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Hundreds Of Officers Attend Funeral For WWII Veteran With No Family

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.20.2016 | Good News

A veteran received the send-off he deserved thanks to some colleagues who cared. William Brown, a World War II veteran as well as a former detective ...

This Heartfelt Note Between Soldier Brothers Came Full Circle

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.16.2016 | Good News

Some things come full circle in the most beautiful way. Robert Hemenway recently shared a photo on Reddit of a heartfelt letter his younger brother, ...

Once-Homeless World War II Vet Gets Hero’s Send-Off Thanks To 200 Strangers

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.16.2016 | Impact

When Jaspen Boothe heard that only four people would be attending the funeral of a once-homeless World War II veteran, the former Army major knew she ...

Female Veteran Fires Back At Angry Parking Note In The Best Way Possible (UPDATE

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.21.2016 | Women

UPDATE: June 21, 2016 -- Rebecca Landis Hayes, a female Navy veteran who found an angry note on her car after parking in a veterans-only parking spot,...

Former Starbucks Executive to Lead Singer, Paula Boggs Followed Her Dream

HooplaHa | Posted 06.03.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

This former Starbucks attorney stopped at nothing to follow her dreams! Paula Boggs is not only a former Starbucks executive but also an Army Airborne...

Where The Money Went: Trump Details Fundraising For Vets

Associated Press | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure to account for money he claimed to raise for veterans, an irritated Donald Trump lambasted the news media Tuesday for...

How This Marathon-Running Vet Who Lost Both Legs Found His Footing After Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.31.2016 | Impact

Some days he wears the legs with the American flags. There's an American flag sticker on his motorcycle, too, and another on his truck. Plus an Americ...

These Emotional Photos Show The Real Reason For Memorial Day

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics

Every year on Memorial Day, the nation remembers those who've died while serving our country. The day is marked in somber ceremonies and celebrations ...

Is 'TSD' The New PTSD?

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living

A 39-year-old man with no significant medical history sleepwalks, sleep-talks, and snores loudly. He kicks and punches the air during the night -- an...

War Veteran Summits Everest 3 Years After Losing His Leg

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 05.23.2016 | Good News

A Marine Corps veteran who lost part of his leg in an explosion in Afghanistan has conquered the world's tallest mountain. Charlie Linville, a native ...

84-Year-Old Veteran Graduates College With Summa Cum Laude Distinction

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.13.2016 | Good News

"Pomp and Circumstance" probably has an extra special ring to it for this octogenarian. Jerry Pollard, 84, graduated from Northeastern Illinois Unive...

Big Sexy Does the Impossible

Matthew Hoh | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
Matthew Hoh

The possibility of peace will not occur unless we force it to occur, until then, we might as just watch Bart defy the impossible.

Vietnam Veterans Reunite 50 Years Later To Recreate Magical Photo

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.26.2016 | Good News

A half century has passed since four U.S. Marines proudly posed for a beachside snap before heading off to the Vietnam War. But the veterans managed t...

States Step Up To Help Traumatized Veterans

Pew's Stateline | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Obama's Gesture To Kids At Wounded Warriors Race Is Adorable

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama continued to show his big heart when he let a group of kids blow the starting horn at the Wounded Warrior Ride. The president l...

85-Year-Old Navy Veteran Takes Up New Hobby, Taps His Way Into Our Hearts

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.11.2016 | Good News

This octogenarian tapped into his jazzy side with a newfound hobby. Arne Mayala, an 85-year-old Navy veteran, took up tap dancing last month at a stu...

Prince Harry Shuts Down Mental Health Stigma In Seconds

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living

The royals have long been outspoken about mental health issues and now their advocacy is jumping across the pond. In an interview with "Good Morning A...

Coach Brings Veterans Onto Court, Teaches Players To Honor National Anthem

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.11.2016 | Good News

One coach taught his players a lesson that's worth more than any championship. Buzz Williams, the Virginia Tech men's basketball coach, brought a gro...

This Vet Filmed Himself Trying To Get A Doctor's Appointment At VA. It Wasn't Pretty.

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.21.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Army veteran Dennis Magnasco spent two days trying to get a doctor's appointment at his VA clinic in Bedford, Massachusetts, but he coul...

Trump Says Soldiers 'Go For A Little Ride' When Roadside Bombs Hit

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

Real estate mogul Donald Trump spoke inaccurately about battlefield conditions Monday when he told an Iowa audience that soldiers traveling in armored...

Wounded Veteran Plows Snow For His Neighbors... With His Wheelchair

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.27.2016 | Good News

In an extraordinary gesture of giving back, a wounded army veteran and cancer survivor has been plowing snow for his Bellevue, Nebraska neighbors usin...

My Experience Drinking Ayahuasca With American War Veterans

Bia Labate | Posted 01.15.2016 | Politics
Bia Labate

At 44, I am re-considering my disdain for the U.S. That is perhaps why I was open to accept an invitation to participate in an "all veterans" ayahuasca Peruvian-vegetalismo style ceremony.

Convicted Killer Booted From Veterans' Cemetery

Associated Press | David Lohr | Posted 01.13.2016 | Crime

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — The remains of a Vietnam-era Army veteran are being removed from the Connecticut state veterans' cemetery because he was co...

Dead Veteran's Family Fire His Ashes Out Of Guns

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 01.10.2016 | Weird News

HURRICANE, Utah (AP) — A Vietnam War veteran literally went out with a bang on Saturday, the St. George Spectrum newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/1n...

G.I. Driver Is Empowering Veterans One Car at a Time

HuffPost Rise | David Flumenbaum | Posted 11.30.2015 | Good News

Rich Bodmer started G.I. Driver to help get veterans back into the workforce and make their transition back into day to day life a little bit easier....