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PT Boats and General Douglas MacArthur: How The Two Came Together

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On the night of March 11, 1941, four U.S. Navy PT Boats were given the mission to pick up MacArthur and get him past the Japanese naval blockade that had surrounded Corregidor.

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First Vietnamese-American To Be Promoted to General in U.S. Army: Gen. Viet Luong

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40 years after the end of the Vietnam War, Viet X. Luong would become the first Vietnamese-American to be promoted to this prestigious rank.

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Marine Veteran Publishes Children’s Book To Comfort Children Of Deployed Troops

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Padgy Soltis, a Marine veteran, has published her children's book "I Will Come Back" in English and Spanish to comfort families who are dealing with deployment separation.

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Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson Addresses Achieving Excellence in All You Do

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A few years ago, Maj. Gen. Marcia Anderson was the then highest-ranking African American woman in the United States Army.

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Vietnam Helicopter Pilots: Angels in The Sky

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"They were the bravest men we knew, and we can never thank them enough."

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World War II Veteran Beats COVID-19 In Time to Celebrate 104th Birthday

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The elevator doors of Madison Hospital open with a ding on December 1st of 2020. Balloons attached to...

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Army Veteran Uses Stimulus Check To Help Senior And Special Needs Dogs Find Forever Homes

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Six of the 'hardest to adopt' dogs were chosen and all adoption fees were waived.

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Family Gathers For Family Photo – But Are Not Prepared For What Happens Next

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She no sooner got the words out of her mouth, when a male came around the corner.

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5-Year-Old Little Girl Meets Disfigured War Veteran & Reacts To His Scars

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“Even though I didn’t know any of the soldiers, I just thought that they did something for us!"

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11-Year-Old’s Show Amazing Act Of Patriotism Running Out To Fold The Flag In The Rain

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“Not only did they bring the flag down, they also stood in the wind and rain and calmly completed the 13 folds.”

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