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Honoring Gerald R. Ford
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Vice President Richard Cheney along with members of the Senate and the House of Representatives honor former President Gerald R. Ford during national farewell funeral ceremonies in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Dec. 30, 2006. Defense Dept. photo by William D. Moss | More Photos |
Rumsfeld Praises Fordís Selfless Duty
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2007 Ė Former President Gerald R. Fordís steady, selfless character helped to heal the nation during a time of turmoil, former Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said yesterday at Fordís funeral service in Grand Rapids, Mich. Story
Mayaguez Incident Tested Ford's Mettle
WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2007 Ė Nine months into his presidency, on May 12, 1975, Gerald R. Ford was forced to take military action and deal with an international hostage crisis. Story
Fordís Resolve Led U.S. Through Rough Times
WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2007 Ė Former President Gerald R. Ford was a man of strength and integrity who led America through the aftermath of Watergate and the end of the Vietnam War, President Bush said at Ford's state funeral services here today. Story
Authors Recall Fordís Courage During WWII
WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2007 Ė Thirty years before fighting political fires in the wake of Watergate, President Gerald R. Ford battled blazes in World War II. Story
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The casket of former President Gerald R. Ford is displayed during a memorial and repose ceremony at the Gerald R. Ford Musuem in Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 2, 2007. Ford, who passed away on Dec. 26th, will be in repose over night for public viewing at the museum. U.S. Army photo by Gregory Jones 
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President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush greet former first lady Betty Ford and her son, Steven Ford, upon their arrival for the State Funeral service for former President Gerald R. Ford at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., Jan. 2, 2007. White House photo by Eric Draper  | More Photos |
Michigan Guard Ready for Final Farewell
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 2, 2007 – Members of the Michigan National Guard are busy here at the Forward Operations Center, helping ensure that all is ready tomorrow for the final phase of the nation’s farewell to former President Gerald R. Ford. Story
 National Guard Band Readies for Ford Funeral
 Guardsman Keeps State Funeral Connected
Cheney Lauds Fordís Service During Ceremony
WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2006 Ė With military members standing a solemn guard over the flag-draped casket in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, Vice President Richard B. Cheney yesterday evening eulogized former President Gerald R. Ford. Story
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