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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.