• Today is POW/MIA Recognition Day

    This POW/MIA Recognition Day story highlights Army Air Corps Veteran Jim Fall, 99, who had to bail out when his plane was hit. He spent the next 11 months as a POW… with a broken leg.

  • George Coker: A story of perseverance

    Navy Veteran George Coker served as a bombardier before becoming a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War.

  • Martinsburg VA honors POW Veteran’s 100th birthday

    Martinsburg Army Veteran Donald “Dusty” Rhodes spent six months as a Prisoner of War before being sent to fight in the Battle of the Bulge.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Richard O’Kane

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Richard O’Kane, who served as a submarine commander and received a Medal of Honor during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Ernest Boyd Hunter Jr.

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Ernest Boyd Hunter Jr., who served in the 78th Infantry Division (“Lightning Division”) during World War II and was a prisoner of war.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Ruby Bradley

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Ruby Bradley, a nurse captured as a prisoner of war in the Philippines during World War II.

  • Joseph Demler: The Human Skeleton of World War II

    World War II Veteran Joseph Demler became a Nazi prisoner of war and lived under miserable conditions. Even so, he remained positive throughout the experience.

  • Columbia VA receives van dedicated to WW II hero

    Celebrities are accustomed to their faces on billboards and buses, but for retired Army Major Albert Hamilton, it was a bit overwhelming to see his image painted on a donated van dedicated to him.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Robert Frank Augur

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Robert Frank Augur, who served during World War II and was a prisoner of war in the Philippines for 33 months.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Air Forces Veteran James R. Tipton

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Forces Veteran James R. Tipton, who was captured and held as a prisoner of war for 13 months during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Antonio Reyna

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Antonio Reyna, who served during World War II and survived the Bataan Death March.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Edgar L. Van Nuis

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Edgar L. Van Nuis, who fought in the Battle of the Bulge and endured nearly four months as a prisoner of war.

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