Hughes OH-6 Cayuse on display at Vietnam Commemoration

Vietnam War veteran Edmund Hughes talks about the Hughes OH-6 Cayuse helicopter which was on display during the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration held in Washington, D.C.

Vietnam veterans welcomed home with commemoration marking anniversary of war’s end

The ceremony honoring the two men is part of a three-day “Welcome Home” commemoration to honor Vietnam veterans and mark the 50th anniversary of the signing of Paris Peace Accords in 1973 that ended the war.

A ‘Violent Storm’ of elephants: Stratotankers strut their stuff during MacDill AFB exercise

The 6th Air Refueling Wing, in collaboration with the 927th ARW and the 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, conducted Operation Violent Storm, which consisted of an “elephant walk” featuring 18 KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft.

Expedition discovers wreck of Japanese ‘hell ship’ that carried more than 1,000 POWs

Over the course of 16 days, an expedition tracked down the wreck of the SS Montevideo Maru at a depth of more than 13,000 feet.

Buedingen beckons: Centuries-old town’s charm comes with a short US Army past

Buedingen is a classic German town with half-timbered buildings, stone walls and tons of history. In Buedingen’s case, some of that history also involves the U.S. Army.

Video | Take a look at the US Army Armor & Cavalry Collection

The U.S. Army Armor & Cavalry Collection is responsible for preserving the Army’s cavalry and armor heritage, history and artifact collection.

Video | Take a look at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center at Fort Benning

The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center is a museum located in Columbus, Ga., just outside the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning.

Video | Wreath-laying ceremony honors Vietnam Veterans Day

The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration hosted a wreath-laying ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on National Vietnam War Veterans Day, to thank and honor Vietnam veterans and to honor their legacy of service.

Marines christen new Camp Hansen gate complex meant to alleviate Okinawa traffic

The opening of a new gate at Camp Hansen marks the end of a massive construction project expected to relieve traffic on one of Okinawa’s busiest thoroughfares.

US military families make Girls’ Day at Zama Shrine a family tradition

Once a year, hundreds of ornate dolls decorate the steps of a Shinto shrine near the U.S. Army’s headquarters in Japan. For some service members, the bright displays evoke feelings of home.

Female 4-stars discuss sexism in the service, say the military is ‘much better’ for women now

All four of the U.S. military’s four-star female officers gathered in public for the first time to talk about the sexism that they have experienced in the service and how far women still must go before they’re fully integrated members of the armed forces.

‘Gallantry’: Biden presents Medal of Honor to retired Army Col. Paris Davis for his heroics in Vietnam

Retired Army Col. Paris Davis received the Medal of Honor nearly 60 years after the retired Green Beret boldly engaged enemy troops and rescued several wounded soldiers amid a bloody fight during the Vietnam War.

‘He likes the title of soldier’: Retired Army Col. Paris Davis to receive Medal of Honor on Friday

Fifty-eight years after retired Army Col. Paris Davis’s acts of heroism on the battlefield, the former Green Beret and Army Ranger is getting the U.S. military’s highest honor for his exemplary leadership and selflessness.

Video | A mosque in a POW camp? WWI Museum and Memorial launches new online exhibit

In 1915, as part of its new alliance with the Ottoman Empire, Germany built the Halbmondlager Prisoner of War camp during World War I.

VIDEO | Troops in Iraq send holiday wishes to loved ones back home

U.S. service members stationed in Iraq send holiday shout-outs to friends and family while mobilized in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. 

VIDEO | Marine Corps mascot, Chesty XVI, gets promoted

Marine Corps mascot, Chesty XVI, was promoted to the rank of Private First Class during a ceremony at Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C.

VIDEO | Secretary of the Navy names future assault ship USS Fallujah

Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced that a future America-class amphibious assault ship will be named USS Fallujah in honor the two Battles of Fallujah during the Iraq War. 

VIDEO | USAA enlists Dawkins and Witten to gift vehicles to Army, Navy vets

USAA, the presenting sponsor of the Army-Navy game, has partnered with NFL legends Brian Dawkins and Jason Witten to gift two vehicles to military veterans from the Army and Navy.