Featured in Unsung Heroes
A lieutenant stranded in the Grand Canyon says officer candidate school helped save her life
Alright, go ahead and make your "Lost LT" jokes.
4 airmen awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for evacuating more than 150 civilians from Kabul
The crew rescued more than 150 people during the evacuation of Kabul last year
Meet the Allies’ most dangerous spy in France during World War II
For almost three years, she operated in France, evading detection and organizing resistance against Nazi occupiers
Air Force pilot recognized 26 years after heroic sacrifice during terrorist attack
“When he came into my room, Chris saved my life."
How an Air Force A-10 pilot pulled off a miracle landing with much of her tail shot off
"I can’t even describe to you what it was like being back on the ground.”
How an Air Force spy plane pilot saved a civilian aviator in distress from 70,000 feet
“As a U-2 pilot, I was flying twice as high than most airliners, so I had a very good line of sight with my radios.”
Air Force Reserve major helps to subdue unruly passenger aboard American Airlines flight [Updated]
'He stopped fighting and just laid there until we landed'
Paul Douglas went to Marine boot camp at 50. Then he earned a Bronze Star and 2 Purple Hearts in WWII
When he was wounded, he took off his rank insignia so he wouldn't receive special attention.
Marine who fed stranded drivers on I-95 given year’s supply of Jimmy Dean meals
You give some, you get some. The some, in this case, being a year’s supply of sausage, egg and cheese....
We salute the Marine who brought hot breakfast to stranded drivers on I-95
Stuck in traffic for eight hours? How about some Jimmy Deans.
We salute the Marine who kicked in a windshield barefoot to save a man after a car crash
Breaking through a car windshield? Combat boots not required.
This is Daniel Inouye, a one-man wrecking crew and the namesake of the Navy’s newest warship
He was shot by a sniper, blown up by a grenade, and then shot again, yet somehow he kept going.
Why this Air Force commando who fought with a shot lung doesn’t count deployments
“Even if you go once, you did more than most."
How Medal of Honor hero David Bellavia wiped out an entire enemy squad in Fallujah
The Audie Murphy of his generation.
Air Force’s last serving prisoner of war, shot down in Desert Storm, retires after 33 years
“I don’t regret going over there, fighting and getting shot down ... That’s what I took an oath to do.”
This Coast Guardsman helped pick up a flaming car with his bare hands and dragged 3 people to safety
What a badass.
He ran through fire to save 5 Marines and retired as the Navy’s most decorated Corpsman
“The job of a Corpsman is to go through hell and back for your Marines.”
This airman went in search of caffeine at 3 a.m. He ended up saving a life instead
"They said, 'you know what I'm not ok, I'm not good,' and then they just collapsed on the ground."
This Medal of Honor recipient crashed his plane on purpose to get to his downed wingman
What he did that day had never been attempted before, and has never been repeated since.
This Air Force PJ heroically treated 7 teammates wounded by a massive explosion in Afghanistan
“There were so many things covered in fuel and burning. It looked apocalyptic.”
The heroic last stand of 2 Marines in Ramadi
Their final stand and sacrifice all took place in a matter of seconds.
Three immigrants who earned the US military’s highest award for combat bravery
As Alfred V. Rascon fought through a rain of grenades, gunfire, and mortars in a heavily engaged firefight, neither Rascon...
‘I reacted on instinct’ — How a Marine rescued a child from drowning in a brutal rip current
"A true hero."