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May 25, 2018

Honoring the Fallen on Memorial Day

A veteran shares how she remembers the fallen on Memorial Day and shows how the DoD and nonprofits continue the mission.

May 24, 2018

The Murph Challenge: It’s Kind of a Big Memorial Day Deal

Have you heard of the Murph Challenge? It’s become a Memorial Day tradition in honor of a fallen Navy SEAL who created the workout.

May 23, 2018

Legacy Mentors Play Key Role In TAPS Good Grief Camps

Legacy mentors at the Memorial Day weekend TAPS Good Grief Camp know exactly what the kids attending are going through. They've been there themselves.

May 22, 2018

NBA’s Rip Hamilton Learns What’s Real Vs. Myth on USO Tour

Rip Hamilton had assumptions about the military, but many of them were shattered when he went on his first “mind-boggling” USO Tour.

May 21, 2018

Top Things to Know About ‘inTransition’ Mental Health Help

You’ve likely heard of inTransition, the program that helps service members and veterans find mental health providers, but you may have questions about who’s eligible, when someone can join and what services are provided.

May 21, 2018

Soldier Earns Medal of Honor In WWII Despite Racial Discrimination

Pvt. Barney Hajiro proved his devotion to the U.S. during World War II when he repeatedly put his life on the line while fighting in Europe.

May 18, 2018

NASCAR Driver Learns the Ropes of Coast Guard Life

Who knew ropes could be so difficult? NASCAR driver Alex Bowman found that out quickly while learning about the Coast Guard life.

May 15, 2018

Honoring NORAD’s 60 Years of Protecting the Homeland

Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, explains the importance of the U.S.-Canadian partnership during the 60th anniversary celebration of NORAD.

May 15, 2018

Letters for Life

Encouragement can take many different forms and even a simple act of kindness may make a big of difference in someone’s life.

May 14, 2018

45 Years After His Heroic Actions in Vietnam, Soldier Received Medal of Honor

Nearly 45 years after Jose Rodela's actions in Vietnam earned him the Distinguished Service Cross, his medal was upgraded to the nation's highest - the Medal of Honor for his gallantry, intrepidity and heroism above and beyond the call of duty.