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.
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.
Unsung Heroes
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.
Father Daughter Air Force
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.
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.
Unsung Heroes
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).
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.
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.