"To watch them come back that fast, it feels like a complete waste of time. It was very disheartening," former Army Ranger Tony Brooks told Insider.
The USWNT visited Omaha Beach, host of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, with Pete DuPré back in 2019, so many of the players know the veteran well.
People who weren't hospitalized with COVID-19 were much more likely to die in the months following diagnosis, a study of 73,000 veterans found.
US Marine Corps veteran Michael J. Foy was arrested on January 21 in connection with the Capitol riots on January 6. Federal prosecutors wrote in a memo calling for pre-trial detention that he assaulted police officers with a hockey stick and a sharpened pole before rallying a mob to break […]
The FBI has questioned dozens people about the killing of Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick, who died after being assaulted by the mob that stormed the Capitol last Wednesday. Sicknick was a veteran who served in the National Guard before going into law enforcement. Over the weekend, numerous police officers […]
A Marine veteran and Gold Star widow sharply criticised President Donald Trump for an Arlington photo op after coming across a 2017 photo of him at her husband’s grave that surfaced amid reports he disparaged US service members. She tweeted Monday that the president should “get off my husband’s grave” […]
Former Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said that The Atlantic’s report that President Donald Trump belittled US veterans “will resonate” with American soldiers because the president has a history “on the record” saying words that add credibility to the story. Hagel said Trump’s track record of disparaging US veterans including late […]
Berkshire Hathaway chairman and legendary investor Warren Buffett reflected on his military enlistment in the 1950s and said he was proud of those who served in the armed forces. “There was something about the spirit of a company,” Buffett told the National Guard in a recent interview. “I mean, people […]
Giuseppe Paterno is a World War II veteran who has just become Italy’s oldest college graduate. The 96-year-old grew up during the Great Depression and didn’t have a chance to complete his studies before entering the Italian Navy, but he always maintained his desire to learn. He graduated from high […]
A 99-year-old veteran recovered from the coronavirus in time to surprise his granddaughter at her wedding. Vincent Simeone from Massachusetts made the appearance on what would have been his late wife’s 100th birthday. Bride and groom Amy Zimmerman Scudieri and Sal Scudieri told Insider that having him there “meant the […]
A US Air Force veteran purchased a Rolex for $US345 while he was stationed in Thailand in the 1970s. On a recent episode of “Antiques Roadshow,” the veteran found out that the watch was similar to one Paul Newman wore in a film, making it extremely valuable. He kept the […]
US Marshals have added Jacob Blair Scott, a Purple Heart recipient, to their “Most Wanted” list. Marshals say that Scott faked his own death to avoid being prosecuted for the rape of his step-daughter. After failing to appear in court, authorities found his abandoned boat off the coast of Alabama […]
According to the Veterans Association, there are currently more than 19.5 million veterans living in America. However, when it comes to adjusting to civilian life, some areas of the country are better for veterans than others. WalletHub ranked the 100 largest US cities in four major categories – employment, economy, […]
Detroit-based CEO and philanthropist Bill Pulte has gained media attention in recent months for using Twitter to offer money to “people who need necessities, food, rent, a/c.” According to his Twitter bio, he has donated funds to people in various types of need. Pulte is now offering a $US10,000 reward […]
Paul Masters dropped out of high school to join the US Navy during the Vietnam War. He served two years and graduated college on the GI Bill, but always felt something was missing. 53 years later, the Vietnam veteran went back to his high school and was granted a diploma. […]
Jim Boerner, 49, bought a mobile home in Mesa, Arizona, two years ago and learned it had been sold when its new owner knocked on his door. Boerner, who is unable to work because of injuries he sustained while in the military, paid for the home in cash and applied […]
K.T. Robbins met Jeannine Pierson in 1944, when he was 24-year-old soldier and she was 18. After 75 years, the pair was reunited when Robbins travelled to France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. “I’ve always thought of him, thinking maybe he’ll come,” Pierson said. An American […]