Dentist on the move, 1968

Di An Base, Vietnam, Oct. 14, 1968: An 1st Infantry Division soldier opens wide for his dental treatment.

Take a look at the Liberation Pavilion at the National World War II Museum

Liberation Pavilion is the final permanent exhibition hall at the museum and explores the end of the war, the Holocaust, the immediate postwar years and the war’s continuing impact on lives today.

The US Army tried to build a secret nuclear city under Greenland’s ice

Long before Greenland’s shifting ice threatened sea level rise, it doomed one of the military’s most audacious Cold War projects.

Mail call at Kimpo Air Base, 1956

Kimpo Air Base, South Korea, Aug. 26, 1956: Bags and bags of mail get unloaded off of a C-124 Globemaster.

Massive Tustin hangar fire reignites just days after initial blaze spewed asbestos and lead

A massive former military hangar that burned in Tustin, Calif., earlier in the week, closing schools over asbestos worries, reignited Saturday night.

Concert for Valor, 2014

Washington, D.C., Nov. 11, 2014: Thousands of fans, including service members, veterans and loved ones, gather on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the Concert for Valor, a mega-concert in honor of Veterans Day.

Honoring veterans in Germany, 2013

Kaiserslautern, Germany, Nov. 7, 2013: The 21st Theater Sustainment Command color guard marches off the Panzer Kaserne parade field for a Veterans Day Observance. 

Atomic Veteran Hank Bolden living for ‘that one song that will tell it all’

Hank Bolden was one of the group of all-Black soldiers sent into the government’s nuclear weapons experiment called Operation Teapot with no protection besides a helmet. Bolden said more than anything else, he would love to be remembered just for music.

Happy birthday US Marine Corps, 2016

Qayara Airfield West, Iraq, Nov. 10, 2016: Cpl. David Dennis reads about the significance of the passing of the cake from the oldest to the youngest Marine as part of the traditional Marine Corps birthday celebration, as Maj. Ryan Hunt cuts a slice of carrot cake.

What happens next with the burned-out Marine Corps blimp hangar?

Within 36 hours of a blaze that ate through a World War II-era blimp hangar at the shuttered Tustin Marine Corps Air Station, the city’s mayor was calling on the Navy to expedite tearing down and cleaning up the remains.

Village patrol in Afghanistan, 2012

Karizonah, Afghanistan, April 10, 2012: Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment prepare to return to base after a patrol through the village of Karizonah near Combat Outpost Sabari, Khost province.

Southern California hangar fire: Former Marine air station was a major Hollywood player in ‘Star Trek,’ ‘Pearl Harbor’ and more

As flames tore at the north hangar’s core at the former Marine Corps Air Station Tustin, not only did a piece of wartime history fall to ash but also a landmark significant to cinema.

Jack Lemmon and Billy Wilder in Germany, 1959

Rhein-Main Airport, Germany, June 3, 1959: Actor Jack Lemmon (left) and director, writer and producer Billy Wilder chat as they wait to board a plane.

Firefighters battle blaze at historic former Marine Corps hangar in Southern California

One of two former blimp hangars once used by the Marine Corps that have been landmarks in Southern California since World War II caught fire Tuesday, and firefighters battling the blaze were ordered to withdraw and wait for the structure to collapse.

From the archives, 1956: Korea Soldiers Put on ‘Home-Grown’ Shows

The 7th Infantry Division’s show “Uncle Tom-a-san’s Hoochie” played to packed houses in Seoul Area Command Theater No. 2 and at Ascom City. The musical comedy centers around a night club (Uncle Tom-a-san’s) and tells the difficulties a group of actors run into trying to put a show together.

Soldier show in Seoul, 1956

Seoul, South Korea, September 1956: Pvt. Ed Campbell applies stage makeup to transform himself into “Mercedes Montecarlo” for his role in the 7th Infantry Division Special Services show “Uncle Tom-a-san’s Hoochie.”

Tigers on the prowl, 2012

Camp Marmal, Afghanistan, Dec. 20, 2012: A Tiger attack helicopter readies for take-off Thursday at Camp Marmal, near Mazar-e Sharif.

WWII Museum’s new Liberation Pavilion a must-see for everyone, not just Americans

The museum unveiled its new, $47 million, 33,610-square-foot Liberation Pavilion, which serves as the final piece of the Museum’s master plan — its “D-Day to Liberation: Road to Victory Celebration” campaign, which raised $400 million over the past two decades.

Zephyr Diner in Germany, 1950

Roedelheim, Germany, June 17, 1950: Diner patrons eat under cheerful parasols on the outside terrace of the Zephyr Diner.