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William Dunn; America’s first WWII ace

Courtesy photographWilliam Dunn, British Royal Air Force Squadron 71 pilot, is the first American Ace of World War II. Although Dunn was the...

‘Expendable’ WWII Merrill’s Marauders survive into their 100s

Courtesy photographOn March 18, 1944, men and animals from the 2nd Battalion cross the Tanai River on a bamboo bridge built by Kachin...

Japanese first lady pays tribute at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii

Japan's first lady has visited Pearl Harbor in Hawaii for the first time to pay tribute to the victims of the Japanese attack 75...

VA provides service dog benefits to Veterans with mental health disorders

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Aug. 18 that it is piloting a protocol to implement veterinary health benefits for mobility service dogs approved...

Laid to rest: Fighter pilot remains found 72 years later

Courtesy photographThe remains of U.S. Army Air Corps 1st Lt. Robert L. McIntosh were recently found after more than 72 years after his...

WWII POW awarded medal, proud to be ‘Soldier for Life’

Dr. Charlie Stenger, a World War II Army veteran, was awarded the Prisoner of War Medal by Lt. Gen. James C. McConville, Army G-1,...

CEO: Layoffs expected in Wounded Warrior Project overhaul

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--The Wounded Warrior Project's new CEO says he expects layoffs at the veteran’s charity scrutinized for its spending. Michael Linnington took over the Jacksonville-based...

Full circle: Iraq veteran draws on his own struggle to heal...

Army photograph by John Wayne ListonPatrick Hogg, a former Warrior Transition Battalion Soldier at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., went full circle when he...

Veteran homelessness drops nearly 50 percent since 2010

Courtesy photographArmy SFC Nicole Howell, 8th Theater Sustainment Command public affairs operations noncommissioned officer, talks with a homeless veteran ahead of the annual...

Vets 4 Veterans Classic Car, Motorcycle Show, Poker Run 

PALMDALE, Calif.--Vets 4 Veterans Seventh Annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Show and Poker Run for the seventh year running will provide fun day filled with...