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

Postcard image of surviving Andrews’ Raiders, 1908, posing in front of the Ohio Monument erected to the men
and their feat. Card mislabels Daniel A. Dorsey as “D.A. Dorset.”
History
The Bold Civil War Raid That Led To The First-Ever Medal Of Honor
The nation’s first Medal of Honor recipient hijacked a Confederate train and sabotaged a vital railroad, with an enemy train in hot pursuit.
Screenshot from CBS Evening News Youtube video
News
A WWII Vet Helped 2 Children Fall In Love With History Aboard A Retired Navy Ship
After a trip to the USS Yorktown, these children developed a life-changing correspondence with a World War II Navy veteran.
dancing with the stars noah galloway
Entertainment
Meet The Iraq War Vet Winning Hearts On Dancing With The Stars
After struggling to cope with the loss of two limbs, Army veteran Noah Galloway is proving nothing can hold him back.
Master Sgt. Ivan Ruiz smiles after being presented the Air Force Cross for extraordinary heroism in combat during a ceremony at the Freedom Hangar on Hurlburt Field, Fla., Dec. 17, 2014.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: This Airman Exposed Himself To Extreme Enemy Fire To Protect Wounded Comrades
When three airmen became separated from their unit, this pararescueman singlehandedly held the enemy at bay until reinforcements could arrive.
The family of U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo (right) follows his flag draped casket to his eventual gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery April 25.
Community
UNSUNG HEROES: The Sailor Who Died A Hero After Base Failures Let Someone Through The Gate
When an intruder surprised and disarmed a fellow sailor on the destroyer’s quarterdeck, Mark Mayo used his body as a shield.
A veterans speaks to staff at the Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center.
News
There’s A Big Change In How Vets Have To File VA Claims
Starting March 24, veterans will have to use new standardized forms to claim compensation for disabilities and other benefits.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, speaks during a Veterans and Military Families Summit as Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, left, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, listen in the Hart Lounge on Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.(AP Photo/Mike Groll)
News
Why Time Is Running Out For A Revised Veterans Equality Bill In New York
When it comes to retirement benefits, the state of New York needs to start treating all veterans equally, regardless of where and when they served.
Unit insignia of the Marines and soldiers killed, or presumed dead after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed, March 10.
News
UNSUNG HEROES: The 7 Marines, 4 Soldiers Killed In Florida’s Black Hawk Helicopter Crash
The feared loss of these 11 service members offers a painful reminder that sacrifice in the name of service never stops.
Marine Capt. Brian R. Chontosh received the Navy Cross Medal from the Commandant of the United States Marine Corps, Gen. Michael W. Hagee, during an awards ceremony May 6, 2004, at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Training Center, Twentynine Palms, California.
Community
UNSUNG HEROES: This Marine Singlehandedly Cleared An Enemy Trench During The Invasion Of Iraq
When Brian Chontosh ran out of ammunition, he picked up enemy weapons to continue his charge.
Suicide, Unsung Heroes
Community
UNSUNG HEROES: This Army Soldier Foiled His Friend’s Suicide Attempt With One Smart Move
Spc. Albert Godding came up with a secret plan to stop his friend from committing suicide.