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Blind Afghanistan War Veteran Will Go for Gold at Paralympic Games in Rio

Blind Afghanistan War Veteran Will Go for Gold at Paralympic Games in Rio

Originally posted 04/30/2016 12:20AM

One year to the day after losing his sight during a tour in Afghanistan, Brad Snyder won a gold medal at the 2012 London Paralympics. This year at the Games in Rio, he plans to top that.

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Surf's Up! U.S. Marines Reunite to Recreate Iconic Beach Photo 50 Years Later

U.S. Marines Reunite to Recreate Iconic Beach Photo 50 Years Later

Originally posted 04/27/2016 04:45PM

These guys have still got it!

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Credit: Courtesy Veteran Joe Serna; Courtesy Judge Lou Olivera
North Carolina Judge Sentences Fellow Veteran to Jail – Then Goes Behind Bars With Him: 'We're in the Foxhole Together'

North Carolina Judge Sentences Fellow Veteran to Jail – Then Goes Behind Bars With Him: 'We're in the Foxhole Together'

Originally posted 04/27/2016 03:20PM

A judge who sentenced a fellow veteran to jail was so concerned about the decorated soldier's wellbeing that he served the man's sentence right alongside him.

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Veterans from World War II's All-Black Aviation Unit on How They Shattered Racial Stereotypes: 'We Proved That Thinking Wrong'

Veterans from World War II's All-Black Aviation Unit on How They Shattered Racial Stereotypes: 'We Proved That Thinking Wrong'

Originally posted 04/20/2016 09:30AM

Ten years after Charles McGee returned home from World War II as an accomplished fighter pilot and Army Captain, he couldn't get a job as a commercial airline pilot.

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Adam Driver, Gary Sinise and More Salute the Troops with GI Film Festival

Adam Driver, Gary Sinise and More Salute the Troops with GI Film Festival

Originally posted 03/10/2016 03:30PM

Often called "Sundance for the troops," the GI Film Festival on April 7 will present two documentaries with special appearances by Adam Driver, Gary Sinise and Danny Trejo.

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Inspiring Wounded Veteran Hopes to Open Restaurant to 'Empower' and Employ Other Veterans: 'God Kept Me Alive for a Reason'

Inspiring Wounded Veteran Hopes to Open Restaurant to 'Empower' and Employ Other Veterans: 'God Kept Me Alive for a Reason'

Originally posted 03/08/2016 01:25PM

In 2007, Bobby Henline survived a devastating explosion that killed the rest of the men in his Army vehicle in Iraq and burned more than 38 percent of his body.

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Credit: Courtesy Norwood Thomas and Joyce Durrant
After a Whirlwind Reunion with His Wartime Love, WWII Veteran Returns Home – and Reveals the Special Gift He Gave Her

After a Whirlwind Reunion with His Wartime Love, WWII Veteran Returns Home – and Reveals the Special Gift He Gave Her

Originally posted 03/02/2016 02:45PM

The world's favorite nononegarian lovebird is back home!

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UpdatePosted 02/29/2016 12:40PM

Obama Awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL Who Used His Body to Shield Hostage During Rescue from Taliban

Originally posted 02/22/2016 06:00PM

President Obama on Monday presented the Medal of Honor to U.S. Navy SEAL Edward Byers, who used his body to shield and help save an American hostage during a Taliban raid in 2012.

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Soldier Marries Sister of Man He Saved in Afghanistan: 'It's Such an Amazing Love Story'

Soldier Marries Sister of Man He Saved in Afghanistan: 'It's Such an Amazing Love Story'

Originally posted 02/23/2016 12:00PM

Samantha Dilberian and Staff Sgt. Chris St. Onge of Tampa, Florida, say they didn't realize how special their love story was until they actually had to put it down on paper so that they could apply to win a dream wedding.

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The Internet Is Losing It Over Photo of Handsome War Veteran – See the 'Happily Married' Man Today!

The Internet Is Losing It Over Photo of Handsome War Veteran – See the 'Happily Married' Man Today!

Originally posted 02/22/2016 01:10PM

A swoon-worthy picture of a man in uniform has captured the hearts of millions. But who is the mysterious man behind the mega-watt smile and twinkling eyes?

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