What do you get when you bring three Purple Heart recipients together on the floor of Congress? One awesome f*cking photo.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
And no one knows that better than military service members and we have the pictures to prove it.
MANCHESTER — A World War II veteran from Manchester is getting his dying wish — a Purple Heart Award, to be presented at a ceremony in his honor more than seven decades after he was injured.
MANCHESTER -- It didn't take long for the U.S. Army to get Francis Byrne into combat.
There is no shortage of combat experience among the explosive ordnance disposal soldiers in Fort Bragg’s 28th Ordnance Company.
Cpl. David Boone found himself on the wrong end of mustard gas fighting in France in World War I.