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Our son died in training at Camp Pendleton. He could have been saved
"Five young Marines from Camp Pendleton died in preventable 'rollover' accidents in the last year. How many more of our military will die, needlessly?"
How a ‘Lone Survivor’ Gold Star mother is doing Memorial Day differently this year
"We're going to do the best we can to make sure we are not forgetting our country's heroes."
Ohio town places 2,000 flags on veterans’ graves in under 30 minutes for Memorial Day
“It’s just good to come out here and put flags out for the people that represented our country."
This former Air Force colonel survived two suicide attempts. He wants you to know life doesn’t have to hurt so much
"One problem is we can call this or that number or call the chaplain, without realizing the person in that dark space doesn’t want help. We’ve got to give them a reason to call that number."
This is literally the mother of all leave requests
Some leave requests are works of art. This is one of them
Meet the sailor who’s become the new face of military romance scams
Petty Officer 1st Class Mike Sency is the victim of a long-running series of scams that steal photos of U.S. service members and use them to swindle money out of people online
We’re collecting the very best tank names you’ve ever seen
Tanks for the laughs
Thousands throw surprise parade to honor Marine Raider killed in Iraq
An LAPD helicopter, 50 first responder vehicles and 1,500 private cars turned up to honor Gunnery Sgt. Diego D. Pongo, who was killed March 8 while fighting ISIS in Iraq.
The VA needs to do more to protect nurses and doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic
Former Veterans Affairs secretary David Shulkin says that the department isn't doing enough to protect its healthcare workers — and that could have dire consequences as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
This 104-year-old WWII veteran may be the oldest person to beat COVID-19
World War II veteran William Lapschies, among the first Oregonians known to have the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), has been declared free of the virus
We are all in combat now
What my wars taught me about dealing with COVID-19
Send a personalized letter to an American hero through the Medal of Honor Mail Call
For the fourth year in a row, letters, post-cards, pictures, drawings and personal notes are being collected for the Medal of Honor Mail Call.
‘I want to know why’ — Alabama Army recruiter’s ambush slaying still a mystery
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Tristian Jackson survived almost 20 years in the military and deployment in Operation Iraqi Freedom only to die just feet from his 4-year-old daughter for reasons still unknown
She helped save Capt. Phillips from Somali pirates. Then she became the Navy’s first female 4-star admiral
Michelle Howard had a Navy career filled with firsts
One of the last remaining Pearl Harbor survivors dies
'The Japanese came in at treetop level. They started strafing us. We put the butts of our rifles down on the ground and shot back at them.'
A year after this Marine disappeared on a hike, his family is still unsure what happened
Matthew Kraft, a platoon leader with the 1st Battalion/7th Marines at Twentynine Palms, part of the 1st Marine Division based at Camp Pendleton, disappeared after taking leave from the Marine Corps for a two-week backcountry ski trip along the High Sierra Route starting Feb. 24, 2019
She fought to survive as a child and trained as an Olympic wrestler. Now she shows Marines how to fight
Sgt. Melissa Paul is a wrestler who has been fighting all her life
No, Space Force isn’t crowdsourcing rank ideas over Facebook, but here are a few good ones anyway
“If it’s not stargeant for E5+ I will sh*t on someone’s desk.”
Marine veteran who died after battle with brain cancer celebrated with Honor Walk in Dallas
"It was a really good thing for my kids to get to see that this is what their dad is… that he really is a hero"
‘Invisible wounds’ — Navy SEAL’s family pushes for recognition of traumatic brain injuries after his death
Each year in the United States an estimated 1.5 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury, according to the CDC
‘That smile, it was contagious’ — Friends and family remember soldier killed in Syria rollover
Army Spc. Antonio Moore died Jan. 24 in Deir ez Zor Province, Syria, during a rollover accident while conducting route clearance operations as part of Operation Inherent Resolve. It was his first deployment
Hundreds of strangers turn up for funeral of unclaimed Air Force vet
"What we would like for you to think about is this man is no longer unclaimed — he is ours."
How should the Navy name its aircraft carriers?
The Navy plans on naming its fourth Ford-class aircraft carrier after World War II hero Doris 'Dorie' Miller, an African-American sailor recognized for his heroism during the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor — and not everybody is happy about it
Survey: How do you spell the sound that an A-10 Warthog’s autocannon makes?
There are few sounds more welcome to U.S. military personnel than the sound of an A-10 Thunderbolt II's GAU-8/A Avenger 30mm autocannon raining down a hail of lead on an unsuspecting enemy force. But here's a question: How the hell do you actually spell (and, in turn, pronounce) that sweet, sweet sound of freedom?