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173rd Airborne paratrooper to receive Medal of Honor

173rd Airborne paratrooper to receive Medal of Honor

The President of the United States released a statement today announcing a former paratrooper from the 173rd Airborne Brigade will receive the nation's highest... MORE about 173rd Airborne paratrooper to receive Medal of Honor

Sgt. Kyle Jerome White in March 2014

Former sergeant to receive Medal of Honor for Afghanistan actions

Former Army Sgt. Kyle Jerome White will receive the Medal of Honor during a May 13 ceremony at the White House, President Obama announced, April 15, 2014. MORE about Former sergeant to receive Medal of Honor for Afghanistan actions

Traumatic Brain Injury team explores vehicles at the Installation Motor Pool

Traumatic Brain Injury team explores vehicles at the Installation Motor Pool

To gain a better understanding of injuries Soldiers sustain when collisions occur within various military vehicles, a team of medical experts from the U.S. Department... MORE about Traumatic Brain Injury team explores vehicles at the Installation Motor Pool

Memorial ceremony for Fort Hood shooting victims

Fort Hood shooting victims honored at memorial ceremony

A memorial service for Sgt. 1st Class Daniel M. Ferguson, Staff Sgt. Carlos A. Lazaney-Rodriguez, and Sgt. Timothy W. Owens, who were killed in the April 2 shooting... MORE about Fort Hood shooting victims honored at memorial ceremony

SMA lists Soldiers Top 5 concerns

SMA lists 'Top 5' concerns of Soldiers

Possible changes to military retirement ranks as the number-one concern of Soldiers, the Army's top enlisted member told senators during testimony to the Senate Armed... MORE about SMA lists 'Top 5' concerns of Soldiers

Carrying on for the fallen

Soldier battling cancer 'carries on' for the fallen

It has become a familiar, symbolic sight -- Capt. Justin Fitch walking along local roads, carrying his rucksack. MORE about Soldier battling cancer 'carries on' for the fallen

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Troops to Teachers program offers post-Army careers

In the coming months, an influx of Soldiers will begin the year-long process of transitioning out of the military, and one program can help Soldiers utilize Army... MORE about Troops to Teachers program offers post-Army careers

WWII veterans make emotional visit to their memorial

World War II veterans make emotional visit to their memorial in D.C.

Members of the 'Greatest Generation' receive a hero's welcome at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., for their service decades ago. MORE about World War II veterans make emotional visit to their memorial in D.C.

Eppley calls a foul 2

Retiree credits Army Intramurals for his success on the courts

Retired Sgt. 1st Class Donnie Eppley, an NCAA Men's Division I College Basketball Official, began his officiating career in 1985, just four years after enlisting in... MORE about Retiree credits Army Intramurals for his success on the courts

Army medic honored for actions in battle

Army medic honored as 'angel of battlefield'

Sgt. Kristopher Ritterhouse was honored for rushing to aid Soldiers during a battle in Afghanistan, despite having just suffered a traumatic brain injury. MORE about Army medic honored as 'angel of battlefield'

Cav Trooper takes unique opportunity to remember fallen Soldier

Cav Trooper takes unique opportunity to remember fallen Soldier

FORT HOOD, Texas -- After 25 years, one Soldier was afforded the opportunity of a lifetime as he flew among clouds above a vast desert in a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter... MORE about Cav Trooper takes unique opportunity to remember fallen Soldier

Fellowship with families of Fallen Warriors

Fellowship with families of 'Fallen Warriors'

Combat is more than a soldier's story, it's a story of how families of "fallen warriors" adjust to life after they've lost a loved one. U.S. Army Central's... MORE about Fellowship with families of 'Fallen Warriors'

Touching The Wall

Medal of Honor recipients, Vietnam heroes visit 'The Wall'

After their induction into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes March 19, 2014, two Vietnam veterans went to the memorial simply known as "The Wall." MORE about Medal of Honor recipients, Vietnam heroes visit 'The Wall'

U.S. Army Africa Soldiers biggest hero receives Medal of Honor

U.S. Army Africa Soldier's 'biggest hero' receives Medal of Honor

March 18, 2014, was a day unlike any other day for Sgt. 1st Class Frederick Hinton from U.S. Army Africa's Logistics Directorate. It's the day President Barack Obama... MORE about U.S. Army Africa Soldier's 'biggest hero' receives Medal of Honor

Hall of Fame inductees

Pentagon inducts 24 Medal of Honor recipients into Hall of Heroes

The newest Medal of Honor recipients -- 24 veterans who received the honor decades after their extraordinary heroism in three wars -- have been inducted into the... MORE about Pentagon inducts 24 Medal of Honor recipients into Hall of Heroes

Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris, Master Sgt. Jose Rodella & Sgt. Santiago J. Erevia

Soldiers receive long-overdue Medals of Honor

Twenty-four U.S. Army veterans from three wars -- World War II, Korea and Vietnam -- received upgrades to the highest military decoration for uncommon bravery and... MORE about Soldiers receive long-overdue Medals of Honor

Music artist Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

Before heading to the White House to honor his namesake and uncle, music artist Lenny Kravitz paused to reflect on the life and legacy of Pfc. Leonard Kravitz, who was... MORE about Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

Team USA at Paralympics Closing Ceremony

USA beats Russia for gold in sled hockey

A goal by U.S. Marine Corps veteran Josh Sweeney won gold for USA's Sled Hockey Team in a 1-0 victory over Russia, March 15, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. MORE about USA beats Russia for gold in sled hockey

 Medal of Honor recipient, D-Day veteran Ehlers laid to rest

'Giant among giants,' Medal of Honor recipient Ehlers laid to rest

Walter D. Ehlers, the last surviving recipient of the Medal of Honor from the Normandy campaign, was laid to rest March 8, 2014, at Riverside National Cemetery... MORE about 'Giant among giants,' Medal of Honor recipient Ehlers laid to rest

Valor of nine selectees inspires others during Korean War - Seoul battle

Valor of nine selectees inspires others during Korean War

Nine Soldiers who served in the Korean War will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor during a March 18 ceremony at the White House. MORE about Valor of nine selectees inspires others during Korean War

Free career programs for veterans, spouses available through Syracuse University

Free career programs for veterans, spouses available through Syracuse University

Post 9/11 veterans, transitioning military members, and their spouses can enroll in free, online career training at Syracuse University to enhance their skills and... MORE about Free career programs for veterans, spouses available through Syracuse University

Flag flown for fallen hero

Flag flown for fallen hero

-- The various sounds of the airfield whirl with a sort of rhythmic chaos as Air Force flight crews keep everything in order preparing aircraft for flight. Yet, a... MORE about Flag flown for fallen hero

Survivor parking

Survivor parking added to Urlas shopping area, Storck Barracks Commissary

Survivor Outreach Services has opened up three parking spaces exclusively for Families of Fallen Soldiers at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach. MORE about Survivor parking added to Urlas shopping area, Storck Barracks Commissary

Erevia awards

Vietnam hero to receive Medal of Honor

The year was 1968. It was a year of war, of protests, of death. It was the year Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy were both assassinated. It was also the... MORE about Vietnam hero to receive Medal of Honor

Master Sgt. Rodela to receive Medal of Honor

Master Sgt. Jose Rodela to receive Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama announced Feb. 21, 2014 that retired Army Master Sgt. Jose Rodela will receive the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest award for military... MORE about Master Sgt. Jose Rodela to receive Medal of Honor

Vietnam War hero to receive Medal of Honor

After more than four decades, Vietnam War hero to receive Medal of Honor

Sept. 17, 1969, was a "terrible day, a hard day," said a Vietnam War veteran who will receive the Medal of Honor at the White House, March 18, 2014, for his... MORE about After more than four decades, Vietnam War hero to receive Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor recipent Staff Sgt. Ty Carter speaks with Dr. Jack Obusek

Medal of Honor recipient Ty Carter waging war on PTSD

NATICK, Mass. (Feb. 24, 2014) -- Staff Sgt. Ty Carter has two words for Soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, "Get help." The Medal of... MORE about Medal of Honor recipient Ty Carter waging war on PTSD

Valor 24 promotional graphic

President announces 24 veterans to receive Medals of Honor

President Barack Obama announced Feb. 21, 2014, that he will award the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans during a March 18, 2014, ceremony at the White House. MORE about President announces 24 veterans to receive Medals of Honor

Aerial of Arlington National Cemetery

VA national cemeteries continue to lead country in satisfaction survey

For the fifth consecutive time, the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration has bested the nation's top corporations and other federal agencies... MORE about VA national cemeteries continue to lead country in satisfaction survey

Army leadership meets with veteran and military groups

Army, veterans groups focus on reintegration for Soldiers

Army leaders discussed budget issues, challenges of transition, Army future, and health of the force with veterans' service organizations and military service... MORE about Army, veterans groups focus on reintegration for Soldiers

