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Durango Gold Star Mother honored at national Wreaths Across America ceremonies

Gun salute will take place 10 a.m. Saturday at Greenmount Cemetery

Veterans, descendants gather at Pine River Cemetery in Bayfield

About 20 U.S. military members and their relatives mark Veterans Day

Hundreds turn out to honor veterans at annual parade in Durango

Federal holiday is a chance to teach children about sacrifices made to protect freedoms, participants say

A ‘small token’ to show ‘extreme gratitude’: Durango High School students honor veterans

Members of past wars treated to poetry, breakfast and applause

La Plata County comes together for veterans as Afghanistan falls into chaos

‘They don’t have to go through this alone,’ says county manager and Afghan vet

Memorial Day events planned for Durango and Bayfield

Here are the Memorial Day events planned for Monday in Durango and Bayfield: Durango 10 a.m.: Vietnam War service, Iris Park, 1234 Camino del Rio. 11 a.m.: Memorial Day ceremony...

Gary Sinise Foundation donates smart home in Bayfield

Community can take part in halfway-point celebration for wounded veteran’s new home

Gary Sinise Foundation donates smart home to veteran in Bayfield

Community can take part in halfway-point celebration for wounded man’s new home

Cortez’s Stand Down for veterans assists with military benefits

Event aims to improve access to benefits

Agent Orange exposure in the Republic of Vietnam waters

Blue Water Navy veterans are now entitled to a presumption of service connection for conditions related to Agent Orange exposure. This extension of the presumption is a result of...

River trip on Animas looks to unite veterans

Community groups hope to rebuild camaraderie lost after military life

Blue Water/Brown Water distinction has been eliminated

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a decade-old ruling that potentially paves the way for the return of earned disability benefits for so-called Blue Water Navy veter...