12:42 AM EDT 07/28/2015
Military and Soldiers
Originally posted 07/27/2015 12:20PM
More than 70 years ago, they died in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Now, they've returned home.
Originally posted 07/21/2015 09:25AM
The idea for Always Loyal, a book of revealing portraits of 14 Gulf War veterans, first came to photographer Michael Stokes more than two years ago when he met amputee veteran Alex Minsky, who wanted to pursue a career in modeling.
Originally posted 07/18/2015 11:30AM
A fifth service member has died from injuries sustained in the Chattanooga, Tennessee, military facility shootings earlier this week, the U.S. Navy said in a statement Saturday.
Originally posted 07/17/2015 06:30PM
Just one day after four Marines were killed in two attacks on military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee, their families and friends mourn the men who were eager to consider themselves part of the few and the proud.
Originally posted 07/17/2015 04:20PM
Emma Didlake was a 38-year-old wife and mother of five children when she felt the call to service in 1943 as the country was in the midst of World War II.
Former Marine Ian Michael Travels Across the Country Giving Out Free Hugs to Veterans: 'Love Heals Us'
Originally posted 07/16/2015 10:55AM
Ian Michael knows the anxiety and isolation faced by combat veterans who have returned home from war – because he's faced it himself.
Originally posted 07/14/2015 03:00PM
Eighty-eight-year-old Russell Whittaker received his high school diploma on Monday – 71 years after he left high school to serve in World War II.
Originally posted 07/14/2015 10:35AM
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the Pentagon is taking steps to allow transgender troops to serve openly in the United States Armed Forces.
Originally posted 07/07/2015 11:50AM
When Marine Sergeant Cody Leifheit awakened to screams from outside his apartment at 2 a.m., the 28-year-old at first thought the sound was from revelers leaving a bar. Then a hysterical voice screamed: "He's dying!"
Originally posted 07/02/2015 05:05PM
"In his mind, he was going to marry me from the first time he talked to me," Dr. Genella Jemelka of Stillwater, Minnesota, says of her husband, Jason Jemelka, a former marine currently serving in the national guard.
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