Gene E. Herrick: Korean War memories from a 93-year-old retired journalist on 70th anniversary of war’s start

A few years later, I was assigned to cover a PGA golf tournament in Oklahoma and stopped at a roadside diner on the way. The waitress and I talked and I said something about the Korean War. She responded that her brother had fought in the war. She said she had a picture of him […]

Decorated Iraq War veteran denied community supervision, facing 5 years in prison for pot possession

An Alabama circuit judge has denied a motion to release a disabled Iraq war veteran from jail following his marijuana arrest, citing his criminal record, despite offers for pro bono post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD] therapy, housing and a litany of community services made available to the vet in advance of the ruling.

UK war veteran Sir Tom Moore was caught speeding aged 98

When asked earlier in the year why he was raising money for medical staff he told The Guardian: “Our brave nurses and doctors are frontline in this case … this time our army are in doctors’ and nurses’ uniforms and they’re doing a marvellous job.”

Bosnia war veteran, 61, with PTSD says picking up fishing rod saved his life

Steve was sectioned, received therapy, and took medication, but little seemed to work. He considered suicide. “Twice I sat up on the railway line. I didn’t want to end my life, but I wanted the pain to go away,” he admits. Only thought of his younger brother stopped him.

Donald Trump, In Mount Rushmore Speech, Tries To Set Off New Fireworks In Divisive Culture Wars

Trump spoke to a crowd packed in an amphitheater, many not wearing masks despite concerns over the coronavirus. It is a real fear: The New York Times reported that Kimberly Guilfoyle, a top fundraising official on the Trump campaign and the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr., tested positive for the coronavirus after traveling to the […]

Army veteran, 33, shoots himself dead in Facebook live-stream despite friends’ desperate attempts to reach him and stop the tragedy

Josh Steen, a friend and co-host of a podcast with McNutt, told Heavy: ’He didn’t seem to be the same guy that left for Iraq once he exited the service. I spent many a late night in our studio, via text message, and in person talking with him about life and his struggles.

His grandfather’s war: David Eisenhower on the general and D-Day

On the eve of D-Day, Gen. Dwight David Eisenhower paid a visit to the Airborne Infantry – a commander about to send warriors into battle. His presence, according to his grandson, David, said to them, “‘Whatever happens tonight … your sacrifice will be meaningful.’ He loved these soldiers and he just wanted to see them.”

In Veteran’s Group Ad, WWII Survivor Condemns Trump and His GOP Allies, Says Troops ‘Are Not Losers’

During McCain’s imprisonment in the infamous “Hanoi Hilton,” he was refused treatment for his arms and legs which were broken after his plane was shot down by a Korean missile, according to historian John Hubbell’s 2000 book P.O.W.: A Definitive History of the American Prisoner-of-War Experience in Vietnam, 1964-1973.

For South Koreans, Joy and Concern at Trump-Kim Summit

Last year the two leaders traded insults, with Trump calling Kim “rocket man,” and the North Korean leader calling the U.S. president a “dotard,” and they both threatened military action as tension rose over the North’s accelerated weapons testing to develop an operational nuclear armed intercontinental ballistic missile capability.

North-South Korean couples try to bridge 75-year division

In early June, Kim’s mother called Lee for a one-minute conversation. Lee said he didn’t really understand what his future mother-in-law was saying because of her strong North Korean accent. After hearing a recording, Kim told Lee that her mother asked him to take care of her daughter.