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This Memorial Day, veterans take on another threat: rising cancer deaths in the ranks

This Memorial Day, veterans take on another threat: rising cancer deaths in the ranks

By Tara Copp, McClatchy Washington Bureau

May 23, 2019

WASHINGTON — On Memorial Day 2013, Coleen Bowman was a new widow. Her husband had died four months earlier and she wanted support to face that first military holiday of remembrance. So she registered for TAPS, the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, and spent the weekend with hundreds of other ...

Soldiers and Sailors celebrates Memorial Day

Soldiers and Sailors celebrates Memorial Day

By Sam Weber | Staff Writer

May 29, 2018

Butler-local Tom McKay, an ex-Marine, stood outside Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall on Monday to experience the museum’s annual celebration for the first time. He described the day as a “sweeping experience.” Red, white and blue T-shirts and flags were scattered across the front lawn of So...

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