June 5, 2019

“It Went Perfect.” A 97-Year-Old D-Day Veteran Just Parachuted Into Normandy – Again

For the second time in his life, Tom Rice, a 97-year-old from San Diego, has parachuted into Normandy. Wednesday’s feat, however, was a lot more joyous […]
June 5, 2019

President Trump Joins World Leaders to Honor Veterans on D-Day Anniversary

(PORTSMOUTH, England) — Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump gathered Wednesday on the south coast of England to honor the troops […]
June 5, 2019

A 100-year-old WWII veteran has wanted to skydive since 1942. He finally made the jump.

A naval aviator in World War II, Ronald Mason has always wanted to parachute. Last weekend, the 100-year-old Iowan made his first jump.
June 5, 2019

Louis Levi Oakes, Last of the Mohawk Code Talkers, Dies at 94

Native American soldiers like Mr. Oakes helped Allied forces prevail in World War II with an impenetrable code based on indigenous languages.
May 31, 2019

VA MISSION Act: What to expect for community care on June 6

Note: This article is one of a series on VA’s progress implementing the VA MISSION Act of 2018. As the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s signing […]
May 29, 2019

American Legion 100th Anniversary 2019 Proof Silver Dollar and Medal Set Released on May 20

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) released the 2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar and American Veterans Silver Medal Set (product code 19CQ) […]
May 29, 2019

The Remains of Three More U.S. Troops Killed in the Korean War Have Been Identified

(JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii) — The U.S. military says it has identified the remains of three more Americans killed during the Korean War, even as […]
May 28, 2019

VA encourages Veterans to quit tobacco on ‘World No Tobacco Day’

In recognition of “World No Tobacco Day” on May 31, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)  will reaffirm its “Better Starts Today” campaign, calling on […]
May 27, 2019

Hundreds honor fallen heroes at Eagle Point National Cemetery

and listened to stories about brave soldiers from representative greg walden and senator ron wyden. “nobody does it better than folks here.” senator …