'We're not just random people': How George W. Bush connected with those he sent to war
As the commander in chief, former President George W. Bush oversaw the return of thousands of troops in flag-draped transfer cases. Many more came home forever changed, some missing limbs, others with their minds racked with post-traumatic stress and blast injuries.
Centenarians share what it's like to be 100
When Armistice Day finally came, the teachers at Catherine Walter's four-room schoolhouse gave the children flags and "we paraded all through the town singing and praising God." That was a long time ago but Walter, who turns 107 in November, remembers it like it was yesterday.
Honor Flight 'Quebec' takes 28 veterans to see war memorials in DC
Like many veterans, Marine veteran Gerald "Jerry" Williamson has never seen the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., which wasn't finished until 2004, when most of Williamson's peers were in their 80s. The National Honor Flight Network was created to give as many veterans as possible a chance to see their memorial.