• #VeteranOfTheDay Marine Corps Veteran Gil Hodges

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Gil Hodges. Hodges served in the invasion of Okinawa and worked in intelligence operations during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Ron “Rondo” Sharfe

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Ron “Rondo” Sharfe. Sharfe served as a coxswain during World War II.

  • The Battleship in Building One

    How 65 tons of the USS Indiana, a World War 2 battleship, found its home at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Marine Veteran William E. Lentsch

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Veteran William E. Lentsch, who received a Purple Heart for injuries during the Battle of Savo Island.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Marine Corps Veteran Howard A. Requardt

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Howard Requardt, who served in the Pacific theater during World War II.

  • Commander Ernest E. Evans: Down with the ship

    Cmdr. Ernest E. Evans captained the USS Johnston which sank during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. For his actions, he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

  • Fiske Hanley II: I’m a survivor

    First Lieutenant Fiske Hanley served in the Army Air Forces during World War II. During a mission in March 1945, he was shot down and imprisoned in Japan until the end of the war. Here is his story.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Alfred Daniel Barnett

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Alfred Daniel Barnett, who served as a motor machinist's mate in the Pacific theater during World War II.

  • Ed Bearss: A Man of History

    Corporal Ed Bearss fought during Operation Cartwheel at New Britain during WWII. He later became a well-known military historian of the Civil War.

  • Frank DeVita: From Brooklyn to Omaha

    Coast Guard Veteran Frank DeVita served in World War II on USS Samuel Chase (AP-24) and was involved in the storming of Omaha Beach and later the Pacific Theater in Japan.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Alexander Nadolny

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Alexander Nadolny, who served throughout the Pacific theater during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Leonard Tavern

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Leonard Tavern, who worked on torpedo boats throughout the Pacific during World War II.

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