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Meet the Vet who skydives with soldiers to support burn victims: (From PBS NewsHour)
Ryan "Birdman" Parrott, a 32-year-old Navy veteran, has skydived with soldiers from every U.S. war since World War II to raise awareness for his foundation Sons of the Flag, which benefits the military's burn victims. On Monday, he'll be leading the Memorial Day parade in Dearborn, Michigan.
May 25, 2015 at 6:00 pm
Tonight, view portraits of America’s military families — their pride, patriotism, sacrifice & resilience. The revealing documentary highlights soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen and women in the all-volunteer military.
THE HOMEFRONT premieres at 9/8c on PBS. #HomefrontPBS
May 25, 2015 at 4:00 pm
For #MemorialDay, an appreciation of sacrifice, legacy and lessons shared. (From PBS NewsHour)
In honor of Memorial Day, this Vietnam vet describes what he learned from World War II veterans.
May 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm
Watch the changing of the guard in 4K (from PBS NewsHour)
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was constructed in 1921, after Congress approved the burial of an unidentified U.S. soldier from World War I, with other Unknowns interred since. The Tomb has been guarded year-round continuously since 1937, when the first 24-hour guards were posted. Since April 1948,…
May 25, 2015 at 11:45 am
Honoring the fallen on Memorial Day.
May 25, 2015 at 10:00 am
In one hour -- join us for the National Memorial Day Concert (PBS) -- starts at 8/7c on PBS. (Will you be there?)
May 24, 2015 at 11:00 pm
Over the course of a lifetime, an average two-income family can spend $155,000 in 401(k) fees. A Supreme Court ruling this week could change that. (From Next Avenue)
The new Supreme Court 401(k) ruling could lower retirement plan fees for some workers.
May 24, 2015 at 10:00 pm
The story of gold star children is shared on tonight's National Memorial Day Concert (PBS). See it tonight at 8/7c on PBS.
May 24, 2015 at 9:00 pm
At any moment, we could lose the treasured remnants of our ancient past.
But LiDAR technology could buy us more time. (From NOVA Next)
Capturing images of ruins and sites using LiDAR technology may buy archaeologists more time to study ancient civilizations.
May 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm
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