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Measuring veterans coverage apparently a local pastime

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 16 2013 - 7:07pm

Remember that column I wrote last Tuesday about veterans? Well, never mind.See, the main point I was trying to make is that our veterans don't serve their country for the thanks, or the recognition, or even the parades. And then some of you have to go and try to prove me wrong. As it turns out, there are any number of current and former...

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VIDEO: U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree ushers in Veterans Day celebration in Ogden

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 11 2013 - 9:31pm

OGDEN -- The arrival of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in Ogden on Veterans Day seemed a fitting tribute, as those who commemorated the day outlined the important gifts veterans have given to the county.

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VIDEO: Veterans Day event begins West Point military memorial

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 11 2013 - 6:47pm

WEST POINT -- Veteran Isaac Jensen brought tears to the eyes of many in attendance at a Veterans Day ground-breaking ceremony for the city's new Military Memorial, to be installed in Loy Blake Park.

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Layton commemoration honors veterans

Layton area veterans stand as the Northridge High School Junior ROTC present the colors at during the Layton City Veterans Day Program at Central Davis Junior High on Monday, November, 11, 2013. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 11 2013 - 6:20pm

LAYTON -- A host of military hats, uniforms, and awards -- representing each individual's time of service in various branches of the military -- was on display Monday in a crowded Central Davis Junior High School gym for the Layton City Veteran's Day Commemoration event.

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GALLERY: Layton City Honors Veterans

Layton area veterans stand as the Northridge High School Junior ROTC present the colors at during the Layton City Veterans Day Program at Central Davis Junior High on Monday, November, 11, 2013. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Nov 11 2013 - 4:01pm

Davis County residents gathered to honor local veterans at Central Davis Junior High during the Layton City Veterans Day Program on Monday, Nov. 11 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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Ancestry.com releases 'Honor Wall' for Veterans Day

Ancestry.com family of brands, today released The Honor Wall (www.fold3.com/wall), an online memorial for the many millions of men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces over the past 200-plus years.

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Nov 11 2013 - 1:05pm

PROVO -- Fold3, the U.S. military record specialist in the Ancestry.com family of brands, today released The Honor Wall (www.fold3.com/wall), an online memorial for the many millions of men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces over the past 200-plus years.

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Veteran's Day activities

In preparation for Veteran's Day, workers hang a three-story long U.S. Flag off a parking garage, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in downtown San Antonio. Veteran's Day is Monday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 11 2013 - 6:55am

OGDEN -- Here is a list of some Veteran's Day events in the Top of Utah:

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Star-studded Sunday telethon to raise funds for wounded veterans

Actor Joe Mantegna, with Connie Francis and Alan Alda, will host the Homeward Bound telethon Sunday, Nov. 10, to benefit wounded veterans. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/The Associated Press)

Lynn Elber, The Associated Press
Nov 10 2013 - 8:58am

LOS ANGELES -- Connie Francis, Alan Alda and Joe Mantegna are joining forces to help raise money for veterans suffering the wounds of war. The trio will host the Homeward Bound telethon to benefit victims of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. The four-hour event, airing at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, on the Military...

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VIDEO: U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree ushers in Veterans Day celebration in Ogden

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 11 2013 - 9:31pm

OGDEN -- The arrival of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in Ogden on Veterans Day seemed a fitting tribute, as those who commemorated the day outlined the important gifts veterans have given to the county.

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VIDEO: Veterans Day event begins West Point military memorial

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 11 2013 - 6:47pm

WEST POINT -- Veteran Isaac Jensen brought tears to the eyes of many in attendance at a Veterans Day ground-breaking ceremony for the city's new Military Memorial, to be installed in Loy Blake Park.

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VIDEO: Ogden Veterans Parade a deeply felt experience for some

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 9 2013 - 4:53pm

OGDEN -- Mary Didier and her family scored some of the best seats in the house for this year's Veterans Day Parade. They set up their lawn chairs right on the southwest corner of Washington Boulevard and Historic 25th Street, directly across from the portable bleachers.Didier arrived about an hour and a half before the start of the parade, as she...

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GALLERY: Layton City Honors Veterans

Layton area veterans stand as the Northridge High School Junior ROTC present the colors at during the Layton City Veterans Day Program at Central Davis Junior High on Monday, November, 11, 2013. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Nov 11 2013 - 4:01pm

Davis County residents gathered to honor local veterans at Central Davis Junior High during the Layton City Veterans Day Program on Monday, Nov. 11 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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VIDEO: U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree ushers in Veterans Day celebration in Ogden

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 11 2013 - 9:31pm

OGDEN -- The arrival of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in Ogden on Veterans Day seemed a fitting tribute, as those who commemorated the day outlined the important gifts veterans have given to the county.

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VIDEO: Veterans Day event begins West Point military memorial

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 11 2013 - 6:47pm

WEST POINT -- Veteran Isaac Jensen brought tears to the eyes of many in attendance at a Veterans Day ground-breaking ceremony for the city's new Military Memorial, to be installed in Loy Blake Park.

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GALLERY: Layton City Honors Veterans

Layton area veterans stand as the Northridge High School Junior ROTC present the colors at during the Layton City Veterans Day Program at Central Davis Junior High on Monday, November, 11, 2013. (BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Nov 11 2013 - 4:01pm

Davis County residents gathered to honor local veterans at Central Davis Junior High during the Layton City Veterans Day Program on Monday, Nov. 11 2013. Contact photographer Benjamin Zack at 801-625-4291, bzack@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_BenjaminZack

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VIDEO: Ogden Veterans Parade a deeply felt experience for some

Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 9 2013 - 4:53pm

OGDEN -- Mary Didier and her family scored some of the best seats in the house for this year's Veterans Day Parade. They set up their lawn chairs right on the southwest corner of Washington Boulevard and Historic 25th Street, directly across from the portable bleachers.Didier arrived about an hour and a half before the start of the parade, as she...

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GALLERY: The Veterans Parade on Washington Boulevard on Nov.10, 2012

The Veterans Parade on Washington Boulevard in Ogden on Saturday, November 10, 2012.  (KERA WILLIAMS/ Standard-Examiner)

Kera Williams
Nov 12 2012 - 12:14am

The Veterans Parade on Washington Boulevard in Ogden on Saturday, November 10, 2012. (KERA WILLIAMS/ Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Ogden Veterans Day Parade 2011

Veterans Day Parade in downtown Ogden Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 12 2011 - 3:11pm

Veterans Day Parade in downtown Ogden Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Nearly Naked Run at Weber State University 11/11/11

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Nov 12 2011 - 10:37am

Nearly Naked Run at Weber State University 11/11/11.

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GALLERY: Veteran's Day 11/11/11

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 11 2011 - 2:53pm

People gathered to rededicate Gold Star Avenue at Ogden City Cemetery and to honor Veteran's Day at Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. The Weber Historical Foundation repaired and replaced bronze plaques originally placed along the avenue in 1923 to honor Weber County soldiers killed in World War I and restored monuments at the entrance to the cemetery. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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