, photo-journalist in Congo dies of COVID-19

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — John Bompengo, who covered Congo’s political turmoil as a freelance photographer and video journalist for The Associated Press over the course of 16 years has died, relatives said Sunday. He was 52. The cause of death was complications due to the coronavirus. Bompengo had been hospitalized for about a week but […]

Marines give special salute to local WWII veteran in hospice

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Once a Marine, always a Marine. A local World War II veteran in hospice was honored by current service members with a special visit Monday. The group of Marines paid a visit to 95-year-old Jesus Corona. His family says Corona’s granddaughter is not able to travel into town because of […]

Iran doctor freed in swap for Navy veteran returns to Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian doctor based in Florida returned to his homeland Monday after being part of a swap that saw a U.S. Navy veteran held by Iran return to America. The semiofficial Fars news agency published an image of Matteo Taerri being greeted at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport by Foreign Ministry […]

Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus.

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