U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Calvin Ogletree was always big on the military. He joined the Army right after graduating from Kathleen High School. Eventually, he did tours in Iraq, Bosnia, and elsewhere, and always lived to tell about it.
The annual event honors the memory of fallen soldiers and is scheduled for December 19
Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller on Tuesday announced plans to reduce U.S. troop levels in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying the decision fulfills President Donald Trump’s pledge to bring forces home when conditions were met that kept the U.S. and its allies safe.
The Trump administration is expected to cut the number of US troops in Afghanistan almost in half by mid-January, along with reducing the amount of soldiers in Iraq. "We met the challenge; we gave it our all," the president's new Pentagon chief said. "Now, it's time to come home."
A retired Florida U.S. Marine Corps staff sergeant and his wife welcomed their first son on the military branch’s 245th birthday.
Two sets of sisters -- five in all -- graduated from the Marine Corps recruit training together over the weekend. The Department of Defense called them "sisters by blood, now sisters-in-arms."
Sgt. Jeremy Cain Sherman of Watseka, Illinois, was killed in a helicopter crash in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Thursday. Four other soldiers were also killed: Capt. Seth Vernon Vandekamp, Chief Warrant Officer Dallas Garza, Chief Warrant Officer Marwan Sameh Ghabour and Staff Sgt. Kyle Robert McKee.
The mournful sound of Taps echoed across the Veterans Memorial in Orland Park on Wednesday.
Hundreds of free meals were given out to veterans Wednesday as a way to say "thank you." It was made possible by the support of an Illinois restauranteur and his generous customers.
President Donald Trump spent 10 minutes in public Wednesday honoring America's war veterans — a veneer of normalcy for a White House that's frozen by a defeated president mulling his options, mostly forgoing the mechanics of governing and blocking his inevitable successor.
Rutger Bruining, founder and CEO of StoryTerrace, talks about the importance of remembering the stories and journeys of our veterans.
President Donald Trump emerged from the White House on Wednesday to participate in the Veterans Day observance at Arlington National Ceremony, while President-elect Joe Biden visited a war memorial in Philadelphia.
Dr. Rob Havers, president and CEO of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, talks about their 'Voices of Veterans' virtual event.
A Plant City soldier died at the age of 22 while serving our country in Vietnam. For more than 50 years, PFC Henry Van Demps laid in an unmarked grave -- until this week, when he finally got the military honors he deserved.
Several restaurants and retailers are saluting veterans and active-duty military personnel on Wednesday by offering freebies and discounts in honor of Veterans Day 2020.
Veterans and Gold Star families will be given free lifetime access to national parks in the United States, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced.
The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis has announced that a Black female midshipman will be the brigade commander for the first time.
As the vote counting continues to determine the next United States president, attention is turning to the role that military and overseas absentee ballots will play in the final result. In razor-close states, it could be a significant one.
The Killeen Police Department says it has arrested 20-year-old Fort Hood soldier Cory Grafton in connection to the 2019 murder of 32-year-old Chelsea Cheatham.
U.S. officials say an American citizen kidnapped in the West African nation of Niger this past week has been rescued in a U.S. military operation in neighboring Nigeria.