“Lord Louis Mountbatten, a heroic World War II commander and ‘Uncle Dickie’ to Britain’s royal family, was killed Monday in an explosion that demolished his yacht off the coast of Ireland. IRA terrorists asserted responsibility for the ‘execution’ and police… Full Story
In May 1918, an estimated 1.4 million deployed troops wrote letters to their mothers. They were put on the fastest ships and sent to New York. All had “Mother’s Letter” written in place of a stamp.
The deluge of Mother’s… Full Story
First Lt. Laverne A. Lallathin, 22, vanished with six crew members of a B-25 in the South Pacific during World War II. DNA testing of his niece and nephew prove the remains are his. The remains are to be buried… Full Story
For eight years, Camp Bravo bustled with hundreds of soldiers and contractors tasked with establishing security in Basra, Iraq’s second largest city. Today, the hard-shelled tents erected by the British and later used by Americans are uninhabited.
Camp Bravo, like hundreds… Full Story
Experience the Southeast Asia War Gallery online on the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s Virtual Tour, just in time for the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. Air Force campaign during that war. The gallery is now fully embedded… Full Story
Up to more than 1500 Japanese American Soldiers, widows, family members that are associated with the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team and Military Intelligence Service will be receiving the Congressional Gold Medal this November, following a three-day event… Full Story
Today is an important event in U.S. Military History as it marks the 10th year since the start of the war in Afghanistan. Following the Afghanistan War, the Iraq War took place. Statistically, there have been more than 22 million… Full Story
October 1st marks an important day in the history of the United States Military. The Defense Intelligence Agency will be celebrating it’s 50-year legacy as the very first in “all-source defense intelligence” operations. Cheryl Pellerin with the American Forces Press… Full Story
Yesterday marked an officially significant event in history as the Military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” law finally gets repealed. As reported by Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr., Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told reporters during a news… Full Story