Two Fort Drum Soldiers receive Soldiers Medal

Two 1st Brigade Combat Team warriors receive Soldier's Medal

In the face of danger, some may falter, but Soldiers of the Warrior Brigade possess qualities that set them apart from the rest. Two noncommissioned officers with 1st... MORE about Two 1st Brigade Combat Team warriors receive Soldier's Medal

Premier transitioning now available to Soldiers, but command support required

Premier transitioning now available to Soldiers, but command support required

Soldiers now have the military's best transition program, which the Army began re-engineering about three years ago, said the program's director. MORE about Premier transitioning now available to Soldiers, but command support required

Puertas crosses finish line

Warrior Transition Command restructuring as numbers fall

With the numbers of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers steadily declining over the last 14 months to its lowest levels since 2007, the Warrior Transition Command will... MORE about Warrior Transition Command restructuring as numbers fall

Retired Marine participates in the Save a Warrior program

California Guard veteran fights back against military suicides

When it comes to veterans committing suicide, Save A Warrior founder Jake Clark minces no words. MORE about California Guard veteran fights back against military suicides

ABC News hosts veterans

ABC News hosted seven veterans, Dec. 12, 2013, as guest producers on their daily news programs. MORE about ABC News hosts veterans

Wounded warrior helps fellow amputees at VA prosthetics clinic

Wounded warrior helps fellow amputees at VA prosthetics clinic

Tristan Wyatt thought he would make a career out of the Army. After a life-changing injury, he found a new path and now helps injured service members as chief of a VA... MORE about Wounded warrior helps fellow amputees at VA prosthetics clinic

Ansbach community honors memory of fallen Soldier

Ansbach community honors memory of fallen Soldier

Soldiers, Family members, civilians and local nationals from the Ansbach military community gathered together at the Katterbach Kaserne Chapel to honor the memory of a... MORE about Ansbach community honors memory of fallen Soldier

Capt. Edward C. Allworth

Army Heritage, Education Center receives trove of military medals including Medal of Honor

Maybe Edward A. Allworth wanted to preserve his father's legacy that included a Medal of Honor for future generations when he decided to send his dad's military items... MORE about Army Heritage, Education Center receives trove of military medals including Medal of Honor

Christmas brings color, grief to Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery

Volunteers place thousands of Christmas wreaths on graves of fallen heroes

Vibrant splashes of seasonal green and red brightened a wintry morning at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, in Killen, Texas, Nov. 30, 2013, as more than... MORE about Volunteers place thousands of Christmas wreaths on graves of fallen heroes

An undisputed American hero

Stolen valor tarnishes real sacrifices made by service members

It may seem hard to fathom, but there are many who claim to have earned medals to which they are not entitled. Others say they've served in combat but never have. MORE about Stolen valor tarnishes real sacrifices made by service members

2ID holds memorial for 1ABCT Soldiers

2ID holds memorial for 1ABCT Soldiers

CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea -- The 2nd Infantry Division held a memorial ceremony today at Camp Casey to honor two fallen Soldiers, who died Nov. 21 when the military... MORE about 2ID holds memorial for 1ABCT Soldiers

Sierra Vista, Fort Huachuca celebrate Veterans Day

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3rd Brigade Combat Team Soldiers help local communities honor veterans

FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team participated in several events held in local communities to help honor service members past and present over a... MORE about 3rd Brigade Combat Team Soldiers help local communities honor veterans

Fort Drum Veterans Day

Fort Drum community observes Veterans Day

FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers, veterans and Fort Drum community members gathered Thursday at Magrath Sports Complex to honor the sacrifices of American service members... MORE about Fort Drum community observes Veterans Day

Ready and Resilient: AW2 Soldier takes the win in Food Network Challenge

Wounded warrior takes win in Food Network challenge

Army Wounded Warrior Program Veteran Robbie Myers won first place on the Military Salute Edition of the Food Network Show "Chopped," where he competed... MORE about Wounded warrior takes win in Food Network challenge

3rd Brigade Combat Team soldiers help local communities honor veterans

3rd Brigade Combat Team soldiers help local communities remember veterans

Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division participated in several events held in their local community to help them honor Veterans Day over a... MORE about 3rd Brigade Combat Team soldiers help local communities remember veterans

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Brooklyn Nets honor vets at Fort Hamilton

The Brooklyn Nets paid homage to veterans at Fort Hamilton Nov. 11, Veterans Day. MORE about Brooklyn Nets honor vets at Fort Hamilton

WWII Medal of Honor recipient shooting for 100

WWII Medal of Honor recipient 'shooting for 100'

