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U.S. veterans presented with Orange Lanyard, highest Dutch military award

Nine silhouettes bloomed out from the rear of an aircraft and drifted toward the soil of a small field outside the town of Groesbeek,...

U.S., Serbians, commemorate 75th anniversary of daring WWII rescue

American, Serbian, and international dignitaries gathered Sept. 15, 2019, at Galovica Field in Pranjani, Serbia, in a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of...
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Prisoners of War, Missing in Action, remembered at Pentagon ceremony

More than 81,000 Americans who served in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the wars in the Persian...

‘Hero of Cologne’ receives bronze star during surprise ceremony

One of the most celebrated World War II tank gunners received the bronze star Sept. 18, during a surprise award ceremony 74-years in the...

U.S., Allies remember Operation Market Garden

Shortly after the invasion of Normandy and the liberation of Paris during World War II, Allied forces in Europe wanted to create an invasion...

WWII Operation Forager provided key warfighting lessons

All U.S. services, including the Coast Guard, participated in Operation Forager in 1944, designed to capture Central Pacific islands of the Mariana and Palau...

WWII veteran to parachute into history with help of AFRL researcher

Dayton, Ohio,-area World War II veteran Jim “Pee Wee” Martin will return to the site of an historic battlefield this month when he parachutes...

VA achieves historic goal delivering more than 90,000 appeals decisions to...

On Sept 10, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs exceeded its goal, three weeks ahead of schedule, to deliver 90,050 appeals decisions regarding disability...

WWII Navy vet awarded medals 75 years after service

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer awarded a World War II Sailor two high-level combat decorations in recognition of his meritorious service as...

WWII ‘Screaming Eagle’ vet Ochsner of California City dies, 96

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif.--World War II veteran Henry L. Ochsner, who served with the 101st Airborne Division from the D-Day invasion at Normandy through the...