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World War II veteran commissions grandson into US Air Force

More than 70 years after serving in World War II as a bombardier and pilot for the Army Air Forces, Walter Kloc traveled some 1,500 miles to take part in the graduation of his grandson, Joseph, from the Air Force Academy.

Army veteran finds lost uniform hanging in antique shop

Moving from one side of Bakersfield, California, to the other shouldn't cause too much of a headache, but when Xenos and Angelica Lopez did, one very important piece of clothing went missing. Three years later, they found Xenos' army greens -- medals and all -- hanging in an antique shop.

Oldest working man in Texas turns 101

Most people eye age 65, just waiting to retire, but not Chester Hollingsworth. He turned 101 on Thursday, making him the oldest working man in Texas.

WWII veteran stole 8-year-old's identity

He was a WWII veteran with a Purple Heart, a wife and three children. But in 1964, he vanished, moved across the country and later took the identity of an 8-year-old boy who had died years before.

'The VA is in turmoil again'

For years, the US Department of Veterans Affairs had been roiled by mishaps, setbacks and controversies. But recently, several veterans and their family members told CNN, they believed the department was finally improving.