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The true story of the WWII vets who fought one last battle — in their own hometown — for the right to vote
When a corrupt political machine denied them their right to vote, these World War II veterans took the battlefield one last time, winning the only successful armed rebellion since the American Revolution
Room 4714: The haunted history of West Point
“Do you know. I believe the cadets with all my heart ... It just doesn’t fit into my theology."
What makes a military watch a military watch?
If anyone knows the importance of time, it’s a military service member. Formations, meetings, training events, combat synchronization — our life is literally controlled by the clock
How the most successful submarine in Navy history ended up sinking itself
It was a tragic and unfitting end for the most successful submarine in U.S. Navy history
Trump approves Congressional Gold Medal for legendary WWII jungle fighters known as ‘Merrill’s Marauders’
President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill authorizing the Congressional Gold Medal for the legendary all-volunteer jungle fighters of World War II known as Merrill's Marauders
We salute the USS Paul Hamilton for flying a Revolutionary War battle flag on its way back to port
The USS Paul Hamilton recently returned to its homeport of San Diego sporting what's known as the 'Moultrie Flag,' a white crescent with the word 'LIBERTY' on a blue background
‘I can’t imagine doing this in boots’ — Soldiers revisit Currahee Mountain of ‘Band of Brothers’ fame
“It shows just how tough they were and why they were able to endure so much during the war.
‘I met a hero:’ Air Force doctor who treated Alwyn Cashe says he’s never forgotten him
It has been 15 years to the day since Alwyn Cashe risked everything to save his teammates as their Bradley Fighting Vehicle burned during an ambush in Daliaya, Iraq.
Inside America’s secret nuke tunnels beneath the ice of Greenland
Camp Century had a “Main Street,” a chapel, a movie theater, a gym, and 600 nuclear missiles.
The Navy named its newest sub after a WWII legend that sank 17 ships and blew up a train
Once again, the Navy will have USS Barb in the fleet
The Marine Corps legend who tried to stop the Vietnam War
"Militarism in America is in full bloom and promises a future of vigorous self-pollination."
2 D-Day vets, one of whom served with ‘Band of Brothers’ Easy Company, pass away
"I've stood up behind a machine gun and burned through six barrels in two hours, and there was nothing left but death and misery."
David Bellavia and the Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sergeant David G. Bellavia speaks about his service and the relationship to Army Values
One of the first Black Marines finally gets his Congressional Gold Medal
Nearly 20,000 Black Marines went through boot camp at segregated Montford Point
20 years after the attack on the USS Cole, memories of heroism and loss
“I carried some of my best friends' bodies out of the ship. That was the hardest thing I ever had to do.”
USS Cole bombing testimony
The explosion was sudden, violent, deafening, so intense that 8,500 tons of steel lifted out of the water and crashed back down. The very metal of the ship shimmered and rippled in front of their eyes, remembered survivors. The force of it threw retired Master Chief Sonar Technician Paul Abney out of his chair and sent a shipmate flying over his head. Then, everything went black.
Retired WWII Marine Visits Pacific Battle Site
In November 1968, Medal of Honor recipient and retired Marine Gen. David Monroe Shoup returned to the island of Tarawa...
How Navy aircraft carriers have projected US military might all over the world for nearly a century
Few weapons have made an impact on warfare like the aircraft carrier
How a Civil War soldier who disobeyed orders earned the Medal of Honor at Gettysburg
Miller charged into the rebel flank, a move that ultimately helped the Union Army win the battle.
This WWII soldier survived 5 days behind enemy lines on nothing but chocolate bars
For their bravery, Knuth and his fellow soldiers would come to be known as the Iron Men of Metz.
New book recreates harrowing siege of Green Beret camp in 1965 Vietnam
“It was a 20th-century version of the Wild West frontier fortress."
That time an Israeli F-15 landed without a wing
The recommended airspeed for landing an F-15 was around 150 mph. He brought it down around 300 mph.