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By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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U.S. Money Reserve Honors Veterans With New 75th Anniversary Iwo Jima Coin Series

U.S. Money Reserve has a longstanding commitment to preserving the legacy of the veterans and heroes who sacrifice their lives for the freedom of others. To honor that legacy, U.S. Money Reserve debuted a new 75th More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 7th, 2015
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Demetrius Glenn pleads guilty in Delbert Belton murder to take plea deal

Demetrius Glenn, the second suspect in the beating death of WWII veteran Delbert “Shorty” Belton, pleaded guilty shortly before jury selection was set to begin for his first-degree murder charge. Glenn More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Seventy years ago US Marines invade Iwo Jima

On this day in 1945, Operation Detachment, the U.S. Marines’ invasion of Iwo Jima, is launched. This five-week battle comprised some of the fiercest and bloodiest fighting of the War in the Pacific of World More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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Kenan Adams-Kinard sentenced to 20 years for Delbert Belton murder

The Washington teen who beat and murdered a US war veteran to death was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison, while his partner awaits a trial. Demetrius Glenn, from Spokane, beat Delbert Belton to death in More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Tampa native Jeffery Cavallo quoted by Navy in Iwo Jima coverage

RED SEA (Jan. 14, 2015) – Clean-shaven face. Pressed uniform. Boots shined like marble. This is the appearance of Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Zachariah Smith as he stands in line for chow. The line moves More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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President Obama honors Richard Overton, oldest living World War II vet, and Honor Flight program

In honor of Veteran’s Day President Obama praised Richard Overton, the oldest living World War II Veteran, and the Honor Flight Program. The latter is noteworthy considering it was shut down during fiscal negotiations More...


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