Veterans Day

Friday, November 7, 2014

Baskin-Robbins honors U.S. military with special ice cream flavor

Those scoop happy folks at Baskin-Robbins are celebrating the U.S. military community all month-long with their November flavor of the month, First Class Camouflage, according to a news release. This new flavor is a combination of chocolate, salty caramel, and cake-flavored ice creams. You can order the new flavored scoops the usual way in a cup or on a cone, or you […]
Thursday, November 21, 2013

Photo Flashback: Honoring a veteran on Veterans Day

A Veterans Day ceremony was held at the McCambridge Park War Memorial at the corner of Amherst Drive and San Fernando Road in Burbank on November 11, 2013. Tuskegee Airman (retired) Lt. Colonel Robert “Bob”  J. Friend, 93, was the guest speaker. Among the acknowledgments, Friend received a certificate of recognition from the California Assembly. Friend was one of the […]
Sunday, November 11, 2012

Jean Youn: Veterans Day and playing the castanets

Today is November 11, “Veterans’ Day.” I want to salute all the veterans for their sacrifice and bravery for this country. It is also 11.11 in Arabic numbers. Looking at the numbers 11.11, what comes to your mind first? People like me, growing up in a culture in which chop sticks are used, may think about them, chop sticks, before […]
Monday, November 14, 2011

Spike TV launches “Hire A Vet” campaign

Spike TV is extending a helping hand to veterans searching for work and the companies that offer them jobs.  Last Friday, on Veterans Day, Spike TV launched  its new “Hire A Vet” campaign. The campaign will be spotlighted on the cable channel’s new “Hire A Vet” website. The site is a resource for job hunting veterans and it will salute […]
Friday, November 11, 2011

Photo Gallery: Veterans Day 2011

Photo:Pete Souza/White House — President Barack Obama observes Veterans Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia November 11, 2011 President Barack Obama placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery today in honor of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. In his remarks after the ceremony, […]