The United States Navy accepted the delivery of a new guided-missile destroyer in November, it's named in honor of US Marine Corps Lieutenant General Frank E. Petersen Jr. who graduated from Topeka High School.
The “Remembering Our Fallen” memorial at the Museum of the Kansas National Guard has 32 tribute towers with military and personal photos of more than 5,000 soldiers who have died since September 11, 2001.
The Flint Hills Veterans Coalition held their 28th annual Veterans Day celebration, honor parade and ceremony Monday morning. This year's event honored the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge and D-Day.
After vandals left a 20-year-old memorial honoring 12 Topekans killed in the Vietnam War stripped of its plaques, local veterans took it upon themselves to restore it and to keep the names of the fallen written in stone for generations to come.
when a man with no family passed away in their care, two workers at Stormont Vail felt compelled to ensure he had a proper burial. When they learned he was a veteran, their mission became more meaningful.
Every year on Veterans Day, businesses often provide specials for those who have served in the military, or are currently serving. Below you will find a detailed list of those businesses and the specials they are running for veterans in NE Kansas.