NORFOLK, Va. – A father and daughter from Portsmouth, Virginia, are now bonded by their college graduations from the same school and on the same day.
Clothing and Accessories Brand Volition America Inspires Support for Our Veterans and Fallen Heroes. Continue reading Meet Volition America’s CEO John Sapiente
By Sarah Sicard, MilitaryTimes
When people think of Switzerland, they tend to think neutrality (and cool pocket knives and stylish watches, I guess). But there was a point when the country was caught up in a religious civil war that their armies tried to resolve with soup Continue reading How Hot Soup Almost Stopped a War
These past two years have seen a lot of curves and twists. Many have been able to succeed and thrive while others had to be more flexible, adapting to the challenges of a new normal. Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk–Staying on Mission
By Kellie Speed
When U.S. Army Green Beret Scott Neil answered the country’s call days after 9/11 with a daring insertion into northern Afghanistan on horseback, he never could have imagined that he and retired members of the U.S. Special Forces would later create an all-American, ultra-premium whiskey. Continue reading From Afghanistan to Kentucky: Horse Soldier Bourbon
A woman who was rescued from the Superdome by a helicopter during Hurricane Katrina has gone on to become the Louisiana Army National Guard’s first Black female pilot. Continue reading Woman rescued during Katrina is Louisiana Army National Guard’s first Black female pilot
By Brady Rhoades
The Price is Right host and Hollywood icon Drew Carey is, in many ways, an unlikely Marine. Continue reading Drew Carey: A Grateful Marine
Rear Adm. Huan Nguyen’s road to an admiral’s star was not a journey for the faint of heart. Arriving in this country as a teenage orphan from Vietnam, he faced an uphill climb. Continue reading From Vietnam to Flag Rank – An Asian American Story
Mother Teresa once said: “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”
Have you ever considered the impact you have on others? Without realizing it, you have the power to change someone’s course. Continue reading Library of Congress Veterans History Project
Spc. Bryan Stern was hungover. It was a sunny near-autumn day, but after a night of partying to bid a friend farewell, he didn’t want to be anywhere but bed.
Stationed in Lower Manhattan with the 227th Military Intelligence Company housed at 7 World Trade Center, he was riding the subway to work from Brooklyn, wishing he had stayed home on September 11, 2001. Continue reading ‘Not something you should ever really see’: Veterans reflect on 9/11