San Francisco Blue Angels
News
San Francisco’s Proposed Blue Angel Ban Is Distasteful
Less than a week after the death of a Blue Angel pilot, a San Francisco politician has sought to ban the unit from flying over the city.
The sun sets over the B-Huts at a U.S. base in Afghanistan.
Community
Viral Photo Shows Lucky Failed Rocket Attack In Afghanistan
A photo recently posted to Reddit shows a direct hit from a rocket on U.S. barracks units. Thankfully, the rocket didn’t detonate.
Retired U.S. Army Capt. Florent Groberg delivers Hall of Heroes remarks during his induction ceremony Nov. 13, 2015, at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
News
HillVets Releases List Of Top 100 Veteran Influencers
The HillVets 100 list contains the most impactful veterans, service members, and supporters from 2015.
Night vision goggles
News
Lost Night Vision Goggles Force Lockdown For Unit Just Back From Afghanistan
Soldiers back from Afghanistan couldn’t reunite with their families because someone lost night vision goggles.
dogs
Leadership
11 Top Post-9/11 Generals As Dogs
We used a new app to match America’s top generals with dog breeds. Why? Because someone had to do it.
Thomas Brennan's the War Horse
Leadership
Marine Infantry Veteran To Launch News Site Honoring The Fallen
Marine infantry veteran Thomas Brennan announces his new site, The War Horse, to tell the stories of fellow fallen veterans.
terminl lance
Entertainment
Terminal Lance Creator Says He’s Just Getting Started With ‘White Donkey’
Terminal Lance creator Max Uriarte talks about his long-awaited graphic novel “White Donkey” with Task & Purpose.
Star Wars Galactic Warriors Matthew Callahan
Entertainment
US Marine Creates Amazing Combat Scenes With Star Wars Action Figures
With the combat perspective of a Marine infantryman, Matthew Callahan presents Star Wars as you’ve never seen it before.
A screenshot of a DD-214 blanket sold by the veteran apparel company American As F*ck.
Humor
Veterans Can Now Wrap Themselves In Their Own DD-214 Blankets
Inspired by the popular meme, veterans can now wrap themselves up in actual DD-214 blankets.
Maj. John Caldwell, of the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron, was recently awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his combat aviation efforts in Afghanistan as a captain in 2011.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: The Pilot Who Stopped An Ambush On A Special Operations Team
Here’s how an Air Force F-16 pilot risked his life to stop a Taliban ambush on a special operations team in Afghanistan.
THEPUSH
Community
New Commercial Shows ‘The Push’ That Many Veterans Feel
This video from Asics and Foot Locker evokes the ambition and community that defines modern American veterans.
New York Yankee catcher Yogi Berra poses at spring training in Florida, in an undated file photo. Berra, the Yankees Hall of Fame catcher has died. He was 90.
News
Watch Yankees Legend Yogi Berra Describe Being At D-Day
The late Yogi Berra was a Yankees legend. He was also at D-Day, the largest amphibious assault in American history.
Donald Trump Military
News
The Problem With Donald Trump’s Plans For The Military
Trump: “We’re going to make our military ... so powerful that we’re never going to have to use it.”
cryiing-Marine
News
Listen To A VA Employee And A Veteran Break Down On The Phone Over Access To Care
A phone call between a wounded veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan and a nurse practitioner ended in tears.
GOP 2016 Debate
News
A War Widow Forced Fox News To Ask The Presidential Field About Veterans
Veterans weren’t discussed in the Republican presidential debate until the end, when this woman forced the subject.
USS Blue Ridge uniform inspection
Humor
Slate Tries, Fails To Explain How Military Uniform Shirts Are So Neatly Tucked In
Veterans and service members know the real military trick to tucking in your shirt involves a little discomfort.