World War II Medal of Honor recipient George Sakato, 92, was honored at a post office in Denver Nov. 8 prior to a ceremony at the World War II Memorial in Washington... MORE about WWII Medal of Honor recipient 'shooting for 100'

Students pay tribute to veterans

Students pay tribute to veterans

Students at a Colorado Springs, Colo., elementary school honored veterans with a variety of activities throughout the week of Veterans Day. MORE about Students pay tribute to veterans

Fort Rucker honors veterans

Fort Rucker honors veterans

Fort Rucker wasn't shy about showing its pride for those who have served as hundreds came together at Veterans Park to look into the nation's past and honor those who... MORE about Fort Rucker honors veterans

Soldiers visit veterans

Soldiers visit veterans

For 95 years, America has been celebrating veterans' service and sacrifice, and though Fort Rucker Soldiers had Nov. 11 off to spend time with friends and Family... MORE about Soldiers visit veterans

Reflecting on those who have fallen

Remembrance Room honors Soldiers, families

One of the most important responsibilities the Army has is to remember and continue to support the families of Soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their... MORE about Remembrance Room honors Soldiers, families

Triple-amputee guest speaker provides resiliency training to Warrior Transition Brigade Soldiers

Triple-amputee guest speaker provides resiliency training to Warrior Transition Brigade Soldiers

In honor of Warrior Care Month in November, the Fort Knox Warrior Transition Battalion invited guest speaker, former Army Sgt. Bryan Anderson, a triple-amputee, to... MORE about Triple-amputee guest speaker provides resiliency training to Warrior Transition Brigade Soldiers

Providers, Wranglers share their Veterans Day with Temple veterans

Providers, Wranglers share their Veterans Day with Temple veterans

Soldiers from the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and 4th Sustainment Brigade spent Veterans Day with the veterans living at the William R. Courtney Texas... MORE about Providers, Wranglers share their Veterans Day with Temple veterans

Leading the parade

'America's Parade' honors veterans

The people of New York City honored the men and women who served the nation as they lined 5th Avenue during "America's Parade" to celebrate Veterans Day. MORE about 'America's Parade' honors veterans

Eighth Army commander honors veterans in Korea

Eighth Army commander honors veterans in Korea

The top U.S. Army operational commander in South Korea thanked veterans at a ceremony, Nov. 11, 2013, at Yongsan Garrison, South Korea. MORE about Eighth Army commander honors veterans in Korea

General of the Armies remembered on Veterans Day

General of the Armies remembered on Veterans Day

Americans paused Veterans Day morning while President Barack Obama placed a wreath in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Later... MORE about General of the Armies remembered on Veterans Day

Division West, Gatesville honor our national treasures…Veterans

Division West, Gatesville honor our national treasures…Veterans

GATESVILLE, Texas -- The city of Gatesville, along with First Army Division West, honored veterans and servicemembers of the United States Armed Forces with a ceremony... MORE about Division West, Gatesville honor our national treasures…Veterans

NSSC participates in Veterans Day ceremonies

NSSC participates in Veterans Day ceremonies

Participants with ties to the Natick Soldier Systems Center were involved in three Veterans Day celebrations Nov. 11 in Natick and Wayland. MORE about NSSC participates in Veterans Day ceremonies

President, VA Secretary Pledge Support for U.S. Veterans

President Barack Obama commemorated Veterans Day today here at Arlington National Cemetery, calling the holiday a reminder of the nation's "sacred... MORE about President, VA Secretary Pledge Support for U.S. Veterans

Army, nation honor 107-year-old veteran

Army, nation honor 107-year-old veteran

On Veterans Day, President Barack Obama and the Army honored 107-year-old Army veteran Richard Overton, hailed as the oldest living World War II veteran. MORE about Army, nation honor 107-year-old veteran

Westphal speaks to elementary students

Westphal to elementary students: Veterans are America's superheroes, fighting for liberty, freedom

"Veterans represent the superheroes of America -- fighting to give us liberty, freedom, and justice," Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal told... MORE about Westphal to elementary students: Veterans are America's superheroes, fighting for liberty, freedom

Thousands on Veterans Day in DC pause to remember fallen Vietnam veterans

Thousands pause to remember fallen Vietnam veterans

Thousands gathered at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., Nov. 11, 2013, to remember the service and sacrifice of all who served, and to pay tribute to... MORE about Thousands pause to remember fallen Vietnam veterans

SMA talks vetarans support during Hawaii visit

SMA talks veterans support during Hawaii visit

Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III took time during a visit to Hawaii this week to remind today's Soldiers of the importance of America's veterans. MORE about SMA talks veterans support during Hawaii visit

