Tag: veteran

Joseph (Joe) Beretta

| October 8, 2017

A Lexington resident, Joseph (Joe) Beretta, 96, died Sunday, October 8.

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Perpetrator of crash that killed AF veteran disappears

| November 11, 2016

An Independence man who left the scene of an accident in 2014 never showed up to his court date this week.

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Gary K. Brandon

| November 10, 2016

A Marshall resident, formerly of Casa Grande Arizona, Gary K. Brandon, (USAF Col., Ret.), 76, died Thursday, November 10, 2016.

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Newsmaker–Lexington veteran, Joe Beretta recounts experience in Pacific

| October 16, 2016

The increasingly rare opportunity to speak with a World War II veteran presented itself in the form of Joe Beretta from Lexington.

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Veteran education relief effort backed by U.S. Senator

| September 26, 2016

U.S. Senator and daughter of a WW II veteran, Claire McCaskill, is backing a bipartisan bill to support veteran students in the event of a closure of their college or university.

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Edward Austin Cosgrove Jr.

| July 25, 2016

Cosgrove was a 15-year-veteran of the Green Township Fire Department, and died in the line of duty.

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Veterans and volunteers wanted for a new program

| January 4, 2016

Following the death of World War II veteran Ben Sprouse, Lyon along with other lodges and American Legions have began compiling a list of Missouri veterans who would like to receive visitors or conversation partners.

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WWII Veteran Ben Sprouse saluted by hundreds

| December 9, 2015

Yesterday, Tuesday, December 8, 2015, residents from areas all over northwest Missouri lined our highways and city streets to show respects to a veteran passing through the area in route to Leavenworth, Kansas. Why was this so special? This veteran had recently passed away and was being carried to his final resting place at the Leavenworth National Cemetery.

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WWII Veteran receiving recognition after death

| December 7, 2015

The death of a World War two veteran and the dedication of one Funeral Chapel is bringing people from all over northwest Missouri together to honor the vets life and sacrifice.

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