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ST. LOUIS — A retired St. Louis city police captain, David Dorn, was shot and killed outside a north St. Louis pawn shop Tuesday morning amid violence that swept across the city overnight. The...
Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to Honor Awardees on March 4, 2020 with Special Remarks by First Lady of the United States Melania Trump. On Wednesday, March 4, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo...
February 22, 2020 marks 88 years since General Douglas MacArthur reinstated the Purple Heart, the oldest military decoration still awarded today. The Badge of Military Merit, as it was called, fell into oblivion until 1932, when MacArthur,...
The Marine Corps is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima during a 36-day-long observance, February 19, 2020 through March 2, 2020. On February 19, 2020 the Marine Corps launched an...
Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly will name a future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier (CVN 81) in honor of World War II hero Ship’s Cook Third Class Doris Miller during a ceremony in Pearl...
'The Last Full Measure' hits theaters on January 24th, 2020 -- but before you go to the theater, check out the amazing true story of William Pitsenbarger, the first enlisted airman to...
The Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima photo of six United States Marines raising an American flag over the Japanese island of Iwo Jima during World War II is probably one of the American military's best known...
In 1949 Communist Czechoslovakia, Salvation Army minister Josef Korbel was arrested, taken away from his family, and imprisoned in a hard labor camp for 10 years. This is his story; the story of his family; and the story...
2019's Academy Award winning actor Sam Elliott pays tribute to Sergeant Ray Lambert on the 30th National Memorial Day Concert on PBS which aired May 26, 2019.
Asmaa was the first Syrian refugee resettled in Idaho. She calls Boise her home along with her two sons. She endured many dangers before finding safety in the US about a year ago. In her short time...
In December 2012, Matthew Schrier embarked on a mission: to get the most hard-core combat photographs coming out of Aleppo, Syria at the time. When he was 45 minutes from the Turkish border, the car he was...
American Pastor Saeed Abedini is currently serving an 8-year prison sentence in Iran simply because of his Christian faith. A naturalized U.S. citizen, Pastor Saeed traveled to Iran in 2012 to build an orphanage.  While in Iran,...