Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy (Conn.) hailed Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl as an “American hero” when he returned to the U.S. as part of a controversial prisoner swap in 2014, but on Monday, Bergdahl pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy when he walked off his base in Afghanistan in 2009.
Five hero dogs were honored on Wednesday with medals for their military and law enforcement service.
The American Humane Lois Pope K-9 Medal of Courage was presented to five K9s in Washington, D.C., during an awards ceremony that saw members of Congress, media, hill staff, a Marine general, and others come together to show respect for the life-saving work dogs do around the world. The dogs at the ceremony served in the United States Army, Marines, and even the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). They’ve saved lives by uncovering bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as explosives, drugs, and other contraband at America’s airports and even providing security for top American officials.
Former President George W. Bush will be honored at the United States Military Academy next week.
Matthew Cobos, a young U.S. Army soldier, is being hailed as a hero for his actions during the shooting in Las Vegas last Sunday.
The NFL has continued to take criticism for its national anthem protests, most recently from the wife of the late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose story inspired the Oscar-winning film American Sniper.
Army veteran and Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva became the most popular player on the NFL’s online store over the past 24 hours.
The head coach of the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers blasted one of his players, a former Army Ranger, for his decision to break from the team and respectfully stand for the national anthem on Sunday.
The son of a soldier who lost his life in Iraq has gotten his father’s old car back, with help from some patriotic Utahns.
One U.S. Army soldier died and 23 service members were injured during three separate military training accidents that took place over the course of three days.
Responders are continuing to search Wednesday for five missing crewmen after a U.S. Army helicopter went down off the coast of Hawaii the prior day.