What makes America's military the finest force in history are its people – the service members, veterans, families and DOD civilians who readily give their time, talents and tenacity.
During the relentless downpour of a typhoon in Okinawa, a man steadily pumps the wheels of his bicycle. When he arrives at work his team is stunned, but for Masami Goya, it was just another 13-mile commute.
As a boy, Marine Corps Pfc. Benjamin Crayton fell asleep to the sounds of civil war in his native Liberia.
Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee, who served in Word War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War, died peacefully in his sleep, according to a Tuskegee Airmen Inc. news release. He was 102 years old.
A Navy culinary specialist won the Army vs. Navy cook-off at the 106th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg, Pa.
Soccer has always played a large role in the life of Army Pfc. Joel Ramirez. Now he's sharing his passion for the sport by starting a soccer club in his hometown where aspiring athletes will have the opportunity to play the game he loves.
The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation's security.