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We salute the foul-mouthed Navy vet remembered as ‘the most inappropriate guy with the biggest heart’
Per his final demands, Joe Heller was laid in his casket Thursday in a T-shirt featuring the Disney dwarf Grumpy and the middle finger of his right hand extended
This former Ranger was just nominated to be the next Secretary of the Army
"He deeply loves the Army," Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said.
‘I used to be your angel and now, you’re mine’ — the 9-year-old daughter of a fallen Green Beret eulogizes her dad at his funeral
The 9-year-old daughter of a Green Beret killed in combat in Afghanistan read a touching letter to her father during a memorial service in Massachusetts on Tuesday
We salute the 87-year-old West Point grad who can still smoke plebes on long ruck marches
"I come back to March Back every year because I love to run."
This Marine Corps sniper nailed a target nearly 8,000 feet away. Here’s how he took one of the toughest shots of his life
Staff Sgt. Hunter Bernius, a veteran Marine Corps scout sniper who runs an advanced urban sniper training course, walks through his most technically difficult shot — he fired a bullet into a target roughly 2.3 kilometers (1.4 miles) away with a .50 caliber sniper rifle
This Navy captain fled Iran as a child. Now he’s preparing to return at the helm of an aircraft carrier
His journey from Tehran to enlisted sailor to an officer in command of the ultimate symbol of American seapower is a story that he believes serves as a testament to the opportunities the United States provides
An FBI agent had a surprise guest at his retirement ceremony: a Marine he rescued as a baby 22 years ago
"I wouldn't be a Marine. My family wouldn't be the same," Cpl. Stewart Rembert said before meeting the FBI agent who saved his life 22 years ago.
The son of a fighter pilot killed in the Vietnam War flew his father’s remains home after more than 50 years
Col. Roy Knight's remains were returned to the same airport where his 5-year-old son waved goodbye to him decades ago. On Thursday, his son flew his father home
A senior airman says she was accosted for speaking Spanish while in uniform
A 27-year-old Air Force senior airman's shock at getting a rebuke for speaking Spanish in uniform in a Starbucks near Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and her subsequent stand against discrimination have gained some fervent support on social media
The mother of former Defense Secretary James Mattis has died
Lucille Mattis, of Richland, Washington State, was 97
Meet the first female Marine assigned to fly the F-35C
1st Lt. Catherine Stark earned her wings Friday at a ceremony in Kingsville, Texas, and in doing so became the first female Marine to be assigned to the U.S. Navy's F-35C fleet replacement squadron
This Army master sergeant is the last living witness to Nazi Germany’s surrender
East Aurora, New York native and World War II veteran Luciano "Louis" C. Graziano is believed to be the last living eyewitness to the formal surrender of Germany at the "Little Red Schoolhouse" in Reims, France
Meet the hero soldier who saved children’s lives during the El Paso Walmart shooting
At first, Army Pfc. Glendon Oakley Jr. was completely unaware of the chaos unfolding just around the corner. Then he pulled his gun
‘I do not call it a tragedy, I call it a glory’ — A paratrooper killed in Afghanistan left behind a powerful message a year before his death
Before his graduation from Bryan High School in 2018, Pfc. Brandon Jay Kreischer — the 20-year-old soldier who was killed in an apparent insider attack in Afghanistan's Kandahar Province on July 29 — laid out his sense of duty to country in his senior yearbook quote in response to the question "Who Am I?'
The US Postal Service is honoring military working dogs with new ‘forever’ stamp
"Brave and loyal military working dogs are essential members of America's armed forces. Courageous canines have aided U.S. soldiers in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Afghanistan and Iraq wars"
Air Guard officer in Congress: It’s time for Facebook to crack down on military romance scams
"These crimes result in a variety of consequences, including financial and emotional harm to victims as well as stolen identities and stolen valor for the impersonated service members and veterans"
‘They answered our nation’s call’ — Fort Bragg paratroopers killed in Afghanistan remembered as selfless, courageous
Spc. Michael Nance, 24, of Chicago, and Pfc. Brandon Kreischer, 20, of Stryker, Ohio, were killed by small arms fire in Afghanistan on July 29, 2019
Here’s why the Marine Corps is losing experienced pilots — and what it can do to fix it
If this exodus is not effectively addressed, our ability to fight from the air could be critically compromised in a way that will take decades from which to recover
A soldier’s wife went to her Army chaplain after a rabbi sent her explicit messages. She says he harassed her instead
An Army investigation obtained by The Seattle Times found that Army Chaplain Capt. Michael Harari shared an Army spouse's allegations of sexual harassment with the accused before working in parallel to "harass and attempt to intimidate and ostracize [the couple] from the civilian communities surrounding JBLM [Joint Base Lewis-McChord]"
Air Force lieutenant colonel dies while hiking in Colorado
The search for a Schriever Air Force Base officer missing for two days after climbing two 14ers ended Saturday when a rescue helicopter spotted the body of Lt. Col. Dan Wallick
A dozen statues have arrived in the Gulf of Mexico for an underwater memorial to American veterans
You can't see them yet, but the 'Circle of Heroes' has arrived: a dozen 6-foot concrete statues that were recently lowered 40 feet underwater to their new home on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico
Meet the married Navy vets who made it their life mission to expose stolen valor
When Don and Diane Shipley find out someone claims to be a Navy SEAL or POW, they won't just take their word for it. And when it comes to liars, they take no prisoners
A disabled WWII veteran was at risk of falling through the cracks. Then other Texas vets stepped in
Six months ago, Larry Fromme rarely left his apartment, and he worried that he might get evicted as he struggled to pay his rent and buy groceries. Now he regularly meets with veterans who understand the stress of serving in the military and what it is like to be ignored
The platoon sergeant who gave his life to repel dozens of Iraqi troops with a .50 cal
In April 2003, Sgt. 1st Class Paul Smith fought through a hellish firefight, sacrificing his own life to save countless others, becoming the first US service member to earn the Medal of Honor after the September. 11 terrorist attacks
A viral Army tweet paints a harrowing picture of the sacrifices made in military service
It may not have gone as planned, but it did exactly what it needed to do.