On Feb. 23, 1945, four days after the initial assault on the island of Iwo Jima, Marines took control of the high ground and planted
In February 1944, the U.S. military launched Operation Hailstone, a massive military assault on Japanese fortified positions in the Pacific. On Monday — 76 years
Ira Rigger was a carpenter’s mate in the Seabees during World War II. Rigger served alongside Marines on a little-known island named Iwo Jima. Fast
When most Americans think of the World War II battle for Iwo Jima – if they think of it at all, 75 years later –
Seventy-five years after the Battle of Iwo Jima, images captured on film during the bloody World War II assault will be made public for the
To our Nation’s Veterans: Throughout our history, you have rallied time and again to protect and serve your family, neighbors, and friends. Your leadership, patriotism,
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Unmet Needs Program offers grants up to $1,500 to eligible Veterans, service members and military families. Since 2004, the VFW
Two new public service announcements show choices like picking up the phone may lighten someone’s load and the unique role of the National Guard and
Military movies can often remind Veterans of their service. They can also bring up painful memories of the past. Air Force Veteran and Silver Star
VA medical centers across America will hold Four Chaplains Memorial Services this week to honor four military chaplains who gave their lives in World War
Calling all artists! The 2020 National Veterans Day Poster Contest is underway. Each year the Veterans Day National Committee publishes a commemorative Veterans Day poster.
Retired Colonel Charles McGee and the NFL both were born 100 years ago, and on Sunday they celebrated at Super Bowl LIV.