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Corporal Tibor Rubin, Medal of Honor Recipient, Dies at 86
December 11, 2015
Holocaust survivor, Korean War hero and Medal of Honor recipient Tibor Rubin died of natural causes, Dec. 5, 2015. Rubin served in the U.S. Army in Korea, and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions there, Sept. 23, 2005.

Tarawa Marine Returns Home 72 Years After the Battle
November 13, 2015
Marines with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific salute Cpl. Roger K. Nielson during a dignified transfer of remains at the Honolulu International Airport, Nov. 12, 2015. Nielson was a World War II Marine assigned to Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, who was killed during the battle of Tarawa, where more than 18,000 Marines fought and more than 1,000 were killed over three days of fighting. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Erik Estrada)

Honolulu City and County, U.S. Military Rededicate Neal S. Blaisdell Center as War Memorial
November 13, 2015
151110-N-IU636-299 HONOLULU (Nov. 10, 2015) Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, delivers remarks to those in attendance during a war memorial plaque rededication ceremony at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. The ceremony served to remember, preserve and rededicate the center as a war memorial with the unveiling of a new memorial plaque. The original plaque is believed to have gone missing some time by 1970. On Sept. 12, 1964, the Neal S. Blaisdell Center, formerly the Honolulu International Center, was dedicated as a living memorial to all of Hawaii's war veterans and war dead. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Johans Chavarro/Released)

Patriotism Celebrated, Service Honored During Veteran's Day Ceremony
November 11, 2015
U.S. Navy Adm. Harry Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM), helps place a military wreath with federal and military leaders of PACOM and the U.S. Coast Guard during the 2015 Governor’s Veterans Day Ceremony at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery Nov. 11, in Kaneohe, Hawaii. U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Arthur J. Logan, the adjutant general of the state of Hawaii, and Shan Tsutsui, lieutenant governor of Hawaii, provided welcoming remarks and a keynote speech during the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal)

State-of-the-Art Lab Helps Identify Lost Service Members
November 10, 2015
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter greets U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Claudia Smallman, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency recovery noncommissioned officer.  While at DPAA, he spoke with service members about the importance of the agency's joint mission in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. The mission of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency is to provide the fullest possible accounting for our missing personnel to their families and the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. La'Shanette Garrett)

Veteran Honors Parents as Caretaker for the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
November 9, 2015
Chris Farley, U.S. Navy veteran and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (NMCP) caretaker, poses for a photo at the NMCP Nov. 28, 2015, in Honolulu. Farley is a U.S. Navy veteran who served from 1982 to 1987 as an air traffic controller. He is responsible for the maintenance of the 112.5 acres of land that make up the cemetery, the 56,971 gravesites of those who are interred in-ground or in-columbarium, and the 28,788 fallen who are memorialized in the courts of the missing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal)

France to honor Maui WWII veterans
December 29, 2014