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‘Halt, or I’ll shoot’ — An Army veteran reflects on Operation Desert Storm
No enemy has downed an Air Force AC-130 gunship in 30 years. Here’s why
One of the first members of the modern-day Navy SEAL teams has died
More than a century after World War I, the Harlem Hellfighters’ nickname is finally official
We salute the Army crew who named their tank ‘Come And Take It’
76 years ago, Audie Murphy earned his Medal of Honor with nothing but a burning tank destroyer’s .50 cal and insane bravery
The last known widow of a Civil War soldier has died at 101
Incredible photos show present-day Pearl Harbor compared with the day of the attack
70 years later, the cold of ‘frozen Chosin’ Reservoir still haunts Army vet
That time a Maine Boy Scout foiled two Nazi spies
The greatest ‘hold my beer’ moment in American history is thanks to this drunk Marine veteran
Meet the Night Witches: The female pilots who struck fear into Nazi troops
The forgotten soldiers behind Netflix’s ‘The Liberator’
Why the Navy manages its own private white oak forest
USS Constitution Independence Day Cruise
How B-52s shot down enemy fighters over Vietnam
Half a century ago, this soldier escaped armed captors in Africa. He’s still fighting for the recognition many say he’s due
Sorry, but the real Marine Corps birthday is in July
Trench warfare shaped modern tactics
How a 15-year-old Marine became one of the infamous WWII ‘Thieves on Saipan’
The true story of the WWII vets who fought one last battle — in their own hometown — for the right to vote
Room 4714: The haunted history of West Point
What makes a military watch a military watch?
How the most successful submarine in Navy history ended up sinking itself
Netflix’s new WWII miniseries looks like ‘Band of Brothers’ meets ‘A Scanner Darkly’