Recently the Free Beacon sat down with several World War II veterans to ask them about Memorial Day. After explaining the importance of the holiday, the veterans were kind enough to share their stories. Each veteran told the Free Beacon about their own unique experience in the military.
A United States Marine who has been “walking the walk for fellow veterans” is set to complete a roughly 300 mile march from his home in North Carolina to Washington, D.C. on Saturday when he will complete the final leg of his journey from just outside the city.
The Department of Justice is concentrating on “far-right” groups in a new study of social media usage aimed at combatting violent extremism. The Justice Department’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded Michigan State University $585,719 for the study, which was praised by Eric Holder, the former attorney general, earlier this year.
Wearing the Miss America crown has put Kira Kazantsev front and center at many important events around the world, but participating in the National Memorial Day Parade will be among the “biggest honors” of her year.
Oscar-nominated actor Gary Sinise will receive the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation’s (NABEF) Service to America Leadership Award for his work supporting veterans.