Medal of Honor

This MoH Recipient Led One of the Most Successful Hand-to-Hand Assaults in WWII

Inspired by a WWI veteran, Robert Nett joined the Connecticut National Guard in 1941. Soon after, his unit was activated, and Nett found himself …

Military History

Retired Marine keeps promise made in bunker in Vietnam

CLOSE<p>On New Year's Eve in 1968, two Marines made each other a promise. Five decades later, Master Sgt. William H. Cox is making good on one …

Des Moines

Donald Trump Jr. could be the worst first kid in the history of first kids, historians say

Donald Trump Jr., the slick-haired businessman who might single-handedly deepen his father's chaos inside the White House, could be the worst first …

Donald Trump

Medal of Honor recipient on what inspired him during darkest days

Medal of Honor recipient Flo Groberg talks to Jake Tapper about his battlefield bravery which he writes about in a new book.

Jake Tapper

Army Medic Gary Rose awarded Medal of Honor for his bravery during the Vietnam War

Politics<p>An Instagram video shows a Miami-Dade police officer punching a woman in the face while helping other cops ejecting her from Saturday night’s …

George Papadopoulos

American Airlines Sky Ball raises $3.1 million to help ailing veterans

<b>American Airlines'</b> Sky Ball XV set a record Saturday, grossing $3.1 million to support the company's <b>AirPower Foundation</b> that helps ailing veterans …

Texas

Veteran with Hispanic heritage inspires N.O. at WWII museum ceremonies | NOLA.com

The moving Veterans Day Victory Ball at the National World War II Museum on Friday, Nov. 10 evoked feelings of patriotism and pride. A local man with …

New Orleans

Today's Paper 11/14/2017

Front page November14, 2017<p>CEO John Flannery made several big announcements to analysts and investors during a meeting Monday in New York.<p>A number of …

Valor awards for Thomas Jerome Hudner , Jr.

Thomas Jerome Hudner , Jr.<p>Date of birth: August 31, 1924<br>Date of death: Still Living<br>Place of Birth: Massachusetts, Fall River<br>Home of record: Fall …

Military

Call of Duty: WWII vs. Medal of Honor: Allied Assault: Storming Normandy then and now

In our review I referred to <i>Call of Duty: WWII</i> as a “Greatest Hits Collection” of past World War II video games. And of course, the highlight is D-Day—the most notorious World War II video game level ever since 2002’s <i>Medal of Honor: Allied Assault.</i> So we decided to compare the two Normandy …

Call of Duty: WWII

Medal of Honor recipient from Massachusetts dies at 93

Thomas Hudner Jr., a former U.S. Navy captain and pilot who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War, has died at age …

The Four Chaplains Are Honored in Memorial Church

The Four Chaplains are honored at Harvard Jean Martinfour chaplains plaqueFrom 1942 to 1944, Harvard served as home for the U.S. Army’s Chaplain …

Veterans

Thomas Hudner Jr., Medal of Honor recipient, dies at his Concord home at 93

On the afternoon of Dec. 4, 1950, shortly after China had entered the Korean War, Thomas J. Hudner Jr., a lieutenant junior grade, was piloting one …

Call Of Duty: WW2 Fails To Earn Its Campaign's Setting

In 2003, former Medal of Honor developers released their first game as a new studio. Although it began development under the codename "MOH Killer," it would soon be known as Call of Duty.<p>Flash forward 14 years, and the Call of Duty franchise has become a video game juggernaut, selling over 250 …

Gaming

Remembering two Giants who made the ultimate sacrifice

Years ago, there was a popular trivia question: Name the four 1963 MVPs who wore No. 32.<p>Answer: Sandy Koufax, Elston Howard, Jim Brown and Cookie …

U.S. Marines

MoH Recipient Gives Life Weakening WWII Enemy Stronghold

2nd Soldier Helped In Taking Down 80 Japanese Fighters<p><i>By Katie Lange</i> <i><br>Defense Media Activity</i><p><b>This blog is part of a weekly series called “Medal of Honor</b> …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Six Essential Elements of Leadership: Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient

Product Details<p>ISBN-13:<p>9781612510248<p>Publication date:<p>09/28/2011<p>Pages:<p>192<p>Sales rank:<p>663,254<p>Product dimensions:<p>6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)<p>About the …

Naperville says thank you to its veterans

More than 100 Naperville veterans gathered on the hill at Veterans Park Saturday morning to be thanked and to thank each other for their service.

Owe

The Normandy Level in 'Call of Duty: WWII' Shows How Far the Shooter Has Fallen

15 years after the beach invasion level in 'Medal of Honor: Allied Assault,' Call of Duty's version is much worse.<p><i>Call of Duty: World War II</i> is bad. That’s an understatement. <i>World War II</i> is the worst <i>Call of Duty</i> game ever released. The first person shooter series that was once the pinnacle of …

Gaming

This Flamethrower Operator is the Last Living Medal of Honor Recipient from the Pacific Theater

On February 23, 1945, Hershel “Woody” Williams crawled toward a string of Japanese guard posts with a 70-pound flamethrower strapped to his back. His …

Military History

An American Soldier

Preparations for Saturday’s Veterans Day observances have this column thinking of an event last month that deserved more attention. Specifically, in a long overdue ceremony at the White House, President Donald Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to retired U.S. Army Captain Gary Michael Rose for his …

Opinion

How to watch, listen to Bears vs. Packers

Here’s everything you need to know about Sunday’s Bears-Packers game at Soldier Field, including how you can watch and listen to the Week 10 contest.

Brett Hundley

LIVING LEGEND: The Story of Hershel “Woody” Williams

<i>His heroism in World War II earned him the Medal of Honor, but that was just the beginning of his story. At home, he faced a brand-new battle. Here’s</i> …

Military History

Remembering the ‘Lost Battalion,’ 99 Years Later

The actor Stephen Lang knew where he was going as he threaded his way through Central Park. He was not lost, and neither was the World War I Army unit he was talking about, the unit that became known as the “lost battalion,” the 77th Division of the 307th Infantry.<p>What is lost now — lost from …

New York City

Veterans Day 2017

Veteran Smile - A Korean War veteran pauses for a photograph before a ceremony in Kihei, Maui, Oct. 13, 2017. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Lisa …

Veterans

Medal of Honor recipient gives 'grandfatherly advice' to Naperville teens

Standing before high school students in Naperville as a "grateful American," Medal of Honor recipient Harvey Barnum praised veterans as the nation's …

Veterans Day

Veterans, daylight saving time, DART, Houston METRO, NYC Marathon, Astros

A state funeral for WWII vets<p>My school, Armstrong Elementary, honors veterans. This Veterans Day, it has been more than 70 years since our soldiers …

Opinion

In a corner of a French field, memories of U.S. segregation

ARDEUIL ET MONTFAUXELLES, France (Reuters) - In a half-forgotten field in France stands a worn monument to a regiment of U.S. soldiers who faced down racism at home and in their ranks to become World War One's most decorated unit of African American soldiers.<p>In the run up to Veterans' Day on Nov. …

World News

22 Americans who deserve monuments more than any Confederate general

The week after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville turned deadly and citizens and cities around the country began to take down their Confederate monuments, I argued that we needed not just to empty those pedestals but also to find a new, affirmatively positive vision of America to replace …

Opinion

Capitol Police officers honored for congressional shooting response

Members of Congress and the U.S. Capitol Police on Thursday honored the five officers who responded when a gunman opened fire on lawmakers and others …

Policing