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Veterans Day: Remembering Alabama's posthumous Medal of Honor recipients

Veterans Day is a federal holiday set aside to honor U.S. military veterans. Today, 1819 News spotlights eight of these heroes.

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Top 10 best states for military retirees — Alabama ranks second

Retire Guide ranked Alabama as the second-best state for military members to retire, behind Florida and ahead of Virginia. Coming in last place at No. 50, Alaska was deemed the least favorable state for veterans to retire in.

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Alabama Congressman supports legislation for veterans exposed to toxins

“I understand the necessity of delivering on our responsibility to honor the sacrifices of our servicemembers and care for them when they return home, and this bill helps us fulfill that responsibility. I thank my colleagues on the House Veterans Affairs Committee for their hard work on this legislation,” said Rep. Moore.

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2 US veterans from Alabama reported missing in Ukraine

Two U.S. veterans from Alabama who were in Ukraine assisting in the war against Russia haven't been heard from in days and are missing, members of the state's congressional delegation said Wednesday.

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5 things to do in Alabama on Memorial Day 2022

Memorial Day is Monday, May 30. Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May. Created in 1868, Memorial Day is meant to honor and mourn those who have died in service of the United States Military. Here is a look at five events around the state that will take place this Monday:

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Talk 99.5 Jawbone Jam coming to Iron City Birmingham May 26

Talk 99.5’s sixth Jawbone Jam will be held on Thursday, May 26, at Iron City Birmingham.

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Combat Veterans PAC endorses Durant

The Combat Veteran’s For Congress Political Action Committee announced that it is endorsing Mike Durant for U.S. Senate.

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Program encourages companies to hire veterans

Gov. Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington continue to encourage Alabama employers to hire veterans...

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48 locations in Alabama hosting Wreaths Across America events
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Governor Ivey supports student veterans’ Operation Iron Ruck

By Brandon Moseley Operation Iron Ruck is underway. Operation Iron Ruck is an effort by members of the Auburn Student Veterans Association...

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Erica Thomas: God Bless America: And our veterans

Our flags are flying and our pride for our nation continues in the Deep South, where we often talk about how those before us fought,...