President awards Medal of Honor to first living Iraq War recipient

One by one, 12 members of Third Platoon made their way to the podium in the White House's East Room on June 25 afternoon,...
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Inside the hornet’s nest: Soldier earns Medal of Honor for heroism...

He held the Remington 870 shotgun -- chambered and ready to fire. David Bellavia knew what he had to do. If he failed to...

Once a Marine, always a Marine

His weathered hands, aged by war and time, brushed across the fuselage of an aircraft. Like a gust of wind, old memories washed over...

VA’s Vet Centers to host open houses to celebrate initiative’s 40th...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will host open houses on the coming months to commemorate the 40th anniversary of its Vet Centers, which...

95-year-old D-Day survivor shares his WWII experiences

On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied Troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the...
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Soldier who battled in Fallujah to receive highest military honor

Former Staff Sgt. David Bellavia will be awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery during some of the deadliest fighting in Iraq, President...

Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis posthumously receives the Distinguished Service Cross

Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis, a 10th Mountain Soldier who gave his life shielding Polish Army Lieutenant Karol Cierpica from a suicide bomber while deployed...

Largest airborne operation since WWII commemorates D-Day 75

The Joint Task Force Normandy conducted a commemorative airborne drop to honor the historic airborne operation conducted by Allied forces on June 6, 1944,...

Theft holds up construction of homes for veterans

A break in at the Homes 4 Families location in Palmdale, Calif., has resulted in the loss of more than $25,000 worth of supplies...

Remembrance important to D-Day veterans

Juno Beach in France is calm now, with a lone ship miles off the coast. But there were men in the audience who remembered a...