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 the Allies marked th...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Most Popular Military News
Navy Submarine That Went Missing with 80 Sailors Aboard Found 75 Years Later
A team of ocean explorers confirmed that the USS Grayback was discovered about 50 nautical miles south of Okinawa in June.
Here's Your 2020 Military Retiree, VA and Social Security Pay Bump
The 2020 military retiree, VA disability and social security pay increase is smaller than the one received in 2019.
Here’s Where President Donald Trump Will Spend Veterans Day
He won’t be attending the traditional wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington Cemetery.
How Will Veterans Get On Base for Their New Commissary Access? No One Can Say
How will veterans and caregivers get access to base to shop? No one can say.
Air Force IDs Special Tactics Airman Lost Over Gulf of Mexico
He had previously completed deployments to Africa and Afghanistan.
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This 244th year is the first to introduce a brand new birthday running cadence, born from Marines—brought forth to...
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Master Chief Special Warfare Operator (Ret.) Kirby Horrell delivers a Veterans Day message highlighting the SEAL Ethos.
Lawmaker Calls for Answers on Army Recruiters' Use of China-Based App
A New York lawmaker wants Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy to explain the service's decision to allow recruiters to use TikTok.
US Soldier Dies, Two Others Injured when Armored Vehicle Overturns During Training in South Korea
Spc. Nicholas C. Panipinto, 20, of Bradenton, Fla., died Wednesday from injuries sustained in the rollover at Camp Humphreys.
President Trump Honors Army POW Who Defied Nazi Demand to ID Jewish Troops
President Donald Trump honored the WWII heroism of Army Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds.
Carrier Truman Fixed, Readying to Deploy as Lincoln Awaits Relief in Middle East
Fixes to an electrical issue on the carrier Truman are now complete, according to a statement from Fleet Forces Command.
Navy Vets Could Face Off for Virginia Congressional Seat
If Ben Loyola wins the Republican nomination, he'll likely be running against U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria.
Future Navy Carrier JFK Treats First Patient at Medical
More than 100 sailors have officially checked into the command with more expected.
Air Force News
Plans for Pentagon's Future Flying Bomb Truck Begin to Take Shape
DoD officials may select a bomber already in the Air Force's inventory to become its munitions-packed "arsenal plane."
Disappearing Phantom: Iconic Jet Nears End of Service
Only a few dozen Phantoms remain in active service around the world out of 5,195 built during a 20-year production run.
Veterans Struggle to Find the Right Fit in a Tight Job Market
Veterans say it isn't easy to find the right fit in this job market.
Marine Corps News
Expert Says Marine Veteran Sought Help from VA Days Before Killing 2 Cops
A clinical neuropsychologist testified the Marine Corps veteran went to the VA several times starting in May 2017.
New Marine Corps PFT Rules Start Soon. Here's Who Will Face Them First
Marines will soon get the option to swap crunches on their physical fitness test with a plank.
After Marine Died on Their Wedding Day, Spouse Pleads for a Proper Goodbye
Marine Master Sgt. Jeffrey Briar died Sept. 22, 2019, shortly after he and Jennifer Crowley were married.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Frees an Unsightly Fisher Island Guest -- a Grounded 200-Foot Cargo Vessel
A Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel ran aground just north of Fisher Island.
Woman Accused of Scamming Veteran Continues to Call Him, Loses Jail House Phone Access, Prosecutors Say
A day after her arrest in the violation of the no contact order, Jessica Henry called the Coast Guard veteran from jail.
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Airman who Fell from Plane over Gulf of Mexico
The Air Force has now taken control of the search as it transitions to a recovery effort.