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Pearl Harbor Attack Survivors Buried With Shipmates

In one of the most poignant reminders of that "day that will live in infamy", more old sailors who survived the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor have died, and have been taken back to Hawaii to be buried in their sunken ships with their shipmates.

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National Archives and Records Administration
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This Day in History for December 7 – Pearl Harbor Attacked and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1787 – Delaware becomes the first state to ratify the United States Constitution (More info)

1941 – In an early-morning sneak attack, Japanese warplanes bomb the US naval base at Oahu Island’s Pearl Harbor, causing the United States to enter World War II (More info)

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Former Marine Can’t Stop Sending Spam to Troops Overseas

Most of us get annoyed when we receive spam, but one Maryland man has spent countless hours and money sending Spam to troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan so they can have a little bit of home while they’re away.

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De-Classified 1941 Navy Memo Hints US Knew Hawaii Attack Was Coming

Did President Franklin D. Roosevelt know the December 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was coming?  A newly de-classified memo to FDR reveals there were signs that something was going to happen at Hawaii, but no one knew what it would be or when it would happen.

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Prince William to the Rescue! Sailors Saved by Lt. William Wales

The dashing Prince William added to his allure on Sunday when he was part of a four-man team that rescued a pair of Russian sailors whose cargo ship sank in the Irish Sea off the coast of North Wales.

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Air Force Admits Disposing of Soldiers’ Remains in Landfill

 

Air Force officials say the military mortuary at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware  for years disposed of portions of troops’ remains by cremating them and dumping the ashes in a Virginia landfill.

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Updated GI Bill Expands Veterans’ College and Job Training Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs -- VA -- is spreading the word about new updates to the Post 9/11 GI Bill that now covers vocational, on-the-job training, apprenticeship training, and correspondence schools.

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Which College Is the Best for Military Veterans?

A recent survey conducted by Military Times Edge ranks which colleges are best for military veterans.

Most of the schools making the list were public, including 51 of the 59 highest ranking four-year schools. The top five four-year schools included Concord University, taking the number one spot, Eastern Kentucky University at number two, Rutgers in third, California University of Pennsylvania at number four and University of South Florida coming in fifth.

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