WWII veteran Michael Biss, 95, stepped up and showed a little boy how to jump off a diving board — even though he walks with a cane.
At a desert air base on the Arabian Peninsula, and in many other places around the world, Americans carry out their mission with great dedication and professionalism.
A Nebraska high school denies that it had unpatriotic intentions when it insisted that a graduating senior remove her U.S. Army sash during the ceremony.
Prince Harry has been at the center of some royal wedding grooming questions — mainly about his facial hair.
Doctors at John Hopkins successfully completed the first transplant of male genitals on an Afghanistan veteran. For wounded soldiers nationwide, it's a uniquely inspiring win.
Skylar Fontaine, 18, stunned her Marine boyfriend, Gage Moak (who is in training almost 1,000 miles away), with a photo shoot starring his 2-year-old brother, Clay.
The normally membership-only Costco stores are honoring those who have served with an exclusive shopping “Military Hour” event that will include freebies and more.
Female military service members are being forced to deal with male service members sharing nude photos of them, reports Vice. The photos were shared through a secret Dropbox account, which reportedly contained hundreds of photos of women throughout all five branches of the armed forces. "It’s been reported through NCIS and the appropriate measures have been taken," said Capt. Christopher Harrison, a Marine Corps spokesperson, to the Military Times.
The commander in chief announced last year that he wanted a military surge in Afghanistan, but this will be hard to achieve with more than 70 percent of military-age Americans considered unfit to serve.
Zane Alvarez, who is serving in the U.S. Army. In July 2017, President Trump bluntly tweeted, seemingly out of nowhere, that the military will no longer “accept or allow” transgender people to serve, creating chaos and questions. Meanwhile, throughout all the ups and downs and mixed messaging, transgender troops have been quietly serving their country — including Zane Alvarez, 23, currently serving in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany, as a behavioral health technician, assessing active-duty members for supportive mental-health services.
US military officials are investigating a possible security risk posed by an online heatmap that shows running routes used at top secret army bases in conflict zones around the world. The Global Heat Map, published by GPS tracking company Strava, uses satellite information to map the movements of subscribers to its fitness service over a two-year period by lighting up areas of activity. Strava says it has 27 million users around the world, including people who own widely available fitness devices, as well as people who directly subscribe to its mobile app.
Two Army captains who met in the “don’t ask, don’t tell” era of the military, became the first active-duty, same-sex couple to get married at West Point when they exchanged vows last weekend. Capt. Daniel Hall, 30, and Capt. Vinny Franchino, 26, both Apache helicopter pilots, were married at the New York military academy’s picturesque chapel, the New York Times reported on Friday. The couple met in 2009 when Hall was a senior and Franchino was a freshman.
The clothing brand is selling leftover, recycled, or cast-off clothes from the U.S. Army on its website. It’s pricey and a little confusing.
Brynn Tannehill speaks out against Donald Trump's announcement that all transgender people will be banned from serving in the United States military.
Critics charge that President Trump’s blunt Wednesday-morning tweets imply that being transgender is linked to and defined by seeking medical interventions.
A July Fourth Facebook post about one little girl’s slain military father and “the freedom that we often take for granted” has been moving thousands of readers.
Mary Jennings Hegar details her fight for equality and her time serving in Afghanistan in her new book Shoot Like a Girl. Mary Jennings Hegar is a decorated Air Force helicopter pilot and combat veteran. Hegar grew up in Texas and, at 4 years old, witnessed her father abusing her mother.
After three years of study and debate, Defense Secretary Ash Carter ordered the military Thursday to open all military jobs to women, removing the final barriers that kept women from serving in combat, including the most dangerous and grueling commando posts. “We are a joint force, and I have decided to make a decision which applies to the entire force,” Carter told a news conference. Carter’s order opens the final 10 percent of military positions to women — a total of about 220,000 jobs.
Leslie Nicole Smith is a retired army captain who served nearly 11 years as a public affairs officer, most recently in Bosnia. After developing a blood infection she lost part of her leg and most of her vision, but nothing could stop her spirit. She now devotes her time to advocating for veterans and raising awareness through organizations like Fatigues to Fabulous.