About 600 Ohio State students, staff will pack 200,000 meals for veterans

U.S. 10/26/19, 15:20

In an attempt to pay tribute to veterans who sacrifice for our nation, the great number of 600 Ohio State University students, student-athletes and staff members from the Office of Student Life, Department of Athletics and Alumni Association will provide 200,000 meals for 140,000 state's food-insecure veterans in a high-energy ...

President Trump hugs wounded veteran who sang ‘God Bless America’

U.S. 09/30/19, 20:43

A wheelchair-bound veteran sang "God Bless America" along with the military choir at the incoming ceremony for the new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, on Sept. 30, and President Trump along with others joined in. The veteran's spirit touched the president, who hugged him in an ...

President Trump signs LEGION Act, allows benefits to another 6 million vets

U.S. 08/12/19, 05:25

President Trump signed the LEGION Act of 2019, on July 30, greatly expanding membership for the American Legion eligibility, thus enabling the American Legion to extend benefits to an extra 6 million vets. The legislation was introduced by Democrat, Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, and the law was co-sponsored by Republican, Sen. ...

Twins who died decades ago at Pearl Harbor laid to rest in Nebraska

U.S. 08/12/19, 03:54

Twins who died onboard the USS Oklahoma in Pearl Harbor decades ago were buried in Nebraska on Saturday, Aug. 10, in separate ceremonies with full military honors, FOXNEWS reported. The American flags that covered the caskets of Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class Leo Blitz and Fireman 1st Class Rudolph Blitz were presented ...

VA cuts off CA assisted living home after finding veteran dead for 4 days

U.S. 08/11/19, 13:44

According to a study published Thursday, Aug. 8 federal authorities pulled veterans from a Van Nuys assisted living home after discovering the facility had reported visiting a veteran who had been dead for four days. The United States inquiry at the California Villa home, the Veterans Affairs Department also discovered severe ...

This Fourth of July, I will be having a guilt-free beer

Opinion 07/03/19, 12:37

Opinion As a veteran, I get asked a lot about what is the difference between Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, and Veterans Day. I spent years thinking this over (it's not as simple as you might think!), and I have come to a personal conclusion. The biggest difference between them is ...

Trump awards highest military honor to Iraq War veteran

New York 06/25/19, 16:53

President Donald Trump on Tuesday awarded the nation's highest military honor to an Iraq War veteran who took on an insurgent stronghold and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety during heavy fighting in Fallujah.The president presented the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sgt. David G. ...

WWII veteran takes to the air again to honor his late wife

U.S. 06/23/19, 18:41

A World War II veteran mourning his wife of 73 years has honored her memory with a flight in a plane like he once flew over France and Germany. Bill Willis's wife, Julia, had always encouraged her husband to reflect on his war stories and fly again, but he tended to ...

‘We all feel it’: Motorcyclists mourn death of 7 in crash

U.S. 06/22/19, 18:03

Investigators pleaded Saturday for members of the public to come forward with information that could help them determine why a pickup truck hauling a trailer collided with a group of 10 motorcycles on a rural highway, killing seven bikers. The crash in remote northern New Hampshire involved members of Marine JarHeads ...

Masked gunman killed in shootout at Dallas courthouse

U.S. 06/17/19, 21:55

An Army veteran wearing a mask and carrying more than 150 rounds of ammunition for his high-powered rifle was shot dead Monday after he opened fire outside a busy federal courthouse in downtown Dallas, authorities said. Federal officers killed 22-year-old Brian Isaack Clyde of Fort Worth after he approached an entrance ...

Combat vets in jury pool for decorated Navy SEAL’s trial

U.S. 06/17/19, 19:14

Combat veterans from the Navy and Marines were among possible jurors Monday in the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care in Iraq. All but one of the potential jurors in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher had served in ...

Texas event marks birthdays of George HW Bush, wife Barbara

U.S. 06/15/19, 11:24

A crowd has gathered at the George H.W. Bush presidential center at Texas A&M University as part of a birthday celebration for the 41st president and his wife Barbara.Members of the Bush family gathered Saturday to lay a wreath at the couple's gravesite. George Bush enjoyed skydiving and 12 of ...

End of content

No more pages to load