Vincent Patton III served as the eighth master chief petty officer of the Coast Guard from 1998-2002.
Montel Williams enlisted in the Marines and served in the Navy before becoming a television host and motivational speaker.
After combat missions over Vietnam, Col. Guion S. Bluford Jr. flew on to become America's first Black astronaut.
Gen. Colin Powell, a son of Jamaican immigrants, rose to the top of the U.S. military.
The Tuskegee Airmen and the Montford Point Marines made significant contributions to the U.S. military.
"The more we know about our history, the more likely we are to learn from past mistakes and benefit from lessons learned,"...
The first African American in Union uniform, Nick Biddle was also the first man wounded in the Civil War.
Viewers can see for themselves the inner toughness that enabled her to be a pioneer despite all the challenges.
Though not depicted in the 1989 film "Glory," Col. Robert Shaw carried the "Rolls-Royce of Swords."
When Italy threatened Ethiopia, Emperor Haile Selassie I invited African-American pilot John Robinson to fly for him.
For decades, the Feres Doctrine has kept active-duty military personnel from suing the government.
Gen. David Berger told Congress that the service has trimmed assets and people and needs full funding to ensure readiness.
The North Carolina House wants to exempt military retiree pay from state income taxes for more veterans in North Carolina.
The VA and the Department of Housing and Urban Development are bracing for the end of the moratorium on June 30.
The Air Force announced plans to buy between 140 to 160 "KC-Y" commercial derivative tankers at a rate of 12 to 15 aircraft...