‘American hero’ Tuskeegee airman passes away at 102

U.S. 01/18/22, 03:10

A veteran military hero who fought in multiple wars died on Jan. 16. Tuskegee Airmen member Charles McGee flew 409 fighter combat missions in three wars before passing away at the age of 102. The Associated Press revealed McGee was one of 900 men trained in Alabama between 1940 and 1946. He ...

99 year-old cyclist wins second place in competition

Inspired Stories 11/23/21, 16:40

A World War II pilot came in second at an international cycling championship. Kenneth Judd won the silver medal at the 2021 Road Worlds For Seniors competition, which ran from Sept. 6 to Oct. 1. The 99 year-old was one of 5,000 competitors who pedaled a combined 3,779 kilometers (2348 miles) over ...

WWII veteran gets nearly 800 cards on her 100th birthday

Inspired Stories 11/15/21, 02:30

Claudia Cantu, a World War II veteran in Texas, was 100 years old on Oct. 30. She got almost 800 cards for her birthday instead of 100 as expected. "We have opened every single one and read almost every single one. We're not finished yet," Cantu's daughter, Christine Magill, revealed. Magill told Fox ...

137 veterans arrested for ‘illegal gathering’

China 09/26/21, 21:18

Authorities swiftly detained more than 100 former armed forces personnel for protesting on Sept. 13. A total of 137 veterans were arrested for publicly criticizing the Central Military Commission's Mail and Telephone Office in Beijing, China. A further 63 tried to join but were "stopped" before reaching their destination. The group was ...

America’s oldest living WWII veteran celebrates 112th birthday

U.S. 09/14/21, 05:17

The oldest living World War II veteran in the U.S., a Louisiana man, has turned 112 years old. The Veterans Affairs confirmed he is America’s oldest living veteran. Lawrence Brooks was feted with a birthday drive-by at his home in New Orleans on Sunday, Sept. 12, with video showing the bespectacled vet ...

Watch: General Michael Flynn hugs World War II partially disabled veteran

Texas 05/30/21, 17:51

Retired Army Lt. General Michael Flynn recently appeared in a 3-day event in Texas as a guest, warming attendees’ hearts with his caring act. The “For God & Country Patriot Roundup” conference was held at Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas Memorial Day, featuring prominent Trump allies like Michael Flynn, Sydney Powell, ...

World War II veteran celebrates his 100th birthday—Happy birthday, Phagan!

U.S. 02/05/20, 06:41

Dewitt Phagan, a Georgia World War II veteran, celebrated a major milestone—his 100th birthday on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. On Saturday, Feb. 1, Phagan's family, friends, and the community took the opportunity to celebrate and thank the veteran for his service. They all packed into Cedar Grove School near Dublin where the ...

Texas World War II nurse turns 100th birthday

Texas 11/28/19, 16:16

A World War II veteran from Austin, Texas, is turning 100 and her family is asking the community to send birthday cards in honor of her service as well as for reaching birthday triple digits! Second Lt. Willie Evelyn Tucker served in the Army as a nurse and she’s turning 100 ...

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