Gretchen Marquette has written several poems about the complicated feelings she has about her brother fighting in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
By Mary Jo Brooks
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Thursday that a young Army captain who is the newest Medal of Honor recipient had the instincts and the courage to tackle a suicide bomber in Afghanistan during a moment of selfless bravery, saving…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown in observance of Veterans Day, and used the occasion to call for more progress on speeding up medical services and disability claims. Also, Myanmar’s…
By PBS NewsHour
Most former servicemen and women (and their families) get their health care at civilian facilities, where only rarely do health professionals ask patients if they or close relatives have a military background. However, going forward, the exam every medical student…
By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
Here rests in honored glory, an American soldier known but to God. A haunting inscription found on one of America's most famous tombstones, but the story of how the first official unknown soldier from World War I was selected for…
By Durward Azbell
Durward Azbell served as a Specialist E-5 in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War before he became an elementary schoolteacher in Columbus, Ohio.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama urged the nation to keep veterans in their thoughts long after Veterans Day and ensure that they receive the care and benefits they've earned.
Cpt. Chris Lusto served as an artillery officer in the Marine Corps where he served in Fallujah, Iraq. He now teaches math at Pleasant Valley High School in Pennsylvania.
By Darrell Jones
Darrell Jones served in the U.S. Air Force for more than 20 years. Now a teacher, this veteran says he continues to "serve my country and take care of our children."…
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