Vietnam Army Nurse Corps veteran honors women who served

Vietnam Army Nurse Corps veteran honors women who served

Veterans Day is a time to honor those who served and remember the sacrifice and courage of those who gave so much for the nation. MORE about Vietnam Army Nurse Corps veteran honors women who served

Veterans Day 2013

Veterans Day 2013

America's veterans are among our greatest national treasures. Their collective experience is an essential part of our shared heritage, and because of them, liberty... MORE about Veterans Day 2013

U.S. Army World War II Veteran receives awards 68 years after the War

Army Reserve unit honors native Chicagoan, World War II veteran 68 years after service

U.S. Army World War II veteran, Frank Andrews, 94, was awarded six medals, to include the Purple Heart, from Brig. Gen. Gracus K. Dunn, Commanding General of the 85th... MORE about Army Reserve unit honors native Chicagoan, World War II veteran 68 years after service

Depot celebrates its Veterans

Depot celebrates its Veterans

The depot employs 785 Veterans who have served through decades of war and peace in each of the different branches of service. This year, to honor those who have... MORE about Depot celebrates its Veterans

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Nation's Heroes Arrive For Week In Their Honor

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It does not matter if they hail from Alabama, or faraway places like California, Alaska or Vermont -- they will receive a hero's welcome home... MORE about Nation's Heroes Arrive For Week In Their Honor

Rucking for a cause at Natick

Rucking for a cause at Natick

On Nov. 10, 2013, about 200 people around the world, including Capt. Justin Fitch of the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Mass., will be... MORE about Rucking for a cause at Natick

National observance to honor Americas veterans

National observance to honor America's Veterans

The annual National Veterans Day Observance is scheduled for Monday, November 11, at Arlington National Cemetery to honor all veterans who served and continue to serve... MORE about National observance to honor America's Veterans

Proclamation by President Obama for Veterans Day 2013

Proclamation by President Obama for Veterans Day 2013

I call on all Americans, including civic and fraternal organizations, places of worship, schools, and communities to support this day with commemorative expressions... MORE about Proclamation by President Obama for Veterans Day 2013

Hall of Heroe Inductees 'All-Around Good People'

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Honor. Duty. Selfless service. Such attributes walk each day with the inductees of the Madison County Hall of Heroes. For every inductee... MORE about Hall of Heroe Inductees 'All-Around Good People'

Veterans and the muscle behind them

Of mighty shoulders and the muscle behind them

FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 6, 2013) -- Young people being guided by service dogs and restricted to wheelchairs may not be a pleasant sight but are stark reminders that... MORE about Of mighty shoulders and the muscle behind them

HEART OF VETERANS DAY ACTIVITIES

Annual Veterans Observance Grows Into Week Of Events

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Veteran and volunteer David Carney remembers standing in front of a bank in downtown Huntsville in 1970 and watching the Veterans Day... MORE about Annual Veterans Observance Grows Into Week Of Events

Veterans Day 2013

Veterans Day discounts offered across nation for those who served

On Nov. 11, 2013, America will pay tribute to the men and women who served the nation. For Veterans Day, as a way to say thanks, many businesses will be giving... MORE about Veterans Day discounts offered across nation for those who served

Veterans Day Holds Special Significance for USASAC Employees

Veterans are important part of the federal workforce, especially in positions that support the military. They bring the knowledge and experience of their military... MORE about Veterans Day Holds Special Significance for USASAC Employees

The Surgeon General

The Surgeon General's Veterans Day Safety Message

After four years of bitter war, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day in the eleventh month, the world rejoiced and celebrated because a cease-fire agreement was... MORE about The Surgeon General's Veterans Day Safety Message

Soldiers Medal

Odierno presents Soldier's Medal to 12th Aviation Battalion Soldier for rescue of 2 drowning...

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Thomas F. Oroho, D Company commander, 12th Aviation Battalion, received the Soldier's Medal from Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, chief of staff of the... MORE about Odierno presents Soldier's Medal to 12th Aviation Battalion Soldier for rescue of 2 drowning people

Army Sgt. Maj. Raymond F. Chandler III recognizes JROTC cadets for their volunteer service

JROTC cadet volunteers honor wounded warriors during 2013 Army Ten-Miler

Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet volunteers from Forest Park High School in Woodbridge, Va., prepared the "Warrior Tent" in honor of the 85... MORE about JROTC cadet volunteers honor wounded warriors during 2013 Army Ten-Miler