JSTARS all-African American flight crew makes history

A crew of 33 E-8C Joint STARS aviators made history Feb. 19, 2021, when the first all-African American flight crew in JSTARS history flew...

U.S. Mint releases quarter honoring Tuskegee Airmen

The United States Mint released the 2021 America the Beautiful Quarter honoring the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site on Jan. 4, 2021. This is the...

Chronicling historical contributions of Black Marines

Any Marine can quickly recite the birth date of the U.S. Marine Corps — Nov. 10, 1775. Recruits and officer candidates memorize this and many...

Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Pfc. Oscar Austin

Sacrificing yourself for another is one of the most valiant things a person could do. It's how 21-year-old Marine Corps Pfc. Oscar Austin earned...

Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. Henry Johnson

He was 26 years old, 5-foot-4, weighed 130 pounds and came from Albany, N.Y. And, on the night of May 15, 1918, then Army Pvt....

Army veteran foot soldier in struggle for justice

Civil rights activist Medgar Wiley Evers was well-known for his high energy, sobriety and tenacity. He would not spare a minute in pursuing equality...

Medal of Honor winner Marine Corps Pfc. Robert Jenkins Jr.

Many of the service members who gave their lives in service to our country barely had a chance to begin their own. Marine Corps Private...

Sports Heroes Who Served: Baseball great Jackie Robinson was WWII soldier

Jack Roosevelt Robinson — better known as Jackie Robinson — was born in Cairo, Ga., on Jan. 31, 1919, the same month former President...

Air Force announces Airmen leadership qualities

The Air Force announced 10 Airman leadership qualities which are now being integrated into a new feedback tool, for officers in the grades of...

Commentary: Celebrating the life, legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Jan. 18, we will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He has inspired generations of people to change from a...