Trenton Mericle, a retired carpenter and former Army infantryman with the 186th Infantry Regiment, 41st Division, receives a Bronze Star Medal and Combat Infantryman Badge from Army Brig. Gen. William Hall, the land component commander for the Arizona Army National Guard, Nov. 14 at Mericle’s home in Chandler, Ariz.
A WWII Veteran’s Medals Were Stolen, So A Probation Officer Did Something About It
The probation officer, a veteran himself, worked with DoD to obtain new medals for the family.
Someone Left A WWII Veteran’s Ashes At A VFW With This Note
He will be interred at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery on Monday.
Maxwell AFB, AL - Retired Lt. Col. Leo Gray, 2016 Gathering of Eagles honoree, shares his experiences as a pilot of the 332nd Fighter Group, the first all African-American flying unit, during the Air Command and Staff College’s 2016 Gathering of Eagles event, May 31, 2016, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. He completed 15 combat missions over German-occupied territory and logged in 750 flying hours.
Leo Gray, Tuskegee Airman And Military Pioneer, Dies At 92
The 332nd Fighter Group had one of the most distinguished records in the European Theater of World War II.
Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto.
Hot Dog Tycoon May Have A WWII Japanese Admiral’s Gold Tooth
Dick Portillo made two trips to the site of Yamamoto’s crashed Betty Bomber in Papua New Guinea.
The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941.
Unknown For 75 Years, Pearl Harbor Sailor’s Remains Finally Laid To Rest
The sailor was listed as missing after USS Oklahoma capsized in Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack.
See 6 Incredible World War II Photos In Color
Artist Marina Amaral takes historical black and white photos and colorizes them, shedding a whole new light on war.
Lt. Col. Lyle Bernard, CO, 30th Infantry Reg., a prominent figure in the second daring amphibious landing behind enemy lines on Sicily's north coast, discusses military strategy with Lt. Gen. George S. Patton.
What History Can Teach Us About Leadership — Good, Bad, And Ugly
While it’s hard to pin down what good or bad leadership is, we all know it when we see it, here are some examples of each.
A U.S. Marine with a Marine special operations team assists with security during the construction of an Afghan Local Police checkpoint in Helmand province, Afghanistan, March 30, 2013.
Combat Helmets Have Moved Beyond Just Protection
Combat helmets have come a long way from their humble beginnings during World War I.