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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/21/2013

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USS New York Adopted By 9/11 Families At Ceremony In Staten Island

The USS New York – which includes 7.5 tons of World Trade Center Steel its hull – was adopted by September 11 families in a special ceremony in Staten Island.

05/28/2011

U.S. Navy Delivers Aid to Stranded Canival Cruise Ship (credit: (U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Mikesa R. Ponder)

Disabled Carnival Cruise Ship Returns To Port

A team of tug boats gently guided the disabled ship into San Diego’s port. Passengers could be seen crowding the decks as the ship neared shore.

11/11/2010

Carnival Cruise Ship Splendor (credit: Dylan McCord/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Yonkers Senior Citizens Aboard Disabled Cruise Ship

Instead of the lavish buffets those on the luxury liner were promised, they’re now dining on rations of pop tarts, canned crab meat and spam.

11/10/2010