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‘You don’t even have to serve in the war to get killed by it’ — Veterans reflect on 50th anniversary of Kent State shooting
"I was mad ... I was distressed that American soldiers were shooting Americans."
COVID-19 has now killed more Americans than the Vietnam War
More than 58,300 Americans have died from COVID-19, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. That compares with the National Archives’ figure of 58,220 deaths from the Vietnam...
A Marine vet is building a pile of rocks in memory of those killed in the Vietnam War
The 70-year old Zien is asking for stones between the size of a baseball and triple the size of a basketball and has been gathering the rocks for decades.
This ultra-realistic military game makes you the micromanaging commander with the radio, and it’s a lot harder than you think
In 'Radio Commander,' you play as the commanding officer of an Army infantry unit, who has to manage the heavy burden of command, as you coordinate combat operations, artillery fire,...
We are all in combat now
What my wars taught me about dealing with COVID-19
A legendary Navy pilot recounts how he earned three Distinguished Flying Crosses in a single week
In one week of that career, naval aviator Chuck Sweeney earned three Distinguished Flying Crosses, awarded for "heroism or extraordinary achievement in aerial flight," for his actions over Vietnam.
He raced through incoming fire so he could put himself between an enemy’s rifle and a wounded Marine
On this day 51 years ago Pfc. Oscar P. Austin gave his life to save a fellow Marine when he not only leaped toward an enemy grenade, absorbing the blast,...
Meet the 100-year-old Tuskegee Airman President Trump just promoted to brigadier general
McGee flew 409 combat missions in three wars, and now his great-grandson wants to join the Space Force.
Hundreds of ‘family members’ show up to funeral of Army vet they never met
"I thought there might be five people there, my heart is so full, there are hundreds."
James Dean to be reincarnated in full-body CGI for upcoming Vietnam War movie about 10,000 abandoned military dogs
The directors chose Dean after months of "search(ing) high and low" for the actor to play Rogan and his "extreme complex character arcs."
Heroic Navy fighter pilot who survived 6 years in Hanoi Hilton and rose to rear admiral dies at 91
Navy pilot Byron Fuller, who flew 110 combat missions, spent almost six years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam and retired as a rear admiral after 37 years...
The greatest movie about Green Berets in Vietnam is coming to Disney’s new streaming service
The Walt Disney Company just announced that its brand-new online streaming service, aptly titled Disney+, will launch an all-out assault on eyeballs around the world starting on November 12th
New memorial honors thousands of military dogs who were left behind after the Vietnam War
Over 4,000 dogs are honored at the Vietnam War Dog Team Memorial.
This Purple Heart recipient sacrificed himself to save his 3-year-old granddaughter from a home explosion
A 69-year-old Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient died last Monday after saving his 3-year-old granddaughter when his home exploded two weeks ago
50 years later, an Army widow met the Viet Cong soldier who was involved in her husband’s death
"It was a million to one shot ... we would find this VC soldier, still alive, still in the same hamlet and willing to talk"
Sig Sauer honors decorated Vietnam-era Marine POW with commemorative 1911 pistol
Marine Maj. Jose J. Anzaldua Jr. spent more than three years as a prisoner of war during the height of the Vietnam War. Now, more than 45 years after his...
The upcoming military-themed movies and shows you should keep an eye out for — and a couple you may want to avoid
Between September and December we'll be getting a string of new military shows and movies, so we tossed together a handy list to let you know which ones are worth...
There’s a new rampage-packed teaser for ‘Rambo 5’, and here’s a shocker: Nothing is over
Sylvester Stallone is back as John Rambo. Why? Because nothing is (ever) over with this guy
40 years after its release, ‘Apocalypse Now’ is more relevant than ever
'Apocalypse Now' might be the first example of people in the military turning a movie meant to highlight the horrors of war into a motivational video about killing the enemy
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
Texas veterans want to rename Fort Hood after a Vietnam War hero and legendary badass
Master Sgt. Roy Benavidez is a certified badass.
The M14 refuses to die — and we’re OK with that
The M14 rifle wasn't your daddy's rifle — except it probably was. Task & Purpose's Chris Capelluto explores the M14's evolution from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan.
50 year ago, I vandalized the ROTC offices at Northwestern. Here’s why (and how) I’m now atoning
"My error of judgment regarding ROTC years ago was to see only the very short term and miss the longer term value of the institution, both as a contribution to...
‘Forrest Gump’ is returning to theaters for its 25th anniversary
A quarter of a century after movie-goers met Forrest Gump, Jenny, Bubba, and Lt. Dan, the critically acclaimed drama will be returning to theaters for a special two-day showing on...
Here’s the real story behind the ‘Painted Rocks’ at the Army’s National Training Center
For nearly four decades, combat units have painted their insignias on boulders near the road into the post