• Oldest surviving member of “Six Triple Eight” turns 103

    On October 29, 2022, Romay Davis turned 103-years old. She is the oldest surviving member of the “SixTripleEight.”

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Marine Corps Veteran Roberto Clemente

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Roberto Clemente, who served as an infantryman in the Marine Corps Reserve.

  • Agustín Ramos Calero: The Borinqueneers’ “One Man Army”

    Agustín Ramos Calero is the most decorated Hispanic Veteran of World War II and was a member of the Borinqueneers.

  • Celestino Almeda: Did I Serve? Yes.

    Celestino Almeda was a Filipino citizen who served with the U.S. during World War II. For more than half a century, the U.S. refused to recognize his status as an American Veteran.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Ollie McHone

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Ollie McHone. McHone was killed in action while serving aboard the USS Indianapolis during World War II.

  • Chinese-American WWII Veterans receive Congressional Gold Medal

    Chinese-American World War II Veterans received a Congressional Gold Medal during a virtual ceremony Dec. 9 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Legendary physician revolutionized field of cardiovascular surgery

    “Many consider Michael E. DeBakey to be the greatest surgeon ever,” the Journal of the American Medical Association wrote in 2005.

  • AAPI Veterans honored through Congressional Gold Medals

    May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which offers a chance to look back on Veterans honored through Congressional Gold Medals.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Air Forces Veteran Violet Clara Thurn Cowden

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Forces Veteran Violet Clara Thurn Cowden, who served as a Women Airforce Service Pilot during World War II.

  • Remembering the Navajo Code Talkers

    On National Navajo Code Talker Day, we celebrate the tenacity and remember the courage of the code talkers during World War II.

  • Chinese-American WWII Veterans receive Congressional Gold Medal

    Five Chinese-American Veterans were recognized during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony celebrating […]

  • Filipino Veterans of World War II awarded the Congressional Gold Medal

    75 years after the United States entered World War II, Filipino Veterans received national recognition when they were recently awarded the Congressional Gold Medal – the highest civilian honor the United States can bestow.

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