Honoring Old Glory on Flag Day and every day

Flag Day is here, and what better way is there to celebrate Old Glory's birthday than to look at some of the stories featuring the Stars and Stripes that have made news over the past year. Long may she wave Old Glory is flying high once again in a private residential community in Henrico County...
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Vietnam veteran is on a quest to find helicopter pilot who saved his life

The date: April 20, 1971. The location: A massive firefight between American forces and the Vietcong, somewhere in Vietnam. One of the heroes: A helicopter pilot known only as "Arizona" to then-Lt. Frank Guidara. "Our guys were getting hit pretty badly and they were running out of ammunition and...
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Think Betsy Ross designed the flag? Think again

Did she or didn't she? Legend says Philadelphia seamstress and upholsterer Betsy Ross used her skill with a needle and thread to create Old Glory at George Washington's request more than 240 years ago. But, historical facts don't necessarily back up that claim. "As far as the big question is...
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WW II veteran recalls what it was like as a medic on the beaches of Normandy

Ray Lambert can tell you exactly where he was 75 years ago. On June 6, 1944, he was a 23-year-old Army medic sitting near the front of a Higgins boat with 26 other men as it approached the shores of Normandy on D-Day. "I knew we were going to face machine gun fire," Lambert, who is now 98 and lives...
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Rambo is coming back!

John Rambo is back. Sylvester Stallone will return to the big screen as Vietnam veteran and all around badass John Rambo in "Rambo Last Blood, " on Sept. 20. Here's a sneak peek of what you can expect from the Lionsgate film: In the film, Rambo, a former Army Special Forces soldier who is an expert...
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Wichita selected as host city for 2019 Navy Week

The Navy the nation needs is coming to the Great Plains for Navy Week in late summer. Sailors from across the United States will be in Wichita and Hutchinson, Kan., Sept. 9-15.
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Meet the real-life brothers who inspired 'Saving Private Ryan'

In recognition of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Fathom Events is hosting showings of "Saving Private Ryan" at 600 theaters across the nation -- but do you know the true story that inspired Steven Spielberg's 1998 film? See 'Saving Private Ryan' in theaters 75 years after D-Day Brothers Edward,...
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3 remarkable women warriors to honor this Memorial Day

Women veterans are the fastest growing segment of the veteran population and have been serving in the Armed Forces since the Civil War. With Memorial Day around the corner, it's only right to recognize a few of the women who dedicated their lives to serving their country, some of them making the...
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Five Interesting facts about Memorial Day

Memorial Day is seen as the unofficial start of summer and has become synonymous with trips to the beach and backyard barbecues. Often overlooked is the real reason behind the holiday - honoring the nation's fallen service members. With that in mind, here are five interesting facts about Memorial...
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'We were finally complete’: Mission K9 reunited this Marine with his dog and changed his life.

When Cpl. Matt Foster returned from Afghanistan, there were some mornings he'd wake up in a panic. "I'd think 'Oh crap, I have to go feed my dog' so I'd get out of bed to do that and then realize he was gone. And then I'd sit down and it was really hard on me. Getting used to him not being there...
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