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Freeing a Continent: Airborne Forces on D-Day
They parachuted behind enemy lines hours before D-Day, and fought off Nazi troops to secure bridges and roadways for Allied i...
‘Tactical Surprise’: The D-Day Amphibious Assault at Utah Beach
Battling rough seas with five-foot waves, thrashing wind gusts and heavy enemy fire, U.S. Navy amphibious landing craft mount...
From Big Week to the Big Day: Aerial Attacks Set Up D-Day Invasion
Hundreds of United States Army Air Force’s (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress bombers launched a massive coordinated assault just p...
This Destroyer Did the US Proud Through Three Wars
From supporting amphibious attacks against the Viet Cong to fighting off Japanese warships, the USS Radford has seen it all.
Memorial Day Spotlight: Father Survives Kamikaze Attack, Inspires Son to Serve
Dwight Vickers survived a kamikaze attack in World War II -- and his son Kendall was inspired enough by his dad to serve in t...
Triumph in Europe: Commemorating VE Day
On May 8, 1945, people flooded the streets, waved banners and all but mauled American troops in hugs, as Allied forces libera...
Stop the Bleed: Army Reserve Heroes Build on Lessons of Boston Bombing
A quick-thinking Army Reservist saved lives during the Boston Marathon bombing -- and inspired a new program intended to teac...
Guardian Angels: Air Force Reservists Save Mountain Climbers
A dramatic rescue of mountain climbers is just one mission that is gaining attention as Air Force Reserve Command prepares to...
5 Defining Army Reserve Moments
From brutal trench warfare in World War I to fighting the Nazis and challenging Soviet Russia, Army Reserve forces have parti...
'Gunny' Remembered: The Life of R. Lee Ermey
The iconic Gunnery Sergeant Hartman -- and the veteran who played him, R. Lee Ermey -- are both iconic. But Ermey's service w...
The Air Force Reserve: Then and Now
The Air Force Reserve has fought Hitler’s Nazi forces, flown dangerous missions against North Korea, and mobilized for the Cu...
5 Intense Air Force Reserve Moments
If you think the Air Force Reserve just chills on the sidelines, you just might want to read on.
Flying on One Leg: Disabled Veteran Conquers the Slopes
Bill Caywood was on the edge of death due to a combat injury -- but now he's bombing down the mountains as a participant in t...
Miracles on a Mountain: Ski Instructor Inspired by Veterans
Ski instructor Alec Tossani is one of many volunteers at the DAV National Disabled Winter Sports Clinic helping to make veter...
Navy to Commission Amphib Designed for F-35s and No Well Deck
Saturday marks the Navy’s move into amphibious assault ships that don’t have well-decks.
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SEAL Allegedly Shot Non-Combatants, Held Reenlistment Ceremony with Corpse
A Navy SEAL who allegedly stabbed a wounded ISIS fighter to death last year is also accused of shooting two noncombatants.
SEALs, Marines Charged in Strangling Murder of Green Beret in Mali
The charges against the four individuals were finalized yesterday, according to a release from Navy Region Mid-Atlantic.
Air Force Identifies Pilots Killed, Injured in Latest T-38 Trainer Crash
The crash was the 5th in 12 months involving a T-38.
First Woman Passes Army Special Forces Selection Process
A female soldier has made it through the selection process required for the U.S. Army Special Forces Qualification Course.
Maintenance Errors Preceded Horrific WC-130 Crash That Killed 9
Engine and maintenance issues documented in the aging aircraft raise more questions about the cause of the May 2 mishap.
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Facing Recruiting Shortfall, Army Brass Hit the Road in Search of New Warriors
The Army is targeting 22 major cities in an attempt to strengthen the service's connection with the American public.
Fathers of 3 Green Berets Killed in Jordan File Lawsuit Alleging Cover-Up
The fathers of three U.S. troops killed in Jordan compared the deaths of their sons to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
$699 Million Fort Bragg Construction Planned over 6 Years
Fort Bragg officials said there is no end in sight for growth at the nation's largest military installation.
Judge Allows Class-Action Lawsuit by Mentally Ill Veterans
Thousands of vets of recent war who developed PTSD but were denied VA benefits were given a green light to sue the military.
Petty Officer Gets 2-Year Sentence After Assaulting Sailor, Strangling Civilian
A USS Ronald Reagan aviation ordnanceman has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Senators Push for USS Thresher Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery
USS Thresher sank off the coast of New England April 10, 1963. The submarine was built at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
Air Force News
Air Force Academy Cadet Accused of Cocaine Use Faces Court-martial
Junior cadet and football recruit Ethan Walton faces a maximum sentence of five years for the drug charge.
California Air National Guard Units Called In to Fight Wildfires
The California Air National Guard is assisting in firefighting efforts across the state as citizens flee two wildfires.
F-35 Tests Out Tech that Keeps Pilots from Crashing Into the Ground
A technology that can help prevent pilots from colliding with the ground has begun its initial testing on the F-35 JSF.
Marine Corps News
Marines Hope to Prevent Mass Shootings by Stressing FBI Reporting
The Marine Corps recently put out a message to ensure that commanders report "criminal justice information" to the FBI.
Trump Visits Marines, Talks at Veterans' Event
The president and first lady Melania Trump spent about 40 minutes at the Washington, D.C. Marine Barracks compound.
Couple, Homeless Marine Vet Charged in Charitable Scam
A tale of a homeless man using his last $20 to help a stranded woman buy gas was a complete lie, a prosecutor said.
Coast Guard News
Multi-agency Drug Sweep Nets 49 Arrests, $500M in Cocaine: Coast Guard
The Coast Guard seized 226 tons of cocaine last year and brought in 708 suspected drug smugglers.
$500 Million of Cocaine Seized by Coast Guard Delivered to Port Everglades
The U.S. Coast Guard unloaded about 18.5 tons of cocaine, seized in international waters in a series of interdictions.
Senate OKs Coast Guard Bill with Ballast Water Compromise
The plan, part of a $10.6 billion Coast Guard budget authorization bill, includes provisions sought by environmentalists.