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Guadalcanal: How the Marines Crushed the Japanese Army at Hell's Point

Brush commented years later: “With a complete lack of knowledge ... For his bravery, Cordea was awarded the Navy Cross. His citation read in part: “His outstanding leadership, determination and inspir... read more

Olympic Alpine Skiing 2014: Complete Guide for Sochi Winter Olympics

With a strong mix of veteran ... total five medals. Miller is also a four-time world champion. On the women’s side, Lindsey Vonn made history four years ago in Vancouver, becoming the first American t... read more

Waco city councilman to take a little trip down the mighty Mississippi

Although Miller was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroism at Pearl Harbor, the Navy’s highest commendation, the Medal of Honor ... reading a true account of a young black man's journey in quest of a ... read more

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John McCain dies; Southern Arizona loses steadfast advocate for military bases, wilderness

He was known to explode during floor debates and could blow up at colleagues, yet his piercing brown eyes filled with tears during a 2008 Arizona Daily Star editorial board meeting while he discussed ... read more


2018 BANDA Winners and Nominees

A Pocatello/Chubbuck native, she earned her Bachelor's Degree from ISU in 2010 and began her quest to become an excellent teacher ... She married U.S. Navy Veteran Lonnie Seiler and they have five ama... read more

WWI Centennial: Salonika In Flames

The Navy’s only active-duty Medal of Honor ... and thought all American veterans of all wars should be honored on November 11th. He formed a committee, and in 1953 Emporia, Kansas, celebrated Veterans ... read more

Meet 15 Extraordinary Wounded Warriors Who Are Stronger Than Ever

More than 600,000 Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans ... I volunteer for a local rescue squad, and I help new Emergency Medical Technicians pass their state practical exams. And, of course, I participa... read more

Upstanders: A Racist’s Rehabilitation

Though he had served in the Navy with African Americans during the 1980s ... He started by approaching a fellow veteran at the local Veterans Affairs hospital after a medical appointment. Their exchan... read more

Announcing the 2016 Team Rubicon Award Winners

These four inspiring men ... Brian Buhman is a 4-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served as an Infantry Assaultman in support of operation Iraqi freedom. Brian was awarded the Navy and ... read more

WWII Retirees Swim On

(NNS) -- Two retired Navy veterans completed their 700-mile swim milestone ... out at the gym three times a week to also adding a one-mile swim once a week. They started their 700-mile quest in 1995. ... read more

WWI Centennial: Central Powers In Collapse

The Navy’s only active-duty Medal of Honor recipient ... This gives the sentinels time to complete training and prepare their uniforms, which can take up to eight hours. The reason we celebrate Vetera... read more

Lincoln Sailors Participate in Veterans Day COMREL

(NNS) -- More than 150 Sailors from Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) participated in a Veterans ... Navy from their perspective." Sailors walked from the classrooms with huge ... read more



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