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Spokane VA renamed for Medal of Honor recipients

When Hugh Smith lifted the bandaged body of Joe Mann from the battlefield near Best, Holland, in September 1944, he didn’t know he was carrying a former high school football …


UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2013, 2:56 p.m.

Spokane soldier awarded the Medal of Honor

A Spokane soldier will be awarded the Medal of Honor for battlefield bravery in Afghanistan in October 2009. He is the second North Central High School graduate to receive the …


VA Medical Center to be renamed

Spokane’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center will be renamed for a pair of local heroes, both houses of Congress decided Thursday. The northwest Spokane facility will become the Mann-Grandstaff Department of …


Proposal provides VA heroic name

Spokane’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center would get a new name under proposals before Congress. Actually, two new names: Pfc. Joe E. Mann and Platoon Sgt. Bruce Grandstaff. The medical center …


New name proposed for VA Medical Center

Washington’s congressional delegation wants to rename Spokane’s VA Medical Center for two Inland Northwest Medal of Honor winners.


Civil War veteran buried in Spokane

Today is Veterans Day, the day we give thanks to our military veterans. Those who are old enough remember it by its previous name, Armistice Day, for the signing on …


Monument to honor bravery of Spokane soldier and father

When Army Sgt. 1st Class Bruce A. Grandstaff volunteered for duty in Vietnam in 1966 he left his two young daughters behind. When he lost his life on May 18, …