The United States Was Called The United Colonies Until Sept. 9, 1776
Contrary to popular belief, the United States was officially named on Sept. 9, not July 4.
UNSUNG HEROES: The Green Beret Who Crawled 90 Yards Under Heavy Fire To Save His Men
Sgt. 1st Class Brendan O’Connor crawled through a 14-inch ditch under heavy fire to save his injured men.
72 Years Ago, Former President George H.W. Bush Almost Died In World War II
Former President George H.W. Bush escaped a terrible fate as a naval aviator in the hands of the Japanese on Chichi Jima.
UNSUNG HEROES: The 3 Americans Who Stopped An Armed Gunman On A Train In France
Two American servicemen and their friend wrestled and incapacitated a gunman aboard a train in France.
6 Women Who Fought In Direct Combat In Iraq And Afghanistan
These women served honorably and bravely in a complex war in Iraq and Afghanistan without frontlines.
UNSUNG HEROES: The Combat-Decorated Marine Who Sprang Into Action When The Washington Navy Yard Was Attacked
Staff Sgt. Zachary Rubart mobilized a quick reaction force in response to the 2013 Washington Navy Yard shooting.
Here’s What It’s Like To Visit The 9/11 Memorial Museum
As a millennial, I thought I remembered Sept. 11, 2001. The 9/11 Memorial Museum proved me wrong.