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June 22, 2018

Coast Guard Remembers Critical Role in Vietnam War

The U.S. Coast Guard played a vital role during the Vietnam War with 8,000 Coast Guardsmen taking part in the conflict.

June 19, 2018

Aircraft Mechanic’s Persistence Scores Him ‘Shark Tank’ Deal

Inventing your own product and getting people to back it and buy it isn’t easy, but if you’re determined like Tech Sgt. Tom Burden was, you can make it happen.

June 18, 2018

Two WWI Medals of Honor, Two Names, One Marine

A Brooklyn Marine received two Medals of Honor for heroism a century ago, but he also used two different names during his service.

June 14, 2018

Afraid To Start Your Own Business? This Vet Did It As An ROTC Cadet

This former soldier's idea for a successful business started in college and grew while she was serving. So how'd she do it?

June 12, 2018

BRS vs. High-3 Legacy: Everything to Know About Your Retirement Choices

Now that we're halfway through 2018, how much do you actually remember about the blended retirement system? Catch up here.

June 12, 2018

How This Army Musician Became a Comic Book Writer

Army SFC Phillip Johnson loved comics as a kid. As an adult, his love for writing brought him back to that genre and allowed him to pursue his childhood passion.

June 11, 2018

Sailor Earned Medal of Honor Saving Lives on WWI Battlefields

A Navy pharmacist's mate went beyond the call of duty twice to save his comrades' lives.

June 8, 2018

Military Duo Explains How They Became Popular Kids’ Book Authors

Ever wonder how to get started on your dream project? The military authors of a successful kids’ book series have some tips for you.

June 4, 2018

Warrior Games, Teammates Help Navy Vet Through Cancer

Not all Warrior Games athletes suffer work-related injuries. Many fall ill outside of their official duties. In sailor Alexis King’s case, it was cancer that brought her to the games.

June 4, 2018

100 Years Ago, WWI’s 1st American Hero Fought For Life with a Knife

On May 15, 1918, Pvt. Henry Johnson, a member of the all-black N.Y. National Guard 369th Infantry Regiment, fought for his life against 20 German soldiers.