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    Obama Keeps World War II Memorial Closed Despite Outcry from Veterans

    The government shutdown means the closure of all national parks and memorials, right? Not necessarily, according to the House Natural Resources Committee. The Obama administration is selectively choosing which monuments to keep open and which to block off (click to see the map). Despite the public outcry and pleas from … More

    Storming the Barricades in Washington

    Americans are justifiably angry over the political game being played by the Obama administration to barricade the World War II Memorial in Washington. And they should be. Under federal law, there is no justifiable reason for closing the memorial. On Tuesday, the National Park Service put up barricades around the … More

    Honoring the Greatest Generation

    Having enjoyed peace and stability since the end of World War II, it is often easy for Americans to forget a generation that sacrificed so much to defend these principles. Many veterans from that generation are still with us, but 800 die each day. An organization called Stars and Stripes … More

    Heritage to Screen "Honor Flight," Movie About World War II Heroes

    Last summer the heartwarming movie “Honor Flight” premiered before record-breaking crowd of 28,442 at Miller Park in Milwaukee. The film, which chronicles the lives and battlefield experiences of four living World War II veterans, is a powerful testament to a Midwest community’s effort to honor American heroes with a trip … More

    Watch: "Honor Flight" Filmmakers at The Bloggers Briefing

    This summer the documentary “Honor Flight“ drew an audience of 28,422 to Milwaukee’s Miller Park, breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest film screening ever. It was later submitted to the Academy Awards for Best Documentary. Tomorrow at the Bloggers Briefing we’ll hear from Dan Hayes and Clay Broga, the two … More

    Film Honoring World War II Veterans Aims for World-Record Premiere

    More than 30,000 people are expected to attend tonight’s screening of “Honor Flight” at Milwaukee’s Miller Park, which would break the world record for a film premiere. The feature-length documentary chronicles the stories of World War II veterans who made their way to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorial built … More

    Honor Flight: The Greatest Generation’s Last Wish

    Earlier this year, the last veteran of World War I died at the age of 110. It’s hard to believe, but in the coming years, most of America’s World War II veterans will be gone as well. The Honor Flight Network exists to grant them one last wish and final … More