Corey Adwar

Corey Adwar

Corey Adwar is from Long Island and studied history and political science at the University of Delaware, where he was on the staff of the school's student newspaper, The Review. Corey developed an interest in military and veterans' issues after writing a series of profiles of World War II veterans as a reporter with the Long Island-based North Shore News Group newspaper chain. He has also written for Business Insider in New York City.

Recent articles from Corey Adwar

Col. Patrick Ellis (center), commander of the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, and U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn (center) applaud Staff Sgt. Jeffery M. Dawson at his Distinguished Service Cross ceremony, Feb. 17, 2015.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: This EOD Technician Received The Distinguished Service Cross For Extraordinary Valor And Selflessness
On a kill-capture mission in Afghanistan, this EOD technician identified IEDs and retrieved fallen comrades while ignoring his own wounds.
Soviet military equipment abandoned by retreating Ethiopian troops in 1991 can still be seen along many roads in northern Eritrea.
Community
Eritrea Is The Worst Place In The World To Serve In The Military
The East African nation’s forced service for life and slave-like conditions are a far cry from Western military service.
French Minister of Defence Jean Yves Le Drian pins the French Legion of Honor medal on Staff Sgt. Greggory Swarz at Le Bourget Airport during the International Paris Air Show, June 15, 2015.
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UNSUNG HEROES: The Air Force Technician Who Rescued 3 French Airmen From Flaming Wreckage
Staff Sgt. Greggory Swarz ran into the flames to reach the victims, and burned his hands dragging them out.
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Family & Relationships
Meet The Father And Daughter Working Together As Air Force Military Training Instructors
This Father’s Day, the pair will be closer than ever as they train recruits together on the same base.
Former prisoners of war Shoshana Johnson, left, Patrick Miller, center, and Ronald Young Jr. are honored during the 38th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Wednesday, May 21, 2003, in Las Vegas.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: The Soldier Who Destroyed An Enemy Mortar Position With A Jammed M-16
Although he singlehandedly charged the enemy and protected sensitive U.S. military information, Pfc. Patrick Miller’s heroics were overshadowed and forgotten by a more sensational story.
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The Heartbreaking Story Of How Retired Military Working Dogs Are Being Denied Health Care
One Marine veteran’s efforts to save her canine best friend highlights the government’s sad neglect for retired military working dogs.
Sgt. Dennis P. Weichel Jr., 29, of Providence, R.I, died March 22, 2012, from injuries sustained when he was struck by an armored fighting vehicle after moving an Afghan child to safety.
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UNSUNG HEROES: The Guardsman Who Died Saving An Afghan Child From Harm
After saving the child from a moving MRAP, the Rhode Island National Guardsman had no time left to get himself out of harm’s way.
Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Ros, 386th Engineer Battalion, Texas Army National Guard, with his children.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: The Guardsman Who Gave His Life For His Children On Memorial Day
The 26-year member of the Texas Army National Guard helped rescue everyone from a strong riptide, except himself.
Lt. Gen. George S. Patton Jr., 1943 (pictured before his promotion to full general).
History
6 Badass Lines From Patton’s Famously Vulgar Speech
Enlisted troops loved every profanity-laden bit of Patton’s 3rd Army speech, which the general’s wife believed was not for civilian ears.
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News
10 Photos From Fleet Week In New York City
See what 1,500 sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen got up to during seven days in New York City.
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Community
UNSUNG HEROES: The Pararescueman Who Saved 19 Lives Under Enemy Fire
Senior Master Sgt. Doug Widener earned the Distinguished Flying Cross after conducting 25 missions in just five days during Operation Bulldog Bite in Afghanistan.
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News
5 Ways Climate Change Will Impact The US Military
In his speech at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the president focused on the national security implications of climate change.
Former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts stands as the audience applauds him for receiving the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, July 21, 2014.
News
See What Medal Of Honor Recipient Ryan Pitts Told Graduating Students During A Commencement Speech
Ryan Pitts shared with graduates what he learned from his experience in the Battle of Wanat and how he applies those lessons to everyday life.
Sgt. Stephen M. Smith, the armory maintenance chief for 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, survived an IED blast while on a dismounted patrol in Ramadi, Iraq, in 2006.
Community
UNSUNG HEROES: The Marine Who Lost A Leg In Iraq And Became A Georgia State Trooper
This sergeant asked the state troopers not to give him any special treatment, then he chased down a suspect during training.
“After being in Iraq, I take one day at a time,” Corbin told Beliefnet. “I enjoy it to the fullest.”
Community
UNSUNG HEROES: The Lance Corporal (Now Turned Sheriff) Who Carried 7 Marines Out Of A Deadly Ambush
Running through gunfire, this Marine fought back, carried away the casualties, and drove everyone to safety.
A police officer stands guard Monday, April 27, 2015, after rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers.
News
Watch This Vietnam Veteran React To The Riots In Baltimore
In an on-air interview, this elderly veteran displayed his patriotism with an honorable appeal for calm.
The lead instructor of defensive tactics and handcuff training demonstrates the proper procedure to handcuff a non-compliant detainee on Cpl. Michael Davis, Nov. 1, 2011.
Entertainment
5 Offenders Who Received Creative Punishments For Stolen Valor
For pretending to be someone they weren’t, these five men paid the price of humiliation by the justice system.
Col. John D. Kline presents Miguel Carman with a certificate of achievement during an award ceremony on Hunter Army Airfield, April 9. Along with his brother, Enrique, and their father, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Mike Carman, the trio provided first aid to a victim of a car accident.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: The Soldier And His Sons Who Saved A Teenage Car Accident Victim
Led by their Army officer father, two boys acted like well-disciplined soldiers to save another girl’s life on a Georgia road.
U.S. war correspondent Ernie Pyle, center, talks with Marines below decks on a U.S. Navy transport while en route to the invasion of Okinawa during World War II in this March 1945 file photo.
History
10 Extraordinary Quotes About War From Ernie Pyle
These insightful quotes contain enduring truths about war and what it means to be on the front lines, from the perspective of the common G.I.
Adm. Mike Mullen presents Senior Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Douglas M. Day with the 2008 Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs Grateful Nation Award, Dec. 8, 2008.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: This Navy SEAL Kept Fighting After Getting Shot 27 Times
Douglas “Mike” Day killed his attackers before they could finish him off, and now he has completed a 70.3-mile triathlon to raise money for wounded vets.