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

Worsley was deployed in Iraq during the most intense days of “the Surge” from 2006 to 2007. He cleared roadside bombs and improvised explosive devices as a combat engineer. He ultimately received a Purple Heart and a 100% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs, a traumatic brain injury and PTSD expected to last […]

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

It certainly proved to be the case for Steve. “There’s more to fishing than catching fish. That night I felt a lot better. You can’t be cured of PTSD, but you learn to manage it, fishing has been fantastic therapy. It saved my life.”

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.

China Gives Zimbabwe ‘Sadist’ Mugabe Peace Prize

This will come as a surprise to many who live in Zimbabwe, and others who have long since been forced out of the country by Mugabe’s policies on land and business ownership and persecution of the national white community over the past 35 years. Although president Mugabe occasionally submits himself for election, as happened in […]

Veterans Advocate Says Trump Has ‘No Integrity’ and ‘No Honor’

“He’s a disgusting human being. He has no integrity, he has no honor, he has no respect. He has no respect for anyone or anything,” Paul Rieckhoff, a veteran of the Iraq War who founded the non-profit Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America in 2004, said during an interview with MSNBC on Tuesday. “He’s a […]

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

The White House denied The Atlantic’s report, calling it “malicious lies.” Nevertheless, former Major General Paul Eaton, former Iraq veteran and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and various veterans groups have all criticized Trump for his alleged remarks.

A World War II veteran will get his final wish to have Juicy Fruit-themed casket

Oakey received a contact to the company’s president from a community member and within a few days he received a call from the vice president granting permission to use the logo. The company’s president also reached out a week later saying he would not only be proud to have the Juicy Fruit logo on casket, […]

America’s Oldest World War II Veteran Receives Flyover for 111th Birthday

Happy 111th Birthday to Mr. Lawrence Brooks of New Orleans, LA! While we weren’t able to have our usual birthday party at the Museum this year, we were able to host a socially distanced celebration that he could view safely from his porch.

Iraq War vet who was badly burned by an IED slams ‘anti-Trumpers’ for using him in ‘propaganda’ against president

Henline – a lone-survivor of a 2007 roadside bomb attack that left him with burns on 40 percent of his body and head – was pictured in a meme reading: “Donald Trump says nobody wants to see our wounded warriors. Prove him wrong by making them go viral.”