Mattis pays tribute to prisoners of war, missing in action

DOD photographs by Army Sgt. Amber I SmithU.S. Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis speaks during the National POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony at...

Shok Valley medic to receive Medal of Honor

Photograph courtesy of Ronald J. Shurer IIThe White House announced that Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Shurer II will receive the Medal of Honor...

DOD agency IDs soldiers lost in Korean War from returned remains

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Mikaley KlineThe Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command conduct an honorable carry ceremony at Joint...

Green Berets finally together in Arlington after decades-long search

Army photograph by Sean KimmonsJudi Boyer-Bouchard touches the headstone for her brother, Sgt. 1st Class Alan Boyer, during a visit to Arlington National...

Aquarium of the Pacific visit

On Sept. 11, veterans from the Pete Knight Veterans Home in Lancaster, Calif., visited the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Veterans were able...

Disabled veterans now eligible for Space-A travel

Air Force photographThe 2019 National Defense Authorization Act was recently signed, which included a measure that will allow fully-disabled veterans the ability to...

94 year-old vet receives World War II Medals after 72 years

A 94-year old World War II veteran received his long overdue medals during a ceremony at the Louisville Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in...

One of last living World War II Marines

Courtesy photographWorld War II veteran Sam Folsom flew the Grumman F4F Wildcat during his time of service in Guadalcanal in late 1942. His...

Civilian contractors, former Soldiers receive Medal of Valor for actions in...

DOD photograph by Navy PO2 Everett AllenArmy Lt. Gen. Darsie Rogers, left, Defense Threat Reduction Agency deputy director for combat support, applauds after...

Vets Briefs August 20

Remains of USS Oklahoma sailor from Indiana identified Officials say the remains of a U.S. Navy sailor from Fort Wayne, Ind., who died during the...