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Kuentai-Japan racing against time

Trying to beat the clock, a Japanese nonprofit organization is scouring a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan. The reason for the hurry is that a developer plans to begin construction in the fall on a condominium complex near the beach where scores of Americans were killed on July 7, 1944, during Japan's largest mass suicide attack of the war.

Tags: Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green , Saipan , Kuentai-Japan

Friday - 08/01/2014, 05:54pm EDT

D-Day plus 70

Today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day. If you have living link to the Greatest Generation, cherish it. I lost mine yesterday, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , D-Day ,

Friday - 06/06/2014, 02:00am EDT

Replica Flying Fortress offers peek into WWII history

Federal Drive's Tom Temin lives a life-long dream as he soars above the Maryland countryside in a B-17 bomber. The aircraft, operated by the Liberty Foundation, is one of the few such bombers still flying.

Tags: DoD , Army , aircraft , B-17 , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Thursday - 09/05/2013, 06:23pm EDT

D-Day plus 69 years

D-Day, some call it the longest day, began 69 years ago today. Veterans of World War II are all old men and women now. They are dying at the rate of more than 1,000 a day. If you know or knew any of them you are lucky. Either way, take a second to give them a salute, even if they can't see you, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , D-Day ,

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 02:00am EDT

D-Day plus 68 years

Worried about your job, your benefits, your career? Lots of people are. But this might be a good day to put your put things on hold and think how different your life might be today if the Normandy Invasion, 68 years ago today, had failed, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , Federal Report , Workforce , DoD , D-Day

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 02:00am EDT

Educating students about war

Veterans National Education Program Co-founders Andrea Hooper and Bob McMahon talk about the organization's vision and mission.
April 20, 2012(Encore presentation June 8, 2012)

Tags: Workforce , military , Veterans National Education Program , Korean War , Vietnam War , Iraq and Afghanistan wars , Andrea Hooper , Bob McMahon , veterans , Fed Access , Derrick Dortch

Friday - 04/20/2012, 11:00pm EDT

Iraq war could cost as much as WWII

The Christian Science Monitor has estimates from leading economists.

Tags: DoD Report , Iraq , budget , Christian Science Monitor , In Depth ,

Wednesday - 10/26/2011, 06:54pm EDT

Virginia vet receives WWII medal

A Virginia World War II veteran has been awarded the Jubile de Liberte medal for service in Normandy Campaign to liberate France.

Tags: Paul Lerch , Jubile de Liberte medal , The Roanoke Times , National D-Day Memorial , Leslie Lerch Barkley

Monday - 05/30/2011, 05:56pm EDT

Scotch helped decorated soldier survive war

Edward Trey, 94, of Frederick recounts how British soldiers and a stiff drink saved him during World War II.

Tags: Edward Trey , Frederick

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 11:39am EST