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Soldier Surprises Brother After College Basketball Game [Video]

The moment was completely orchestrated by their grandmother.

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Lee Greenwood: ‘It’s a Great Honor, and a Privilege’ to Support America’s Veterans

Lee Greenwood discusses his reasons for supporting the Disabled American Veterans organization.

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Drew Brees Visits Troops Serving In Africa
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Saints Nominated Drew Brees For NFL’s Salute To Service Award

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been nominated for the NFL's Salute to Service Award, given to an NFL player who...

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David Varisco Jr/ Navy Hometown Media Outreach
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Navy “Bloodhound” Is Part of The Dawg’s Extended Family (And We’re Proud, Yeah!)

Petty Officer 1st Class David Varisco, Jr., is serving in the U.S. Navy as a sonar technician aboard one of the country’s most versatile combat ships. The 1998 Acadiana High School graduate is the son of David Varisco, the drummer for legendary band Atchafalaya and the current band Lafayette's Bayou Boys, who sing The Dawg's birthday song.

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(Photo by H. F. Davis/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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Amazing World War II 8mm Footage From US Soldier [Video]

This US soldier found a camera when he was in Europe after D-Day, and decided to film parts of his journey into Germany.

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Thunderbird And Blue Angel Jets Crash In Separate Incidents Today

According to several reports on Twitter, a US Navy Blue Angels F-18 and a US Air Force Thunderbird F-16 both crashed today in separate incidents.

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Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
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Memorial Day Events Around Lafayette And Acadiana

This Memorial Day weekend, there are plenty of events happening around Acadiana for us to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Here are a few you can put on your calendar of events as you hopefully get to enjoy a peaceful, relaxing holiday weekend.

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patriotchild via You Tube
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TAPS – The Story Behind The Song We Hear On Memorial Day

Do you know the true meaning the real story behind TAPS? As we remember those who have given so much for us this Memorial Day let us take a moment to learn more about one of the saddest yet peaceful songs that we will ever hear.

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Twin Peaks Salutes The Troops On Memorial Day With A Free Entree

This Memorial Day Twin Peaks, the ultimate sports lodge known for its made-from-scratch kitchen, rugged atmosphere, and playful Twin Peaks Girls, will pay tribute to America’s troops by offering a free meal to former and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Gary Edmonson (Submitted Photo)
Gary Edmonson (Submitted Photo)
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Gary Edmondson, US Army Veteran, Celebrates 70 Years Of Playing TAPS

Gary Edmonson, an Acadiana US Army veteran, is celebrating his 70th year of performing for military events.

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