Lightning I pilot meets Lightning II, shares stories

https://youtu.be/-ua5LZFpjIQ Retired Maj. Earl Conrad Jr., a World War II fighter pilot who flew the original P-38 Lightning, visited Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct....

Remembering, honoring first Americans to fight, die in World War I

Library of Congress photographNorman Prince was a founder of the Lafayette Escadrille, a group of American pilots who were part of the French...

Thunderbolts participate in San Diego veteran’s sports clinic

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante WilliamsVeterans kayak through the Mission Valley River during the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic Sept. 21,...

One year later: Torque 62 remembered

Air Force photograph by Capt. Korey Fratini BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Master Sgt. Johnathon Maurer, 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron first sergeant, reads off the...

Remains of fighter pilot hero return home after 10 years

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Aaron J. JenneAn Air Force carry team carries the remains of Maj. Troy Gilbert Oct. 3, 2016,...

VA announces $3.4 million in funding to help homeless

On Oct. 3, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced the award of $3.4 million in grant funding offered through the Grant and...

Hispanic Heritage: Vietnam vet finds resilience via faith, helping others

Army photograph by EJ HersomVietnam veteran Army Sgt. Jorge Zambrana speaks about his military experiences during an interview in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico,...

Gold Star Mother discusses her son’s suicide, stigma

Army photograph by Jeff SistoJohn and Lynn Patton, parents of Sgt. Matthew Patton, started a foundation in their son's name in 2013 to...

Bataan Death March survivor, artist Ben Steele dies at 98

Ben Steele's hold on his sanity as a prisoner of war after surviving the Bataan Death March relied on hidden scraps of paper, stolen...

Vets honored by Korean government, recall wartime experiences

Air Force photograph by C. Todd LopezGen. Vincent Brooks, U.S. Forces Korea commander, spoke with Korean War veterans, Sept. 24, 2016, at the...