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The Navy vessel built from steel from the wreckage of the World Trade Center
What 9/11 looked like to the only US service member not on Earth for it
What a stolen motorcycle reveals about America’s failed strategy in Afghanistan
Black and Native American heroes from as far back as WWII may see Medal of Honor upgrades
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Margaret Corbin: The first woman to receive a military pension
The inside story behind the Pentagon’s ill-fated quest for a real-life ‘Iron Man’ suit
Here’s why Army helicopters have Native American names
Air Force honors gay rights icon the service kicked out in 1975
This VR tour takes you into the trenches of WWI, but stops short of leaving you ‘fully traumatized’
The bizarre yet true story of how the US Army tried to conquer the American West with camels
‘Gallantry, guts and gumption’ — The two-hour battle in the Pacific that turned a Navy captain into a legend
The ‘Greatest Beer Run Ever’ is getting a war movie made about it
A Marine looks back at the invasion of Iraq, 18 years later: ‘The war can’t go on unless all the poop’s burned’
What it was like for Marines responding to one of the worst nuclear disasters in history
That time Hitler’s nephew joined the US Navy to fight his evil uncle is the ultimate family drama
78 years ago, a daring Norwegian commando raid kept the Nazis from building the atomic bomb first
52 years ago, this airman threw himself on a burning flare to save his crew
That time an airman accidentally prevented a nuclear apocalypse
A veteran’s 30-year journey to learn about a friend killed during the Vietnam War
The untold story of the dapper Marine who became the Greatest Generation’s ‘distracted boyfriend’ meme
This is the Army video that finally introduced America to the Green Berets
How a homeless orphan from Florida earned the Medal of Honor in Vietnam
Lloyd Austin once told this story of incredible battlefield bravery that you can watch on Netflix
This Roman soldier’s 1,900-year-old payslip confirms the green weenie is immortal
‘Halt, or I’ll shoot’ — An Army veteran reflects on Operation Desert Storm