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Bonded through service, linked by fate

CHICAGO — Thousands gathered to witness an extraordinary display of resilience and strength by the nation’s wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans...

Married Soldiers become jumpmasters together

FORT CARSON, Colo. — When Daniel and Angel Durkee first met, they were in high school chemistry class in Canyon Lake, California, and the...

Unbroken bond: MWDs defend coalition, secure base

SOUTHWEST ASIA — Dogs are believed by many to be man’s best friend. They have been companions to humans for hundreds of years. Military working...

Hesed Shel Emes: The Truest Form of Kindness

HONOLULU ­— Seventy-years ago, a young man was killed in World War II just days before the surrender of Japan. Since then, he has...

Face of Defense: Lebanese-American Airman gives back

SOUTHWEST ASIA — Air Force Staff Sgt. Fadi Chreim grew up in Lebanon, a small, picturesque country with nearly 200 miles of Mediterranean coastline...

Don’t give up — down by two with 60 seconds left

A few months ago, I witnessed something I thought I would have never seen in my life-time. A professional sports team from Cleveland, Ohio,...

Soldier plans bike ride to support STEM education

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — In just a few months, an Army Reserve soldier went from driving around town to participating in a three-day, 150-mile bike ride to...

Father-son duo comes full circle at BMT graduation, retirement

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) -- In the Air Force, countless parents have proudly watched their child graduate from basic military training, and...

Face of Defense: Wounded Warriors motivate squad leader

NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BETHESDA — A soldier going through the Warrior Transition Brigade asked Army Staff Sgt. Loriann DeMelis, an inpatient squad leader here, if she...

Passion vs. priorities

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. (AFNS) -- (This feature is part of the "Through Airmen's Eyes" series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting...

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